Omo is Ethiopia’s largest most remote park and is not easily accessible. The park does have a head quarters and a new airstrip but has little support for travelers. It is located on the west bank of the Omo River and was established as a national park in 1966. The park has approximately 2,527 square miles of vegetation and wildlife.
Omo National Park is home to some of Ethiopia’s native tribes which are the Dizi, Me’en, Mursi, Nyangatom and Suri can be found there. It is also home to many unique animals to include Buffalo, Cheetah, Eland, Elephants, Giraffes, Leopard’s, Lions and Zebras to name a few. There are over 306 species of birds that can be found in the Omo National Park.