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| Danakil Desert, Mek'ele, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Assale is included in the Danakil Depression tour. When driving to Dalol (A definite MUST!! Reviewed by me separately) you actually drive across parts of the immense Assale salt plains and lake. The salt formations on both sides are amazing and give you the...More

Thank Shaked007
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is well worth a visit and one would really lose an opportunity if it was not seen.One needs to go in the evening as the sun sets and get this amazing view with reflections.

Thank Pippa354
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Lake Assale is breathtaking, the salt flakes make a tantalising pattern and the mirror effect comes to full during the break of dusk, when the sun sets. Haven't seen the salt flats in Bolivia yet but this one certainly will be worthy of a comparison.

Thank JeLundgren
Reviewed 29 September 2018

did it trough E.T.T tours which were great, part of the overall Danakil trip. Sat down on the salt for 2 hours drinking local wine and listening to music. Reminds the Salar in Bolivia. Really great experience and recommended as part of the dallol and...More

Thank nimigor
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Amazing sitting on top of the jeep watching the sunset over the lake on the one side and the camel-caravan on the other side with a glass of wine.

Thank JNinSA
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

You will not believe that you are in Earth. Till the eyes can see it is inly salt. The heat us unbearable but the landscape is unearthly. Even in the evening after sun set the wind feels like fire storm.

Thank Suman Sankar G
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We visited this lake during the Danakil depression tour and it was beautiful! There are salt miners (Afar people) who are mining for a living. Upon reading forums I saw that taking donations such as gloves, sunglasses and eye drops for these men would be...More

Thank CasieMartin
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

This place is great, but better with a guide that can explain everything to you. If you go on a danakil/erta ale/dallol tour, you're going to see it. I wouldn't book a tour just for this. Unless you are really into salt.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Huge lake, partially covered with water, but most of the area is completely dry. According to local guides, the salt cover is 8000 m deep (!). In the past it was a part of the Red Sea. In the morning camel caravans come to the...More

Thank Skydance777
Reviewed 18 January 2018

A wonderous spot where water drains on to the immense salt flats before evaporating leaving, even more, salt behind. It acts as a giant mirror and reflecting basin for the surrounding area and sundowns.

Thank StevenP3559
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