2 Night/3 days Danakil Depression from Addis Ababa



Day 1: Addis flight to Melkelle – Ertale

In the morning our driver will pick you from your location then depart to Ertale via Abala. In Erepti Town you will stop for lunch and pick 4 security personnel as a protocol for security. At around 5:00 you will be in the camp site near Kisrawad. The trekking will begin at 6pm accompanied by Security guys and a camel to carry your camping gear. You can get as close as possible few meters from the lake under the guidance of your tour guide. Early morning shortly after the sun rise trek back to the camp for breakfast and began the road to Hamedela.

Day 2: Ertale – Hamedela via Dodom

After breakfast in camp Askoma, we drive to Hamedela via Dodom desert, dodom is adventureous 80km desert and full of eye catching Smoking Mountain. Hamedela is 16km south of the salt Lake Assale, once in Hamedela we will drive north to Lake Assale for a beautiful sun set, on the way enjoy camel caravans going back from the salt excavation fields, then you drive back to Hamedela. Overnight in Hamedela.

Day 3 : Hamedela – Dallol

This day you will have to wake up early morning to visit the Dallol Depression The colorful landscape of Mount Dallol, The salt canyons, sulfuric acid ponds, The 2000 years old Traditional salt excavation methods north of lake Assale, Black sulfuric acid ponds, Yellow sulfuric acid ponds, Iron mountains, The ruins of the potash company And at around lunch time drive back to Makele, we will be there in the late afternoon .

End of the tour.


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