Simien Mountains National Park

This is the park where registered as a World Natural Heritage Site by UNSECO in 1978 because of its scenic value and centre for endemic mammals of Ethiopia. It is found in the north western part Simien Mountain massifs.  It is the most rugged mountains part in Africa. The park was created primarily to protect the Walia Ibex and other endemic species. It covers 179 square km within the breath- taking views and spectacular meeting with the Walia (Abyssinian) ibex, Simien red fox and Gelada baboon - all endemic mammals to Ethiopia - as well as the Hamadryads baboon, klipspringer

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Bale Mountains National Park

This Mountains National Park is located 400km Southeast of Addis Ababa. It was designated as national park since 1970; the Park is home to the largest Afro-alpine habitat in the whole Africa continent which covers a total land mass of 2,200 Sq. Km. it stretches from the South to the East part of Arsi- Bale massifs. There altitude ranges from 1,500 to 4,377 m, where a cluster of spectacular volcanic plugs, highland lakes, deep rocky gorges and uncovered lowlands picturesque you explore it. That is why this park is home for various flora and fauna within dense forest, heather moorland

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Awash National Park

Awash Park is located 215 km East of Addis Abeba, covers a total land area of 756 sq. Km and it’s found on an altitude of 750-2007 masl. The park is well known for its volcanic landscape, which is one of the most geologically active areas in the region; this marked out by the FantalleCreater, Filhowa (hot springs) and lake Baska which is found nearby. Awash River and Awash Park has a fascinating natural and wildlife species respectively that holds the captivity of the eye. The River with its amazing waterfalls and gorges is scenic feature of the park. The

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Danakil Depression

The Danakil, or Afar, depression, which encompasses a good portion of the eastern part of the Tigray region, is one of the earth’s hottest and most in hospitable places, with many points more than 100 metres (328 feet) below sea level and noontime temperatures soaring above 50 C (122F) It is the site of a dry salt taken to the highlands, where it is still in considerable demand and fetches a good price. The landscape of the Danakil seems carved from the infernos of hell and is a reminder of the furies that once ravaged this region, with volcanic cones

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Bird Watching Sites and species

Ethiopia has rightly become one of Africa’s leading birding destinations. Its avifauna represents an interesting mixture of east and West African, Pale arctic migritant and endemic components. In addition to 840 species of birds, of which a staggering 16 are endemic. The best months to visit are October-December, and over 500 species can be recorded on a thorough three-week trip. Most bird watching sites are in the south of the country and an itinerary in search of all endemic birds would take a minimum of three weeks. The most promising areas are the Awash National Park, the Rift Valley Lakes,

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Lake Zengena

Zengena Lake is a crater lake located in Awi Zone of Amhara Region in Ethiopia. The lake is situated between the towns Injibara and Kessa only 200 m from the Addis Ababa - Bahir Dar Highway with an elevation of 2500 m. It is the second deepest lake in Ethiopia next to Lake Shalla with a maximum depth of 166m followed by Tirba (maximum depth 153m). And also it a closed lakes. The diameter of the lake is roughly 1 km.

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Blue Nile Gorge

Within 30 km of its source at Lake Tana, the Blue Nile River enters a canyon which it does not leave for 400 km. From all over the highlands, huge rivers pour into the Blue Nile Gorge. For a million years the Blue Nile has been carving this huge gash through the Ethiopian Highlands. Nearly 20km wide and over 600km long, this is Africa's own Grand Canyon. The Grand Canyon in Arizona, U.S.A. and the Blue Nile Gorge have their similarities and differences.

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Lake Tana

Lake Tana is one of the largest lakes in Ethiopia that covering a total area of 3,600sq km (832 sq mi) and it’s intersected by the world’s longest river which is the Blue Nile. BahirDar is home to many fascinating features such as: The Lake Tana islands and the majestic falls of the Blue Nile located at a distance of 560 km South East of the shores of Lake Tana and Gondar. This specific place came to be one of the most important trade and commercial center starting from mid 17th century for Gondar and its surrounding regions. Apart from

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Jemma Valley

The Jemma and Jara are permanent rivers that flow through Northern Shewa Zone down from Were Illu, through Merhabete and then as the Jemma River into a large gorge beside Debre Libanos and Fiche. The Jemma joins the Wenchit before reaching the Abbay (Blue Nile) River. By road and track the area is 180 km north of Addis Ababa. The Jemma and Jara rivers are mainly difficult of access, at the bottom of steep-sided gorges that have been cut through basalt to expose the underlying large blocks of limestone and sandstone. The bottoms the valleys comprise gently sloping land, and

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Wondo Genet (Green Paradise)

Wondo Genet which s like a green paradise, the mountains covered with forest where hot springs bubble up and also intensively cultivated with chat, coffee, sugar cane and all kind of fruit trees such as banana, mango, avocado and papaya. The Sidama farmers who make use of irrigation have several harvests in a year. Also the compound of the Wabe Shebelle hotel is a green paradise with flowers and flowering trees which make it enjoyable to relax on the veranda of your bungalow. The swimming pool which is filled with hot spring water. You can walk for 2 – 3

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