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Lalibela to danakile depression

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Day 1: Lalibela to mekelle

Stop At: Danakil Depression, Ethiopia
driving from lalibela to mekelle exploring the beautiful landscapes of lasta mountain overnight in your choose hotel in mekelle
Duration: 7 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: mekelle to Erta Ale Volcano

Stop At: Erta Ale, 6611 Ethiopia
Day 1:

We start our day by driving to Erta Ale (which means smoky mountain in Afar language). Erta Ale ranks one of the most alluring and physically challenging natural attractions anywhere in Ethiopia. It is a shield volcano with a base diameter of 30 km and 1km square caldera at its summit. Erta Ale contains the world’s only permanent lava lake. It is 613 meters, with a lava lake, one of only five in the world, at the summit. It is notable for being the longest existing lava lake, present since the early years of the twentieth century.

We start early 9:00 AM, drive to Dodom (at the base of Erta Ale). This is may be one of the roughest roads in the world. The 80 km distance may take about 6 hrs passing through changing the landscape of solidified lava, rock, sand and occasional palm-lined oasis. After passing several small hamlets scattered here and there in this deserted land, you will arrive at Dodom camping site, located about 17km from Erta Ale.

Dinner will be served around 17:00 o’clock. After a short break, trek up to Ertale at 20:00 hours. Camels will be transporting all the camping materials and some food (sleeping materials like light mattresses and mat and water) to the rim of the volcano, where we spend the night watching the dramatic action of the boiling lava. You will spend the night on top of the mountain, at the rim of the Volcano

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: overnight camping

Day 3: dallole- Ahamdela

Stop At: Danakil Depression, Ethiopia
Day 2:

Early Morning sunrise at the northern one corresponds to the main pit crater and walk 5 minutes for the southern and central pits could either corresponds to an ancient pit, or to a simple collapse structure. The main pit-crater, 200 m deep and 350 m across, is sub-circular and three-storied. The smaller southern pit is 65 m wide and about 100 m deep. Descend from Erta Ale around 9 am Dodom – Leave back to Dodom after an early breakfast, if possible at 07:00 o’clock.

You will reach the latest at 10:30 o’clock at the camp, where you will be relaxing. As soon as possible, drive to reach the mythical Lake Giulietti (or Lake Afrera a saltwater lake located more than100 meters below sea level, in one of the deepest depressions of the planet. Because of the picturesque landscape, it is interesting to visit the salt flats where the Afar people obtain the salt by evaporating the water of the lake., continue to Erbiti and proceed Abaala/ Hamed ela

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: camping open air

Day 4: dallol mekelle

Stop At: Emperor Yohannes IV Palace, Zesilasea Square, Mek'ele Ethiopia
Day 3: Danakil to Mekele

Morning tour Drive to Ragad (Asebo), the place where the localities are mining salt. Look the activity of workers breaking salts from the ground, cutting into rectangular pieces and loading on camels. You drive ahead to Dallol and visit the difference landscape formed by volcanic activity, Dallol + Lake Assal + camel caravans. Excursion to Dallol (116 meters below sea level, one of the lowest places in the world) colorful salts mining, visit Lake Assal, follow up camel caravans and walk with the Afar people. Drive back to Hamedela and proceed to Mekele.

End of Danakil tour

Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: hotel
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
we will meet on arrival date our clients and give information's all about day to day actives the guides will we coming them at the airports and transferring to the choosing hotel
Departure Time
7:30 PM
Duration
4 days
Inclusions
  • 3x Breakfast
  • 3x Dinner
  • 3x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Danakil Depression
  • Entry/Admission - Erta Ale
  • Entry/Admission - Emperor Yohannes IV Palace
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed January 8, 2017

When we arrived to the Asheton hotel, in Lalibela, we met Abraham. He is very nice and helped us in everything we needed. We did a trekking with him to the Asheton mountain and we really enjoyed the time spent together. He also helped us...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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