Rondreis regio - Ultimate Djibouti Adventure

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Covid-19 safety measures during this trip

This trip is recommended by Yared Tour as a covid-19 safe travel experience in Ethiopia. This means that different aspects of the trip have been carefully considered in terms of physical distancing and hygiene standards. Djibouti is a vast country and the rural areas in particular are sparsely populated.



During this trip you can expect:

  • Face masks provided for travellers

  • Careful selection of accommodation providers with high hygiene standards

  • Driver/guide trained in health and safety, first aid and covid-19 protocols

  • Vehicles regularly sanitized

  • Social distancing encouraged throughout the trip

  • Hand sanitiser provided for travellers and driver/guides

  • Temperature checks for travellers upon start of tour



Day 1: Flight to Djibouti and relax

Early morning you will fly from Addis Ababa to Djibouti. Upon arrival you will meet your tour guide & driver for the coming days. Djibouti requires a 2-3 hours quarantine, as fast testing will be done upon arrival. Once test results come in, you can relax in het hotel, or take a quick walk around the area, depending on the hotel you are staying. Enjoy the sun and the balmy sea breeze. Once the sun sets, Djibouti city starts to revive. You can either have dinner in the hotel or follow the local guide into the city and dicover fresh sea food!


Day 2: Discover the Grand & Petit Bara desert

After breakfast, around 8 am, you will start driving towards the South. The Southern part of the Republic of Djibouti is the most desert as well as mountainious part of the country. The reddish colors of the environment will give you the idea of being on a different planet!



After visiting the desert of Grand & Petit Bara, you will drive to Ali Sabieh, where you will have lunch and visit the town. Afterwards you will drive to Lac Abbeh. Once you arrive at Lac Abbeh, you will visit the so called ‘chimneys’ and the rest of the area until sunset. Enjoy a nice barbecue for dinner.




Day 3: Visit Lac Assal and Lac Abbeh

You will wake up with the rising sun, what an amazing way to start the day! Early morning you drive off to one of the small hotsprings around Lac Abbeh, where you can spot pink flamingos gathering around the lake.



After the morning spent in Lac Abbeh, you’ll drive back in the direction of Djibouti city. You’ll stop in the small city of Dikhil, where you’ll have lunch in La Palmeraie. After that you continue your journey to Lac Assal, the lowest point in Africa. En route, you enjoy breath-taking views on huge canions, part of the Danakil Depression. Lac Assal is also known as ‘the sea of honey’ and is located 153m below sea level. After visiting Lac Assal, you’ll drive to Tadjourah for dinner and overnight



Day 4: Visit around Lake Abbeh and flight back home

Enjoy a good breakfast in the morning and visit the town of Tadjourah. Afte that you will drive to Sable Blanc, where you can enjoy swimming and snorkeling around the beach. After lunch we drive back to Djibouti city for your airport transfer.