4 Day Tours To Danakil from Mekele

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  • What's included :
    • 3x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Parking Fees
    • Entry/Admission - Emperor Yohannes IV Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Dalol
    • Entry/Admission - Erta Ale
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • any flight

  • Day 1: Mekelle - Hamedela

    Stop At: Emperor Yohannes IV Palace, Zesilasea Square, Mek'ele Ethiopia
    Mekele at 9:30am meet the support vehicle and Drive to Hamedela through berhal’e. Passing through the small town Berhal’e, where the camel caravan stops before passing to the Northern Highland. En route you will see many long camel caravans going to the salt mine and other coming out of Danakil with their salt loaded on the camel. ( 5 – 6 hrs drive from meke’le ).
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight Camping

    Day 2: Hamedela – Dodom

    Stop At: Dalol, Ethiopia
    Start early after breakfast, then drive to Askoma which is around 80 Km distance may take about 6hrs, because of the rocky solidified Lava, and sand. Stop at Askoma, Trek 9 Km from Askoma wich takes around 3 Hours Arive at Earta’le around late afternoon and Early dinner at around 17:00 and trek up to the new Erta Ale reach around 20:00. Camels transport all the camping materials and some food, sleeping . Camels transport all the camping materials and some food, sleeping materials, mattresses, and water, to the rim of the volcano, where we spend the night watching the dramatic action of the boiling lava. New 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. New Erta Ale is part of the world’s only permanent lava lake and you will spend an unforgettable night on the top of the mountain. The magma flow moved 3.5 km south from old Erta Ale to the New eruption site.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight Camping

    Day 3: Earta’le – Lake Afdera

    Stop At: Erta Ale, 6611 Ethiopia
    Woke up early in the morning waching the Two Miraculaos things on Earth, The Sun rising and the Magma, Morning Trek back to Askoma where breakfast will be served, and asfter spending sometime at the campsite drive to Lake Afdera, The Lake is only Visisble during the Ethiopian rainy season, but we might have a little chance to see during the summer the mythical Lake Afdera, 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.on continue to Hamad Ela, a village with a total population of about 500 people. Overnight camping at Hamedela.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight Camping

    Day 4: Morning Excrussion Asebo – Mekele

    Stop At: Erta Ale, 6611 Ethiopia
    Asebo is the place where the salts are mined. Observe the breaking of the salt from the ground, cutting into rectangular pieces and loading on camels. You drive ahead to Dallol (-130 m) and visit the difference landscape formed by volcanic activity, Dallol + Lake Assal (-130 m) + camel caravans (No camel caravan on July, August, and early September). 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, Arive in Mekele Late afternoon.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: No Accomodation Here
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Airport, and from all Hotels In Mekelle
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • not recommended for travelers with child and infants
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Addis Ethiopia Tours

Activity ID: V-91529P14

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