Discover Danakil Depression
Located in the tumultuous Afar Region lies the Danakil Depression. This place is regarded as one of the hottest places on the planet recording temperatures of up to 125 degrees Celsius. Danakil Depression is an interesting place hence it should be on your bucket list for places to visit in Ethiopia. Danakil Depression is covered by impressive expanses of yellow mounds of sulfur, salt and mineral deposits. The area is known for its camel caravans. Locals have made perilous trek for centuries into the depression to collect salt and transport it back by camel to the nearest town.
Trip to Dallol in the Danakil desert
A journey to Dallol, a volcanic explosion crater, in the Danakil depression is an extraordinary experience. Dallol is the warmest place in the world. It is the lowest point, and the hottest place on earth inhabited by humans.
Danakil Depression is situated in the northern part of the Afar Depression in Ethiopia. Discover the Erta Ale Volcano, the breathtaking Dallol landscape with its multi-coloured hot springs, a salt mine near Lake Asal, watch the endless camel caravans heading to Mekele Town, and socialize with some Afar families in Hamed Ela.