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DJIBOUTI ::: Djibouti - Forêt du Day – Bankouale - 2-Day Trip

Day 1:

Departure from Djibouti city at 07.00AM towards Foret Du Day. Enjoy hiking and exploring the ecosystem of the forest - dry tropical Afromontane mixed woodland in the Goda Massif mountain ranges in the North of Djibouti where, historically, the dominant forest tree was African pencil cedar Juniperus procera.

In terms of ecosystem of global and national significance, the forest was the most important key site as home of variety of rare, extremely arid-adapted species of fauna such as Critically Endangered species i.e. Djibouti Francolin, Leopard, small breeding population of the Endangered Egyptian Vulture, isolated small populations of green monkey and klipspringer and Endangered flora.

Picnic lunch at Foret du Day. In the afternoon start trekking of Goda Mountain and join the touristic Camp at Bankouale for dinner and overnight.

Day 2:

Breakfast at the Camp Bankouale. Visit the oldest garden in the region with the cascading village over the valley. Enjoy the freshness of greenery - a scene you would never expect to see in Djibouti.

Departure to Djibouti city OR pass by the Lake Assal for 1-hour stop. Lake Assal is located 150 m below sea level, within a framework of volcanoes and black lava and is surrounded by dazzling white salt and gypsum formations that contrast sharply with the landscape of volcanoes and black lava surrounding. The saltiness of the water allows one to float effortlessly in the lake. Enjoy the mesmerizing and crystal clear water of the lake, explore the hot springs and the Assal Rift.

Mini-lunch and back to Djibouti city. Arrive to Djibouti at 17.00

 

 

Departure from Djibouti at 07.00AM

Back to Djibouti at 17.00 second day

 

The package includes:

lunch, diner, breakfast, mini-lunch, transportation, water & soda (open for the entire trip), sleeping accommodation and guide for the entire trip
 

Cars:

Toyota Land Cruiser, d45, d49, d47 & d57. All the seats are equipped with seat belts + airbags in the front seats.

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