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Debre Damo Debrlibanos & Blue Nile Gorge

Ethiopia's most revered saint Teclehaimanot founded this 13th century monastery, which is very significant to the Ethiopians. The endemic Gelada Baboons and the bone-breaker birds can be viewed here.

Menagesha Forest Gefersa, Menagesha Forest

Indigenous birds such as Cormorants, Blue Headed Siskin and the Rouget's Rait are among the bird life which can be seen here. The Managesha forest covered with Juniper trees as old as 400 years can offer a nice walk.

Mount Zuquala Debrezeit, Mount Zuquala & Sodere

Forty kms from Addis Ababa, Debrezit with a fine weather is a resort area. Lakes like Bishoftu, Hora, Chelelaka, green crater, offer an outstanding bird life like pelicans, flamingos, storks, grebes king fishers etc.

Mount Zuquala, 4th century site, is an extinct Volcanic cone about 600 mts high. From the top you can see the Rift Valley & the Crater lakes. The monastery of Gebremenfeskidus attracts many pilgrims. It is also a spot for short trekking.

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