3 Days Danakil Depression Tour 3 days

  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Private tour
  • Solo friendly
  • Book now pay later*

Our 3 Day Danakil Depression tour is the perfect way to experience the diverse and beautiful landscape of Ethiopia. Enjoy the stunning views of the active volcano and colorful hot springs while immersing yourself in local culture and traditions. Let our expert tour guides show you the best this unique region has to offer.

Day 1 Mekelle - Erta Ale

Will start with a drive from Mekelle to the magnificent Erta Ale, one of the few continuously active volcanoes in the world. En route, you will have the opportunity to experience the stunning beauty of Lake Afrera before arriving at one of the most incredible natural wonders on earth. You'll be amazed by the incredible sights and sounds as we explore this unique and spectacular area.

Day 2 Erta Ale - Hamad Ela

Day 2 of our itinerary is an unforgettable experience, as we visit the incredible Erta Ale volcano during sunrise. Witness the volcanic activities and enjoy a delicious breakfast at our campsite. Afterward, we will continue our journey to Hamad Ela with lunch on the way, before arriving in Hamad Ila for a memorable evening. Finally, proceed to Salt Lake Assale, where you can witness a breathtaking sunset reflection.

Day 3 Hamad Ela - Dallol - Mekelle

On Day 3 of our itinerary, we'll take you to Dallol to witness the beautiful Danakil Depression. You'll visit the famous Dallol, known for its colorful geothermal fields and salt formations. We'll end the day in Mekelle, where you'll have the opportunity to experience the local culture and delicious cuisine.

What's included

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  • Pick up and drop off services
  • 4WD Vehicles with air conditioning, fuel and experienced drivers
  • Professional and licensed Guides
  • Professional Cook
  • Meal: - Day 1: Luanch and Dinner
  • - Day 2: Breakfast, Luanch and Dinner
  • - Day 3: Breakfast and Luanch
  • Unlimitted Bottled drinking water
  • Fees for entrance permit, Administration, Police men, Scouts, pathfinder local guides
  • Camping and Camping materials ( Mattresses and Sleeping bag (Blankets)


  • Personal Insurance
  • Personal medication
  • Personal expenses such as Souvenirs
  • Domestic and Intrnational flights
  • Gratuities /tipping for staff, porterage, taking pictures of locals
  • Alcoholic beverages. ‚Äč


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Departure & Return

Start city: Mekelle , Tigray, Ethiopia

Pick up times available: 08:30, 09:00

Pick up location: Air port, Hotel and any places in Mekelle

Ends at: Hotel or Air port

Nearest airport: Mekele Airport (MQX)

Eco Features:

  • Licensed tour guide
  • Local or indigenous tour guide(s)

Cancellation policy

100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date

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from $438 per person