If the hot temperature is nothing when it comes to your traveling soul, then you may consider taking a day trip to this vast plain located in the Afar region. A part of the Rift Valley, Danakil Depression is a geographical depression that occurred due to the dislocation of tectonic plates of Africa and Asia. It is most renowned as the origin place of “Lucy", the 3.2 million years old fossil. In fact, many believe the Danakil Depression to be the birthplace of the human species.
Besides the astonishing historical facts, the unearthly landscape is quite an impressive place for visiting as it includes six lava lakes, salt pans, and more.