Djibouti City, Lake Abbé, Lake Assal & Tadjourah
This itinerary combines the Lakes with a visit to the oldest town in Djibouti. Uncover the historic whitewashed buildings of the old capital.
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.
Distance: 193 km, Duration: 4 hrs 20 minutes
Lake Abbé Touristic Camp
Lunch and Dinner
There will be an early wake up to see the sunrise. Lake Abbé has a beautiful scenery full of 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 Tadjourah for an overnight stay.
Le Golfe Hotel or similar
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Today we explore Tadjourah. The oldest town in Djibouti is known for its whitewashed buildings. We continue to Djibouti City where the tour ends.
Breakfast and Lunch
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