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6 DAYS TOUR TO LALIBELA AND DANAKIL DEPRESSION

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Day 1: Day1: Mekelle - Dodom-Volcano

Stop At: Danakil Depression, 0125 Ethiopia
The domestic flight airport for our flight to Mekelle then on arrival at Atse Yohanes Int. Airport Meklle,We drive from to - Dodom. We start early drive to Dodom (at the base of Erta Ale). Leave after an early breakfast, possible at 07:30. This is may be one of the worst roads in the world. After you pass several small hamlets scattered here and there in this desert land. Early dinner around 17:00 and trek up to Ertale at 20:00 hours.Camels transport all the camping materials and some food (sleeping materials like light mattresses and mat and water) to the rim of the volcano, where we spend the night watching the dramatic action of the boiling lava. Erta Ale ranks one of the most alluring and physically challenging natural attractions anywhere in Ethiopia. It is a shield volcano with a base diameter of 30 km and 1km square caldera at its summit. Erta Ale contains the world’s only permanent lava lake. Overnight on the top of the mountain. Erta Ale is 613 meters, with a lava lake, one of only five in the world, at the summit. It is notable for being the longest existing lava lake, present since the early years of the twentieth century. O/n camping on the mountain
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Cottage/Under stars

Day 2: Day2: Dodem – Hammedele

Stop At: Danakil Depression, 0125 Ethiopia
Early in the morning Descend from Erta Ale around 9 am Dodom - Hamd Ela. Leave back to Dodom after an early breakfast, if possible at 07:00. You will reach latest at 10:30 am at the camp, time to relax. After drive to reach Hamad Ela, better village with a total population about 500 people. O/n Hamedela( camping)
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Cottage/ Under stars

Day 3: Day3: Hamedela - Mekele

Stop At: Danakil Depression, 0125 Ethiopia
This Morning tour Drive to Ragad (Asebo), the place where the localities are mining salt. Look the activity of breaking the salt from the ground, 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 Assal + camel caravans. Excursion to Dallol (116 meter below sea level, one of the lowest places in the world) colorful salts mining, visit Lake Assal, follow up camel caravans and walk with the Afar people. Drive back to Hamedela and proceed to Mekele. overnight Hotel
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Hotel

Day 4: Day4: Mekele - Lalibela

Stop At: Danakil Depression, 0125 Ethiopia
This day via passing the wonderful landscapes of Wello & Tigray you will be driving to Lalibela . Overnight Hotel
Duration: 24 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Hotel

Day 5: Day5: Lalibela

Stop At: Lalibela Gemstones and Jewellery, Lalibela, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Be met upon arrival and transferred to your hotel. ‘Eighth wonder of world Heritage’ Lalibela is famous for its underground rock-hewn cathedrals. In the afternoon you will visit top attractions of Lalibela that will simply stagger you. These churches include Bete Medhane Alem, Bete Mariam, Bete Meskal, Bete Denaghel, Bete Golgotha, Bete Mikael, and Bete Giorgis
Duration: 24 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Hotel

Day 6: Day6: Lalibela - Addis Ababa

Stop At: Addis Mercato, Kenya St Addis Ketema, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
After breakfast fly to Addis Ababa and then end of the tour.
Duration: 2 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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