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4 Night Stay at Limalimo Lodge in Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia

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Experience 4 nights for 2 people in Ethiopia's Limalimo Lodge.

Perched on the edge of the escarpment, the 12-room boutique lodge is a beautiful place to experience Ethiopia's Simien Mountains National Park. Combining simple luxury and elegant design in a stunning setting, the lodge promotes sustainable tourism with minimal environmental impact, and provides new opportunities to the local community. Learn more about our environmental and community initiatives here.

The Simien Mountains National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most spectacular landscapes in the world. Massive erosion over millions of years has created jagged mountain peaks, deep valleys at the bottom of sharp precipices, and a dramatic escarpment that stretches for miles with breathtaking views over the rugged lowlands below. These unique features have led to the mountain range being described as Ethiopia’s answer to the Grand Canyon. The Simien Mountains are a nature lover's dream, rich in wildlife and offering sightings of mammals you'll only glimpse in Ethiopia. The park is home to the largest population of Gelada monkeys, which live in large groups of up to 200 individuals, the Walia Ibex (a horned mountain goat) and the Ethiopian wolf - all endemic to Ethiopia - as well as leopards and hyenas. With the varied habitats of the high plateaus and the warmer lowlands within the park there is rich birdlife including lammergeier vultures, tawny eagles, and thick billed ravens. There are over 180 species of bird found within the national park – five of which will be seen nowhere else.

At Limalimo Lodge guests will be able to enjoy the park on treks ranging from a few hours to many days, by car or by mule. Your stay includes transportation to and from Gondar airport, meals, local drinks, one visit to the National Park by 4x4, and a tour of Gondar city (en-route to the airport).


Dates
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  • Travel will occur within the following date range(s):
    May 29, 2018 to May 29, 2019


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  • Valid for 2 people.
  • Room type: Standard.
  • Lodging is for 4 nights.
  • Subject to availability, to be scheduled on a mutually agreed upon date.
  • Airfare, premium/imported drinks, and paid activities other than what is listed under inclusions are not included.
  • Non-refundable and not redeemable for cash.
  • Room check out time is 10 AM on the day of departure and check in is 2 PM on day of arrival. Late departures and early arrivals may be arranged dependent on availability.
  • Cancellations made before 8 weeks prior to the trip.
  • Additional activities desired by the guests should be booked as early as possible and are provided on a first come first serve basis. 50% payment for activities will be charged at the time of booking. The balance is due 8 weeks prior to trip. Cancellations made prior to 8 weeks prior to the trip will be subject to cancellation fees. Cancellations made after 8 weeks will not be refunded.
  • We try to cater to any special requirements. Such requirements, including special dietary requirements, should be made as soon as possible, and at least a week in advance of arrival. Please note that the availability of equipment and many food stuffs is very limited in Ethiopia.
  • Limalimo and the Simien Mountains National Park are remote and far from any medical facilities. Guests should have their own comprehensive medical insurance when visiting Limalimo Lodge.
  • To the best of our knowledge the information on our website and in our brochures and publicity material is correct. We cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies or changes that may occur.
Lot #1481806


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Promoting tourism policies and practices for communities to thrive and steward their cultural resources and biodiversity.



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