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The lake is found 157km away from Addis Ababa next to Ambo. A further 32km drive on the gravel road leads to the lake. Coming from Ambo or Weliso to wenchi Crater Lake the gravel road ascending mountain slopes almost to the rim of the creator where the height reaches 3386m at a peak. Here green oasis (when compared to surrounding area) comes to view.
Touristic appeal of the crater mainly stemmed from its fantastic beauty .Standing on the rim of the crater you will be watching unique shaped and crystal clear water lying in deep basin and circular slops covered with greenery alpine vegetation that largely contributed for its dramatic scenery.
The crater lake is endowed with forest of more than 15major tree species and many other alpine type vegetation , many aquatic terrestrial and bird species and some mammals , of which colobus monkey frequently seen . In the hot spring, valley, one can absorb natural offers like hot and cold mineral springs (being used by local people for cure of illness): the waterfall gushing out just from the foot of the hill and many other eye-catching scene .
Wenchi crater lake is an ideal site, and has a good appeal to such tourist activities and recreations like hiking , boating , canoeing , horse ridding , forest exploring and many other eco tourism oriented activities .
Tour to Wenchi