8 Days Danakil Depression and Tigray Churches 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 traveller.

The remarkable Ghrealta churches are the most complex churches situated in the high mountains of Gheralta.

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.



Day 1

Arrival in Addis Abeba, rest up and city tour in Addis 

Overnight: Addis

Day 2

Fly Addis – Mekele and 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 Ghrealtha

Overnight: Ghrealtha

Day 6

Discover the amazing rock cut churches around Ghrealtha( Maryam Korkor and Abune Yemata) 

Overnight: Gheralta 

Day 7

Drive to Axum and sightseeing in Axum 

Overnight: Axum

Day 8

Fly back to Addis Ababa, shopping, day room, farewell dinner and departure