Tour Package Name: Natural Tours
Package Code: LET 2047ET
Duration: 4 days/ 3 Nights
Category: Historical Tour, Natural Tour
Description: Overland trip visiting Denakil Depression
Day 1: Drive from Lalibela to Mekele
After breakfast, embark on the long drive to Mekele. Here you will pass through several small villages, with typical sandstone homes of the Tigray people.
Proceed through this rural area for the stunning approach to the home of Ethiopia’s most prized destination and pass through the dramatic Landscapes – Mekele.
Accommodation at: Genfel Hotel
Day 2: Mekele – Erta Ale (Volcano)
Meet your Guide and driver at the airport drive to the city for short
Coffee stop then drive to Dodom at the base of Erta Ale. This may be one of the worst road in the world.
The 80 km distance may take about 6 hours passing through changing landscape of solidified lava, rock, sand and the occasional palm lined oasis.
You pass several small hamlets scattered here and there in this desert land, before reaching Dodom. You will trek from Dodom to Erta Ale which takes about 3 hrs. Early dinner around 17:00 and trek up to Ert Ale at 20:00. 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. Erta Ale ranks one of the most alluring and physically challenging
Accommodation at: Camping At Erta Ale
Day 3: Erta Ale – Hamed Ela
Waking up early for sunset and visit north crater, Descend from Erta Alearound 7:00am artale-dedom Leave back to Dodom you will reach latest at09:30 am at the camp, after breakfast time to relax. at 10:30 drive tohamad ela 100km,picnic lunch on the way on shed of palm tree,reach Hamad Ela 04:30, better village with a total population about 500people.
Accommodation at: camping at Hamed Ela.
Day 4: Hamed Ela – Mekele, Fly Back To Addis Abeba
Morning tour Drive to Ragad (Asebo), the place where the localities are mining salt. 1,200 km2 (460 sq mi) the Afar Depression iscovered by salt, and salt Look the activity of breaking the salt from theground, local people are cutting in to rectangular pieces and loading oncamels.
You drive ahead to Dallol and visit the difference landscape formedby volcanic activity, Dallol + Lake Assal + salt canon, camel caravans,follow up camel caravans and Drive back to Hamedela and proceed to Mekele. The evening flight to addis abeba,
You can Take the 19:05 or 19:50 flight back to addis abeba.
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Costing and conditions
Price $490/Per person
- All breakfasts
- All Meals during denakil Trip
- Local guide
- All Ground Transportation
- Drive Allowance
- Airport in and out shuttle
- City transfer
- 4×4 Cars
- Security and cook transport
- English speaking Guide
- Unlimited water
- All Entrance Fee
- Sleeping equipment’s
- Sleeping bags, mattress, and blanket. Etc
- Camel for the Luggage
Service not included
- Domestic flight Tickets
- Any Alcoholic Beverage
- Any Tip if you wish to offer
- All whatever not included under the list ‘‘service include’’