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Chad Travel Tips and Information

Chad Travel Tips and Information

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Official NameRepublic of Chad
Population14.45 million
Country CodeTD
LanguageArabic, French
Country Code (international calls)235

The flight time to Chad is approximately ---- hours. Check the climate, currency, religion, manners, other information of Chad below. Wishing you pleasant travels to Chad.

Chad is bordered by Libya to the north, by Sudan on the east, and Cameroon and Nigeria to the southwest. It is the second largest country in Africa. N'Djamena is the capital city of Chad and is one of the largest cities in Africa.

Visa and Immigration Procedures to Chad

All passengers must obtain a visa from one of the Chadian diplomatic missions and present a passport, and a return ticket in order to receive a visa. Residents of countries like Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Gabon, and Niger can visit Chad without a visa for up to 90 days. In addition, for citizens of Benin and Equatorial Guinea can obtain a visa on arrival. A single-entry visa costs 155 USD for 1 month and multiple-entry visas cost 205 USD (3 months) or 255 USD (6 months). A letter of invitation is required.

Things/Items Allowed into Chad

Passengers of 18 years of age or older are allowed to bring without customs duty 400 individual cigarettes (or cigarillos), 125 cigars or 500 grams of tobacco (ladies can only bring in cigarettes), 3 bottles of wine and 1 bottle of spirits.

Things/Items Forbidden out of Chad

• Drugs • Artifacts of historical and cultural significance

Things/Items Forbidden into Chad

• Narcotics • Weapons • Plants

Voice of Travelers to Chad

Very Hot Weather Condition

I booked an air ticket from Egypt Air from Cairo International Airport. It was pretty cheap and a short flight. Summer in Chad can be as hot as above 40 degrees Celsius. Under that harsh weather condition, I visited the Zakouma National Park which was very beautiful with the stunning terrain of the Sahara and the animal diversity. It was spectacular. The highest mountains in Sahara, the Tibesti Mountains had numbers of hard rock paintings and carvings. One tip for traveling to Chad is to avoid booking an air ticket in summer.

Entertaining Country

The visit to Chad was more than remarkable. I’ve booked my air ticket with Air France, and the trip was entertaining. The climate in Chad is warm and wet. So for people from Northern Europe and wishing to escape from the cold weather, Chad is the best place to visit. For history maniac like me, Sarh is a wonderful location to visit. Located on the Chari River, it was once occupied by French colonial Fort Archambault. There, I got to learn and see historical stories and landmarks. Additionally, Chad holds a lot of music concerts and festivals where music lovers would love. Many things in Chad should keep all visitors entertained.

The Beautiful Sahara Desert in Chad

I went to Faya-Largeau, which is one of the largest cities in northern Chad. I’ve booked my air ticket to Chad through Air France from Charles de Gaulle Airport. It was less than 5 hours of flight. My local guide has arranged the rental of a 4 by 4 Jeep to go to Faya-Largeau. The heat was tough, and the temperature was almost 40 degrees Celsius. The Sahara desert was burning hot but actually amazing. I am sure that we will visit here again soon! I love Chad!!! If you are looking for some adventures, book an air ticket as soon as possible for cheaper one and come to Chad!

Chad Travel FAQs

Q. What is prohibited in Chad?

A. Since Chad is an ethnically diverse nation, said to have 180 ethnic groups, there is are no prohibited activities that matter significantly to visitors. If there is something you are specifically concerned about, please check the rules and regulations for prohibited activities with your local embassy before booking your air ticket to Chad.

Q. What is the best season for booking an air ticket to Chad?

A. The best season to visit Chad is just before the dry season from late October to March. In addition, in September there is a festival called the annual Gerewol festival which is a male beauty contest, so don’t forget to attend this festival!

Q. What are the popular places in Chad to visit?

A. Zakouma National Park is one the of the locations where visitors can get close to true wildlife. Rare animals can be seen here. The Ennedi desert is popular also for its unusual and beautiful rock formations.

Chad - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights toN'Djamena International Airport・Charles de Gaulle Airport ・Cairo International Airport ・Mohammed V International Airport ・Istanbul Ataturk Airport ・Addis Ababa Bole International Airport  etc.

Flight Routes to Chad

The largest airport in Chad is the N'Djamena International Airport. Direct flights from Paris are offered daily by Air France. Egypt Air offers direct flights to and from Cairo.