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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 5 September 2018
patriciapyt
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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 19 February 2017
rwa280
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Djibouti, Djibouti
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5 Sep 2018
“Camp site is good”
1 week ago
“I don't know why people lie but the forest doesn't exist in day its almost look like dead forest in horror movies”
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's the second highest place in djibouti 1800m place but nothing like forest or jungle if you want real forest I would choose a place called ditilu

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Rodney D
Reviewed 5 September 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

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank patriciapyt
Reviewed 23 August 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

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank 241mcf
Reviewed 10 March 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.

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank prameela357
Reviewed 19 February 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

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank rwa280
Reviewed 6 January 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

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank ethiodemet
Reviewed 25 November 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

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 7 November 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.

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank MurfreesboroTom37
Reviewed 12 January 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

Date of experience: January 2016
3  Thank MOTM2015
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