Mekele – villages of Agula, Tsebat, Desea, Shahigube – village of Berhale (lunch) – Hamadela (Hamade Ela) village and Lake Assal.
Distance and time taken.
160km and 6hrs with regular stops.
Route breakdown and details.
• Kawa Trail Bridge is 16km from Mekele on the south side of the tarred road towards Adigrat.
• Agula village, 42kms from Mekele.
• At Agula turn east on tar, heading towards Danakil Depression and Lake Assal. This is the newish tar road built for mining the Danakil.