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Ertaale and Dallol 6 Days Tour Package

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Day 1: Arrive to Addis Ababa

Stop At: Addis Mercato, Kenya St Addis Ketema, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Up on arrival at Bole international airport and met by Ghion Travel and Tours representatives and transfer to hotel. After check in to hotel, city tour of Addis. Which includes; National Museum, the home of the famous complete hominid fossil remains of Lucy dates 3.2 million years back, Mount Entoto, panoramic view point at the highest peak in Addis with an altitude of 3200 meter above sea level, Trinity Cathedral, a beautiful church with a baroque style of European architecture unique to both Ethiopia and Africa, Ethnographic Museum and Merkato (the largest open-air market in Africa).
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Soramba Hotel

Day 2: Fly to Mekele and Drive to Dallol

Stop At: Danakil Depression Ethiopia Tours, Ethiopia
After breakfast, transfer in to airport to fly to Mekele. Up on arrival meet our guides and driver meets you at airport, then drive to Hamedela and on the way visit the Afar village over the escarpment of the Great Rift Valley system to the western highland.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Comping

Day 3: Drive to Lake Assle

Stop At: Danakil Depression Ethiopia Tours, Ethiopia
In the morning drive to Lake Asele and visit the thousands of camel caravans and the rock salt mining. Afternoon, drive further to Dallol Cobber Sink; the lowest spot on earth’s surface not covered by water (-116 below sea level) enjoy the spectacular view and small hill, which is colorful by hot spring in several places. After visit drive back to Hamdela and overnight camping.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Comping

Day 4: Drive to Ertale

Stop At: Erta Ale, Active volicano Afar, mekele, 6611 Ethiopia
After breakfast, drive to the living Volcano Ertale which means "smoking mountain” in the local Afar language, Trek about 3 hours to the top of the lava lake Ertale Volcano and overnight camping.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Comping

Day 5: Drive to Mekele

Stop At: Emperor Yohannes IV Palace, Zesilasea Square, Mek'ele Ethiopia
After breakfast, drive back to Mekele. In the late afternoon, you will have free time to refresh and relax at your hotel. Overnight in hotel.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Axum Hotel Mekele

Day 6: Fly back to Addis Ababa

Stop At: Addis Mercato, Kenya St Addis Ketema, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
After breakfast, transfer in to airport to fly back to Addis Ababa. In the afternoon, you will have leisure and shopping time. In the evening, farewell traditional dinner in one of the best restaurant in Addis followed by folkloric dance of different Ethiopian nations. Then transfer to airport to fly back to home, where your tour ends.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Bole International Airport
Duration
6 days
Inclusions
  • 6x Breakfast
  • 6x Dinner
  • 6x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 5 nights
  • Fuel for the car 2 liter bottled water per day per passenger Driver allowance
  • English speaking guide Local guide fees Government tax and 8% service charge
  • 2 Domestic flight
  • Scout allowance
  • Entry/Admission - Addis Mercato
  • Entry/Admission - Danakil Depression Ethiopia Tours
  • Entry/Admission - Erta Ale
  • Entry/Admission - Emperor Yohannes IV Palace
Exclusions
  • International flights Any other expenses which are not mentioned on price include section
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: Finot Tour Ethiopia - Day Tours
8 reviews
K. N
Calgary, Canada
21
14 Day Northern Tour
I highly recommend Finot. Haile can capably arrange the most popular tourist attractions and make suggestions for
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Naoto H
10
Nice time!
We reserved a tour during transit at Addis Ababa. It was not a long time but they took me to mountain side to city
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Floor W
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
30
Excellent trip through North Ethiopia, Lake Tana, Bahir Dar, Axum, Simien Mountains, Mekele, Lalibela and Addis.
No need to look any further: book your tour at this company!! I highly recommand Finot Tour Ethiopia Haile is the
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svangelder
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
11
An intense and impressive trip through the North-Western Ethiopian highlands.
Haile being a charming, helpful and tireless guide and Dany a calm, responsible and experienced driver. The couple
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gubois
Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
11
15-days to Addis, Bahir dar, Axum, Simien, Mekele, Lalibela and back
The postcards and photo's only show a fraction of the immense views, the ancient cultural sites, the
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Emi1001
Osdorp, The Netherlands
20
Northern part of Ethiopia in 2 weeks by bus
I'm very pleased to have made such a nice trip! We seen and experienced the beautiful nature, old churches,
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yvon47yvon
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
10
Northern part with Tana lake, Simien mountains, different churches and temples
Haile and Dany from Finot Tours are an excellent couple in guiding, driving and troubleshooting you through
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mello199
London, United Kingdom
11
For adorable travel
I had time for the best place ever seen with Finot Tour Ethiopia. Their driver and guide is so awesome. They are
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