Omo National Park

Omo National Park

The national park in the country, with an area of 4,068 sq km, it is a vast expanse of the wilderness, adjacent to the Omo River, which flows southwards into Lake Turkana and is one of the richest and least-visited wildlife sanctuaries in east Africa. Eland, Oryx, Burch ell’s Zebra, Lelwel Hartebeest, Buffalo, Giraffe, Elephant, Waterbuck, Kudu, Lion, Leopard and Cheetah roam within the park’s boundary and can easily be spotted in the park.

The Omo Valley is virtually free from human habitation, but it is rich in palaeo -anthropological remains (stone-age man). It was also excavated hominid remains from the Omo Valley probably dated back to more than four million years