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This lodge, situated within the national park at over 3,260 metres altitude, is the highest in Africa.

Sympathetically constructed in traditional style using local materials, accommodation consists of 26 rooms in thatched tukel roundhouses. The tukels have two rooms, each with a bathroom (shower), sheltered bacony and under-floor heating by solar power. It offers the highest standard of accommodation and food in the area.

Gelada baboons are regular visitors in the grounds.

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Wildlife trips

This accommodation is featured in the following itineraries:

Ethiopian Wildlife Extravaganza

This wonderful introduction to Ethiopia will take you to each of the country’s major cultural highlights and provide you with the chance to see superb wildlife, such as gelada baboon, Menelik’s bushbuck, mountain nyala and one of the world’s rarest mammals - the Ethiopian wolf - all in stunning scenery.

  • When to go: Jan-Jul, Sep-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 12 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £3,695 pp
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Wolves & Baboons of Ethiopia’s Highlands

Ethiopia offers wonderful biodiversity and is home to some charismatic wildlife species. This suggested itinerary begins in the picturesque Simien Mountains where you can see gelada baboons in close proximity, before travelling to the spectacular Bale Mountains, to look for Ethiopian wolf and walia ibex.

  • When to go: Jan-Jul, Sep-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 12 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £4,195 pp
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea
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Simien Mountains

A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Simien Mountains are a place of dramatic scenery. Their rugged landscape was formed over a 3000 year erosion period of basalt lava, and despite their altitude they sustain a fascinating range of mammals and birdlife, alongside isolated nomadic and rural communities.

  • Where: Amhara Region
  • Ideal for viewing: caracal, Ethiopian wolf, gelada baboon, lammergeier, walia ibex
  • Excellent for: Vehicle safaris