Top things to do

Hot Springs in Awash National Park

Filwoha Hot Springs

At Filwoha Hot Springs, in the far north of the park, around 30km from the highway, you can swim in the turquoise-blue pools, but they’re not as refreshing as they look: temperatures touch 45°C and crocodiles lurk i…
Volcano in Awash National Park

Fantale Crater

Towards the west end of the park, 600m above the plains, lies Fantale Crater (2007m). With its terrific vistas, total quiet and cool air, this dormant volcano makes a great trek. At the top (a three-hour walk uphill…
Cave in Awash National Park

Hyena Den

Below Fantale, a few kilometres north of the village of Metahara, you can routinely see dozens of spotted hyenas exit their dens around dusk.The Birr300 per car fee is paid to the community and your park scout gets …