Program : Volcano, Historical, Rock Climbing
Transport: Flight & surface
Duration :7 days and 6 nights
Day 01: fly to Lalibela and transfer to hotel for check in and then start visiting the first group of churches namely Bete-Medhanialem, Bête-mariam, Bete-Meskel, Bete Gologota, Debre-sina. After lunch visit the Southeastern Cluster of churches – Bet Gabriel-Rufael, Bet Merkorios, Bet Amanual, and Bet Abba Libanos. Finally, visit the most famous of all the churches – Bet Giyorgis, a huge monolith in the shape of a cross, and constructed in honor of St. George, the patron saint of Ethiopia.
Day 02. Take a flight to Axum, have a short visit of the obelisks and archeological sites then drive to Gehralta for overnight
Day 03. After breakfast, walk up to AbuneYemata, one of an incredible orthodox church a very ascent steep to climb up spectacularly cited within a cliff face. Back to Gehralta for Lunch, then continue driving to mekele for Overnight
Day 04. After breakfast, Drive to Hamedla via Berhale a small town where we will proves the permit letter to visit Afar region and you will spend couple of hours enjoying your lunch, then continue driving to Hamedla where you can enjoy a camel caravan and beautiful sunset. overnight, Campsite
Day 05. In the morning drive to Dallol, the lowest depression in the world with full of geological wonders and visit the beautiful and colored landscapes formed by volcanic activity. Then ion your way you will visit Lake Asale,where you will attend the activities of the local people breaking the salt into rectangular pieces and loading on camels back to transport mekele. After quick lunch proceed to Erta-ale through one of the worst lava roads and after early dinner at Dodom,trek up to Erta-Ale for about three to four hours depending on your fitness. Camels will transport your camping materials, foods and drinks. Now you can spend a peaceful night admiring the beautiful nature and the actions of the volcano. Camping on Erta-ale mountain.
Day 06. Start walking down to Dodom,to enjoy your breakfast. On the way back you Mekele will enjoy your picnic lunch at one of Afar village. After relaxing proceed to Mekele.
Day 07. Fly back to Adddis