Day 1: Arrive Addis Ababa at Bole International Airport and meet us for transfer to hotel. Overnight hotel.
Day 2: Early morning departure to Awash. Lunch at Awash fall lodge. Late afternoon, game drive in the Park with visit of the majestic Awash River Falls. Overnight lodge. 143 kms, 3 hours. Tough driving to the Park with moderate walking. Walking shoes is preferable.
Day 3: Drive to Semera ,the capital of the Afar region. On this day visit the Afar people and their village. Overnight camping. 350 kms, 6 hours.
Day 4: Drive to Afdera through the desert area of the Afar region and visit the salt lakes. 273 kms, 5 hours.
Day 5: Drive from Afdera to Ertalie along the desert and sandy road. Evening enjoy the active volcano of Erta Alie. Overnight camping. 30 kms.
Day 6: Drive to Amdella to visit the Dalol Depression, the lowest place in the world (116 meter below see level). Overnight camping at Amdella 85 kms
Day 7: After breakfast drive to the Dallol depression to visit the area which seems like on other planet;The color of the area is beautiful.
Day 8: After an early breakfast drive to Mekele. En route, visit the local people traveling from Dalol to Tigray region with their camels carrying salt. Overnight hotel.
Day 9: Transfer to Mekelle air port to fly back to Addis Ababa. You have time for shopping. Evening after the dinner program in one of the traditional restaurant, transfer to air port for departure. End of the tour.