Gondar, also known as Gonder, is a city located in the northern highlands of Ethiopia. It is the former capital of the Ethiopian Empire and is known for its historical castles and palaces, which were built by various emperors. Gondar is part of the Amhara region and is situated about 700 kilometers north of Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia.
Nyerere National Park, at 30,893 square kilometres is the biggest national park in Africa it is located in Tanzania and was named after the country's first president. The park is home to the greatest concentration of elephants in Africa, and it is also a haven for African wild dogs.