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First of all, be aware that this is not a lava lake anymore but a lava crust with a few hot spots.
Still, it's exciting and an adventure. It is a full day trip just about from Mekele and it's wild and bumpy, driving through...More
I still find it unreal, where else can you find a longest-existing lava lakes and ever active volcano. Er tale is truly amazing place, that much is true but FOR TRUTH SAKE it was also a rough trip, really hot,dry and trekking to the mountains...More
still i can not believe i could see a real Lava lake and an active volcano, how amazing it was when we woke at 04:00 and walked to the top of the volcano, after waiting for 15 min a big wind took away all the...More
As a solo female traveler I felt very safe with my tour agency “world sun” . Thanks to the newly cleared road I only walked for thirty minutes up the mountain to be faced with an extraordinary landscape . However lava wasn’t visible as there...More
10km before we arrive at the camp, watching the smoke & red dusk in the Horizon we cross over and left behind a 2 years old mega highway construction with its machinery and employees seating idol by the side of the road on a lunch...More
We where allowed to start our hike from the close camp, only 50 minutes from volcano. My wife and I, in our mid 60, managed to make it in 90 minutes. No lava was visible, only smoke, but sound of boiling lava from the...More
It was not and easy hike for someone over 60 years old, but well worth it. Though we could not see lava, we could HEAR it. In the morning you could see lava, but you could see plastic. Only 2 of 17 travelers got up...More
We stayed at the base camp for one night and enjoyed the sunset and sunrise view. At night, we slept in the outdoors on comfortable mattresses. You can see many stars and constellations.
We toured with WorldSun Ethiopia. They have a great crew - driver...More
The Danakil escarpment displays some of the most spectacular examples of erratic landscapes in the world, with a difference in altitude of 2500 mssl to some 120m bsl Danakil, one of the driest and tectonically active areas on earth, is an area of unique geological...More
If your guide tells you it is possible to see it, then don't believe him. The lake hasn't been seen in over a year as far as we can gather. The level of the lava sank and it is no longer visible. We enjoyed the...More