14-Days Tour to Dankile Depression, Afdera, Erta Ale Volcano and Dallol
The Danakil Depression, also called Dallol Depression, is a desert with some areas that are more than 100 meters below sea level. This is special because it is one of the lowest points on earth not covered by water. There are hot yellow sulfur fields among the sparkling white salt beds. Heat isn't the only thing people feel in the Dallol Depression, alarming earth tremors are also frequently felt. There are also several active volcanoes. So, just how hot is it at the Dallol Depression.
The people living in the region are Afar tribes, they are pastoralists and some of them engage in salt mining as the depression is covered with salt. The major attraction in the region is Erta Ale, an active volcano which is so magnificent due to its different colorful lava flowing from the crust of the earth.Read More