The Danakil Depression is the hottest place on earth with an average daily temperature of 35 degrees, it lies -116m below sea level and is one of the driest and most tectonically active places on the planet. Here you will find salt flats and salt mountains, bubbling sulphur pools and active volcanoes, dotted with villages of the Afar people.
If you can put up with a heavy pack and a lot of heat then this two-day adventure will be worth the pain. It's volcano boarding down the youngest volcano in Nicaragua, camping under a giant sinkhole on Volcan El Hoyo, watching the sunrise over Volcan Managua and swimming in Laguna Asososca. We booked with... Continue Reading →
One of the most popular day hikes in the country, the Tongariro Crossing in the Tongariro National Park is 19.4km of volcanic terrain, active volcanoes, turquoise lakes and a side trip to the top of Mount Doom if the weather is nice enough. It's an easy enough hike even if you're not in the best... Continue Reading →