Mount Ayelu is one of the most important in Ethiopia and is located in the Afar territory, in the region of Gewane. This peak is isolated from people as it spectacularly rises from the plain reaching an altitude of 2,145 meters. It is a volcanic peak, located east of Gewane. Being isolated and the only major mountain in this area has always been very important to the surrounding population and has for many years been a place of pilgrimage. According to tradition, those who come to this peak will enjoy good health and success in war. It is complicated to climb this peak as temperatures are high during the whole of the year.