Simien Mountains National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the northern Ethiopian highlands. It is home to some of the most spectacular scenery in Ethiopia, including jagged mountain peaks, deep valleys, and sharp cliffs. The park is also home to a variety of wildlife, including the walia ibex, the Ethiopian wolf, and the giant lobelia.

The park is a popular destination for hiking, camping, and birdwatching. The best time to visit is during the dry season, which is from October to March.

Spot the walia ibex, an endemic species of mountain goat.
Watch the Ethiopian wolf, a rare and endangered species of dog.
See the giant lobelia, a flowering plant that can grow up to 10 meters tall.
If you are looking for a place to experience the beauty of Ethiopia’s natural landscape, then Simien Mountains National Park is a great option.

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