Dalol Depression Tours - DSAT 002

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TOUR CODE: DSAT 002

DURATION: 14 DAYS & 13 NIGHTS 

TRANSPORTATION: ALL THE WAY SURFACE

Program Highlights

DAY 14: HARAR – ADDIS ABABA   

DAY 2: ADDIS ABABA – KOMBOLCHA 

DAY 3: KOMBOLCHA - MEKELLE

DAY 4: FULL DAY TOUR OF THE ROCK CHURCHES OF TIGRAY

DAY 5: MEKELLE - AHAMED ELA

DAY 6: HAMED ELA – LAKE ASALE - DENAKIL DEPRESSION

DAY 7: HAMED ELA – DODOME - ERTA ALE

DAY 8: ERTA ALE – DODOME – AFDERA 

DAY 9: AFDERA - SEMERA   

DAY 10: SEMERA - AWASH

DAY 11: FULL DAY GAME DRIVING AT AWASH NATIONAL PARK

DAY 12: AWASH – HARAR 

DAY 13: FULL DAY TOUR OF HARAR

DAY 14: ARRIVAL ADDIS ABABA 

 

 

 

 

 

DAY 1: ARRIVAL ADDIS ABABA  
Arrival at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. You will be met and welcomed by our representatives and transferred to hotel. OVERNIGHT GHION HOTEL  

DAY 2: ADDIS ABABA – KOMBOLCHA 
In the morning, you will drive to Kombolcha, on the way admiring the western edge of the Great Rift Valley system, possibly market days and visit the Amhara and Oromo people. OVERNIGHT TEKLE HOTEL  

DAY 3: KOMBOLCHA - MEKELLE
In the morning leave, Kombolcha and drive to Mekelle on the way visit the monastery of Hayk Estiphanos. Mekelle was established in the 13th century and in the 19th century Emperor Yohannes IV, made it his capital. OVERNIGHT AXUM HOTEL  

DAY 4: FULL DAY TOUR OF THE ROCK CHURCHES OF TIGRAY
On this day you will visit the famous rock churches of Tigray including Abreha astebeha, Wukro Cherkos, Yohannes Makudi, Dugum Silassie and Debre Tsion Mariam, then drive back to Mekelle for overnight stay. OVERNIGHT AXUM HOTEL  

DAY 5: MEKELLE - AHAMED ELA
In the morning, drive to Hamed Ela via Agula and Berhaile, on the way admiring the camel caravan. At Hamed Ela, we will collect an escort, local guide and policeman, which is mandatory and necessary for our trip. OVERNIGHT CAMPING AT HAMED ELA

DAY 6: HAMED ELA – LAKE ASALE - DENAKIL DEPRESSION
After early breakfast drive to the Lake Asale, then head to Dallol/Denakil Depression, which straddles the Eritrean border to the east of the Tigraian Highlands and is officially listed as the hottest and active place on the earth surface with an average temperature of 40 - 45 degrees Celsius. Most of this vast and unpopulated region lies below sea level at 116 Meters. In the late afternoon drive back to Hamedela for overnight stay. OVERNIGHT CAMPING AT HAMED ELA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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