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Simien Mountains National Park
Ranked #1 of 17 things to do in Gonder
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Simien 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 significance for biodiversity conservation because it is home to globally threatened species, including the iconic Walia ibex, a wild mountain goat found nowhere else in the world, the Gelada baboon and the Ethiopian wolf.
germanx
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“pure adventure”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2012

During a 3 weeks trip through Ethiopia in december 2009 we spent 3 days/ 2 nights in Simien Mountain. Our guide was Meles Yemata. He offers trips between some hours and several days. Together with some other local business people he is on WalksEthiopia.com and you can book him there. Or contact him by email yematam@gmail.com. He is an excellent expert of the mountains. We felt secure at every time. He knows every stone, every plant and every animal. He's very attentive. So we could see a big flock of capricorn and took amazing pictures! He's on facebook too: search for Melese Yemata. You will find a lot of fotos there. See how much fun you will have with him.

Visited December 2011
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“Wonderful place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2012

Amazing and unknown place. Went at short notice without knowing it, and blown away by the scenery. Needs a better lodge - the eco-lodge not great, and expensive.

Visited July 2011
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Rome, Italy
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“magnificent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2012

beautiful and amazing landescape i have ever been. the bird watching, the mountains are magicals

Visited May 2011
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“Fantastic holiday”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2012

Sights are fantastic, quite unbelievable views. Walking can be exhausting but mules are available.

Visited February 2012
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“Neverending mountains”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2012

Beautiful countryside, rolling mountains, and monkeys!

Visited October 2011
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