Activities

 
 

Ten Days Trek

 
 
 
 
Day One
 
 
 
Gondar - Sankaber camp
We will travel from Gondar and be dropped off for two hours trek up to the camp site. You will enjoy the views over the escarpment and are likely to spot large groups of the Chelada monkey. You will camp at Sankabar which is at 3250m.
2h Walk
 
 
 
 
Sankaber Camp
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Day Two
 
 
 
Sankaber - Geech
Trek from Sankabar camp to Geech camp via Jinibar falls. Geech camp is at 3600m.
5-6 h
 
 
 
 
Geech
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Day Three
 
 
 
Geech
Based at Geech Camp we will do a day trek to Imet gogo from where there are excellent views of the Simien mountains escarpment.
6-7 h
 
 
 
 
Geech
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Day Four
 
 
 
Geech - Chennek
From Geech to Chennek [3630m]. At Chennek there are again excellent views and we should see more Chelada monkeys, Walia ibex and if we are lucky we can see Ethiopian wolf.
7-8 h
 
 
 
 
Chennek
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Day Five
 
 
 
Chennek - Ambiko
From Chennek camp to ambiko camp [3250m], the base camp for the climb up to Ras Dejen the highest mountains in ethiopia.
10 h
 
 
 
 
Ambiko
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Day Six
 
 
 
Ambiko - Ras Dejen - Ambiko
An early pre-dawn start to climb Ras Dejen [4543m]. This is a long day, with around 11 hours of trekking and return to Ambiko.
11 h
 
 
 
 
Ras Dejan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Day Seven
 
 
 
Ambiko - Sona
Trek from Ambiko to Sona camp. We will start by trekking along the river valley before starting to cross farmland and pass the village of Arkeasiye before reaching Sona community. From Sona we will have fantastic views back on the high peaks and where we were a few days earlier.
9 h
 
 
 
 
Sona
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Day Eight
 
 
 
Sona - Mekaribiya
Descends into the lowlands as we leave Sona to Mekaribiya camp, which is at 2060m.
6 h
 
 
 
 
Ambiko
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Day Nine
 
 
 
Mekaribiya - Mulit
From Mekaribiya camp to Mulit camp, which is at 2150m.
6 h
 
 
 
 
Ambiko
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Day Ten
 
 
 
Mulit - Adiarkay - Gondar
Short morning trek to Adiarkay where we will finish our trek and transfer back to Gondar.
 
 
 
 
Ambiko