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Cultural Tour of Djibouti, 7 Days

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Cultural Tour of Djibouti, 7 Days

Day 1: Djibouti

Arrive Djibouti; meet assist and transfer to Hotel

Meal(s) Included: None
Overnight at Sheraton Djibouti

Day 2: Djibouti

After breakfast, depart for a 3 hour city tour and visit;
• The 27th june square ( former Menelik square)
• Mosque Hamoudi
• Mahamoud Harbi square( called also Rimbaud square)
• Central market
• Rue des Mouche(African market)
• Visit the Central Market

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast
Overnight at Sheraton Djibouti

Day 3: Lac Abbe

After breakfast, drive to Lac Abbe, a salt lake fringed with incredible scenery, where limestone chimneys belch sulphur. This landscape is so other-worldly that the classic science fiction film ‘Planet of the Apes’ was filmed here.En route you will visit Grand Barra, the remains of an ancient lake which offers good opportunities for spotting wildlife.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Overnight at Tented Camp

Day 4: Foret du Day National Park

After breakfast, spend the morning exploring Lac Abbe. In the afternoon, drive to Foret du Day national park, a remarkable forest in an otherwise desert country – with monkeys, warthogs, leopards and various other animals.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Overnight at Tented Camp

Day 5: Foret du Day – Tadjourah

After breakfast, go on guided nature walks in the forest before departing to Tadjourah. Tadjourah, a picturesque town on the coast has a distinctive Arabic feel, from the architecture to the people. There is time to explore the town this afternoon.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Overnight at Hotel Le Golf

Day 6: Bankoualeh – Lac Assal

After breakfast, visit the stunning oasis of Bankoualeh with its various waterfalls and gardens. Afterwards visit the Afar village of Ardo, before continuing to Lac Assal – a crater lake and the lowest point in Africa (-150 m) as well as the most saline body of water in the world (up to 40%). It is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular natural phenomena on the continent.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Overnight at Tented Camp

Day 7:Lac Assal – Djibouti Town – Depart

Explore the volcanic region around Lac Assal including Ardoukoba volcano and the hot springs. In the afternoon drive back to Djibouti Town where there will be time to explore. Afterwards transfer to the airport for onward flight.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

 

2019 Tour Dates

  • November 17 -23
  • December 1 – 7

 

TOUR INCLUDES
• Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
• Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers
• Hotel accommodation in the indicated properties
• Transportation in private vehicle
• Experienced tour guide
• Admission to listed sites
• Meals indicated

TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE
• Cost of visa
• Meals not listed
• Travel Insurance
• Gratuity to driver and guide