The Walia Ibex
Hippos and Crocodiles
Hippos can often be spotted lurking in the various lakes of Ethiopia. Any boat trip onto Lakes Tana, Chamo or Awassa are all but guaranteed to feature an appearance from a couple of hippos, bathing in the distance. Lake Chamo is also the home to giant Crocodiles, so we recommend you row row row your boat!
Ethiopia is home to a plethora of bird life, too many to list here. We’ve partnered with some of the best birding guides in the country so you can get the most out of your time in Ethiopia. Of course, you don’t have to be an experienced bird-watcher to marvel at the flamboyance of flamingos in Lake Abijatta or the grace of Tawny Eagles soaring in the thermals of the Simien Mountains…