ERTALLE AND DALLOL [DANAKIL] TOUR ITINERARY
Tour code: PET 5.1
No of days: 9nights/8days
Mode of transport: flight and surface


Day 1: Addis Ababa arrival.
Day 2: Leave Addis to Semera [capital of Afar] via Awash National Park O/N camping OR basic hotel
Day 3: Leave Semera to Lake Afrera via Serdo ON camping
Day 4: Morning visiting salt production around the lake Afrera and late in the morning drive to Dodome village, late in the afternoon drive further to the bottom of the mountain for an overnight stay O/N camping
Day 5: Early in the morning start to climb the mountain, see around volcano areas for night picture site selection. You will enjoy the night with the serious eruption of volcano O/N on open air
Day 6: Early in the morning be back to the car and drive to Hammedella village for An overnight stay O/N camping
Day 7: After breakfast drive to Lake Assale and Dallol ,spend the day by visiting the rock salt mining, the camel caravan, and Dallol area . O/N camping
Day 8: Leave Hammedella to Mekelle O/H HOTEL
Day 9: Fly Mekelle to Addis evening departure Or you can extend your program to the historic North and /or Tigrean churches
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ERTALLE AND DALLOL [DANAKIL] TOUR
Tour code: PET 5.2
No of days: 8nights/7days
Mode of transport: flight and surface

Day 1: Addis Ababa arrival.
Day 2: Fly Addis to Mekelle , be met by the Landcruiser and proceed to Ella O/N camping
Day 3: After breakfast drive to Lake Assale and Dallol ,spend the day by visiting the rock salt mining, the camel caravan, and Dallol area . O/N camping
Day 4: Leave Hammed Ella to Dodome village, late in the afternoon drive further to the bottom of the mountain for an overnight stay
Day 5: Early in the morning start to climb the mountain, see around volcano areas for night picture site selection. You will enjoy the night with the serious eruption of volcano O/N on open air Day 6: Early in the morning be back to the car and drive to Lake Afrera O/n camping
Day 7: After visiting Lake Afrera salt mining you will drive to Semera O/n camping Day 8-leave Semera to Addis via Awash National Park …departure



DANAKILL DEPRESSION TOUR
Tour code: HET 5.3
No of days: 9days/9nights
Mode of transport: flight and surface by 4x4

Day 1: Addis Ababa arrival, transfer to hotel O/N Hotel
Day 2: Fly to Mekele and be meet with the land cruiser and drive to hammed Ella via berhallie. Picnic Lunch at berhalle. On this morning we shall drive to Ahmedela along unmarked sandy tracks, passing Afar Settlements along the way. Ahmedela is the base for exploring the salt mines and seeing the salt workers and Camel caravans.
O/N camping by tent or Afar Traditional eco house meal by cook
Day 3:.After an early breakfast we shall drive to the salty Lake Asale and observe salt Workers cutting, shaping and loading the salt onto the endless camel caravans. We shall then proceed 24 km to Dallol and enjoy the spectacular view of the small hills and colorful hot springs. These hot springs are composed of different minerals along with sulfurs and potash to create spectacular colors. Dallol depression Area. O/N camping meal by cook
Day 4: Leave hammed Ella to Dodomme village, late in the afternoon drive further To the bottom of the mountain for and start to climb the mountain 3-4 hrs walk, see around volcano areas for Night picture site selection. You will enjoy the night with the serious eruption of volcano .lunch by cook at dodome lunch box for dinner O/N on open air sleeping bag in small Tukul type eco house meal by cook
Day 5: Early in the morning be back to the car have breakfast and picnic lunch on the way and drive back to Hammed ella and dinner by cook O/n camping
Day 6: after breakfast In the morning, we watch the sometimes thousands of camels leaving for the salt cutting area. By the time we leave in the late morning, the first camels are being loaded and the cycle is repeated. We continue our drive to Mekelle along unmarked sandy tracks then pm city tour in mekelle We shall have a city tour of Mekele which is a home of two rewarding museum called Yohanness IV and the Martyrs’ Memorial monument and the open air market market .O/N hotel
Day 7: mid day fly back to Addis for lunch and lunch at lucy restaurant the city tour to THE TRINITY CATHEDRAL CHURCH, TO MOUNT ENTOTO FOR THE PANAROMIC VIEW OF ADDIS, TO THE GRAND MAREKT OF MERKATO AND IF TIME ALLOWS ONE OF THE OLD CHURCH ST.GEORGE and dinner traditional fare well party with traditional dance …evening departure …end of serviceO/N Hotel

 

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