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Flights to Djibouti
Officially known as the Republic of Djibouti, it is a country located in the Horn of Africa sharing a land border with Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia. Djibouti also shares a maritime border with the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden.
While not the most popular of tourist destinations, Djibouti is an interesting country and a good place to visit if you’re looking for a unique experience. Once a French colonial outpost, Djibouti has maintained many of the cultural characteristics of the French. Djibouti is a country rich for eco-tourism. It offers many geological oddities from sunken planes to limestone chimneys and salt lakes to extinct volcanoes. All these a definite must-see for nature lovers looking for a new experience. Adventure travellers will also find many things to do while in Djibouti from hiking across its majestic canyons to kitesurfing to snorkelling with the whale sharks in the Gulf of Tadjoura.
When planning your travel to Djibouti, make sure to head over to the like-named capital of the country for some shopping in Casino Supermarché or swimming in the sandy beaches of Siesta Beach and Heron Beach. The town on Tadjoura also has some lovely beaches as well as some historical landmarks thanks to being the oldest town in the country. Next, head on over to the town of Arta where it is popular for its majestic Mountains of Arta and well-known for its mild climate.
Most days in Djibouti are unrelentingly hot and humid especially during the summer months where temperatures can reach over 40 degrees Celsius. So before booking that flight to Djibouti, it is good to know when the best time to visit Djibouti is. The months between November and around mid-April is considered the best time when temperatures are cooler at around 25 degrees Celsius. It is also said that it is best to avoid the month of July when the khamsin wind blows through the plains. It is a dry, hot and sandy wind which can be uncomfortable to those not used to it.
Most travellers would need a visa to travel to Djibouti although those holding a European and North American passport can get a visa on arrival for 10,000 to 15,000 DJF, which is around 55 to 85 USD. It is best to refer to your embassy for the most up to date information on visas and visa fees.
Visitors flying to Djibouti would most likely go through its main international airport, the Djibouti -Ambouli International Airport (JIB) located in the capital city of Djibouti, in the town of Ambouli. Several airlines operate flights out of the Djibouti airport including Air France, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines.
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