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Ridiculous rip off

To visit the site, you need to pay an entrance fee for the park in Yabello (100 birr per person... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
phunthomas
,
München
via mobile
Extraction of Black Salt

Trekking to the lake and uphill was wanderful. You can see people extracting salt (it was black... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
asaa_roman
,
Addis Ababa
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good27%
  • Average27%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
21 Dec 2017
“Ridiculous rip off ”
6 Feb 2017
“Extraction of Black Salt”
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Yabelo, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

To visit the site, you need to pay an entrance fee for the park in Yabello (100 birr per person) and take a guide from Yabello (further 300 birr). El Sod is not in the park, but it does not stop the guide association from...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Trekking to the lake and uphill was wanderful. You can see people extracting salt (it was black when we were there)

Thank asaa_roman
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

The crater at El Sod (which means soda - nothing to do with sodomy) is quite spectacular. You can drive up to the rim and look down several hundred metres. There are numerous kids demanding money, but your guide/driver should be able to deal with...More

Thank Northfolker
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Reviewed 8 March 2016

This is a long way from Yabelo, but if you are heading south its definitely worth a visit. The main road from Yabelo going south is very good quality for Ethiopia so it doesn't take as long as you would think. This is a huge...More

Thank Robert S
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