Ziway, also called Zway or Batu, is a town on the shore of Lake Ziway, a Rift Valley lake, in Oromia, Ethiopia. Lake Ziway is the closest major Rift Valley lake to. Surrounded by volcanic hills and covering a massive sq km, Lake Ziway ( ዝዋይ ሐይቅ) is the largest of the northern group of Rift Valley lakes. Typically the. Lake Ziway: Amazing birdlife – See 52 traveller reviews, 69 candid photos, and great deals for Ziway, Ethiopia, at TripAdvisor.

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The main sight in Ziway is the large kake. Is this attraction accessible using public transportation? Reviewed May 30, Wildlife aplenty – with a church thrown in.

Would you tell a friend to buy a ticket in advance because this place may sell out? Is this one of the best places or activities to watch the sunrise?

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Basic ziay data of lakes and reservoirs of Ethiopia. Reviewed 29 December Nearby Attractions See all 2 nearby attractions. A pleasant walk 15 min links the island’s jetty to the church, passing one of the 3 villages of Tullu Gudo.


Unfortunately a neglected place that could be a pearl due to many birds of different species. For assistance arranging a full tour including lodging and transportation contact one of the participating tour operators. Taxes, fees not included for deals content. Buses leave from Addis Ababa and Awasa.

To Book Directly Manager: The lake is fed primarily by two rivers, the Meki from the west and the Katar from the east, and is drained by the Bulbar which empties into Lake Abijatta. TripAdvisor uses cookies to improve your site experience.

Artisans in the Lake Ziway area are another great attraction.

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It is the 4th largest lake in Ethiopia and much cleaner and larger than Lake Hawassa, The fish also tastes much better than in Ziiway. A History of Ethiopia New York: I visited in the early morning as the fishermen were cleaning their catches. Understand [ edit ]. We had very good guides on boat and on the island as well as swimming vests – security first!

Indeed, the museum attached to the new church has some very old manuscripts on display. Is this a romantic place or activity that you would suggest for couples?

One of the Best Lakes in Ethiopia for Nature! This Tour is longer and hence more expensive. Lake Ziway offers a huge array of fun things to do. Log in to get trip updates and message other travellers. It has a maximum depth of 4 meters and is at an elevation of 1, meters. By continuing, you consent to our cookies. Log in Join Recently viewed Bookings Inbox.


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Hughes, A directory of African wetlandsCambridge: Queen Gudit, the then ruler of Aksum, was known for her destruction of Christian churches, and her crusade to exterminate the rulers of the Axumite dynasty. Gazzilions of colourful birdies, plenty of hippos in the More in this category: We also saw naked boys swimming gleefully, goats and cattle that defy traffic laws, and the vibrant, Near the jetty there are much more luxurious resorts.

Stopped only for short and walked till the lake. Ask masikane about Lake Ziway. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Call: The lake Ziway is not in the guidebook.

Visitors can choose ziwzy three Lake Ziway Tours: We ghad a great day out Row boats are much more peaceful and natural than the motorized.

Stunning scenery and wildlife. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. Tanja S Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.