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Sof Omar Cave

Sof Omar is a small muslim village in Bale Ethiopia. Sof Omar cave being one of the most spectacular and extensive underground cave systems in the world. Formed by the Wabi River as it changed its course in the distant past and carved out a new channel through limestone foothills, the Sof Omar systems is an extraordinary natural phenomenon of breathtaking beaut


The cave which is now an important Islamic Shrine was named after the saintly Sheikh Sof Omar who took refuge here many centuries ago. The cave has a religious history that predates the arrival of the Muslims in Bale – a history calculated in thousands of years.




 

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Male Mountain Nyala (Tragelaphus buxtoni) under a drizzle, Bale Mountains, Ethiopia
 
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