Starting: If coming from Addis Ababa, fly or drive to Mekelle
Fly from Addis to Mekelle early in the morning. Then directly drive to Hamedela via Berhale, drive to Dodom at the base of Erta Ale. Morning driving tour to Ragad (Asebo), the place where the salts are mined. Drive back to Hamedela and proceed to Mekele. Take direct flight to Addis Ababa late evening.