The Danakil depression, Awash National Park, Danakil Lakes and Harar
In this circuit, one can enjoy more of culture of the different tribes and the natural beauty of the Rift Valley in Ethiopia. In addition this circuit includes some historically significant sites such as Harar, which is regarded as the 4th Moslem sacred city of the world next to Mecca, Medina and Jerusalem. This town is also known as the walled city because of the wall that was built in 15th C by Harari (Adare people) to protect themselves from the repeated invasion of surrounding tribes.
1: Addis Ababa.
Arrive Addis Ababa.
2: Awash National Park
Drive to Awash National Park. O/N camp.
3: Awash Park
Full day Awash Park & its surroundings.
Drive to Asayta. O/N local htl. Visit Afar people around.
5: Lake Abe
Drive to lake Abe. O/N Asayta.
Visit Asayta-Serdo-lake-Afdiera. O/N camping.
Trekking around the lake. O/N camping.
8: Lake Afdiera-Serdo-Asayta
Drive to lake Afdiera-Serdo-Asayta.
9: Asayta & Awash
Drive Asayta – Awash.
10: Awash park
Awash park, visit palm side hot Springs, falls, and more.
Drive to Harar. O/N htl.
12: Babile – Harar
Visit Babile. O/N htl, Harar.
13: Harar & Nazareth
Drive Harar – Nazareth. O/N htl.
14: Nazareth & Bale Goba
Nazareth – Bale Goba. O/N Wabe Shebele htl.
In Bale, visit Sanete plateau & Tuludimtu forest.
16: Goba & Kofele & Wendo
Drive Goba – Kofele – Wendo genet. O/N htl
17: Addis Ababa
Drive back to Awasa, Abiyata, Shala Lakes, Addis Ababa.