You are here:

Awash National Park holidays

Awash National Park is the oldest wildlife reserve in Ethiopia, covering an area of 720 sq km. The area includes Fantalle Volcano (1800m) and an area of naturally hot mineral springs. Apart from the 450 species of birds in the park, the wildlife consists of oryx, kudu, Soemmerring’s gazelle, klipspringer, dik-dik, bushbuck, hippopotamus, leopard, cheetah, bat-eared fox, colobus and green monkeys and baboons. Both the cheetah and the leopard are very difficult to spot. The local ethnic group here are mainly Kereyu, with some Afar, and there is an interesting conflict of interest between their grazing rights and the preservation of Awash National Park.

Explore Awash National Park

Click on your destination of interest

The latest from Compass - our online travel magazine

Where to go for your winter adventure

19 Mar 21

Whether you wish to embrace the season or escape it, these destinations guarantee an unforgettable winter journey. Contemplating a winter holiday? Then

Read more

Where to go for your summer adventure

28 Jan 21

Whether you plan to travel this year or the next, these thrilling destinations promise a summer escape to remember When you think

Read more

Guide to Malaysia & Borneo

2 Sep 20

Things to do in Malaysia range from meeting orang utans in the wilds of Borneo to enjoying delectable Malaysian food in bustling

Read more

Things to do in the Seychelles

19 Aug 20

Surprisingly, for a seemingly small island paradise, there are numerous things to do in the Seychelles. The Seychelles are world famous for

Read more

Begin your journey

Contact one of our expert sales consultant

020 3797 4503

Request a brochure

Order your copy of the brochure to see the world come to life in print.