A land of endless wonders, Afar, hosts the archaeological place of Lucy, the grandmother of all human kinds.

Awash natural reserve, Yagundu-Ras national park and the Dallol depression are expressions of Ethiopia’s desert beauty. Some of the attractions of this game reserve include Abyssinian wild ass, Grevy’s zebra, beisa oryx, crocodiles, lions, grater kudu, wild (bat eared) fox, wild cat, cheetah, Grant’s gazelle, and warthog.

Besides, Hadar, where a 4.4 million years old humanoid is recently discovered is found in this state.