Here one can visit the members of the famed Mursi tribe. They are known for their large lower lips expanded by the use of clay discs inserted into their mouths.
Awash lies 211km east of Addis Ababa and is a beautiful deserve for many species of animals and birds. The Awash River flows by the park which includes semi-arid woodland, savannah, and a dormant volcano called Fantalle. There are also numerous hot springs in the area. Over 400 bird species make their homes here.