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Day Forest National Park

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Camp site is good

Day Forest National Park was actually a disappointment to me as I had expected more of a forest. A... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
Patricia T
Cairo, Egypt
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A Beautiful Retreat

We took a trip up to Day to enjoy the scenery and had a great lunch. It was not a forest like I... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2017
Djibouti, Djibouti
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  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
5 Sep 2018
“Camp site is good”
5 Sep 2018
“Great Getaway ”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Djibouti, Djibouti
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Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Actually sat at an outside fire to keep warm. Stunning views and pleasant place. A must for tourists.

Thank Rodney D
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Day Forest National Park was actually a disappointment to me as I had expected more of a forest. A lot of the trees are destroyed and there is not much to see. The mountains are, however, spectacular. The camp site consists of basic huts which...More

Thank Patricia T
Reviewed August 23, 2017

Foret du day is a unique area which the president has a home in. It is a forest which died way back when possibly because of drought or acid rain. However, to Djiboutians it is an interesting landscape as there are not many 'forests' in...More

2  Thank MC F
Reviewed March 10, 2017

Who knew there were be so many mountains in Africa. The culture here was a shock but we enjoyed every minute of it. Plan to visit again soon.

3  Thank prameela357
Reviewed February 18, 2017

We took a trip up to Day to enjoy the scenery and had a great lunch. It was not a forest like I know in the US, but it was cool, beautiful, and a totally different experience that the other parts of Djibouti that I...More

Thank rwa280
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

We tried to visit the forest, but we had no permit from Djibouti town. After dome talking with the soldiers at the military camp we had to turn. So no idea if it is worth to visit or not, the toad until the military camp...More

1  Thank ethiodemet
Reviewed November 25, 2016

Very sadly, the forest is dead. It it not worth the 8 hour round trip from Djibouti City unless you really, really want to witness an ecological disaster. The view down the ravine is stunning and the nearby campement is very clean and well maintained,...More

2  Thank Sarah P
Reviewed November 7, 2016

The only place you can find a forest in Djibouti but don't dream nothing to compare with American r European wood.This is a primary forest.You can have a good chance to meet wild animals.

1  Thank MurfreesboroTom37
Reviewed January 12, 2016

Tragically, the Forêt de Day is in a pitiful state. Although, it was covered in cloud when we began our visit, the visibility did slowly increase. What we saw were dead or dying trees, dark silhouettes like something out of a setting of a horror...More

3  Thank Robin R
Reviewed January 7, 2016

We took a 4x4 with a driver up into the Foret du Day and stayed at the campement, which is at c. 1,500 metres up. For a forest, the place does seem to be rather lacking in trees! The mist and fog rolled in whilst...More

1  Thank Stuart J
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