Greg writes: Chapter 3 - Practical Information In the section "red tape" I suggest specifying that Visas on Arrival are not issued at Dire Dawa airport, notwithstanding daily flights from Djibouti. Tourists arriving from Djibouti must either obtain their visa in advance from the Ethiopian embassy in Djibouti city or fly directly to Bole airport. … Continue reading Detailed July/August 2016 trip report
Charlotte writes: I was in Ethiopia for 2 and a half months for research from mid July 2014 - end September 2014, but also did some travelling. I did a lot in public transport, for which information is sometimes scarce so I have added some info here, though it is usually quite easy to get … Continue reading Detailed trip report Jul-Sep 2014
Matthew Birt writes: I enjoyed reading and made good use of everyone else’s information, so I thought I ought to contribute: Dec/Jan 2014 Travelled solo, independently using local transport Bradt Guidebook excellent General Generally felt very safe and welcome Quite a lot of hassle from kids, beggars, tourist touts, blokes in … Continue reading Trip report Dec/Jan 2013/4
Emma writes: I’ve been in Ethiopia for a few months – just staying in Addis Ababa and Bishoftu/Debre Zeyit – so I thought I’d do a bit of a review of the places I’ve stayed. Salayish Park & Lodge – Debre Zeyit I loved this place. I went for a few days and have ended … Continue reading Addis Ababa and Bishoftu hotel reviews
Babgoya Viewpoint Lodge at Bishoftu/Debre Zeit Stayed here two nights Oct 30 31. I have been to all such lodges in Ethiopia and this is possibly THE best place to relax.More like a Guest House with owners Yan/Sara in residence. They and their staff will look after you. Continental Breakfast included; tea n coffee … Continue reading Babgoya Viewpoint Lodge at Bishoftu
This new lodge is on the shore of Lake Babogaya, set in an ancient volcano 1km wide, filled with clear water in which it is possible to swim or to go around with a kayak. There are 8 rooms in a traditional style. Almost all have view over the lake. The lodge is going to the lake. … Continue reading Viewpoint Lodge, Bishoftu (Debre Zeit)
Please note that the correct number for this project near Bishoftu (p 382) is 011 433 0304.