Tour Code = HTTA 0009
Tour Category = Tour Danakil Depression
Day 01: Arrive Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, transfer to Jupiter international hotel (4*) for overnight.
Day 02: Drive to Kombolcha, on the way you will visit the Oromo villages and stop at the “Tarma Ber” an elevation of 3150 meters ASL for a panoramic view of the Upper Awash Valley, overnight Hotel.
Day 03: Drive to Mekelle, admiring the extraordinary landscapes of the Ethiopian highlands. On the way you will visit the Hayek Estiphanos monasteries. Overnight: Sunny side Hotel.
Day 04: In the morning drive to Hamedela where the Salt extraction workers live, overnight camping.
Day 05: Drive to Dallol where lakes of acid form colorful sulfur formation in the hottest and deepest part of Danakil depression and you will also witness the cutting, shaping of salt bricks and salt being loaded on to camels for the long caravans (approximately 1500-2000 camels weekly). Then drive back to Hamedela, overnight camping.
Day 06: Drive to Dodom then Trekking from Dodom to Ertale, visit the active volcano and around, overnight camping at Ertale.
Day 07: Early in the morning after visiting the active Volcano return to the point of departure where the cars are waiting. Then drive to Afdera salt lake, visit the salt lake and the saline, overnight Local hotel or camping
Day 08: Drive to Awash on the way you are going to admire the hut of the Afar people, the spectacular view of the environment, overnight in Awash Falls lodge Awash.
Day 09: After having your breakfast you will visit Awash National Park. The park is home for different kinds of mammals and bird. Then drive back to Addis Ababa and departure
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