Senkelle Swayne’s Hartebeest Sanctuary

This sanctuary was created to save the most viable population of the Swayne’s Hartebeest- an endemic and endangered subspecies.

Location: the sanctuary is situated 300km south of Addis Ababa on the Arbaminch road. The coordinate is found between N7o10’and E38o20’, with the altitude ranges 1500-2,300m asl.

Rainfall: the area receives an average of 1,116mm rainfall annually.


Ecological zone: Rift valley

Vegetation type: Savanna grassland and bush land

Major wildlife species: include the endemic Swayne’s Hartebeest; Bohor Reedbuck, Oribi, Greater Kudu.


Be sure that our travel was really enjoyable and we thank you a lot for the very nice organization and the well balancing of the tour. I promise you to travel back to Ethiopia in January 2015 for the Timkat festival in Lalibela and the Northern part. So, you can as soon as possible prepare our next tour! But as well balanced as the last one we did! Warm regards Véronique and Guy France, July 2013

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Phone:+251 118 693300
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P.O.Box: 28330  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia