omoparkOMO NATIONAL PARK

Omo National Park – It is located on the west bank of Omo River. It has an area of 4068 km2 and its altitude varies from 440-1183 m. The riverine forest, savannah woodland, and grassy plains are the vegetations type in the park. The head quarter is found on the Mui River, which is 32 kms from Omo River. About 70 species of mammals and 318 species of birds are found in the park. Animals like cheetah, wild dog, eland, lelwel hartebeest, lions, buffalo, elephant, oryx, gazelle, and kudu are commonly seen in the park.