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This Tour will take you higher. We are hiking to the Roof of Africa- Mount Ras Dashen.

Day 1: Addis Ababa- Gondar

In the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel in Addis Abeba and being transferred to Bole Int. Airport and fly from there to Gondar. Reached there your private vehicle is waiting for you to start the tour through this interesting ancient city. You will visit the castle of emperor Fasiledas and its rulers. The palace belongs to the royal complex and is a well-preserved residence of 6 emperors of Ethiopia and offers different architectural monuments to see inspired by the Portuguese. After visiting the different sites, you are going to the Debre Berhan Selassie Church, which features fascinating wall and ceiling artworks.
This magnificent day tour is coming to an end and if you are willing we are taking you to one of the finest restaurants in town for dinner before you can go to the best night club for seeing traditional musicians and dancer in town called Atse Bekaffa.
Overnight: Fasil Lodge (B)

Day 2: Gondar- Sankaber

We will meet you in the morning at Gonder Airport or your hotel in Gondar. Drive from Gondar to Sankaber camp. You can pass over the first camp site called Buit Ras. Spend a night at Sankaber camp site. You could visit some viewpoints and endemic species.
Overnight: Camp (B, L, D)

Day 3: Sankaber- Geech

Walk from Sankaber to Geech 5- 6 hours walk. You could see many fascinating things including the big waterfall, river, birds, different plants, species and so on (Gelada baboons of course!). Spend the second night at Geech site.
Overnight: Camp (B, L, D)

Day 4: Geech- Imet Gogo- Geech

Walk from Geech to the three stunning places namely Imet Gogo, Saha, and Kedadit and then walk back to Geech camp, where you will spend the night.
Overnight: Camp (B, L, D)

Day 5: Geech- Chenek

Walk from Geech to Chenek via Imet Gogo. If you are lucky you might see the Ethiopian Wolf. Time taken to complete this hike is about 7-8hrs and then overnight at Chenek.
Overnight: Camp (B, L, D)

Day 6: Chenek- Bwahit Ras- Ambiko

Today is the longest trekking day so far, consisting of a total of about 10 hours. From Chenek camp, 3650 metres, the path to Ambiko campsite crosses through the 4200m high Bwahit Ras. From the top of the pass views open up to the east over Mesheha Valley to the Dashen mountain range. From Bwahit Pass the path leads steeply down and across the Mesheha Valley. Here you will notice an increase in temperature as you descend down to the Mesheha River at 2800 metres before climbing slightly to reach Ambiko campsite at an altitude of 3100 metres.
Overnight: Camp (B, L, D)

Day 7: Ambiko- Ras Dashen- Ambiko

The path of today is around 16 kilometres long and will wind its way ascending over 1400 metres to Ras Dashen. To begin the path climbs steeply through barley fields and fallow land before clearing the vegetation zone and reaching mountain steppe at around 3700 metres. From there the path flattens out as it traverses ridges in the shadow of Ras Dashen. Just below Dashen Pass, at around 4250 meters, an impressive moraine can be distinguished. A moraine is material transported by a glacier and then deposited.
The final stretch to the summit involves an exciting climb over large boulders. From atop the summit of Ras Dashen, 4543 meters, you will be mesmerized by the far-ranging view which spans more than 10,000 square kilometres. On the west, the steep faces of peaks in the National Park are visible whilst to the north and east the Tekeze Valley is visible. From the top, you will need to return along the same path to come to your camp at Ambiko.
Overnight: Camp (B, L, D)

Day 8: Ambiko- Chenek

Walk from Ambiko to Chenek via the same way. It takes about 7 to 8 hours walking; stay the night in Chenek camp site.
Overnight: Camp (B, L, D)

Day 9: Chenek- Gondar

Drive from Chenek to Gondar via Debark, about 4 hours driving.
Overnight: Fasil Lodge (B)

Day 10: Gondar-Addis Ababa-Departure

In the morning, transfer to the airport for the flight to Addis. Optional city tour depending on your departure time. We will visit historical sites in Addis Ababa including the National Archaeological Museum, where we will view the 3.6-million-year-old remains of “Lucy”, whose skeletal remains when discovered in 1974.
We will also visit the Ethnological Museum at Addis Ababa University, Holy Trinity Cathedrals and time permitting Mount Entoto which rises up to an altitude of 3200 meters and offers the panoramic view of the metropolis. Complementary farewell dinner party will follow in one of the most renowned Cultural restaurant in Addis to test the cultural food and drinks, enjoying dances from the different ethnic groups with traditional coffee ceremony.
All Hikes Include:
  • 4WD transportation to and from the HQ of the Mountains
  • Guide and Scout
  • Cook & cooking materials, likewise food and mineral water(full-board)
All other trips include as per the program:
  • Private transport to and in all cities
  • Hotels/Lodges/Resorts with Breakfast (hotels are all middle class; resorts have the highest standards in the country)
All tours Exclude: Alcoholic drinks and tips

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