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Lake Wonchi

Wonchi Lakes

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Lake Wonchi also pronounced Wenchi is located 150km west of Addis Ababa near Ambo and Wolisso towns.


This lake is adorned with islands, peninsula and irregular shapes of the Wonchi crater rim.


The picturesque Lake Wonchi is situated at an elevation of 2,095m ASL. The maximum depth is 82m. The width of the catchment is 4.8km by 4km, measured East-West and North-South directions respectively.


Wonchi is an extinct volcanic crater which eventually got filled with water creating the present marvelous lake.

 
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