Dalol is 100 km from North West of Erta Ale in the lowest part of Danakil Depression - 116 m below sea level. It is an extremely hot and inhospitable place but enjoyable and extraordinary colorful landscape; nearby Lake Asale famous salt mining lake, which is supply salt consumption of the eastern Tigray highland people transport by camels.
Once the stone salt was used for money in Ethiopia. Still hundreds of camel caravans on the road everyday except Friday and in the hottest month from June -September transport salt to the western highland.
Dallol Depression it is the best and real place to experience desert life.