Tour package to Afar depression and Semien mountains national park
duration;10 days and 9 nights
means of transport, surface+flight
Day 1, take a flight from Addis to Mekelle. Two cars will wait us. One for cook and the second one to the passenger.Then drive to Erta’ale. In the evening trek up to the volcano. Stay a night on the top.
Day 2, early in the morning come down to the camp site and have breakfast. Then drive to Dallol. In late afternoon visit the camel caravans transporting bare salt. o/n camping
Day 3, in a morning visit the Sulphur surfaced ground of Dallol and the salt extraction. Then drive to Adigrat. o/n hotel.
Day 4,Adigrat- Axum.
On the way visit Debredamo monastery, the monastery which is only men and accessable by the help of rope. Then after lunch visit the stelae park and church of saint merry of Zion in Axum.the tomb of king kaleb.o/n hotel.
Day 5, Axum- Semien mountains national park.(S.M.N.P)
On this day you will wonder the panoramic view of the semein chain mountains and Tekezzegorge,limalimo road. o/n camping at sankaber.
Day 6 and day 7, S.M.N.P all day in a park.
These two days, you are going to admire the endemic wild life and the scenery. Trekking and driving. o/n camping.
Drive to gonder.it is 120 km and in the afternoon you have time to discover the castle compound and trinity church. o/n hotel.
After breakfast drive to Bahirdar(165km). in the afternoon have a boat trip on lake Tana to visit the medival church of urakidanemihret, the most painted church. o/n hotel.
In a morning drive to Blue Nile water fall. Then come back to Bahirdar for lunch. After lunch take the afternoon flight to Addis Ababa. after farewell dinner departure.