Tour Oromia

  • Abba geda

    Gada System:

    An indigenous egalitarian democratic system practised among the Oromo nation.

  • Irreecha

    Irreecha:

    Oromo Thanksgiving Day celebrated to mark the end of dark-rainy season & beginning of a blossom harvest season.

  • Siinqee

    Siinqee:

    An indigenous conflict resolution cultural practices to keep peace and moral sanctity of society.

  • Adoption

    Adoption:

    Also called Guddifachaa, the Gadaa law states the adoptive parents are to the child as any birth parent would be.

Oromia
Virgin Land Oromia.

Oromia is a regional state in Ethiopia and the homeland of the Oromo people and other nations and nationalities. The capital city of the State of Oromia is Finfinne/Addis Ababa. Currently the state consists of 21 administrative zones. The region covers an area of more than 369,000 square km (almost one-third of the country). Oromia hosts many of Ethiopia's more alluring natural attractions, notably Bale and Awash national parks and the lakes of the Rift Valley and Bishoftu.

National Parks

Bale Mountain

Bale Mountain National Park

Established in 1970 and situated at about 400 kilometers from Addis Ababa. The Park is 2,400 square kilometres in area, covering a wide range of habitats and ranging in altitude from 1,500 to 4,377 metres, southern Ethiopia's highest point.

The wildlife of Bale includes many endemic species. Wattled ibis, black-winged love-bird, blue-winged goose, Rouget's rail, and thick-billed raven are some endemic species. Wattled cranes are often seen in wet season.

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Borena National Park

Borena National Park

Location of the park: Borena Zone of Oromia, 570 km from Addis Ababa (Finfinne). The park founded in 1986.

Wildlife: Burchell's and Grevy's zebras, Ostrich, Gazelle.

Birds: White Tailled sawllow, Bustards, White-cheeked Turaco, Stressman’s Bushcrow, Somali Courser, Donadsonssmith’s Nighjar, Black Flycatcher, Tawny Wagtail, Bare-faced Go-Away-Bird and over 210 other birds are to be seen.

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Abijata-Shalla Lakes

Abijata-Shalla Lakes Nat. Park

Abijata - Shalla Lakes National park is located in the heart of Rift valley, near Langano, 225 kilometers south of Addis Ababa and comprises 887 square kilometers. The two lakes are separated by three kms of hilly land.

Different kinds of water birds such as greater and lesser flamingos along with white-necked cormorants, several species of herons, storks, spoonbills, African ducks, gulls and Sterns can be seen around the these lakes.

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Awash National Park

Awash National Park

The park is located in the Great Rift Valley and it covers over 756 kilometers. This park is the largest and the oldest national park in Ethiopia. It is very spectacular to visit by car. It has a variety of wildlife that can be seen when you visit the area and not forgetting the high vegetation that is found in the area.

Wildlife: Leopards, lions, bush bucks, warthogs, baboons, monkeys, gazelles and many more others.

Birds: Red Barbet, the green wood hoopoes, the Emerald spotted wood dove, the yellow barbet, the silver cheeked hornbill, the coucal Turaco and over 400 bird species.

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Dhati Welel National Park

Dhati Welel National Park

Dhati Welel National Park was established in 1998 and it covers an area of 431 square kilometers. The park is one of the few youngest protected areas in Ethiopia's western tropical forest belt.

Dhati Welel National Park, is the home of the largest numbers Buffalo and Hippopotamus of all the national park in the region and Ethiopia.

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Senkelle National Park

Senkelle National Park

Senkelle Swayne's Hartebeest Sanctuary is a protected area in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia, dedicated especially to the protection of the Swayne's Hartebeest. Covering 58 square kilometers, the reserve is located some 10 kilometers south of the Shashemene-Arba Minch road near the town of Aje.

Although the sanctuary was set aside to protect the largest population of Swayne's Hartebeest in Ethiopia, a mammal endemic to the country, the original herd of 3,000 animals has dwindled to a few hundred due to poaching.

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