10 things to expect while visiting Dallol
Dallol depression is the lowest point on earth which is found in the Great East African Rift Valley that stretches for more than 4,830 kilometers beginning in Syria. Here are what you have to look for while visiting this lowest pit on earth.

3. Dallol itself is a dizzying riot of colour created by rain and seawater from the nearby coast, heated by magma. The sea salt reacts with volcanic minerals in the magma, creating luminescent colors.

Dallol itself is a dizzying riot of colour created by rain and seawater from the nearby coast, heated by magma. The sea salt reacts with volcanic minerals in the magma, creating luminescent colors.

4. While it’s somewhat similar to active hydrothermal zones like Yellowstone in the US, it is much hotter and far more acidic. In fact, the waters here have an average pH of 0.2 – almost unequalled in nature.

While it’s somewhat similar to active hydrothermal zones like Yellowstone in the US, it is much hotter and far more acidic. In fact, the waters here have an average pH of 0.2 – almost unequalled in nature.



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