LAKE LANGANO

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 What makes lake Langano different from all the other lakes in Ethiopia is the fact that the water is free from any threat of Bilarzia. Therefore despite its muddy looking color, Lake langano is perfectly safe to swim in.

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This unique nature of the lake has made Langano a popular week end and tourist destination. A number of hotels and resorts have been built around lake langano.

Langano is also a destination for those intersted in hiking as the lake is surrounded with mountains. In addition there are a wide variety of birds for bird watchers. Although not plentyfull, Langano has enough fish resources. There are specific spots around a the lake where you can fish and enjoy a beautiful view at the same time.

Visiting Lake langano

Transportation: Langano is 4 hours drive away from Addis; it is recommended that tourists avoid using public transportation to go to Langano as it involves some distance from the main road and it is easy to get lost

Accomodation:Although not many in number, you can find both luxury and reasonable hotels/resorts in Langano. Click on hotels in Langano for more information.

Health risks: There is Malaria risk. Always good to take precautions

Security risks: Minimal; it is however advisable to walk in groups at night and avoiding wearing expensive jewleries.

 

Other Ethiopian Lakes:

- LAKES IN BISHOFTU

- LAKE AWASA

- LAKE TANA

- LAKE TURKANA

- LAKE ZEWAY

Our full listing of Ethiopian lakes coming soon

 

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