Danakil, Awash 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
Awash National Park. O/N camp.
3: Awash Park
Full day Awash Park & its surroundings.
Drive Asayta. O/N local htl. Visit Afar people around.
5: Asayta-Serdo-lake Afdiera
Proceed Asayta-Serdo-lake Afdiera. O/N camping.
Trekking around the lake. O/N camping.
7: Lake Afdiera
From Lake Afdiera back to Serdo-Asayta.
8: Asayta & Awash
Drive Asayta – Awash.
9: Awash park
Visit Awash park i.e. Palm side hot Springs, falls and more.
Drive to Harar. O/N htl.
Drive Harar-Babile-Harar. O/N htl, Harar.
12: Nazareth & Bale Goba
Proceed Nazareth – Bale Goba. O/N Wabe Shebele htl, Goba.
13: Harar – Dire Dawa
Drive Harar – Dire Dawa then fly back Addis Ababa. O/N htl