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Tourist Information in Djibouti Road

Culture & Tourism Bureau

Permission papers (Birr500 per person for the whole Afar region) to visit the lakes around Asaita and to enter the Danakil Depression are handed out at this office in the large administrative building on the way int…
Immigration in Dire Dawa

Immigration Office

You can renew your visa here, saving the long trip back to Addis Ababa. It costs US$100 for one month and payment must be made in US dollars. You need to supply one photo and a copy of your passport. It's issued the…
Tourist Information in Dire Dawa

Tourism Development & Promotion

Issues permission papers for cave paintings near Dire Dawa (Lega-Oda, Goda-Ajawa and Porc-Epic). It costs Birr50 per cave.
Bank in Dire Dawa

Dashen Bank

Changes cash and has an ATM. It's in the heart of Megala.
Bank in Asaita

Commercial Bank

Next to Basha Amare Hotel. Changes cash and has an ATM.
Hospital in Dire Dawa

Bilal Hospital

Dire Dawa’s best medical facility. Has a pharmacy.
Bank in Harar

Commercial Bank

Near Harar Gate. Changes cash and has an ATM.
Hospital in Harar

Harar General Hospital

Harar’s top medical facility. Has a pharmacy.
Bank in Bishoftu (Debre Zeyit)

Commercial Bank

Changes currency and has an ATM.
Bank in Dire Dawa

Dashen Bank

Changes currency and has an ATM.