Group name: EVA
Number of pax : 8
Number of days: 4
Day 1 Mekelle- Hamedela
Drive Mekelle -Hamedela 200km, -Danakil Depression can be said to ‘begin’ here. It is one of the spectacular most inhospitable regions of the world, but is nonetheless spectacular, in the evening we enjoy the Sun set on the Very shallow lake AseAle and see the caravans crossing the lake. O/n camping Hamedela.
Day 2 HamadEla- Dallol- Abala
Morning tour Drive to Ragad (Asebo), the place where the
localities are mining salt. 1,200 km2 (460 sq mi) the Afar Depression is covered by salt, and you will Look the activity of breaking the salt from the ground, local people are cutting in to rectangular pieces and loading on camels. You drive ahead to Dallol and visit the difference landscape formed by volcanic activity; Dallol + Lake Assale + salt canon, camel caravans, follow up camel caravans and Drive back to HamadEla for lunch and proceed to Abala Overnight guest house.
Day 3 Abala- ErtaAle
Drive to Dodom (at the base of ErtaAle) about 4hours. Dodom is about 8.5km from ErtaAle and it takes about 3 hrs trekking. Early dinner around 17:00 and trek up to ErtaAle at 20:00 hours. Camels transport all the camping materials and some food (sleeping materials like light mattresses and water) to the rim of the volcano, where we spend the night watching the dramatic action of the boiling lava. ErtaAle ranks one of the most alluring and physically challenging natural attractions anywhere in Ethiopia. It is a shield of volcano with a base diameter of 30 km and 1km square caldera at its summit. ErtaAle contains the world’s only permanent lava lake. ErtaAle is 613 meters high, with a lava lake one of the five in the world with two creates north creator with native( sleepy)creator It is notable for being the longest existing lava lake, and south creator is the most active with lava lake summit.
Present since the early years of the twentieth century. O/n camping on the top of the volcano.
Day 4 ErtaAle-Mekelle.
waking up early for sunrise and visit north crater, Descend from ErtaAle around 7:00am ErtaAle -Dodom Leave back to Dodom you will reach latest at 09:300 am at the camp , afterbreakfast time to relax. At 10:30 drive to Afdera you swim in the lake and wash on the hot spring, lunch and drive to Mekelle.
Price will be: group will be $500/ a person
– a modern jeep with AC ( for 4 pax)
-staff car to carry the guide, cook, police and scouts.
-Experienced English speaking driver/guide throughout the tour
-all fuel expenses and drivers allowances
-All (3 meals a day) throughout the tour
-All needed Entrance fees and licenses
-Non-Alcoholic Beverages with meals and plenty bottles of water
-Local guide service for every destination.
*price doesn’t include:
-personal expenses like; Laundry service and telephone calls
*What do you need?
-Light ( for walking in the night)
-Small backpack for the trek to the top of the volcano
-Closed, comfortable shoes (trekking shoes)
-Sun protection like sun cream, hat
-Jacket for the night on the volcano
-Sleeping bag, pillow or blanket (can also be provided by the agency)