4 Days – Djibouti Highlight Tour
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeBeach Holiday, Camping, Discovery, Guided Tours, Short Breaks
Activity Level Fairly Easy
Group Size Small Group
Djibouti is a remarkable small yet beautiful country in The Horn of Africa. Sharing its borders with Somaliland, Ethiopia and Eritrea. It is known for its unique landscapes and underwater world. Located at the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden with 300 kilometers of coastline it has great diving locations. Islands like Maskali and Moucha have beautiful white beaches and tourism facilities. In the main land you can get to know the traditional Afar Culture. Lake Assal is the lowest point of Africa and is worth a visit. For a more dramatical surrounding Lake Abbe is the place to visit. Vulcanic stones, hot springs and flamingos can be found here.
- Transportation with driver
- Accommodation (3 nights)
- Meals as listed in the program
- Site entrance fees in Djibouti
- English speaking Guide
- Visa costs
- Arrival/Departure tax
- Other personal expenses
- Meals not listed in the program
Djibouti City – Dikhil – Lake Abbé
In the morning we’ll drive to Lake Abbé. The drive passes The Grand Bara and Petit Barra deserts. In Dikhil there will be a stop for lunch before arriving at Lake Abbe. You will have an overnight stay at the Tourist Camp to see the amazing scenery during sunset. The Touristic Camp is a settlement of traditional Afar huts which are very basic.(Lunch & Dinner).
Lake Abbé Touristic Camp
Lake Abbé – Vulcano – Lake Assal – Goubet
There will be an early wake up to see the sunrise. Lake Abbé has a beautiful scenery full with chimneys. During a walking tour to the Lake you will also see nomadic people, Flamingos and Hot Springs. The geology of this area is very interesting. We drive to Lake Assal, the lowest point in Africa. On our way we also visit the Panoramic view of Canyon Adaleh and the Panoramic view of Goubet.
In Lake Assal the big salt field makes you feel like walking in nowhere land. The water has bright colors that change from time to time because of the sun reflection. The trip continues to Goubet Touristic Camp for an overnight stay. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
Goubet – Foret de Day – Tadjourah
We visit The Day Forest, a green gardens stretch on the foothills of the mountainous region of Mount Goda (between 1200 and 1700 meters). After this we visit Tadjourah, where we will spend the night. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
Tadjourah – Sables Blancs – Djibouti City
The oldest town in Djibouti is known for its whitewashed buildings. After exploring Tadjourah we head to Plage de Sables Blancs. Here you can refresh while enjoying beautiful white sand beaches and drinks. We continue to Djibouti City where the tour ends. (Breakfast, Lunch .
Visas on arrival are issued at the discretion of the Djibouti immigration authority. Passengers with a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the arrival date can obtain a visa on arrival. They must hold a return/onward ticket. Visas are issued for stays of up to 1 month, 3 months or 6 months.