Addis Ababa, Mekele , Dallol ,Erta Ale

Duration: 8 Days 5 Nights

Tour code: ZTT 703

Transportation: Flight and Surface.

Day 1: Arrive at Addis Ababa: 

Our representative welcomes you on your arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport and transfer to hotel depends on the time city tour. Overnight Ghion Hotel

Day 2:  Fly to Mekele, Meet vehicles and drive to Ahmedella 

Drive from Mekele to Hamed ella via Berhale, beautiful town in amazing rock formation and the best place for picture of the Camel Caravan with the African Sunset. O/n Camping

Day 3: Ahmedella 

Visit Lake Asale Salt mining with  the salt workers and the merchant from the highland  salt market and the lake and proceed 17 km  to Dallol and enjoy the spectacular view and small hill which is colorful by hot spring in several places. The hot spring out with the sulfurs, potash and salt it forms spectacular formation. O/n Camping

Day 4: Ahmedella - Erta alle 

Early morning start driving through the sandy road to Ert Ale. When the sun is ready to set start walking to the Erta Ale Volcanic hills (613 meters above sea level) and see the volcanic eruption; the eruption is so colorful and spectacular. We will camp at the edge of the volcanic mountain. Overnight camping Erta Alle

Day 5:  Erta alle- Afdera 

Early morning walking back to the base and meet the drivers and drive 65 km to Afdera. Overnight camping at the shore of the lake.

Day 6:  Afdera – Semera 

Drive to semera 210 km on the good paved road, on the way visit one of the know Afar Village to learn the way of living and their culture.

Overnight local hotel

Day 7: Semera –Awash 

Drive to Awash Town, which is located in the central part of the rift valley system, and Game drive in Awash National park

Overnight Genet Hotel

Day 8:  Awash – Addis Ababa 

Drive back to Addis Ababa, Pm City tour in Addis that includes Entoto Mountains for a complete view of Addis Ababa, the National Museum that exhibits numerous antiquates, historical relics, archaeological and pale ontological objects including the 3.2 million year old skeleton of Lucy. Evening we will have a fare well dinner in one of the Ethiopian restaurants for cultural dinner and dances from different ethnic groups. Departure

Meeting Place



All our tours start in Addis Abeba , at Bole international airport at 7:00 and ends at 22:00 in bole international airport. 

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