Tigray Rock Churches and Dalol Depression
Day 1 Arrival at Addis Ababa
Day 2 Fly to Mekele meet the car and drive to Gerealata Eco Lodge, on the way visit Abraha Asbaha Rock Church , walk for 2-3 hours, visit a family . O/n Gara Alta EcoLodge.
Day 3 Drive for one hour and walk to visit Mariam Korkur Rock Church 5-6 hours for two ways.O/n the Same Place.
Day 4 Drive for 1 hour and walk for 2-3 hours to Abuna Yamata Church.In the afternoon walk and visit a family. O/n The same Place.
Day 5 visit mikeal Amba, wakro Cherkos and walk for 3-4 hours. O/n the same place
Day 6 A.M Drive from Geralta EcoLodge (Tigray Mountain) to Dalol Valley over a beautiful landscape on the way watching the Camel caravans and the afar people village. O/n Barhaile Camping.
Day 7 Drive from Barhaile to Dalol on the way looking hundreds of Camels transporting stone salt from Dalol to Tigray, walk for 2 hours with the camel men. O/n Dalol Camping
Day 8 Full day walking through a beautiful Dalol Valley. A.M short drive over a salt plane to Dalol hill and valley. This morning walk around the hotsprings and mud hills. P.M salt mining place , evening sunset with camel caravan. O/n The same place.
Day 9 Drive from Dalol to Ahmed Ela crossing the Dalol valley .O/n Camping in a village on a dry lava
Day 10 Drive from Ahmed Ela close to Mount Erta Alle walk for 3 hours when the sun is cool, over night on mount Erta alle, the volcano is active and coulouful at night.
Day 11 After early morning look at the Volcano walk down to meet the car and drive to Afdera Town, the town on sure of Afdera Lake. O/n In small Local Hotel.
Day 12 Drive from Afdera to Aysaita Townis close to Afambo delta on the way visiting the Afar people village. O/n at a Local Hotel.
Day 13 Visit the delta, afar village and a hotspring. O/n The same place.
Day 14 Drive from Aysaita to Awash National Park stay in the Lodge whch is located on a spectacular spot to see the Awash Waterfall.
Day 15 After a morning Safari drive , continue driving to Harar Town. This evening see the Hyena Man feeding the wild hyenas in his hand and mouth. O/n Balayeneha Hotel.
Day 16 A.M visit Harar Wall, historical houses inside the wall and the coulourfull market. P.M Transfer to Dire Dawa Airport for your flight to Addis Ababa. This evening you will have a farewell dinner Party.
Day 17 Departure.