Tour in Ethiopia will not be completed without visiting the Danakil depression and the most active volcano in the world erteale. This program is flexible we can modified depending the interest of our clients.
Discover the fascinating nature of the earth at its origin your mother land .
Day 01. HOME- ETHIOPIA
Flight from home to Ethiopia arrive in Addis Ababa transfer hotel
Day 02.-ADDIS ABEBA-KOMBOLCHA
Morning drive to Kombolchaon the way to Stop at the Termaber pass more than 3000 m for the wonderful view of the land mark of Abyssinian height land and the rift valley if by chance this day is Sunday Stop at Senbete the biggest local market
Day 03- Kombolcha – Bati – Kombolcha – Alamata
In the morning, drive to Bati to visit the colorful local market held on every Monday .Ethiopia’s biggest cattle market: the best moment to see the different culture dressing .
Day 04 -Alamata –abergele -BereAle -Hamedela
Morning drive to Afar region the volcanic birth day place, on the way to visit afar village and observe the caravan route which transport salt from the Lake Karoum to berahle the stop over station village for the caravans.
Day 05 -Ahmed Ela –Dallol area (sulphur lakes and salt cathedrals) –lake asale
Morning discover the Danakil depression Dallol earth crest with endless salt and sulphur deposits the place where you can see A techno colored landscape, incredible mineral deposits, sulfur lakes and bubbling sulfur springs, the small tables ,mushroom like gypsum, having different color yellow, white, bubbling springs of sulphur salt ,yellow green ,hot, clammy ,needle stalactites, ghostly. Then explore the local salt extraction of Lake Asale, the salt workers and caravans
Overnight camping Hamedela
Day 06 –Hamedela –dodom-erta ale
Morning leave Hamedela drive on the desert till dodom ,the starting point to trek or to hire a camel to reach to the top of the mountain that you see in the middle of the desert at an altitude of 616masl the mountain that smokes called ERTA Ale one of the active volcanic centers in the world .and Walk down into the crater to see the lava lake, approaching the fire magma to less than 30 m then observe the fascinating volcanic activities by night .
Overnight local hut
Day 07 –erta ale-afdera –semera
Morning walk down again in to Lava Lake for observation of the active volcanoand admire the breath taking panorama on the Danakil plain.then walk dawn till dodom to take your vehicle and drive to semera via salt lake afdera .
Day 08- Semara– awash
Driving to awash national park this will be a journey into stony moon landscapes, meeting Afar men with their typical hair dress, their Kalashnikov and their ritual curved knife.
Overnight: local hotel
Day 09- Awash –Harer
Morning excursion in the park then drive back to Harerge via the spectacular panorama of the harerge mountain ,on the way to visit the biggest chat market in aweday .
Full day visit of the old city : walk through narrow streets and visit the 16th century grand mosque, the wooden house of Arthur Rimbaud, the SherifHarar city museum, a traditional Adare house, Cultural Centre of Harari, , the RasMakonnen palace (where emperor Haile Selassie spent his childhood) and some colorful markets (Asma’addin Bari -Christian market; Gidir -Muslim market; the camel meat market and Explore the five oldest gate of harer .In the evening around 7:00 PM you will see the feeding of hyenas by men . Overnight: hotel
Day 11-Harer-Diredawa-addis abeba
Morning drive to diredawa visit the local market and the oldest train station in Ethiopia, then fly to Addis Abeba.
Day 12 – City tour addis-abeba
Visit the biggest Ethiopian market, the Merkato, the cathedral St. Trinity and the palace of emperor minilik the second in EntotoMountain and visit national museum home of our ancestor Lucy, finally fare well dinner in a traditional restaurant .and fly back home town