Group Tour to Ethiopia Danakil Depression and Erta Ale
Ethiopia Budget Group Tours 2017 / 2018
Duration: 03 Nights/ 04 Days
Group Tour to Ethiopia Danakil Depression – A true desert that stretches across northeast Ethiopia for tens of thousands of square kilometers, the Danakil is also one of the lowest-lying and hottest places anywhere in the planet, dropping to 116m below sea level, while temperature frequently soar above 50 ˚c.
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Danakil depression best time to visit
October through February is the best time to visit as of the Danakil depression Ethiopia temperature is around 35 degree Celsius.
What to see in Group Tour to Ethiopia Danakil Depression ?
- Dallol : A flat-sided volcano formed in 1926 when an area of standing water was infuse with magma to evaporate instantaneously in an explosive plume of steam and rock. Field of multi colored geysers that bubble over into a series of steaming sulfurous pools dotted with conical yellow green vents.
- Erta ale – means in Afar language ‘smoking mountain’, Erta ale is a 613 m high shield volcano caldera of crumbling black rock contains the oldest of the world six semi-permanent lava lakes. Bubble black red magma at the temperatures of more than 1,000˚c.
- Long chain camel caravans and many more are waiting for you with other mesmerizing phenomenon
- Lake Afdera –is a lovely emerald-hued lake, set at the base of the volcanic mount Afdera. Here you can swim at the fresh water hot spring clost to Afdera Village.
Activity Level of The Group Tour to Ethiopia Danakil Depression
This is an excellent trip for those who are looking for unique adventures combined with a nature.
You need to be in good health and physical condition to enjoy this trip, as of the temperature is not like other usual places and consider it is one of the hottest places on earth.
Transportation: On a well condition, Toyota Land Cruiser fitted with function Ac system.
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Accommodations: You would provide with a well-equipped camping gear that include; mats, sleeping bags and local beds in Hamed Ella.
Meal- full board with five liters of bottled water on daily.
This trip begins with a rendezvous and ends in the town of Mekele, Ethiopia.
Day 01: Meet up the group members and depart Mekele at 09:00 am to Erta ale.
- Morning you will meet and greet our representative; are introduced and joining your group tour members.
- Drive 305 kms to reach the parking area around the Erta ale.
- Evening we will have a 3 to 4 hrs hiking to the top of the volcano site; enjoy the unique and beautiful Erta ale shield volcano eruption. Then back to the campsite to spend the night. Overnight Camping at Erta ale.
Day 02: Drive from Erta ale to Lake Afdera.
- AM breakfast at the volcano site of Erta ale; preparation for a drive to Lake Afdera.
- Enjoy the hot springs at Lake Afdera by swimming and take bathing.
- After Lunch, we will be back to the town of Abala.
Day 03: Early morning ride Abala to Hamed Ella.
- Morning drive some 260 kms to Hamed Ella via the town of Berhale.
- See long camel caravans at Berhale.
- On arrival at Hamed Ella then proceed to Lake Asal to enjoy the beautiful sunset. Over Night in an open air under, the stars on wooden cottage with local beds of the Afar, people.
Day 04: Early morning ride from Hamed Ella to Dallol
- Morning we will have an early breakfast then preparation for a 45 kms ride to Dallol.
- You will visit the colorful salt lakes with active thermal springs of Dallol, a cave of colorful salt rocks and a salt field where the afar people traditionally harvest the salt.
- Enjoy a long chain of camels caravans loaded with bare of salts.
- Early afternoon Dallol and have a lunch at Hamed Ella. Then drive to Mekele to end up the 4 days Danakil short trip.
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Danakil Depression Tour Price per person: USD 520.00
Group Tour Price Includes:
- All equipped camping gear and local beds in Afar.
- Meals on full board basis including 5 liters of bottled water.
- Ground transportation on a well-conditioned Toyota land cruiser fitted with functioning AC system.
- All driver allowances and fuel expenses the round tour.
- All fees for entrance permission as per the program, local payments, cleaning payments e.t.c.
- Professional and well experienced cook + his assistance.
- Professional English speaking guide for the group.
- Local translator at the sites, community fee, militia/soldiers fee.
- Camel fee; camels that transport the camping gear and foodstuff during the trek.
- Our commission
Group Tour Price NOT- Includes
- The international airfares
- Round Domestic flight from to Mekele
- Ethiopia Visa and embarkation fees
- Video and/ or photography fees or any tips.
- In addition, any other personal item expenses not mentioned in the included list above.
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Ethiopia travel advice for a packing list Suggestions:
- Hiking Boots
- Hiking Pants/Shorts
- Fleece Jacket
- Long Underwear
- Cotton Socks
- Hat and hand wear
- Water Bottle, which can be hold on shoulder.
- Sunscreen and you can read more tips