Historical Route and the Danakil Depression Erta Ale – Dallol

This trip will allow you to discover the highlands of Ethiopia and the North Eastern part of two exceptional natural sites and inaccessible : The Erta Ale and Dallol .
The journey continues with the discovery of the high places of political and religious history of Abyssinia : the mysterious churches of Tigray.

Main features

Code

ATE 202

Duration

17 days / 16 nights - Departure between September and March

Accommodation

hotel and camping

Itinerary

Addis Ababa - Danakil Depression - Mekele - Axum - Gondar - Bhirdar - Lalibela - Kombolcha

Highlights:

• rock churches of Lalibela , World Heritage Site by Unesco
• Hewan churches of Tigray
• Walks in Afar and their camel caravans
• Exploration of Dallol
• Ascension night the lava lake of Erta Ale ( active volcano )
• Meeting with Awara Amba community

Price

From 3.490 €. Prices are subject to a minimum basis of 12 participants

Dallol is especially fascinating for its natural beauty and its mosaic of colors, crystal concretions produced by a constant geothermal activity. The Danakil is the path that leads to Erta Ale volcano and its impressive crater open an underground hell.

You will leave this hostile environment for the beautiful mountains of Abyssinia , the birthplace of the glorious history of Ethiopia. We also discover a rich and diverse nature : forests, savannas , trays … Since the fourth century , Christians continue to live between animist and Muslim Africa . Lalibela , with its extraordinary churches shows that the heart of this civilization, with the monks of Lake Tana , keep these traditions

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