Lake Chukala is the small Crater Lake on the top of Mt. Chukala that is located in East Shewa zone.: The Chuqala Mountain, located at a distance of 27 kilometers to the south-west of Bishoftu town is the highest peak in the Central Rift Valley area with the peaks of 2989 meters above sea level. This elevation has made it a watch tower of the Central Rift Valley region with cold climate on the top.  It is covered with a thick, high land forest wherein the beautiful Colobus Monkeys and various bird species inhabit.

The mountain is accessible to the top for mountain climbers on foot or by a 4 wheel drive through a nine kilometers distance road. The mountain provides the following considerable attractions: