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ETHIOPIA IN NATURE

Ethiopia has been dubbed the Chessboard of the Gods, Cradle of Humanity and Roof of Africa. These superlatives, however, are inadequate to describe this unique and mysterious country. Some 70 million years ago these highlands fractured, initiating the splitting of Africa’s Great Rift Valley. The resulting countryside is as spectacular as it is varied. One of Africa’s finest birding destinations, the healthy combination of impressive forests, towering mountains and moist and arid savannas, laden with endemics and supporting a rich assemblage of Palearctic migrants, intermingle to provide long species lists.

Simien Mountains National Park

The northern mountainous highlands constitute one of the major ranges in Africa. The region includes many summits above 4000 meters and culminates at its highest point in Ethiopia, Ras Dejen, at 4630 meters, the fourth highest

Danakil Depression

Danakil Depression is one of the remotest spot in the world and the lowest part in unique land formation of the world Great Rift Valley system, still this part of the earth unstable and pulling each other to the opposite side.

Bale Mountains National Park

Bale Mountain National Park is an area of high altitude plateau that is broken by numerous spectacular volcanic plugs and peaks, beautiful alpine lakes and rushing mountain streams that descend into deep rocky

Lake Tana

The Tana was formed by volcanic activity, blocking the course of inflowing rivers in the early Pleistocene epoch, about 5 million years ago. The lake was originally much larger than it is today. Seven large permanent

Ethiopian Great Rift Valley Lakes

Located in the northernmost of the African Rift Valley lakes, the valley splints the Ethiopian highlands into northern and southern halves, and the Ethiopian great Rift valley lakes occupy the floor of the rift valley

The Blue Nile Falls

The thirty kilometers downstream from the source where the river leaves Lake Tana is the most appreciated power of the Blue Nile Falls. There, a rumble of sound fills the air and the green fields and low hills on either bank tremble to the Blue Nile Falls. It is one of the most theatrical goggles on either the White or Blue Niles,

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