Wonchi is a highland area located 155km west of the capital, Addis Ababa. The most prominent feature of the area is the Wonchi Creater Lake.
Other major touristic appeals include the beautiful mountainous landscape, which is partly covered with forest, the islands on the lake and the hot mineral springs, waterfalls and dramatic valley around the lake. The area is the best site for trekking and boating. There are different routes for riding or walking and boating depending on the preference of visitors.