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HORN OF AFRICA TOURS PROGRAM

10 Nights / 11 Days

DJIBOUTI – SOMALIA + SOMALILAND

 

DAY 1: SATURDAY = ARRIVAL – HOTEL TRANSFER AND DJIBOUTI CITY TOUR

Arrival time is 1015 AM with ETH, after customs custody and visa, meet Bambu staff and you will be transferred to hotel. Lunch break and Djibouti sight seeing afterwards.

During the City tour, you visit the town, the market as well as the historical downtown.

The tour finishes at 6 pm and drive to Chinese Restaurant for dinner, afterwards back to hotel for overnight. Overnight: Djibouti 2*/3* hotel (3 nights) (B)

DAY 2:  SUNDAY = FULL DAY WHALE SHARK WATCHING

Morning after breakfast, transfer to the harbour to take a speed boat to drive to Plage Arta or “Arta Beach in English”! It takes about45 minutes to reach the site. You swim and snorkel with whale sharks. The lunch is sandwich lunch box and after lunch; you swim and snorkel again. You drive back to Djibouti and you reach your chosen hotel in the afternoon. The dinner is menu à la carte and after dinner is your own time.

Overnight: Djibouti 2*/3* hotel (3 nights) (B)

DAY 3:MONDAY = VISIT SOUTH CIRCUIT & SUNSET IN LAC ABBEH

Morning after breakfast, you drive to the South. The Southern part of the Republic of Djibouti, (which Arta Village, Grand & Petit Bara and Ali Sabieh are part of it), is the most Desert area of the country. Also mountainous as well as the Northern part of Djibouti but the colours of the mountains are different – reddish in the South and greens in the North.

After visiting the village of Arta and the desert of Grand & Petit Bara, you drive to Ali Sabieh for lunch and visiting the town too. After lunch, you drive to Lac Abbeh and you reach the area before the sunset.

You visit the chimneys and you explore the area of THE PLANET OF THE APES until the sunset and it is end of the tour of the day. You drive to tourist camp for dinner and overnight. Sometimes after dinner nomad folkloric dance is organized for tourists, not always!!!

After dinner is your own time.  Overnight: Lac Abbeh tourist camp (1 night) (B)

 

DAY4: TUESDAY = LAC ABBEH SUNRISE – DRIVE TO LAC ASSAL AND FORET DU DAY

The wake up call for the sunrise is early in the morning; you drive to the small chimney’s area for sunrise and for visiting hot springs and Pink flamingos at the lake.

After visiting and exploring Lac Abbeh, back to tourist camp for breakfast, then you drive back to Dikhil for lunch, en route you stop in Kouta Bouya to visit the village. Dikhil sight seeing!

After lunch at La Palmaraie, you drive to Lac Assal to visit the lowest point in Africa and the third in the world. En route, you stop again for visiting scenic views of Canyon Adaleh and La Faille du Goubet; part of the Danakil depression.

After visiting and exploring Lac Assal, drive to La Foret du Day or Day Forest in English, which is part of the North Circuit, for dinner and overnight. Late in the afternoon, you reach the tourist camp. After dinner is your own time. Overnight: Day tourist Camp (1 night) (B)

DAY 5: WEDNESDAY = FULL DAY VISIT FORET DU DAY AND TADJOURAH

Morning after breakfast, you explore the millennium forest of Day and Goda Mountain; you visit the nomad Afar people in the village. After the visit of the forest and the nomads, back to tourist camp for lunch and afterwards you drive to Tadjourah for Sightseeing. You visit the white town as well as the harbour. Overnight: Tadjourah tourist hotel (1 night) (B)

DAY 6: THURSDAY = FULL DAY TADJOURAH & SABLE BLANC

Morning after breakfast, visit the market of Tadjourah and drive to Sable Blanc for swimming and snorkelling. You explore Sable Blanc and drive back to Djibouti in the afternoon after lunch break, dinner and overnight Djibouti city.

Overnight: Djibouti 2*/3* hotel (3 nights) (B)

DAY 7: FRIDAY= DEPARTURE FLY TO MOGADISHO AND CITY TOUR 

You will be transferred to the airport at 4AM for your flight to Mogadisho at 7AM by TK686.

You arrive in Mogadishu at 0855AM, and then city tour, such as Bakaara Market, Arba-Rucun Mosque,the atmospheric fish market, the harbour, the beaches and the crumbling Italian colonial waterfront. We can also give you a guided tour of the major sites of the Battle of Mogadishu. Overnight: Mogadisho Jazeera Palace hotel (1 night) (B)

DAY 8: SATURDAY = DEPARTURE – FLY TO HARGESA AND VISIT LAAS GEEL 

In the morning, transfer to the airport, and then leave by Jubba Airways (0930/1100). After arrive in Hargeisa, you’ll be transferred to hotel. Visit the War Memorial with its unusual monument of a crashed MiG fighter plane, lunch break and visit the market as well as the gold and khat markets. Overnight: Hargesa Damal hotel (2 nights) (B)

DAY 9: SUNDAY = VISIT LAAS GEEL AND BERBERA

Morning after breakfast, drive to Laas Geel to visit the cave painting of Las Geel, where rock art dating back 5,000 years has been found. Lunch break en route and drive to Berbera for Sightseeing in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight in Berbera.

Overnight: Berbera Maansoor hotel (1 night) (B)

DAY 10: MONDAY = VISIT BERBERA AND DRIVE BACK TO HARGESA

Morning after breakfast,  Berbera Sightseeing, visit the market as well as the town. Drive back to Hargesa and lunch break en route. Dinner and overnight in Hargesa.

Overnight: Hargesa Damal hotel (2 nights) (B)

DAY 11: TUESDAY= DEPARTURE – FLY TO ADDIS ABEBA 

Morning after breakfast, you’ll be transferred to the airport, leave by ET373 (1130/1310).

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