3 Days Tour To 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.
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 Note: In Hamedela. Electric is Available until 10pm.
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 at 4:00pm Tour is over in Mekelle.
-Tents, Sleeping bags and bamboo beds as per the itinerary for the 2 nights and 3 days·
-cook and cooking stuff, Full board meals and nun limited amount of mineral water for the duration of the trip
– All admission paper fees, Afar security fees, security pick up car, Guide fees, Afar tourism office fees
– Transportation, all shuttles and transfer to hotel or airport in Mekelle city, latest Toyota land cruisers
– At the end of the trip special complementary from Agobo.
Package Price Excludes Alcoholic drinks
What to pack for the Danakil Depression
. Trekking shoes
· Sandals Torch light
· Shorts or light clothes,
· T shirts
· Sunscreen· Malaria is not a concern in Danakil.
Group size extremely matters in Danakil. All the inconveniences and suffers happened from the trip, which ruins a long-planned trip to the harshest but beautiful place on our planet is because of a huge number of people in a group. So our maximum people in one group is 15 people.
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