4 Days / 3 Nights
Full Board

Denakil Depression, Afar Triangle, Afar people, Dallol, Erta Ale active volcano- one of Africa’s most striking geographical features is a giant tear across the earth’s surface visible even from space: the Great Rift Valley. Extending from the Middle East to Mozambique, the Rift Valley passes in a north-easterly to South-westerly direction right through Ethiopia, endowing the country with some spectacular sights range from hot, dry and barren places to a string of beautiful lakes.

This tremendous collapse of the earth’s surface occurred at the same time that the Arabia Peninsula, geologically a part of Africa. The Afar Depression is a plate tectonic triple junction where the spreading ridges that are forming the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden emerge on land and meet the East African Rift. The Afar Depression is one of two places on Earth where a mid-ocean ridge can be studied on land, the other being Iceland. While you visit this stunning nature gift you will experience one of the lowest places on earth 120 meter below sea level at Dallol, the breathtaking mineral colors with salt mountains with bubbling spring, Lake Asala, traditional salt extraction by the Afar and Tigray people, Afdera salt lake with Ertale active volcano and much more adventure.

RETURN LOCATION Your Hotel/Airport
ATWEAR Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
Accommodation All Meals, Lunch, Diner
Tour Guide Security
Cook Transportation 4WD


Snack Camping equipments
 All Entrance Fee Camel  for your Luggage  Scout
Domestic Flight
Alcoholic Drinks

For most visitors to Ethiopia, it’s all about the north. More than anywhere else on Earth, northern Ethiopia has the ability to wow you day after day after day.


Day 1: Semera - Afdera Lake

Take the morning flight from addis abeba to mekele, meet the driver nd guide at the airport, then have short stop at the city for coffee. After short break Drive from Mekele to Afdera,  Danakil Depression can be said to ‘begin’ here. It is one of the spectacular most inhospitable regions of the world, but is nonetheless spectacular, Drive to afdera via small village of eribt.

Afdera is one of the city in the Afar Region of Ethiopia. It is named after the
saline Lake Afdera, located in the southern part of the Afar Depression.
swimming on the salt lake and enjoy the hot spring near the lake,

Accommodation at: Camping near the lake,


Day 2:Erta Ale (Volcano)

We start early, shortly after a 06:30 breakfast, and 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 hrs 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 natural attractions anywhere in Ethiopia. It is a shield volcano with a base diameter of 30 km and 1km square caldera at its summit. Erta Ale contains the world’s only permanent lava lake and you will spend an unforgettable night on the top of the mountain.

Accommodation at: Camp at Erta Ale



Day 3Erta Ale - Hamed Ela

waking up early for sunset and visit north crater, Descend from Erta Ale around 7:00am artale-dedom Leave back to Dodom you will reach latest at 09:30 am at the camp , after breakfast time to relax. at 10:30 drive to hamad ela 100km,picnic lunch on the way on shed of palm tree, reach Hamad Ela 04:30, better village with a total population about 500 people. Accommodation at: camping at Hamed Ela. 


Day 4 Hamedela – Semera

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 semera.

You can take the night flight from Mekele To addis