National Parks

The Parks

Ethiopia’s spectacular network of national parks incorporates a wide variety of habitats, from the high-altitude forests and moors to white-water rivers and powerful waterfalls to lush jungles and even to the depths of the Danakil Depression which is one of the lowest dry lands on Earth. Being a country of natural contrasts, a visit to its string of national parks allow visitors to enjoy the diverse scenery, wildlife and the unique kind of adventure that’s truly unparalleled in Africa.

The National Parks

Bale Mountain National Park

Forest Wilderness Safari

Witness spectacular scenery covering a rich mosaic of Afro-alpine plateau and moist highland forest whilst meeting endemic mammal species of Mountain Nyala, Ethiopian Wolf and many more!

Semien Mountains National Park

Adventure & Scenery

Set out on a drive through Simien Mountains National Park in search of exotic wildlife or trek through this staggering beaut as you witness breathtaking dramatic vistas in every turn.

Netch-sar National park

Wildlife Viewing

Nechisar National Park is home to a varied terrain that covers escarpments, swamps and forest. The park offers excellent wildlife viewing and on its north side, you can see the “Bridge of God isthmus.

Yangudi-Rassa National Park

Wildlife Viewing

Revel in this protected ecosystem consisting of Mount Yangudi and Rassa plains as you meet the endangered African Wild Ass, a species ancestor to the domestic donkey.

Gambella National Park

Wildlife Adventure

Witness one of Earth’s greatest wildlife shows as the park displays over a million white-eared kob, tiang and Mongalla gazelles along with thousands of elephants, buffaloes, ostriches and some lions, leopards and giraffes.

Awash National Park

Wildlife Adventure

Discover Ethiopia’s first officially gazetted wildlife reserve, Awash National Park. Not only will you see incredible flora and fauna, you will also see a beautiful waterfall in the Rift Valley!

Abiyata-Shala Lakes National Park

Extraordinary Bird Viewing

Situated on the stunning Rift Valley, Abiyata-Shala National Park features 2 contrasting lakes that provide sanctuary to a spectacular variety of bird species including Yellow Wagtails, Ibis, Pelicans and Flamingoes.

Mago National Park

Wildlife & Cultural Tribes

Explore the unspoiled, wildlife-ridden landscapes of Mago National Park and meet women in traditional headdresses and other locals from the Mursi tribe. Birdlife in this park is also amazing.

Omo National Park

Culture Express

The diversified cultural aspect of Ethiopia is peerless! Experience this fascinating side of Ethiopia as you explore the Omo Valley to Arba Minch, Konso, Jinka and Turmi.

Gambella National Park

Wildlife Adventure

Witness one of Earth’s greatest wildlife shows as the park displays over a million white-eared kob, tiang and Mongalla gazelles along with thousands of elephants, buffaloes, ostriches and some lions, leopards and giraffes.