List Djibouti Visa Eligible Countries 2020-2021
Nationals of the following 59 countries are eligible:
According to Djibouti eVisa policy, visitors from all nationalities can and allow to apply a Djibouti eVisa before departure. And it highly recommended to do so, to avoid deny of entry upon on arrival.
Djibouti, on the Horn of Africa, is a mostly French- and Arabic-speaking country of dry shrublands, volcanic formations and Gulf of Aden beaches. It's home to one of the saltiest bodies of water in the world, the low-lying Lake Assal, in the Danakil Desert. The nomadic Afar people have settlements along Lake Abbe, a body of saltwater featuring chimneylike mineral formations.
- Population: 958,920 (2018) World Bank
- President: Ismail Omar Guelleh
- Continent: Africa
- Official languages: French, Arabic
- Points of interest: Lac 'Assal, Moucha Island
Djibouti Capital of Djibouti
Djibouti City is the capital of Djibouti, in the Horn of Africa. It’s known for its 19th-century architecture and the port at the entrance to the Red Sea. In the European Quarter, Place Menelik has whitewashed French colonial buildings and Moorish arcades lined with cafes and shops. In the African Quarter, the central market sells fruit, vegetables and spices. The early-20th-century Hamoudi Mosque is nearby.
A causeway leads to L'Escale Marina, linked by a waterfront promenade to the Moorish-style Palais du Peuple. West of the city, in the volcanic landsdjibouti of the Danakil Desert, Lake Assal is a highly saline crater lake surrounded by lava fields. In the nearby Goda Mountains, the Day Forest National Park protects ancient juniper woodland. Straddling the border with Djibouti, the area around Lake Abbe is known for its limestone chimney formations. Offshore, the Gulf of Tadjoura and Bab al-Mandab Strait have coral reef dive sites, including the Seven Brothers Islands, visited by migrating whale sharks.
When to visit Djibouti City
Djibouti City has a hot, dry climate. Temperatures can be very high May–Sep, particularly Jun–Aug, when winds blow hot air in from the desert. Temperatures are more moderate Oct–Apr. Whale sharks typically migrate through the region Nov–Feb. Independence Day (Jun 27) celebrates the country's liberation from France and features a military parade, marching bands and presidential address.
Lac 'Assal Lake in Djibouti
Over 500-ft below sea level, this vast crater lake features the world's largest salt reserve.
When to visit Lake Assal
Lake Assal in winter (Oct–Apr) is hot but cooled by occasional light rain. In the hot season (May–Sep), temperatures soar further and the low-lying lake can be among the hottest places on earth. The sense of heat is increased by hot winds like the Sabo from southwest and the dusty Khamsin from northwest.
Lake Abhe Salt lake in Djibouti?
Salt lake known for its geothermal steaming limestone chimneys & numerous flamingos.
Tadjoura is a city in Djibouti, a country in the Horn of Africa. It’s known for its whitewashed houses and many mosques. Nearby is quiet Les Sables Blancs Beach. West of the city, Day Forest National Park is home to juniper forests and birdlife, including the rare Djibouti francolin. Ferries cross the Gulf of Tadjoura to the capital, Djibouti City, where there are landmarks like the colonial Presidential Palace.
When to visit Tadjoura
Tadjoura has a desert climate with minimal rainfall year-round. May–Sep can be extremely hot. Temperatures are slightly lower but still warm Oct–Apr. Day Forest National Park has cooler weather due to its elevation.