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The lakes of Debre Zeit have been the most interesting easy accessible popular recreation and resort town for overnight visitors and weekend excursionist throughout the year . From Dukem , it is only about ten km drive thriving town of Debre Zeit ,which is also known as by the traditional Oromo name of Bishoftu , and the site of air force base and the veterinary institute .An Altitude 1,900Absl , it enjoys a warmer climate than the capital city .The town lies within a circle of lovely five crater lakes make it a very popular weekend resort for Addis Ababa . The town itself is resplendent with the beautiful colors of numerous pepper tree ,bougainvillea ,flame tree and franeripani . The main high way on the rim of the largest crater Hora lake where water birds such as boating are extremely popular . There are a number of species of water birds to be seen including cormorants , pelicans , grebes and storks and myriad of brightly colored passerines . In Debre Zeit one can enjoy a delicious or just sip a cool drink from the terrace of the begging of October, the local farmers hold a big ,colorful festival to celebrate the begging of spring planting season is held under the huge fig at the lake shore across from the hotel .The following are the major resort lakes for tourist who come into the city for leisure and sightseeing purpose .