Further birding in Awash Park and drive for Ali Dege Wildlife Reserve area(60 km from Awash Park), very near to Awash Park, located on the high way road to Djibouti.
Alay Dege protected wildlife area, found in arid Afar Region. The Head office of Alay Dege Park is at Andido, a small village on Addis Ababa – Djibouti High way road.
The Ali Dege wildlife reserve Plain is the least explored area, very rich in desert birds and wildlife: Somali ostrich, Arabian bustard, Northern Carmina bee-eater, Abyssinian roller, Scissor-tailed kite.
The following Mammals are possibly visible at a near distance: Lion, the cheetah, Somali wild ass (Somali Wild Ass is supposed to be seeable in the rocky hills with time and local guides), Beisa oryx, Soemmerring’s gazelle, spotted hyena, Northern gerenuk, and Grevy’s zebra, Harar Dik-dik, Scub Hare, Golden Jackal, Beisa Oryx, Common Warthog. The following wildlife has been also seen: Caracal and wild cat, Aardwolf.
Overnight – Animalia Lodge – Alay Dege