OROMIA: THE GIFTED LAND OF CULTURE AND NATURE
Across the very heart of Ethiopia, Oromia Regional State is blessed with an abundance of cultural and natural resource of high tourist value. It is a land of astonishing natural beauty offering all sort of landscapes scenery ranging from semi desert steppe to afro-alpine highlands soaring as high as 4377m. Its scenery, natural beauty and terrain is ascribable to mountain massifs terrains, peaks river gorges, natural moist tropical forests, magnificent waterfalls and various lakes.
The majestic natural beauty and wonders of the land, the range of fauna and flora, the wild animals, the multifarious cultural colors and the history of the Oromo people, their wisdom, tolerance and hospitality that made Oromia breathtakingly beautiful. Moreover, one of the world’s biggest and marvelous caves – Sof Umar,one of the biggest and wonderful alpine park of Africa – Bale Mountains National Park, the paradise of birds and of their watchers-the Rift valley lakes region, one of the spots of the cradle of mankind, Malka Qunture several, churches, of monasteries, holy shrine, mosques, palaces of cultural ceremonies like the famous democratic Gada System of the Oromo people make Oromia one of the most preferred tourist destinations in Ethiopia.
For more information An Overview of Oromia’s Tourism Resources