The Danakil Depression is the northern part of the Afar Triangle or Afar Depression in Ethiopia, a geological depression that has resulted from the divergence of three tectonic plates in the Horn of Africa. Bubbling volcanoes light up the night […]
The Danakil Depression is the northern part of the Afar Triangle or Afar Depression in Ethiopia, a geological depression that has resulted from the divergence of three tectonic plates in the Horn of Africa.
Bubbling volcanoes light up the night sky, sulfurous mounds of yellow contort into other-worldly shapes, and mirages of camels cross lakes of salt. Lying 100m and more below sea level, the Danakil Depression (የደንከል በረሃ) is about the hottest and most inhospitable place on earth. In fact, it’s so surreal that it doesn’t feel like part of the earth at all. If you want genuine, raw adventure, a few corners of the globe can match this overwhelming wilderness. But come prepared because with temperatures frequently saying hello to 50°C and appalling ‘roads’, visiting this region is more an expedition than a tour.
This is a 5 days real adventure package tour to the Danakil Depression. This trip is unlike the others; it will start in Mekele and will end in Mekele. You will explore the most extraordinary …
Itineraries DAY 1: Mekelle – Volcano We drive from Mekelle to – Dodom the beginning to discover Danakil's depression. We start an early drive to Dodom (at the base of Erta Ale). Leave after an early breakfast, …
Itineraries DAY 1: Mekele – Hamede Ela Drive to Hamedela via Berhale The Danakil Depression can be said to ‘begin’ here. It is one of the most inhospitable regions of the world, but is nonetheless spectacular, full …
The Danakil Depression, in the northeastern corner of Ethiopia, has the distinction of being the hottest place on earth, with recorded temperatures of 51 degrees Celsius. It’s sometimes called “the gateway to Hell.” The area is …
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