A local woman walks among the slopes of the Simien Mountains. Simien Mountains, located in northern Ethiopia 100 km from the city of Gondar, is a beautiful mountain range was declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1978. It has several peaks over four thousand feet, deep valleys and a huge variety of endemic animals like Simien wolf, Walia Ibex and Gelada baboon animal well as the hyena and leopard.