Immediately after crossing the bridge of the Bishan Guracha town, you reach the town of Hawasa. Hawasa is one of the fastest growing tourist resort towns to be visited in the country. As you travel from Hawasa to the south, the road splits in to two at the small town of Abosto. You can take any of these roads, but it is advisable to take the road that turns left to the high altitude and temperate climate in the north, and to the low semi-arid bush and savannah grassland in the south to reach the remarkable physical features of the Guji Zone.
Among the important scenic areas Guji area is worth mention .One can observe the impressive physical landscape along the route to Negelle. The major scenic route starts from neighboring Sidama (zone) high lands and continues to Bore, Adola-Wadara districts where green vegetation and at some places dense forests with undergrowth offers flavoursome sensation.
The major forest area includes Anfarara-Wadara, Bore-Uraga, Magada and other forest priority areas. Red termite anthills are unique physical sights in Borana lowlands with high altitude and temperate climate in the north, and low semi-arid bush and savannah grass land in the south, has a remarkable physical feature. Among the important attractions of the area (especially in Guji Zone) is the impressive physical landscape one can observe along the route to Negelle.
Red termite anthills are unique physical sights in Borana lowlands. The wilderness of the Borena-Guji area and canopies of dense forest made it the real home of many mammals, birds and reptiles. The area thus claims more than 44 mammal and 274 bird species.
Among the bird species the Abyssinian Bush Crow, the White tailed Swallow (in Yabello Sanctuary), and the Prince RusPoli’s Turaco (Arero forest) which are endemic birds to Ethiopia. Most of the mammals frequent acacia bush lands and savannah grass lands.