2 Days Tour to Earta ale Active Volcano

  • Volcano, Culture & Scenery
  • 2 days from Mekele to Mekele
  • Surface drive,
  • Tour Guide


2 Days adventure tour to Earta ale Active Volcano.Afar region Ethiopia.The tour starts from Mekele and ends in Mekele

2 Days Tour to Earta ale Active Volcano

Day 1 | Drive to Erta ale (200 Km aspahlt & 45km sand road, total 245km from Mekelle)

After having an early breakfast (possible at 06:30) you will drive to Erta ale. Up on arrival at Dodom take rest, relax & fill your energy for trek to Erta ale (17Km from Dodom) that takes approximately 3 hrs trekking.

Early dinner around 17:00 then as the sun sets, you leave behind the cars, use Camel to transport all the camping materials and some food (sleeping materials like light mattresses, mat and water) to the rim of the volcano, where you spend the night watching the dramatic action of the boiling lava. Erta ale ranks one of the most alluring and physically challenging natural attractions anywhere in Ethiopia. It is a shield volcano with a base diameter of 30 km and 1km square caldera at its summit. Erta Ale contains the world’s only permanent lava lake. Overnight at the rim of the Volcano.

Day 2 | Drive to back to Mekele via Abala (245 KMS)

Early the next morning, you will descend from Mount Erta ale, returning to the base camp Dodom for a well-earned breakfast. After having a breakfast & brief break you will drive to Mekele (240 Km from Erta ale) via the small towns of Habala and Erepti.

• Please note: This tour may precede or follow any other Ethiopian tours offered by Worqamba Ethiopia Tour.

• This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirement.

What's include

  • 4WD transportation including fuel expense and drivers allowance
  • All Entrance fees and licenses as per the programr
  • Accommodation and all meals throughout the tour.
  • Non-Alcoholic Beverages and plenty bottles of water for the trip.
  • Minimum of 2 cars per trip with local security
  • Camel and camel tires
  • Local guide service for the afar region as per the program
  • Cooking, camping equipment
  • Scout and police service in Afar Region as per the program
  • Experienced cook
  • Camel and camel tires s
  • Camel and camel tires

What's exclude

  • Tips
  • Domestic flights Addis Ababa-Mekelle-Addis Ababa
  • Meals, except camping day in Dankile Depression