Abijatta-Shalla National Park

Abijatta-Shalla National Park in Ethiopia

Travel to Abijatta-Shalla, located in the Great Rift Valley of Ethiopia, Abijatta-Shalla National Park is a must-visit destination for nature and wildlife enthusiasts. Established in 1963, this stunning park spans over 887 square kilometers and features two contrasting lakes: Lake Abijatta, a shallow soda lake, and Lake Shalla, a deep crater lake. Both lakes serve as vital sanctuaries for various bird species, making the park a birdwatcher’s paradise.

When you visit Abijatta-Shalla, you can enjoy birdwatching and wildlife spotting and marvel at the park’s scenic beauty. Our tours in Ethiopia allow you to immerse yourself in the rich biodiversity and magnificent landscapes of the captivating Abijatta-Shalla National Park.

Abijatta-Shalla Ethiopia

“Abijatta-Shalla National Park in Ethiopia is a haven for nature and wildlife enthusiasts, boasting diverse ecosystems, contrasting lakes, and a myriad of bird species.”

Facts about Abijatta-Shalla:

  1. Abijatta-Shalla is located in the Great Rift Valley of Ethiopia.
  2. The park covers an area of 887 square kilometers.
  3. It was established in 1963.
  4. Abijatta-Shalla is home to two contrasting lakes: Lake Abijatta and Lake Shalla.
  5. The park is a sanctuary for various bird species, including flamingos, pelicans, and storks.
  6. Wildlife such as warthogs, ostriches, and gazelles can also be found in the park.
  7. You may need a visa to enter Ethiopia; please check the requirements before traveling.

Visit Abijatta-Shalla National Park

Lake Abijatta: Witness the fascinating spectacle of thousands of flamingos wading in the shallow soda lake.

Lake Shalla: Marvel at the deep, mysterious beauty of the crater lake and spot an array of bird species.

Birdwatching: Observe the park’s diverse avian inhabitants, pelicans, storks, etc.

Wildlife Spotting: Encounter warthogs, ostriches, gazelles, and more as you explore the park.

Scenic Beauty: Immerse yourself in the park’s stunning landscapes, from the vivid lakes to the volcanic hills.

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Discover Abijatta-Shalla

  • Lake Abijatta: Revel in the unique beauty of the shallow soda lake, home to countless flamingos.
  • Lake Shalla: Explore the deep crater lake and its diverse bird population.
  • Birdwatching: Discover the park’s rich birdlife, a true paradise for birdwatchers.
  • Wildlife Spotting: Encounter the park’s unique wildlife, including warthogs, ostriches, and gazelles.
  • Scenic Landscapes: Lose yourself in the breathtaking natural beauty of Abijatta-Shalla National Park.
  • Hot Springs: Experience the park’s geothermal wonders, including the therapeutic hot springs.
  • Local Culture: Learn about the local people and their traditional lifestyles in harmony with nature.

Travel to Abijatta-Shalla

List of tours in Ethiopia that travel to Abijatta-Shalla National Park.

Photos of Abijatta-Shalla

Images of the captivating Abijatta-Shalla National Park showcasing its contrasting lakes, diverse wildlife, and stunning landscapes in Ethiopia.