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The 10'000 flamingos lodge is inside the Abijata-Shalla National Park, on a beautiful hill, over viewing Lake Chitu and Lake Shalla.

It takes a 4 hours drive south from Addis Ababa to the lodge, or 286 km on the highway and a good asphalt road.


10 traditional houses are build with each 2 beds and sanitation, giving a direct view over the crater lake Chitu, 80 m below.

Thousands flamingos are all the year round on the Chitu lake and fly over near the lodge to Lake Shalla. The number can go up to more than 20'000 flamingos on lake Chitu. Walks are organized to discover the beautiful hilly savanna area on the border of the lakes, the flamingos, many birds as well as the hot springs in the nearby area.

At 15 minutes walk from the lodge, you can bath in the hot spring waters and swim in Shalla Lake surrounded by Flamingos.

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Abijata-Shalla National Park - Ethiopia


The Lodge

The national Park