Once described as the 'chess pieces of the Gods', the towering spires, volcanic pinnacles, huge gorges and gullies and vast rock formations of the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia's Northern Highlands form part of one of Africa's most beautiful mountain range. If trekking and camping isn't your cup of tea but you'd still like to see this beautiful part of the country, fear not, there is comfortable accommodation
in a lovely lodge inside the park (holding the title of the highest hotel in Africa), and a new 4x4 track through parts of the park means more of it is accessible on day trips. The park is just a three hour drive from Gondar and a couple of days in the mountains are a great way to break up the cultural sites of the Northern Circuit.

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