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Awash National Park

Awash National Park is the oldest and most developed wildlife reserve in Ethiopia. Featuring the 1,800 meters

Fantalle Volcano, extensive mineral hot-springs and extraordinary volcanic formations, this natural treasure is bordered to the south by the Awash River and lies 225 kilometers East of Addis Ababa. It is possible to walk close to the waterfall and to enjoy the exceptional view of a great number and variety of birds. 

The hot , arid terrain is home to many East African plains animals: the pale Beisa oryx gazelles, bat-eared foxes, caracals, aardvarks, colobus and green monkeys, Anubis and Hamadryas baboons, klipspringers, leopards, bush bucks, hippopotamus, Soemmering's gazelles, cheetahs, lions, greater kudus, dik diks, warthogs, striped and spotted hyenas and 450 species of bird all live within the park's 720 square kilometers.