Danakil Depression Tour

Tour duration 6 days /05 nights

Day 01: Arrival in Addis Ababa

Arrive in Addis Ababa- the third highest capital in the world lies between 2300 - 2500 meters, met by our representative and get transferred into your hotel.

Overnight: Hotel

Day 02: Fly to Mekelle then drive to Hamed Ela via Agula

Early morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Mekelle upon arrival meet with your driver and guide then drive to Hamed Ela, the usual signboard for visits to Dallol & Lake Asale. It is a pleasant, relaxed place, boarded by a pair of deep wells where you can watch the industrious local afar drew up a merge catch of water in a goatskin container. Here collect escort, a local guide, and a policeman

Overnight: Camping at Hamed Ela

Day 03: Danakil

Drive from Hamed Ela to Danakil (Dallol) Depression, which straddles the Eritrean border to the east of the Tigraian Highlands, is officially listed as the hottest place on earth, with an average temperature of 34-35degree centigrade. Much of this vast and practically unpopulated region lies below sea level, dipping to a frazzled nadir of -116m at Dallol, near Lake Asale, the lowest spot of terra firma on the African continent & one of the driest and most tectonically activity areas on the planet. You can return back via Lake Asale.

Overnight: Camping at Hamed Ela.

Day 04: Dodom, Erta Ale

Today After breakfast drive to Dodom, at the base of Erta Ale. This is the place where you will arrange camels to transport your luggage and transport and in the evening trek to Erta Ale, spend the night there. Erta Ale is the most regularly visited volcanic range in the Danakil and ranks as one of the most alluring and physically challenging natural attraction anywhere in Ethiopia. Rising from below sea level to an altitude of 613m, Erta Ale is a shield volcano with a base diameter of 30km and a 1km2 caldera at its summit.
Overnight: Camping at Erta Ale

Day 05: Drive back to Mekelle and Fly back to Addis Ababa
This Morning after having breakfast drive to Mekelle and Fly back to Addis Ababa and transfer in to your hotel.
Overnight: Hotel

Day 06: Departure