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The Danakil Depression, also called Dallol Depression, is a desert with some areas that are more than 100 meters below sea level. This is special because it is one of the lowest points on earth not ...

The Danakil Depression, also called Dallol Depression, is a desert with some areas that are more than 100 meters below sea level. This is special because it is one of the lowest points on earth not covered by water. There are hot yellow sulfur fields among the sparkling white salt beds. Heat isn't the only thing people feel in the Dallol Depression. Alarming earth tremors are frequently felt. There are also several active volcanoes. So just how hot is it at the Dallol Depression.

The people who are living in the region are Afar tribes, they are pastoralists and some of them engaged in salt mining as the depression is covered with salt. The most attraction in the region is Erta Ale, Active volcano, which is so magnificent attraction due to its different colorful lava flowing from the crust of the earth.

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    Tour of ethiopia dankile depression, active volcano earta ale and dallol Tour of ethiopia dankile depression, active volcano earta ale and dallol Document Transcript

    • FANOS Ethiopia Tours Your get way to visit Ethiopia www.fanosethiopiatours.com Addis Ababa Ethiopia Email: info@fanosethiopiatours.com kebmathews@yahoo.com Mobile: + 251 913170579 7 - Days Tour to Dankile Depression, Afdera, Erta ale Volcano & Dallol Tour Code: FET-DDT 02 Tour Program to Dankile Depression Attractions: History, Religion, Scenery & Wildlife Duration: 7 Days & 6 Nights Transportation: Surface drive, flights & Camel riding Day 1: Flight to Semera Early morning, a flight will take you to Semera. There you will check into a hotel. Finish all the formalities in Semera where you will get your Afar permits and we will pick up the mandatory scouts and road leaders. In the evening, you will have dinner and stay the night at the hotel. Overnight stay in Local hotel. Day 2: Drive to Afdera Right after breakfast, an early morning drive will take you to Afdera (244 Km from Semra) via Serdo on a track through the desolate landscape with only some coned shaped volcano’s here and there to Afdera salt lake ( Lake Afdera is a wonderfully bright green lake situated with black basalt mountains behind. Here you can see salt extraction from the Lake, where the Afar nomads continue the same activities for a century. The salt extraction here is the main supply of salt to the country). Late in the afternoon you will visit the salt extractors at the lakeside. In the evening you will stretch your tent. You will have dinner and stay the night in the tent. Overnight stay camping at Afdera. www.fanosethiopiatours.com FANOS Ethiopia Tours – Your get way to Visit Ethiopia 1|Page
    • Day 3: Drive Erta ale via Kusurawde You will have breakfast & drive to Erta ale via Kusurawde (60km from Afdera) and continue drive to Dodom (20 Km from Kusurawde), a nearby settlement to Erta ale (the Erta Ale volcano has been in a constant state of eruption). Today is an early-to-rise start at 2am to start your hike (approximately 10km from Dodom) to the crater rim of the Erta Ale volcano. At the top, you will peer down at the permanent lava lake (the only one in the world!) while the sun rises over the horizon. After the hike, back to camp and a bit of breakfast, you’ll continue driving to Hamed Ella for overnight. Overnight stay camping at Hamed Ela. Day 4: Drive to Hamed Ela Right after breakfast, an early morning drive will take you to Hamed Ela (approximately 30 Km from Erta ale). Late in the afternoon you will walk for a few minute following the camel caravan carrying salt bars from the depression to the highland. In the evening you will stretch your tent. You will have dinner and stay the night in the tent. Overnight stay camping at Hamed Ela. Day 5: Drive to Dallol An early morning drive will take a day trip to Dallol, (which at 116m below sea level is the lowest point on the African continent & 120km from Hamed Ella). Here the landscape is beautiful, the ground many shades of red and yellow from the hot water, acids and minerals spurting up from the ground). You will also visit Lake Asale, which is the salt lake from which the Afar nomads extract salt. Late afternoon drive back to Hamed Ella for overnight camping. You will have dinner and stay the night in the tent. Overnight stay camping at Hamed Ella. Day 6: Drive to Mekelle and flight back to Addis Ababa Right after breakfast, an early morning drive will take you to Mekelle (170 Km from Hamed Ela) via Berhaile. You will see the camel caravans along the way, carrying salt from the salt lake to Mekele for sale. Then you will arrive in Mekelle (late afternoon). You will check into a hotel. You will have dinner, rest & spend the night there. Overnight stay in Axum Hotel, Mekelle. www.fanosethiopiatours.com FANOS Ethiopia Tours – Your get way to Visit Ethiopia 2|Page
    • Day 7: Flight back to Addis Ababa & departure After a relaxed breakfast, a flight will bring you back to Addis Ababa. You will arrive in Addis Ababa midday/early afternoon where you will do some shopping for souvenirs. Finally you will be taken to a farewell dinner depending on your scheduled flight; you will be transferred out to Bole International Airport for return flight back home. FANOS Ethiopia Tours - Your getway to visit Ethiopia Contact: Keb Mathews Mobile: + 251 (0) 913170579 Email: info@fanosethiopiatours.com or kebmathews@yahoo.com Website: www.fanosethiopiatours.com Wordpress: www.fanosethiopiatours.wordpress.com LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/fanosethiopiatours Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fanosethiopiatours Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/fanostour Twitter: http://twitter.com/fanostour Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/fanostour Google +1: http://www.plus.google.com/+fanosethiopia Flicker: http://www.flickr.com/photos/fanosethiopiatourscom www.fanosethiopiatours.com FANOS Ethiopia Tours – Your get way to Visit Ethiopia 3|Page