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Danakil Depressions

Erta'ale Volcano and Danakil Depression Tour (Surface) - 9 Days and 8 Nights

Highlights of the Tour: Gorgeous gorges, Crater lakes, Active Volcanoes, Low level scenery, salt lakes, Erupted Lavas, Villages… 


DAY 1 : Arrival Addis Ababa and Drive to Awash

After breakfast head to Awash. En route visit the Crater lakes of Debre-Zeit. Late in the evening have safari in the Awash national Park. Admire the bird life, the Awash River falls and also the Awash gorge in the park. O/n Genet Hotel 


DAY 2 : Drive to Awash to Semera

Have a morning visit to the Palm spring and also the warthogs with in the palm spring and then drive to Semera, the capital city for the Afar people. O/n camping


DAY 3 : Drive from Semera to Afdera Lake

Drive from Semera to Afdera. En route admire the volcanic rock and scenery of the desert. Up on arrival visit the salt extraction process on Lake Afdera. O/n Camping


DAY 4 : Drive from Afdera to Dodom(or Kusreyat)

Drive from Afdera to Dodom or Kusreyat. In the evening trek up to the mountains to visit the active volcano of Erta’ale which is one of the few volcano in the world with dramatic scene. O/n Camping


DAY 5 : Trek back to Dodom and drive to Dallol

Trek back to Dodom and drive to Dallol, the lowest point on earth. O/n Camping


DAY 6 : Visit lake Assale

Visit to the lake Assale, another salt lake and situated between the border of Ethiopia and Djibouti. O/n Camping


DAY 7 : Drive from Dalol to Mekelle

Drive from Dallol to Mekelle. En route visit the camel caravan and the spectacular scenery of the road. O/n Axum Hotel


DAY 8 : Drive from Mekelle to Kombolcha

Drive back to Kombolcha. en route admire the mountain chains at Ambalage and also visit to Hayqstefanos monastery (open only for men) and the Palace of Ras Mikael Sihul in Desse. O/n Sunny side hotel (B & D)


DAY 9 : Drive from Kombolcha to Addis Ababa

Drive back to Addis Ababa. En route admire the mouth of Rift Valley system at Tarmaber and the lush- land of the Shoan Plateau. In the evening be taken to traditional restaurant where you can see live traditional dancing show and transfer to airport for departure.                      


Off-Road Ethiopia Tour wishes you a pleasant stay!

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