Dates: February 13th - 21th 2018
Program price – 2100$
Additional 5 day Cape Town program is available – 950$
Please note that the cost of the program does not cover additional expenses as well as the tickets, but we can help you find the best offer available if needed.
Day 1 (February, 13th)
Arrive Addis Ababa, check-in at the guest house. Exploring Addis Ababa (Lucy skeleton, mountain views of the city, market, Christian churches). Flight to Mekele. Check-in at the hotel.
Day 2 (February, 14th)
Danakil desert jeep safari. Erta Ale ascent (in the evening). Exploring the crater. Watching the lava lake. Overnight stay in huts next to the crater.
Day 3 (February, 15th)
Sunrise at the crater. Hiking to volcano's second crater. Sunset near the lava lake.
Day 4 (February, 16th)
Descent. Transfer to Lake Afdera. Swimming in the lake. Guided walks around salt mines. Overnight stay at the shore of the lake.
Day 5 (February, 17th)
Transfer to Lake Assal. Watching camel trains transport salt. Overnight stay at the shore of the lake.
Day 6 (February, 18th)
Dallol volcano ascent. Visiting salt mines and canyons. Transfer to Mekele. Check-in at the hotel.
Day 7 (February, 19th)
Transfer to Lalibela. Visiting Veldia to see Amhara and Raya tribes' way of life. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 8 (February, 20th)
Visiting ten rock-hewn churches first to the north and then to the south from the river Jordan. Visiting Biete Ghiorgis, which the 11th church isolated from the others and considered to be best preserved.
Please note that women are not allowed to enter the churches to the north from the river Jordan.
Day 9 (February, 21st)
Transfer to the Airport. Flight to Addis Ababa. Departure.