Crocodile Market

A popular excursion is a boat trip to Lake Chamo’s so-called crocodile market, a stretch of reed-lined sand flats populated by some truly gigantic Nile crocodiles as well as few pods of hippos and wealth of aquatic birds.

Nech Sar National Park

Nech Sar National Park includes a dense swathe of groundwater forest bordering the town of Arba Minch, the twin lakes Chamo and Abaya, the spiky acacia scrub of the mountainous bridge of God that divides them and the wide-open NechSar (‘White Grass’) plains.

Key features

Wildlife and birds: Burchell’s Zebra, Greater, and Lesser Kudu, Swayne’s Hartebeest, Crocodile, Hippos, Pelican, Thick-billed raven, Nechisar nightjar, etc.

Some of other attractions include

  • Arba Minch Forest
  • Abaya Lake
  • Chamo Lake
  • Arba minch (forty springs)
  • Crocodile Ranch
  • Arba minch also serves as a hub to reach other destinations in the region for travellers using both road and air transport.
  • Above all people are friendly and welcoming.