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Ethiopia Trek

Debark, Debark, Ethiopia
+251 97 557 7587
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Fantastic nature, but noisy campingsites.

We travelled for 3 days in the Simien Mountains, and the scenery and wildlife were absolutely... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
nikko_del
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The Hague, The Netherlands
Breathtaking Hike, Wonderful Guide

We went there just after the rainy season ended in September and spent 3 amazing days walking... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
BenjaminKramer14
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Naivasha, Kenya
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

We travelled for 3 days in the Simien Mountains, and the scenery and wildlife were absolutely fantastic. Our guide was Gismu Syum, running the company Ethiopia Trek, and who we thought was a very good guide (flexible regarding our demands, responds very quickly to emails...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

We went there just after the rainy season ended in September and spent 3 amazing days walking through lush fields of thyme and lemon grass and passing under gnarled trees covered in moss. The views are stunning and you never venture far from a lookout...More

2  Thank BenjaminKramer14
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

The Simien Mountains are absolutely beautiful and jaw dropping. We only had a short three day trip but it was definitely one of the best hiking trips I have been on. Everything was well arranged and our guides made the trip extra amazing. If you...More

Thank Catherine B
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

In november I did a trek in the Simien moutains with two friends. Our local guide was Gismu who organize perfectly everything for us, from hotel booking to car rent, then guide us around the park. He has a great knowledge of the Simien Park...More

Thank quinquismichel
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

In May 2016, I completed the trek from Simien Mountain National Park HQ to the summit of Ras Dashen. We finished the approximately 56-mile trek in 5 days, completing about 15,000 feet of gross elevation gain. The experience was incredible - thanks in large part...More

3  Thank Jason S
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Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

The park obliges the tourists to take scouts and guides, even if you are not going to use them. We find that one person is more than enough. We payed for 3 days for both scout and guide, but they worked only one day. The...More

Thank Gulia B
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Reviewed 26 May 2016

Gismu was a really good guide. We enjoyed his personality, and knowledge of the mountains. All in all, I would highly recommend him, anywhere in Ethiopia.

Thank Bryan B
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Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

I trekked Ras Dashen this Easter. I organised my trek online with Dawoud through his website. Everything was perfect. We were met at the airport by Dawoud and he drove us to our hotel in Gondar. We left the next day for the National Park...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

I've recently returned from a trek in the beautiful Simien Mountains. Gismu Syum was our guide and I'd recommend him highly. He speaks English perfectly and is really good at answering and explaining any questions. He's a local who knows the mountains very well. He's...More

1  Thank Colin B
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Reviewed 20 February 2016

We did a four-day trek as a small group in the Simien Mountains with guide Gismu Syum, who manages the company Ethiopia Trek. As a local from the area, Gismu definitely knew what he was doing. He was more organized and more respectful of the...More

1  Thank AGlobal_Jetsetter
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