5 Days Danakil Depression Tour

Taking this route will provide you a complete discovery to the Danakil depression one of the most spectacular regions, full of eye-catching colors, as in the sulfur springs. The desert has several points lying more than 100 meters (328 ft) below sea level, many volcanoes in the region, including Erta Ale, a fantastic experience for the adventurous traveler.

The Itinerary can easily be adjusted to fit our clients’ schedules and special interests. Furthermore, it could easily be extended to take in some other famous historic sites, such as the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, Gherhaltha, Axum, Gonder and the Simien mountains. 



Day 1

Arrival in Addis Abeba, be welcomed, rest up and short tours in Addis Abeba. 

Afternoon Fly Addis – Mekele 

Overnight Mekele 

Day 2

Drive from Mekele to HamedeEla

Overnight: Camping at HamedEla

Day 3

Excursion to Dallol Depression and Lake Asalé

Overnight: Camping at HamedEla

Day 4

Drive from HamdEla to Dodom and trek to Erta Ale

Overnight: Camping at Erta Ale

Day 5

Drive from Erta Ale to Mekele, Fly from Mekele to Addis Ababa, same night or next day will be departure