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Reviewed 3 May 2019

This was my fourth visit to Wenchi, with Quest Ethiopia Tours who consistently ensure I have an enjoyable and memorable time here. We camped again on the peaceful shores of the mirror-glass water, chatting to the locals who had come across the lake in ancient...More

Date of experience: April 2019
3  Thank Hazel F
Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

I visited Wenchi Crater with my parents. The only thing that is great is the view. We missed the ticket office and parked 1 km further on the parking lot. 10 men were around us immediately, offering tour guide service. They told us it is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank MissBMo
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We took a day trip from where were staying at Negash Lodge in Wolisso. It took us 1 hour and 10 minutes to drive ourselves. We have a Landcruiser which was needed because the road is very rough and steep at points, though we never...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank stevekatieb
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We drove (July 10, 2018) from Woliso to Wenchi--about 1.5 hours. Current state of road very poor. 4wd vehicle certainly helpful. If not, at least vehicle with high clearance. (Addis to Woliso about 2.5 hours). Nice trail (no guide needed actually--easy to follow trail. However,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 30 January 2018

The lake and the area is amazing place to see. if you go deep enough into the area, a waterfall with hot water is nice to shower in. however - the people are horrible. First - getting to the village - they all say that...More

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank Curiosity752002
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Pros: beautiful lake, worth seeing. Good for an active day. Cons: Ok, so, even after paying the tour company (BCD Travel Ethiopia) 150$USD/person for 2 people for tour of Wenchi from Addis, each person who encountered us at the location (additional local guide, one horse...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Emily G
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Lucky me, I got to visit beautiful Lake Wench again twice this year and this time I actually went in for a swim! Amazing! Both times, we were travelling as usual with Dagi of Quest Ethiopia Tours (licensed operator) who we highly recommend and once...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Hazel F
Reviewed 24 August 2017

If you travel to West part of Ethiopia you should have to stay at list one night at this crater lake area there are available lodges as well as camp site this place have got also a community tourism where you can hire a mule...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Michael K
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We drove from Ambo to Wenchi, and the lake was amazing to be seen from the top of mountains. Horseback riding is also an option to reach the lake shore. Church priests has a lot to say about the monastery's establishment and its relics.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank asaa_roman
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I visited Wenchi Lake last April and was keen to return and see more of this peaceful and picturesque place. We were travelling once again with Dagim Ethiopia Tours (dagimethiopiatour.com) who we highly recommend and this time we camped overnight so we could enjoy more...More

Date of experience: January 2017
4  Thank Hazel F
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Naomi E
6 June 2018|
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18 April 2017|
Response from Hazel F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, only just seen the question - hope I'm not too late! It's a couple of hours, depending on traffic in Addis which can be busy. It's easy to visit in a day if you're short of time but better if you get a chance to spend... More
Edward F
31 March 2016|
Response from oromiatour |
nice, you can choose from two alternatives the 1st from Ambo road to Wonchi the 2nd from Woliso to Wonchi in both town you will get really best hotels. if you are interested i will recomend you. text me