Ethiopia’s 4 days Trek
Gondar – Debark – Sankaber Camp (3,200m) 3hrs driving,
Pick up from your hotel in Gonder around 7.30am for a wonderful 1:30 hr drive to Debark.While reaching Debark you will venture into the park headquarters and pick up the mountains crew. For a leisurely three hour acclimatization hike you’ll be dropped off on the way to the first camp at Sankaber . You will be stunned by natural splendor and rich scenary you as soon as you get out of the vehicle as you walk all the way down the ridge. During the stop for lunch time you will be provided with a tray of fresh coffee, tea and snacks once you are ready for a demanding climb to Sankaber
Sankaber (3,200m) – Geech Camp (3,600m)
After covering 14 Kms in 7-8 hrs it will be time for a sumptuos breakfast, and after finishing it you’ll start off for an amazing trekking along the ridge with stunning scenery over the foothills 800m below. Initial two hours journey is through the low bush of Giant Heather, soda apple, Abyssinian rose, St John’s Wort and Globe thistle. While travelling from Sankaber to Geech, Genbar Falls, is an incredible sight to watch, a 500m sheer drop. From the viewpoint Opposite to that point, numerous falcons, augur buzzard and lammergeier bearded vulture can be seen and it passes drier dustier land and leads to somewhat less intimidating and more peaceful waterfall. Klipspringer and bush buck may be seen In the steep rocky and wooded slopes you can see Klipspringer and bush buck and on the way Geech Camp itself is set on a grassy plateau with stunning sunset views.
Geech (3,600m) – Imet Gogo (3,926m) – Inatye – Chennek (3620m)
Walking 5-6 hrs / 13km In the morning you can trek for 2 hours all along the grass plateau heading past countless bizarre outsized Giant Lobelia plants. Next destination is Imet Gogo, a superb rocky promontory that gives you 360 degree views over the Simien Range at an altitude of 3,926m and drops into a giant forest before following the ridge on open grassland. The Inatye climbing gives you (4,070m) stunning views. After completing the lunch it will be time to follow the downhill through open grassland and gian lobelia towards Chenek with a number of stunning viewpoints along the way. Gelada Baboons and Wallia Ibex makes the Chenek camp an amazing wild life for an unique experience.
Chennek (3620m) – Buwahit peak(4430m)
You Walk 5 hours / 810m elevation gain and descent and cover approximately 12km distance altogether. And you will start from Chennek to climb Buahit Peak at 4430m. Ideally, its a small stream that leads you for an hour or two to reach Buahit Pass. The pass opens up to the North East towards Lori and Sona Villages. Wallia Ibex are seen usually in this beautiful place. And it needs an hour or two to dive into the rocky slope to Buahit Peak. It is strenous to reach at the altitude but the views from the top and the wildlife on the way are more than worth it. After a lunch in Chenek, you’ll be transferred to Gonder .