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Ethiopia & Djibouti: Danakil & Whale Sharks

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Ethiopia & Djibouti: Danakil & Whale Sharks - Exodus Travels
Ethiopia & Djibouti: Danakil & Whale Sharks - Exodus Travels
Starts
Mekele
Destinations
+13
Ends
Djibouti
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Highlights

Start in Mekele and end in Djibouti! With the adventure tour Ethiopia & Djibouti: Danakil & Whale Sharks, you have a 14 day tour package taking you through Mekele, Ethiopia and 14 other destinations in Africa. Ethiopia & Djibouti: Danakil & Whale Sharks is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as meals, transport and more.
Age range
16 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping, Hut
Max Group Size
11
Transportation
Jeep & 4WD, Boat, Mini-coach
Travel style
Adventure, Wildlife, Discovery, Christmas & New Year
  • Laurie Hamilton's review about another Exodus Travels tour
    4.0 - Good

    A very interesting country to visit, ancient culture, striking scenery and some unusual wildlife.<br /><br /><strong>What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?</strong><br />Seeing Lucy. Meskal Festival is fun. The variety of birdlife. The views... Read more

  • Barbara Palmer's review about another Exodus Travels tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    Our guide made the tour amazing with his disposition and consistent giving to everyone.

  • Judith Grossman's review about another Exodus Travels tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    Far more time taken viewing wildlife than on an overland tour.we travelled off road and the guide always turned the vehicle for the best camera shots, or took us to places for the best views

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Mekelle.
    Start point Mekele, Mekelē, Tigray, Ethiopia
  2. Day 2: Visit Wukro’s rock-hewn churches.
  3. Day 3: Into the Danakil Depression; sunset on the shores of Lake Assal.
  4. Day 4: Dallol's sulphur springs; salt caravan at Ab-Ala.
  5. Day 5: Climb Erta Ale.
  6. Day 6: Summit walk on Erta Ale; transfer to Lake Afrera.
  7. Day 7: Drive to Semera; free afternoon.
  8. Day 8: Cross into Djibouti; explore Lake Abbe.
  9. Day 9: Sunrise at Lake Abbe; transfer to Lake Assal.
  10. Day 10: To Foret du Day N.P. via Ardoukoba Volcano.
  11. Day 11: Explore Foret du Day N.P; transfer to Tadjoura.
  12. Day 12: Boat ride across the Gulf of Tadjoura to Djibouti City.
  13. Day 13: Full day Whale shark safari.
  14. Day 14: End Djibouti City.
    End point Djibouti City, Djibouti City, Djibouti

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  • Accommodation

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go

Currencies

Br
Birr
Ethiopia
CHF
Franc
Djibouti

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Visa

Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Ethiopia and Djibouti. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Ethiopia and Djibouti. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for Ethiopia and Djibouti. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Ethiopia and Djibouti. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Ethiopia and Djibouti. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Ethiopia and Djibouti. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Meningococcal meningitis
Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
Yellow fever
Recommended for Ethiopia. Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Djibouti. Ideally 10 days before travel.

Policies

Location
Mekele is the starting point and Djibouti is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Exodus Travels to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Exodus Travels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 March 2019 the full payment of $6,581 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $6581 for Ethiopia & Djibouti: Danakil & Whale Sharks, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 941 km.
  • Mekele (Ethiopia)
  • 35 km
  • Wikro (Ethiopia)
  • 91 km
  • Danakil Depression (Ethiopia)
  • 52 km
  • Berhale (Ethiopia)
  • 52 km
  • Dallol (Ethiopia)
  • 115 km
  • Abala (Ethiopia)
  • 102 km
  • Erta Ale (Ethiopia)
  • 48 km
  • Afera Lake (Ethiopia)
  • 197 km
  • Semera (Ethiopia)
  • 72 km
  • Lake Abhe (Ethiopia)
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