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Danakil Depression & Ert Ale Volcano

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The Danakil (Afar) Depression; is a geological depression near the Horn of Africa, in the northern Ethiopia. One of the mostly geologically active. Afar is well known as one of the cradles of hominids, containing the Middle Awash, site of many fossil hominid discoveries; Gona, site of the worlds oldest stone tools; and Hadar, site of Lucy, the fossilized specimen of Australopithecus afarensis.

The Afar Depression includes the Danakil Desert and the lowest point in Africa, Lake Asal (–155 meters or –500 ft). Dallol is also part of the Depression, one of the hottest places year-round anywhere on Earth. Temperatures reached up to an all-time high of 64.4°C (148.0°F) in the 1930s. The area is one of the hottest places on earth.
The Afar Depression is one of two places on Earth where a mid-ocean ridge can be studied on land, the other being Iceland.

One of Earths great active volcanoes the 613 metres tall Erta Ale, is found here. It is the most active shield volcano in the Afar Region of northeastern Ethiopia. The volcano itself is surrounded completely by an area below sea level.

Erta Ale is, with a lava lake, one of only five in the world, at the summit. It is notable for being the longest existing lava lake, present since the early years of the twentieth century. The name of the volcano means "smoking mountain” in the local Afar language and its southerly pit is known locally as "the gateway to hell".

Historical Tour Guide Program

Tour guide service to the ancient historical places and ancient holy churches. You will be able to visit the statue of Axum, the Gondar Castles, churches and monasteries arround Bahir Dar, the old city Harar, 12 churches of the Lalibela and many more

Ethnological Tour Guide Program

A tour guide that will enable you to view and experience what other ethnic groups people life-style is and their culture. There are more than 80 ethnic groups in Ethiopia. Each ethnic group will have different way of living and different culture.

Trekking Tour Guide Program

In this tour program there will be trekking activities on the highest mountain of Ethiopia, specially at the north the Semien Mountain and at the south the Bale Mountain. In connection with this tour you will see some endemic animals of Ethiopia

Denakel Tour Guide Program

A tour guide program to the hotest place on earth, the Denakel Depression. You will also see an active volcano at the north western of Ethiopia at the Afar Region. The place has been viewed by the national geography and named one of the hottest place on earth

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