SIMIAN MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARKS Massive erosion over the years on the Ethiopia plateau has created one of the most spectacular land escape in the world, with jagged mountain peaks, deep valleys and sharp precipices dropping some 1500 m. The park is home to some extremely rare animals such as the Gelada baboon, the endangered Ethiopian wolf (simian fox) and the Walia ibex (a wild goat) found nowhere else in the world. Simian fox are endemic to Ethiopia and other mammals include hamma dressing baboon, Columbus monkey, leopard, Caracalla, wild cat spotted hyena, jackal and several herbivores, including, common duiker and cliff springier. The 400 bird species include Lamar gayer, eagle, kestrel, lanner falcon, buzzards.
Roof of Africa is tailoring trekking and hiking trips in the Simian Mountains.
Highlights of the trek
- Dramatic mountains and landscapes
- Ascent of Ras Dejen-summit Ethiopia’s mountain
- outstanding and fabulous views, unique animals and birds of prey highland and lowland experience
- Views from the escarpment
- Welcoming villages