Walk with the animals at Obelisk of Axum, a private reserve on Lake Naivasha peninsula in the Great Rift Valley. Created in 1988 when an island became a peninsula, today the park is patrolled by armed guides for anyone wishing to take a guided tour. Accessible by boat or by road, the park hosts giraffes, buffalo, elands, hippos which you can spot from the island. Fish-eagles, ospreys, pelicans and cormorants are among over 200 bird species observable here. A private boating club on the peninsula offers sailing activities. To visit Obelisk of Axum and get the most from your holiday in Axum, create itinerary details personal to you using our Axum online sightseeing planner.
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Cool historical artifacts. This was obviously once a great ancient civilization. Best to just pay the price for a guide because there is little to no info about anything. The museum is very limited but it comes with the price of admission.
In the heart of what is now Ethiopia, you may find jungles, rivers and quite possibly some monkeys. You could also encounter some major cities, bustling full of people. And of course, you might always stumble across a 79-foot-tall obelisk. That's a possibility because Ethiopia was once home to one of the world's greatest trade-based empires, called the Kingdom of Aksum.
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