Rift Valley Lakes

The Ethiopian Rift Valley lakes are the northernmost of the African Rift Valley Lakes. The Ethiopian Rift Valley lakes occupy the floor of the rift valley between the two highlands. The major ones are Lake Abaya, Lake Chamo, Lake Awassa, Lake Ziway and Lake Abiata.

Why visit Rift Valley Lakes ?

  • Take a boat trip on lakes to see hippos and a number of lowland water birds
  • Meet local communities, explore a variety of cultures and traditions
  • See the bird life of the lakes and wildlife of the surrounding National Parks
  • Explore the 12th-14th century AD UNESCO World Heritage Site of Tiya Steles

LOCATION

ETHIOPIA KEY INFO

Visa

A Visa is required for UK passport holders.

Health Requirements

No mandatory vaccinations are required.

Time Difference

GMT + 3 Hours

Flight Time

7.5hrs Direct

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