Walia Ibex, gelada Baboons, Lammergeyer, Semen Mountains 3 Days

Walia Ibex, gelada Baboons, Lammergeyer, Semen Mountains

Walia Ibex, gelada Baboons, Lammergeyer, Semen Mountains 3 Days


Program: Nature, Wildlife & History  

Tour Code: Ibex 08

Duration: 2Nights (3 Days)

Transportation: Drive, trekking & Flight

Tour starts: Addis Ababa

Tour ends: Addis Ababa  

Day1: Castles of Gondar & Simien Mountains National Park 

After breakfast; fly from Addis to Gondar and visit the Castles of emperor Fassiladas, his swimming pool, the empress Minitab’s Palace, the Banquet Room of Emperor Bakaffa… the 17 century church of Debre Birhan Silassie (Light of Trinity). After lunch; drive to the Semien Mountains national Park. On the way; visit the Felasha/Jews village, discover the endemic Gelada Baboon, Walia Ibex at Chennek.  Overnight – Semen Lodge or tented Camp – Chennek

Day2:  drive to Gondar. Overnight – Hotel – Gondar 

Day3: Gondar – Addis – Departure

Morning, fly from Gondar to Addis Ababa and City tour of Addis. Depending on the remaining time & interest, drive to the Entoto Mountain for a panoramic view of Addis, Entoto Museum and the old palace of MenelikII (at Entoto Mountain), the National Museum, where one can see different archaeological findings, trinity Museum, Mausoleum of emperor MenelikII and finally Merkato – the largest open market in Africa. Evening, dinner at ethnical live dance club to observe different cultural dances (Habesha Cultural Restaurant or Yod Abyssinia Restaurant) & transfer to Bole International Airport for departure (end of the trip)

The itinerary can be amended up on request

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