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Some tips for your trip up the volcano and to the salt fields

It is HOT. I went in September and here are my tips: * Wear as little as possible. A tank top and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Poveshom
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San Francisco, California
Once in a life time experience

Erta Ale and Dallol are two amazing spots in the world. The volcano was spectacular at this period... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
benjtek
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Paris, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is HOT. I went in September and here are my tips: * Wear as little as possible. A tank top and shorts. Even at night the rocks are radiating heat and you'll be glad to have as little on you as you can. *...More

1  Thank Poveshom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Erta Ale and Dallol are two amazing spots in the world. The volcano was spectacular at this period of time. Isaac (Great Ethiopian Tour) planned our trip and took a day befor to show us highlights of Mekele. We had a lot of fun !

2  Thank benjtek
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I visited the Danakil Depression in May 2017 and had the most amazing time; I'm not sure there is anywhere quite like it in the world. We did a four day trip. Climbing up Erta Ale was enjoyable and not too challenging, camping at the...More

2  Thank B_P_24_07
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The Danakil Depression is an amazing place to visit, with the salt desert, the sulfur hot springs, the salt mining village and the volcano. They make this one of the most culturally interesting and naturally breathtaking trips I have done in my lifetime. Tip: Make...More

Thank David Jonatan P
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This review was written 4 years ago. Somehow it disappeared some month ago. Since the tour operator still offers the tour I would like to renew the review. We were there once – and it was a fantastic experience. Therefore, we decided to do this...More

2  Thank Merhaba_11
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Danakil depression with Sunworld was an outstanding experience. Seeing the images on google would give you a notion of what you are going to see. Being actually there and feeling the heat seeing the views was extraordinary. WorldSun made it easy safe and comfortable experience,...More

Thank YaelHaifaIsrael
Reviewed 24 July 2017

It is really amazing and out of this world to climb an active vulcano, the salt lakes, the desert... one of the best trips of my life, relatively safe and totally recommendable.

Thank Priscila_Fernandez
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Easily my highlight of Ethiopia. Our major concern was safety, given the 'do not travel' status given by international governments due to killings/kipnappings ~5 years ago. As this was our last stop we asked a lot of locals and other tourists their impressions prior. We...More

4  Thank HT204
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I wish everyone has possibility to visit Danakil depression . That feeling that you experience while you there probably nowhere in the world you can't get it . Temperatures there are pretty high +40 +50c but because of dry air it's not as bad as...More

5  Thank GeorgijusShadow
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I am surprised that more Western tourists haven't heard of the Danakil Depression, as it is one of the most extraordinary places that I have seen in all my travels across the world. The acid springs of Dallol, the glittering salt flats, and the bubbling...More

3  Thank Stephanie2743
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rlfisher02
19 September 2017|
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Martin S
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Response from YaelHaifaIsrael | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we were organized ahead since we didn't have enough time. The Danakil tour are basically organized by two operators (sold by many agency) one is called Sunworld (managed by Nagassi - which we used) and the other is... More
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iakaox
5 September 2017|
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hi iakaok contact worldsunethiopia via the web page +251910510910
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