Danakil Depression Tour 3 Days 

Danakil Depression Tour 3 Days is an excellent package to witness worlds most unique and awe-inspiring landscape. Responsive manegement, a well-maintained Landcruisers, articulate and energetic tour guides the Danakil Depression is best with Great Ethiopian Tours.
danakil depression tour 3 days

What Is The Danakil Depression

The Danakil Desert is a remarkable geological wonder. located in Ethiopia, known for its otherworldly landscape, colorful hot springs, sulfuric acid pools, and active volcano lakes. It is a geological formation created by triple plate tectonic divergent boundaries. This simply means that (Somalian, Arabian and African) boundaries are moving apart at the rate of 3cm per year. This plate tectonic activity makes the crust on the Danakil very tine exposing the surface to the volcanic activity underneath.

Where is the Danakil Depression Located?

The Danakil Depression is a unique geological phenomenon located in the north east end of Ethiopia. Known for its extreme heat, colorful landscapes, and unusual volcanic activitie ans lava lakes. it is a must-see destination for adventurous travelers.

Danakil Depression Tour 3 Days or 4?

If you’re looking for an adventure like no other, the Danakil Depression tour  is a must-do experience. well while there is noting written in stons, the 3 days is a popular way to discover the desert. there is not much difference between 4 and 3 days tour except a leisurely pace of the a day more. but some will say 3 days are enough.

Is Danakil Safe to Visit?

Danakil depression is safe to visit if we are talking about a human made danger. Everyone around benefits from the tourism and the locals would protect their business. The real danger is nature itself and unless handled in good hands heat related fatalities are common. 


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How to get there and Itinerary

Danakil Depression Tour 3 Days Itinerary

Danakil depression Tour Price is $450/pax to join small group and

$2200 Private Tour for less than 4 Pax

Day 1, Mekele – Ertale

The departure is at 10:00am. so our driver will pick you from your location in Mekele |Semera| and Shortly after a coffee and juice you will drive 250km east wards to Ertale. A slow and lazy drive will take us to the camp site near Ertale to arrive at 05:00. Then by 06:00pm will hike up to Ertale. O/N in Ertale

Day 2  Ertale – Dallol

Starting at 8:30am you will drive from base camp in Ertale & at 4:00pm you arrive in Hamedela then continue to lake Asale salt flats and enjoy birth taking sunset & a splendid camel caravans transporting salt from Lake Asale. O/N camping in Hamedela

Day 3  Dallol-Mekele

In this day you will visit. – Dallol colorful mountain – Camel caravan – Lake Asale salt flats – traditional salt excavating methods – sulfuric acid ponds – swim in the Salt Lake. finally drive back to Mekele and at 04:30pm arrive in Mekele. The End of The 3 Days Danakil Depression Tour. Dont forget to rate us on tripadvisor and google business profile. review

Packing For Danakil Depression Tour 3 Days
Torch Lights, Head lamps, Trekking shoes, Sandals, Trekking pants, Sunscreen, Trekking shorts and light clothes, We provide generator but we advise travelers to bring light power bank, If your trip is in scientific expedition lab gears
In the Package Price
Entrance fees, Security fees, world class cook and cooking stuff, camping gear, Latest land-cruisers, 3 person/land cruiser, fuel, driver, guide fees, non-limited amount of mineral water are included. Package price excludes alcoholic drinks.

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