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Location: Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region    Map

Area: 514 kmĀ²

Nechi Sar National Park

Nechi Sar National Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

Description of Nechi Sar National Park

Nechi Sar National Park also known as Nechisar National Park is a protected area in Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Regions in the South West Ethiopia. Nechi Sar National Park is about 500 km from the capital of the country, Addis Ababa. If you get lucky you can rent a car. Make sure you know few rare gas stations along the way. Otherwise you have to bus to Jimma, largest city in the region and work from here. Natural reserve covers an area of 514 sq km. It is inhabited by Zebra, Anubis Baboon, Jackal as well as several species of gazelles and antelopes. Approach any water with extreme caution or better yet don't approach it altogether. Crocodiles are frequent residents in these waters. Additionally Nechi Sar National Park is home to numerous species of birds. They often gather around lake Chamo, multiple tributaries of the Kulfo River and other sources of water in the region.