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Simien Mountains National Park

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Simien Mountains National Park, in northern Ethiopia is a spectacular landscape, where massive erosion over millions of years has created jagged mountain peaks, deep valleys and sharp precipices dropping some 1,500 m. The park is of global...more
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Gonder 0125, Ethiopia
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Reviewed yesterday

Simiens are such a unique mountain range. I went in the 'wet season' and had only had rain1 of 3 days. I booked in advance via What's App texting with Peter. He answered all my questions and set everything up for me great. If you...More

Thank Allie V
Reviewed 2 days ago

Ethiopia is the second place I visited after China. The landscaping is almost the same in these two countries. The Simien park was a such amazing place with beautiful mountain, wild animals and falls. we meet American couples in Bahir Dar Airport and they gave...More

Thank michaellampard123
Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent 3 trekking days in Simien Mountains with amazing views. The National Park is well preserved having the opportunity to stay close to Geladas (monkeys). During the trip we met a couple of Catalan couple who recommend us to go to the South and...More

Thank Pere F
Reviewed 2 days ago

The simien national park is the most beautiful place on earth.The wild animals in the park only found in Ethiopia and no where else. The mountains is such beautiful area and water falls too. The trip was so successful and enjoyable thank to Endalk Mulate....More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We met Dan in Gondah and he organised us a trip of a life time and everything went very well. He is knowlegable about the area, places to go and on to the simien mountain trekk trips. He speaks good English and He s a...More

Thank Samuel U
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited Simien Mountains this past August with another couple and had one of the best trips of our lives. We have traveled to many places but none was like Simien Mountains. In the first day walking from Simien lodge to the camp we have...More

Thank Rosa m
Reviewed 4 days ago

We did a three day trek arranged through simienmountainstour.com. A driver from Gonder, guide, scout, cook and cooks assistant, a mule and two nights on cots in lodges were all included. The hiking was rigorous and fun, though you should give yourself time to acclimatize....More

Thank Ejuya
Reviewed 6 days ago

I lived for almost one year in Ethiopia and Simien is definitly a unique place to visit! Last year I visited Simien mountains with my parents. We did a three day trekking with a guide, cook and scout. All the logistics (hiring camping gear, food...)...More

Thank Ruben F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful treck for 2 nights accompanied by a team of a scout (mandatory) a guide (highly recommended) and a cook (amazing). Left from Gondar via Dobark and back, stunning view in every point. The patch can change (advise with the organizer) but...More

Thank Jonatan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to the Simiens for a 4 day hike. We had a very nice group and our guide Fitalew was very nice and energetic. We climbed to the peak of Mount Buwahit (4430m) and on the way there we saw incredible landscapes and had...More

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Response from Ginbie A | Reviewed this property |
not important to bring tent easy to rent it but can bring it own your sleeping bags if you have . ginbie abebe
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Response from Jodie0 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Can I recommend you get in touch with Yalew Tafete, we used Yalew to arrange our itinerary when we visited Ethiopia and was very impressed with his service. Yalew was able to book our internal flights for us as we live... More
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Response from Patricia T | Reviewed this property |
I don't recommend driving all the way from Addis, but you can fly to Gondar and hire a driver/car there, and then drive to the Simiens. I did that. I then drove from the Simiens to Bahir Dar, by Lake Tana --gorgeous place... More