Flight from Addis Ababa to Mekelle Joining the crew.
9:00 am - Mekelle - Dodom
Excursions to Dodom via Abala, The Gate of Danakil Depression. It is one of the most inhospitable regions of the world, and off course, full of eye-catching views, springs of sulphur are creat moments that last longer with you. Here you will going to experience one of the worst road in the world and probably the slowest road trip of your life. 20 Miles in about 3 hours. Dodom is about 10 Miles from Erta Ale and it takes from 3 to 4 hours trekking depending on your fitness.
Camping gear and meals will be shipped to the rim of the volcano, where we camp and spend the night Watching the living miracles, Erta Ale, active 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.
Dodom - Hamd Ela. After breakfast Trekking back to Dodom from Erta Ale around 9 am and driving from Dodom - Hamd Ela witnessing dramatic camel caravan where we will comp for the evening after gazing at the panoramic sun set view close to Lake Assal.
Drive to Ragad, salt mining place and attend the activity of breaking the salt from the ground, shaping it differently to pieces and loading it on the camels. You drive ahead to Dallol and you will be visiting colored landscape which stand as a different planet and continue Driving back to Mekele via Hamedela.
Flight from Mekelle to Addis Ababa.