Gambella National Park

Gambella National Park

This is a remote and swampy park that is not so well protected so it is invaded by cotton plantations and Sudanese refugee camps. Yet animals such as elephant, buffalo, lion, roan antelope, tiang, Lelwel hartebeest, olive baboon and gureza monkey can be seen as well as many interesting birds. When you follow the track at the east side of the park, take a stop at Lake Alware and scenic Lake Tata. Or follow the road along the north border of the park to pass an area inhabited by the Anuak fishermen and Nuer pastoralists. It seems as if time has stopped ages ago here and they still live their lives untouched by modern influences. You can see many birds, crocodiles and forest mammals on this route.