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5 days Expedition to Danakil depression

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5 days Expedition to Danakil depression

The major highlight of this tour is Ert Ale volcano which presents a lively fire and also display a beautiful surfer springs

DAY 1

Arrival and fly to Mekelle

Arrive in Addis Ababa in early morning and fly to Mekelle. Then drive from Mekele via Agula and Berhaile to Hamad Ela. At Berhaile you produce the permission; organize the scouts and finalize preparation for the desert tour e.t.c.

Hamad Ela, 3nights
DAY 2

Visit Dallol depression

In the morning drive to Dallol depression, one of the lowest points on the earth which dips to -116 meters. Visit amazing rock formations and bubbling sulfur springs. Also, you visit the salt mines at Lake Asale, where salt bars are cut and prepared for camel transportation, return to Hamad Ela.

DAY 3

Visit Ert Ale Volcano

Drive to the typical Afar village of Dodom, from which we trek to the volcano. Prepare for trekking and in the evening trek to the rim of the volcano. During the night, you visit the drama of the active volcano of mount Ert Ale, in whose crater lays the only permanent lava lake in the world, and another volcano of bubbling lava. Read more

DAY 4

Return to Mekelle

In the morning, trek back and meet the vehicle to drive to Ahmedela, a far flung settlement in a nomadic tribal area. Proceed via Berhaile, Desa escarpment with juniper and wild olive trees to Mekele.

Mekelle, 1night
DAY 5

Fly to Addis and city tour

Fly back to Addis Ababa in the morning. Then head out for Sightseeing tour of Addis Ababa which includes the national Museum, the Ethnological Museum in the former palace of King Hailesillassie and the superb Holy Trinity Cathedral. Finally drop off at the airport for your international flight back home. End of service. Read more

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Hamad Ela
Hotel Camping
Day 3
Location Kuserawa
Hotel Camping
Day 4
Location Mekelle
Hotel Hilltop
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Hamad Ela
Hotel Camping
Day 3
Location Kuserawa
Hotel Camping
Day 4
Location Mekelle
Hotel Desta Hotel
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Hamad Ela
Hotel Camping
Day 3
Location Kuserawa
Hotel Camping
Day 3
Location Mekelle
Hotel Planet Hotel

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular 76fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers

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