Wildlife Safaris

With so many other things to see and do in Ethiopia, wildlife safaris have been kind of neglected in the country, despite the Great Rift Valley running up through Tanzania and Kenya right into the center of Ethiopia. While many people come to Ethiopia to see the afroalpine fauna, there are also plenty of traditional […]

Babile Elephant Sanctuary

While there are as many as nine parks and sanctuaries with elephants in Ethiopia, it is difficult to find them in most cases. Babile Elephant Sanctuary in the eastern part of the country is different. This vast protected area stretches south from the historical city of Harrar and the little town of Babile. The main […]

Awash National Park

For the most convenient safaris, Awash National Park’s ravaged volcanic landscape, little more than 200km west of Addis Abeba, wins the crown. It is also only a bit more than 100km from Nazareth (Adama), the cultural capital of Oromia Regional State, and it is located on the busiest highway in the country. It is also […]

Nech’sar National Park

If visiting the tribes of the South Omo Valley, it may be more convenient to visit Nech’sar (Nech’sar) National Park than Awash National Park. This is because just about all routes to the South Omo Valley pass right by the park through Arba Minch’ and often include at least one night’s stay there. The park […]