Bale Mountains National Park
Bale Mountains National Park is situated at about 400 kilometers from Addis Ababa. It is a magnificent high altitude plateau with numerous dramatic volcano plugs, tiny seasonal alpine lakes and cascading mountain streams.
It stretches over an area of 2,400 square kilometers. Here are the largest Afro-alpine moorlands in the world. The dynamic of this ecosystem extends far beyond Ethiopia and is responsible for environmental changes and climatic conditions in Somalia and East Africa. As it is a place of endemism, the Bale mountains National Park inhabits endemic mammals such as mountain Nyala, Red fox and Menelik's Bush-buck. Moreover it is the shelter of Ethiopia's seven of 28 endemic birds. Weyb Rivers in one of its course flow underground's forming the SofOmar Caves, the most spectacular and underground cave in the world.