Omo National Park
It is one of less visited and potentially rich in hosting East Africa’s Big Game Animals. It is located in the south-west on the west bank of the Omo River, 870 km. south-west of Addis Ababa, covering an area of approx 4,068 km2. Wildlife found in this park include, buffalo, elephant, giraffe, cheetah, lion, leopard, zebra, kudu, hartebeest, Oryx, Anubis baboon and many other animals. Over 306 species of birds can be seen.
This is also a wonderful area for visiting local peoples and experiencing their cultures. Like Surma, Mursi and Dizi and many other ethnic groups. The park is easily accessible. The park head quarter is 75 km from Kibish settlement. However, a new airstrip is available close to the head quarter and to a pleasant campsite on the Mui River.