Visa and Immigration Procedures to Djibouti
All passengers visiting Djibouti are required to obtain a visa. A visa for Djibouti can be issued prior to the visit, or upon arrival depending on your nationality. Only nationals of India, Syria and Yemen are required to obtain their visa for Djibouti prior to their visit. All visitors need to be holders of a valid passport and a return ticket. An onward ticket instead of a return ticket is an option as well. The visa for Djibouti is valid for 90 days and it can be renewed by leaving Djibouti for 72 hours and entering the country again.
Things/Items Allowed into Djibouti
Passengers are permitted to bring in 800 individual cigarettes and 1 liter of alcoholic beverages.
Things/Items Forbidden out of Djibouti
Things/Items Forbidden into Djibouti
Voice of Travelers to Djibouti
Great time in Djibouti with an onward ticket
I traveled on an onward ticket from Dubai through Djibouti to Ethiopia. I purchased the ticket with Emirates Airlines. This ticket was expensive, but I really wanted to see Djibouti on my way, so I bought this ticket instead a regular direct ticket to Ethiopia. Emirates Airlines are known for their great service, and good vegetarian food was included in the price of the airfare ticket onboard. I loved Djibouti. I spent most of my three days in Djibouti City and its surroundings. With a direct ticket to Ethiopia, this would not have been possible. I fell in love with Djibouti and its culture. I am more than happy that I didn't buy a direct ticket to Ethiopia because with such a ticket I would have missed discovering the little-known country of Djibouti.
Cheap ticket to Djibouti City
I found a very good return ticket deal to Djibouti City with a hotel and transportation included. Not knowing much about Djibouti, I wanted to give it a try and I purchased the ticket online. My journey started in Cairo on a direct flight to Djibouti. The ticket was issued for Djibouti City, where I spent my first two days. Then, I bought a bus ticket to the Lake Assal area, and I also visited Day Forest National Park which is located in Goda Mountains of Djibouti. These trips were absolutely amazing, and I cannot recommend Djibouti highly enough.
Djibouti Travel FAQs
Q. Do people in Djibouti speak English?
A. In Djibouti, several different languages are spoken. The official language of Djibouti is French, however, young people in Djibouti City are likely to speak English as well. English is the language of tourism in Djibouti, so at the tourist sites, people will understand English.
Q. What are the highlights of Djibouti City?
A. Djibouti city has very interesting architecture and a lively culture. The most interesting sites in Djibouti City include the Hamoudi Mosque and the Saudi Mosque as well as a number of traditional markets, such as Ryad Market. The presidential palace can be found near the Gulf of Tadjoura. Djibouti city also has a number of public parks, such as Lagarde Park.
Q. How safe is traveling around Djibouti?
A. Djibouti is, generally speaking, a safe country. Petty crime can happen near the tourist areas. Djibouti City has more crimes than some of the smaller cities and tourist sites. Rather than security, health issues are among the more common problems that tourists sometimes encounter. Make sure you drink only bottled water when you are in Djibouti, and be attentive if you are driving yourself around the country.
Djibouti - Direct Flights to Major Airports
Airports handling direct flights toDjibouti-Ambouli International Airport・Doha International Airport
・King Abdulaziz International Airport
・Dubai International Airport
Flight Routes to Djibouti
There are direct flights to Djibouti City from Dubai, Addis Ababa, Doha and other major cities in the region. Djibouti's national airline, Air Djibouti, operates flights from Djibouti to other African countries such as Ethiopia and Somalia. It is necessary to travel on a return ticket when flying to Djibouti. The Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport is the main airport and port of entry for foreign visitors.