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3 days tour Danakil Depression (Dallol & Erta Ale)

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Day 1: Mekelle - Erta Ale

Stop At: Danakil Depression, 0125 Ethiopia
In the morning, we drive from Mekelle to Askoma a place where we will leave our cars (a starting point for trekking). On the way we will stop in Kesrawad to pick policemen and local guide. After the sun goes down, we have our dinner and start trekking (3 hours/camel for ride can be hired). We spend enough time visiting the lava lake, Erta Ale volcano.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: NB. For vegetarians, vegetarian foods are available in all the 3 days of the tour!
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight outside/local huts made up of lava rocks

Day 2: Erta Ale - Lake Asale - HamadEla

Stop At: Danakil Depression, 0125 Ethiopia
Early in the morning, you will have a 2nd chance of the lava lake if interested then we descend to Askoma. We have breakfast and relax for some time then drive to HamadEla a base camp near to Dallol on the way we stop in Berhale a town where our guide will finish a paper work. We take security and a local guide from HamadEla and proceed drive to the salt lake, Lake Asale. We spend the evening admiring the spectacular view of the sunset reflection on the lake.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight outside under the stars in HamadEla

Day 3: HamadEla - Dallol - Mekelle

Stop At: Danakil Depression, 0125 Ethiopia
In the morning after breakfast, we drive to Dallol to explore sites like the colorful place Dallol volcano, salt mountains, Sulfur lake locally known as a red lake and camel caravans & local salt mining (if available) then drive back to Mekelle where we will arrive at around 4:30pm. Lunch will be served on the way somewhere in a shadow or in Berhale.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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