Thinking of taking a Self drive adventure to Djibouti which is located in the Mid East of Africa. Djibouti is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Eritrea in the north, Ethiopia in the west and south, and Somalia in the southeast . Tourists who travel to this beautiful destination will find more to adventure into which Djibouti has to offer. To step foot ,ethereal lakes, diverse landscapes, Goda Mountains that dominate the country in the north western part, and stunning coast offers an array of underwater and above land marvels. Most Self drive Adventures you shouldn’t miss, it’s Lac Assal. This stunning lake is known as the third lowest point on Earth, and is situated right in the heart of the country.
Djibouti is well connected to the rest of the world, including key destinations like Dubai, Egypt, neighboring Ethiopia, Madagascar, the UAE, and Saudi Arabia. its the Best Connection Area to other Named Countries.
Djibouti is strategically located near the world’s busiest shipping lanes, controlling access to the Red Sea and Indian Ocean. It serves as a key refueling and transshipment center, and is the principal maritime port for imports to and exports from neighboring Ethiopia.
Cheap hotels are hard to come by, so bring a thick wad of cash when visiting this secret paradise located in the Heart of africa but Driving and Car Hire Services are on the door to Door as most Car Rental Agencies offer Self drive to independent Travelers and road trippers howvere they reject the cars to cross boarders and accommodation out side the capital city is limited and of low standards.
Back Packers in Djibouti will always find it hard to find the Camping Sites and will definitely opt for the cheap Hotels.
For the Self drive Travelers Avoid Driving outside of the city during Night Time due to the high risk of robbery compared to day light. Roads are poorly lit or unlit at all.
Police set up wire coils as roadblocks on some of the major roads, which are not clearly visible at night. The narcotic leaf khat is widely used, particularly in the afternoons, which can lead to unpredictable driving habits.
Note its not Safe to take a Self Djibouti but hire a Car and a driver from a reptuble travel agency that will consider your safety and take Care of You.