Djibouti Expedition: Footsteps of the Afar

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Run by: Intrepid

Reference number: YGSD

From: £2328.00

With its mix of hiking and snorkelling, this trip is not for the faint hearted. However, if you want to experience life like a nomad as we traverse the Djibouti landscape, float in one of the world’s saltiest lakes and go in search of whale sharks then this expedition is right up your alley. The scenery is diverse and spectacular, passing everything from volcanoes, hot springs and salt flats to beaches and forests. Hikes to Lake Assal, Ardoukoba Volcano and Foret du Day National Park are rewarded with free time on the beach at Plage des Sables Blancs and sleeping “Belles Étoiles” (under the stars) at Allouli. Highlights/r/n
  • The chance to get up close and personal with whale sharks in the Bay of Ghoubbet on a snorkelling adventure
  • Sleep overnight in a traditional Afar hut at Campement Touristique d’Asboley, perched on a hill with spectacular views
  • Watch sunrise from the shores of Lake Abbe, which featured in the original ‘Planet Of The Apes’ movie thanks to its famous chimneys, salt flats and hot springs.
  • Hike through the Day Forest National Park


Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
30/12/2018 09/01/2019 4 £2785.00
20/01/2019 30/01/2019 8 £2328.00
03/02/2019 13/02/2019 9 £2450.00
24/11/2019 04/12/2019 12 £2450.00
08/12/2019 18/12/2019 12 £2450.00
29/12/2019 08/01/2020 11 £2450.00

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