Danakil Depression
Danakil Depression
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6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Kati
Belgrade, Serbia7 contributions
Feb 2024 • Friends
Must see if you are into new experiences. Recommendation for ARRE TOURS AND CAR RENT (ATT) with best guide Are you can have!
Written 18 February 2024
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Lucien
France3 contributions
Oct 2023 • Solo
I have been traveling with some of my friends in Ethiopia for several weeks and I meet my guide Aregawi Gebrehiwt who was fantastic and was recommend by trip advisor in many travel sites. Danakil depression and Erta Ale amazing has alot to offer for photographers and geologists.
First when I met My guide aregawi I was simply amazed and was wondering by his enthusiasm.
He have small and independent team that he makes our holiday to the danakil depression was unforgettable memory in our life.
Though the danakil is hostile region to travel but as aregawi arranged 4wd drives with well functioning air-condition and set our duration suitable and makes us to simply miss all our trips.
He also arranges tour to Tigray churches and all over Tigray and all corners of Ethiopia.
I trust on Aregawi Gebrehiwt and I recommends him to all my friends and family who want to visit The whole Ethiopia.
His Contacts;
WhatsApp; +251914795520
Email; aregawigebrehiwet6@gmail.com
Written 1 November 2023
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Aris D
2 contributions
Apr 2023 • Couples
With Mohammed I realised a trip to the Northern part of Ethiopia, and more precisely to the places Axum, Tigray churches, canal depression and Harar. It was a rather tough journey from which, though I got only the best impressions, and this happened due to the services of Mohammed. Also, due to the the fact that I had already talked with several agencies, Mohammed was the one who offered me the best prices, and at the same time top of the line services. I distinctly remember that during the Tour Danakil we had by far the best vehicle. Since my job is a tour leader, I assure you with certainty that if you want to travel to Ethiopia, this is the agency to choose.
Email: ethiosimientrekking@gmail.com
Phone number: +251975156015
Written 12 October 2023
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Pascal L
3 contributions
Jun 2023 • Solo
I have been with others groups danakil 3 days starting from semera, and it was incredibly and so colorfully, I have never seen before such kind of danakil..I would highly recommend travelers to see danakil, it was unforgettable experience, the guide called Alex he is excellent, he is well treated all of us..
For more details contact Alex via WhatsApp+251955195392
Written 1 August 2023
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Sineet
15 contributions
May 2023
I went with a group of 8 on a 3 day tour to Danakil Depression as part of a broader tour. It's the ONLY PLACE ON THE PLANET you can experience this other worldly sight but it's v hot and remote terrain so you need a good guide.

We went with Gheralta tour with a guide guide who had well over a decade of experience and took fantastic care of us: 4x4 vehicles with aircon; courteous and considerate drivers; fantastic food cooked fresh and accommodating of vegetarians/special requests; all the camping stuff taken care of i.e. mattresses, clean sheets etc.; plenty of drinking water; helpful prompts for bathroom breaks (there are limited places with discrete coverage so really appreciated this!); very safety conscious without limiting the absolute wonder of the experience; excellent English and basically we got taken care of door to door. You can do this trip starting at Semera airport (Afar regional airport) or Mekelle (Tigray regional airport). Bring plenty of sunscreen, solid fully covered walking shoes, hat/umbrella, face mask, light shirt to cover arms (also culturally it is respectful to cover up shoulders and trousers/skirts up to knees), wet wipes (biodegradable or take them home) for freshening up and extra tops so you can change more than once a day for comfort.

We went in May which was pretty hot seasonally - but thanks to vehicle aircon and considerate schedule planning by our guide, it was still fabulous. NB Kids have done this trip but I would advise min. age of 13yrs.
Written 3 July 2023
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Else P
1 contribution
Apr 2023 • Friends
Our trips to Ethiopia been very interesting and successd, Were on a trip from north to south of Ethiopia. Loved the guide Alex and the driver samey. They were exllenet.. they showed us the really Ethiopian culture and historical.... . especially I highly recommend those who travel for 3 days to danakil depression, it was very interesting, the air conditioning it was very hot, there was nowhere to hide from the heat, this is a desert and one of the hottest places in the world .. after the depression we went to also Lalibela, Gondar and bahir dar, it was amazing route's we done!!
The tour company who managed all our trips (Amsalu he was so fairly and we'll experienced.
everything's been well arranged ...

For more information just contact Mr Amsalu
Whatsapp +251955195392
Email amsalutesfa@yahoo.com
Written 16 June 2023
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Dan D
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia2 contributions
Jun 2023 • Friends
I have been to Dankil Depression and erta ale with 'Great Ethiopian Tours'. My tour was organized by well behaved and disiplined Isaac and he was  quite helpful with well mannered personality.
The tour was awesome the guide, the meal, and the drivers were very kind people.
They also feed us a lot of information about caltural, geological, and historical background of our trip.
The guide made us too safe about our trip also we felt like home. the trip to the volacano was ok, the highlight of the tour was Dallol and the salt-flats, in general the exprience was beyond expectations it was really nice to have a night outside of the vilage in the desert.
I warmly recommended this company to do this tour for future.
Wish you all the best

Written 4 June 2023
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Emanuel E
2 contributions
Apr 2023 • Couples
The trip is amazing Danakil dipresion it was very fantastic time and place we just finished our 3 days tour in Danakil with mike next stop will be Bahirdar and Gondar we directly recommend Mike when you are planning to visit Ethiopia because he is 100% honest and perfect organization if all travelers want to visit Ethiopia so your tour with mike with out any complain. You will be very happy and enjoy because Mike give us amazing trip everything was complate we have 2 extra destination we can't wait to write review about Mike because we are happy better than what we expect .. the most important and best thing is feel comfortable and have good time in your travel . that's why we recommend Mike for all travelers ...
Yenenehambaye@yahoo.com. +251967593285. +251955194543..

We are very happy and enjoy with mike
Direct contact him and be happy with out struggling..

Good Job Mike
Written 27 April 2023
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Drake S
United States1 contribution
Apr 2023 • Friends
Our plan was to visit lalibela and simen and Bahirdar and gondar then we book all the tour with the young man who have future and honest with Mike.... +251967593285
Yenenehambaye@yahoo.com
We paid him some advance by PayPal but after that Mike recommend us the most beautiful and magic place in the world #DANAKIL_DEPRESSION WOWWW Amazing the volcano, dallol, salt lake, amazing we did 3 days tour we was 11 person and the tour is absolutely great not onoy DANAKIL DEPRESSION also Simien Mountain, lalibela , Gondar very historical place beautiful painting church , big old castle..
To be honest Mike is who can be trust and very smart person he know how to keep his clients smile and treat them . We really happy to do the tour with him because everything going well we have great experience and wonderful time in Ethiopia with Young Man MIKE TOUR ETHIOPIA ..
We highly recommend Mike

+251967593285
Yenenehambaye@yahoo.com

Thank Young man
Written 24 April 2023
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Emma K
Germany2 contributions
Jan 2023
We did the 2/3 days tours from Semera with “Great Ethiopian Tours” It was amaizing and dreamy. Accommodation was basic, chef was professional, we enjoyed lacal food, fairly new cars with a working AC. Highly recommended.
Written 29 January 2023
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