Travel to Dikhil – Gateway to Lac Abbé

Dikhil is a town in western Djibouti in the Dikhil Region, lying east of Lac Abbé. Located on the paved highway that runs east from Djibouti City, this town is home to a population of around 30,000 people. The town is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Djibouti and it boasts immense natural beauty.

The secluded region of Dikhil Town provides every option for the nature and beach lovers to enjoy themselves. It is also a good place from which to take an excursion to Lac Abbé; a salt lake which lies on the border of Ethiopia and Djibouti. It is known for its limestone chimney which is 50 meters high and its shores are inhabited by the nomadic Afar people. It is also a good spot for bird watchers and you can even see flamingos here.

  • Explore the town with its outstanding beauty.
  • Relax on gorgeous beaches.
  • Visit the nearby spectacular Lac Abbé salt lake.


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