Explore Djibouti's unique appeal. Little known yet rich in nature highlights, Djibouti offers rare experiences and beautiful beaches. Arrive to Djibouti city, a boisterous blend of colonial French and modern Arabic, crowded with Arab and African cultures. Take a 4X4 jeep tour with your driver and private guide to visit the pink flamingos, at the Lac Abbe where they can be seen taking wing by the thousands each dawn, an unforgettable sight. Take a boat ride to enjoy some of the best diving, underwater photography and snorkelling on the Red Sea coast, off the Gulf of Tadjoura. Relax in the island hopping tour of the archipelago, and experience whale sharks swimming.
Airport transfer with private vehicle, driver and English speaking guide.
Away from the busy districts, yet only few minutes from the airport, Djibouti Palace Kempinski is ideally located at a prime beachfront between the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean, in a secluded and peaceful setting of palms and bougainvillea. The vanilla coloured Hotel's silhouette etched against the turquoise blue of the African sky and the deep Ocean. The fantastic Infinity pool together with a Junior pool maximize the refreshing sea breezes. Djibouti Palace Kempinski features a plethora of entertainment amenities, including a fully equipped fitness center, Mountain Bikes, Outdoor swimming pool, Mini Club, Restaurants and Bars.
Enjoy the romantic paradise of the archipelago located approximately 11 kilometers from Djibouti city, a collection of magical islands, where the entire coastline is fringed by corals. Take a full day tour to enjoy the islands.
Take a full day tour with your private 4X4 jeep, driver and English speaking guide to enjoy Majestic, grey-hued sunsets over the sulphur stacks and hundreds of pink flamingos on Lac Abbe. The lake is a gathering place for flamingos and pelicans and the location of strange natural steaming chimneys.
Djibouti's waters are among the world's most beautiful sites, boasting about 20 amazing spots: over 140 species of corals, dolphins, almost every shark species and the star of the sea, the huge whale shark surpassing 15 meters. Take a full day tour to enjoy swimming, snorkelling, and admiring the beauty of the Whale sharks.
Enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.
Depart from Djibouti Int'l airport.
VISA/PASSPORTA passport, visa, and evidence of yellow fever vaccination are required for both US and Canadian citizens. Visa processing generally takes 7 working days along with a visa processing fee of approximately US$50.
Please note obtaining a visa is your responsibility. These requirements change often.Travelers may obtain the latest information on entry requirements from the Embassy of the Republic of Djibouti. HEALTHVacation insurance is recommended. We recommend that you see a health-care provider who specializes in Travel Medicine. The doctor or health-care provider will determine what vaccinations and medication you will need, depending on factors such as your health and immunization history, areas of the country you will be visiting, and planned activities. For more information on travel requirements, visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website: http://wwwn.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/djibouti.aspx COUNTRY INFOCapital: Djibouti. Government: Republic. Gained independence from France in 1977. Language: The official languages are Arabic and French. Afar and Somali are spoken locally. English is spoken by hoteliers, taxi drivers and traders. Religion: Predominantly Muslim (94%) with Roman Catholic, Protestant and Greek Orthodox minorities. Time: GMT + 3. Electricity: 220 volts AC, 50Hz. Telephone: Country code +253. Mobile Telephone: Roaming agreements exist with most international mobile phone companies. Coverage is good in and around the capital and parts of the coast, and poor to non-existent elsewhere. Internet: Services are accessible in the main post office and some hotels. There is at least one Internet cafe in Djibouti.
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