Awash National Park

awashnpark11Awash National Park is the oldest and most developed wildlife reserve in Ethiopia. Featuring the 1,800-metre high Fantalle Volcano, mineral hot springs, and extraordinary volcanic formations, this natural treasure is bordered by the Awashi River and lies 225 kilometres east of Addis Ababa. Oryx, Bat-eared fox, Caracal, Aardvark, Colobus and Green monkeys, Klipspringer, Leopard, Bush-buck, Hippopotamus, Soemmering’s, gazelle, Cheetah, kudu and 450 species of bird all live within the park’s 720 square kilometres. Another feature of this park is the hot springs, or Filwoha. The water of these springs and rivers in the region is 36. The unbelievably clear blue pools, surrounded by down palms, invicte the travelers to wash off the dust.