Located in the Rift Valley, Awash National Park is arguably the country’s best wildlife reserve. Consisting of dry acacia scrub and supporting small numbers of larger mammals that have been hunted out elsewhere, it is the stunning scenery and plentiful birdlife which are the big attraction for wildlife enthusiasts.
- Where: Southern Afar Region
- Ideal for viewing: beisa oryx, Hamadryas baboon, ostrich, Salt’s dik-dik, Soemmering’s gazelle
- Excellent for: Vehicle safaris, Birdwatching