Ethiopia, Djibouti & Somaliland - Southern Ethiopia (Chapter)
This is the Southern Ethiopia chapter from Lonely Planet's Ethiopia, Djibouti & Somaliland guidebook.
Southern Ethiopia is a canvas ripped in two. Its landscape is being torn apart by the Great Rift Valley, leaving a trail of lakes where you can see crocodiles, hippos and birds, or just drink in the scenery from your hotel.
- barter for an inscribed calabash at a tribal market in the Lower Omo Valley
- get lost in labyrinthine Konso villages
- stand still so you don't frighten away an Ethiopian wolf in Bale Mountains National Park
- restaurants and accommodation
Coverage includes: Hosaina Road, Butajira, Hosaina, Sodo & around, Lake Ziway, Lake Langano, Abiata-Shala Lakes National Park, Shashemene, Senkelle Swayne's Hartebeest Sanctuary, Awasa, Dodola & around, Bale Mountains National Park, Sof Omar Cave, Dola-Mena, Dilla, Yabelo & around, Yabelo Wildlife Sanctuary, Moyale, Arba Minch & around, Nechisar National Park, Dorze, Konso & around, Lower Omo Valley, Jinka & around and Turmi & around.
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