Omo National Park

Travel Guide Africa Ethiopia Omo National Park

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Introduction

The Omo National Park is both of cultural and natural significance for Ethiopia. The park is located in the south of the country and the lower valley of the Omo river is on the UNESCO World Heritage List list due to its importance regarding fossils of the earliest human settlements in the world.

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Geography

The park is located in southwestern Ethiopia, towards the border with South Sudan and Kenya, and west of the Omo River. Mago National Park is on the eastern side of the Omo River.

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Getting There

Although an airstrip was recently built near the park headquarters on the Mui River, this park is not easily reachable. There is virtually no tourist infrastructure within the park and little support for travellers.

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