Ethiopia & Djibouti - Western Ethiopia (PDF Chapter)

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Ethiopia & Djibouti - Western Ethiopia (PDF Chapter)

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Western Ethiopia is undisturbed and seldom visited, but it’s one of the most beautiful regions in the country. Rainforests and coffee plantations share the landscape with savannah grass-lands, wildlife-rich swamps and high plateaus carpeted in fields of tef.

  • visit Ethiopia’s first coffee museum and trekking through wildlife-rich forests in Kafa Bio-sphere Reserve
  • maps
  • fall off the map in Gambela National Park as you try to be among the first to witness one of Africa’s greatest but least-known migrations
  • transport
  • climb aboard a scrawny horse for a scenic descent into the pretty lake-filled crater of Mt Wenchi
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: The Western Highlands, Addis Alem, Ambo, Mt Wen-chi, Guder, Nekemte, Bedele, Metu, Tepi, Mizan Tefari, Jimma, Weliso, Kafa Biosphere Reserve, The Western Lowlands, Gambela, Gambela National Park.

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