Erta Ale (active volcanoes), Dallol(salt lake) the Danakil depression or the Afar triangle also called the afar depression; Dallol and Erta Ale found here, is one of the remotest, lowest and hottest places year round anywhere on earth. Explore Erta Ale; view the live volcano by night, Dallol; sulphur springs, colorful mineral deposits, salt lake and the Endless camel caravans’ and share life long memory experiences.
Day 1 arrive Addis Ababa, city tour afternoon. Ghion htl
Day 2 drive to Awash national park. Htl or camping
Day 3 drive to Asaita; nice journey through the Rift valley, also see some nice birds.htl
Day 4 drive to Afrera which is deseret of Afar. Camping
Day 5 continue to campsite from which we trek or ride camels to the volcano. Organize our campsite with vehicle support. On camping
Day 6 have early start towards the site of the Volcano with all the necessary food and water. On camping
Day 7 it will be time to explore the area around the volcano at group discretion. Camping
Day 8 return to the main campsite and vehicles. Camping
Day 9 drive to Ahamedele, 3-4 hrs of hard walk not too far away from the salt mining area.
Day 10 early morning starts to walk to site of cutting of the blocks of salt to be transported to mekele. Return to Ahamedele campsite same day. Interesting but long hot day.
Day 11 early morning drive to Dallol, the lowest point of Ethiopia; return to Ahamedela, continue driving to Berahille.
Day 12 drive to Mekelle, arrive lunch time. Htl
Day 13 fly to Addis.