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Sand Surfing and Buering

There are 3 exotic perfectly flat desert plains near Djibouti City. For example, the saline plain is located 95 kilometers South-West of the main city of the country. It is called Ali Sabieh. There are 2 more plains on the road from the capital to this area. This is Petit Bara and Grand Bara. You can go sand surfing on any of them. You will be standing on a special three-wheeled board with a sail mounted on it. Another similar entertainment is also available here. This is buering. You will be in the cabin or on the platform, which is equipped with wheels and a sail. You will catch the wind to set your transport in motion.
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Breathtaking Jeep Tour of the Sand Dunes

You can take an extreme jeep ride on the sand dunes in Djibouti City. If you go on such a safari, you will admire the beauty of volcanic and sandy landscapes. You will also take part in off-road races on stiff lava. However, you will experience the most thrills when the driver driving the car in which you are, will perform turns on the dunes. Driving on the dunes will take about 2 hours. But keep in mind that you will have to book this tour a few weeks before you arrive in the country. This must be done in order for the car to be left for you. There are not many of them here.

Introduction to the Underwater World

You can go from Djibouti City to the bays. There are many ships that have sunk at different times here. So, it will be interesting for you to get into the underwater world. You will feel like a researcher who is looking for lost treasures of pirates. You will see ships that have been shipwrecked and a beautiful landscape formed by algae and coral reefs, once in the waters of the Gulf of Aden, the Gulf of Tajoura or Bab El-Mandeb Strait. You will also admire exotic fish, dolphins, crabs, lobsters, barracudas, and several species of sharks. However, you should be careful. The current is strong here. Copyright
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Journey to the Ardoukoba Volcano

If you dive from Djibouti City by off-road car, you will go to the volcano Ardoukoba. It is located near Lake Assal. The earthquake happened here in 1978. The eruption of the volcano was due to this. The crater appeared as a result of this. It is 30 meters wide. You will see lava fields with large rocks and bizarre figures here today. They are formed by lava flows. You will also see gazelles. They roam the steep paths of the Ardoukoba slopes. If you climb to the top of the volcano, you will enjoy a magnificent panorama of the surrounding area, including the neighboring hills. You can also admire the lakes Assal and Lac Goubet.

Excursion to Aquarium Tropical

Aquarium Tropical is one of Djibouti City's most famous attractions. Marine ecosystems are artificially recreated here. It is divided into several halls. It is open to the public from 4:00 to 18:30 every day except the month of Ramadan. You can go here to see the underwater world without diving into the depths of the sea. The feeling that you are in the underwater world will not leave you here. Large aquariums will surround you from all sides, including the top. You will see dangerous and rare inhabitants of the Red Sea, beautiful tropical fish, shells, and underwater plants.
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Spend Good Time while Fishing

If you decide to go fishing in Djibouti City, you will need a license to do this. You will be able to go for a 2-hour boat ride as soon as you receive this document. First, you will move along the coast, and then sail 3 kilometers from the city. You will pay $25 for entertainment. The boatman will demonstrate an interesting way of fishing.
He'll give you a fishing line. One end of it is wound on a small board. The hook with the silicone squid is on the other its end. You will throw this end into the water. The boat will move slowly. Therefore, you will feel that the squid is swimming on its own. Then you unwind the fishing line for 10 meters and, making a loop, put it on your finger. After that, you will simulate jerks and wait for the catch. The boatman will help to remove the fish from the hook when it gets on the hook.
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