The Danakil Depression has the lowest point on the continent, Dallol, at 116 km below sea level. It stretches between the Red Sea and the foothills of the eastern slopes of the Ethiopian plateau. The depression has marvelous pattern of volcanoes, its activity greatly contributing to the formation of the present Rift Valley system. The whole part of this natural wonder is inhabited by the Afar people, nomadic shepherds carrying salt in their caravans up to the Ethiopian Highlands.
In only 3 short days you will see the landscapes of the Dallol Depression, the salt miners and their camel caravans and the lava lake of Erta Ale volcano.