Simien Mountains National Park is an exotic setting with interesting wildlife and amazing perspectives on a scene formed by nature and traditional agriculture in Northern Ethiopia. The natural delights of this region have constantly filled guests from Ethiopia and abroad with amazement. Delicate highlands edges at heights over 3600 meters above sea level The prime attraction of the SimienMoumains National Park is its biosphere: the precarious cliffs and the cool climate at the height of the Erica tree line have made conditions that are fitting for the survival of an ibex species (Capra ibex small) endemic to the Simien Mountains. Notwithstanding the serious confinement of their environment in the course of the only remaining hundreds of years, a few hundred animals have made due up to the present. Aside from the Walya ibex, numerous other creature species are found in the Park, for instance the endemic Simien fox or Ethiopian wolf, a few birds of prey, the endemic Gelada mandrill, the Klippspringer, and the bush buck, The human populace living in the territory adds to the peculiarity of this exceptional natural environment. The customary lifestyle of the country populace and their survival in a fairly brutal climate and with rare natural assets establish for the most striking connections a guest will have when trekking in the Park and its encompassing provincial.
Simien Mountain National Park can be visited all around the year, however, the perfect time period to visit is during the dry season, which runs from October to April. The rainy season in from June to August/September during which is receives around 1600 litres of rainfall which can hamper trekking activities due to slippery trails.
The closest airport to the Simien Mountains National Park is in the city of Gondar. After reaching Gondar you can easily rent a vehicle or take a bus to Debark, which the starting point for the national park. You can likewise reach Debark, from Addis Ababa, Axum, or Lalibela.
Simien Mountain National Park is home to world’s rarest canid, Ethiopian wolf. Simien is home to rare species such as gelada baboon, the walia ibex. It is home to the gelada monkey who eats grass, the only monkey in the world that does so.
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