Denkalya Desert, Asmara

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Put on some comfortable shoes, cover your head, and bring lots of water as you head to Denkalya Desert, where you can learn about the way of life in an area with rough terrain and extreme temperature oscillations. The desert is one of the lowest-altitude places on Earth, with temperatures soaring as high as 50 C (122 F) during the day. Brave the heat and you'll be rewarded by meeting the Afar people, who collect salt for a living, sometimes staying for a couple of days outside with their camels. You can also admire a number of lava-made lakes and several active volcanoes in the desert. Our Asmara attractions planner makes visiting Denkalya Desert and other Asmara attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • For nature lovers in Asmara, a must! Exciting landscape, easy to reach, with unique unforgettable features.  more »
  • Denkalya desert it's a bit of Mars on Earth. It is a desertic region which offers some of the most unbelievable sites on Earth. It has many salt pounds of disparate colours: green, blu, red, violet, a...  more »
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