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5 Days Tour Asmara - Massawa

5 Days Tour Asmara - Massawa - Asmara, Eritrea

Duration: 5 days
Location: Asmara, Eritrea

From USD
$1450.00

Asmara the Capital City of Eritrea was converted form a scattered villages to a modern city by the Italians by the turn of the last century. The art Deco’s of the 1920’s is spectacular and it attests the feat of engineering of the Italian colonial era ... More info ›

Asmara the Capital City of Eritrea was converted form a scattered villages to a modern city by the Italians by the turn of the last century. The art Deco’s of the 1920’s is spectacular and it attests the feat of engineering of the Italian colonial era. Thus there are more than 400 buildings to be recognized by UNESCO

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival to Asmara

Stop At: Eritrea Visit, Denkel Street No23 Suite Number 5, Asmara 12074 Eritrea
At your arrival at the Asmara International Airport, after processing custom formalities you will be transferred at your hotel.

In the afternoon you will start with the discovery of Asmara. A guided tour will lead you to the most interesting and unusual places that Asmara, UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Albergo Italia, 3-star hotel

Day 2: Asmara city tour

Stop At: Cattedrale di Asmara, Asmara Eritrea
Asmara, the capital of Eritrea is the largest City. Lying at an altitude of 2400 meters above sea level the City has a year round pleasant climate at a range of 18-25 Celsius. Even during the summer time Asmara has an enjoyable climate.

The modern city of Asmara was literally created by the Italians between the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th Century. The city’s elegant streets and the adjoining promenade are comfortable for day or night walking. The city now accommodates more than 400 art Deco buildings officially recognized by UNESCO. The city maintains its cleanliness, which is commended by many visitors. One of the attractive features of Asmara, in particular and the country in general is that it is the safest place to enjoy. One would feel as if one is in Rome when touring Asmara. Many Italians use to call it “Asmara Bella” .meaning “Asmara the beautiful”.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Albergo Italia, 3-star hotel

Day 3: Asmara- Filfil- Massawa

Stop At: Asmara Central Market, Asmara Eritrea
Driving to Massawa through the green belt would take the path primarily towards the Keren road. Then turning towards the east the journey would gradually descend through the much admired filfil- solomuna road, usually called the Green belt. The road initially built by the Italians as a weather road has been turned into a fine tarmac by the Government of Eritrea Visitors may feel as if they are driving above the clouds as they could apparently watch the clouds down the hill. Bird watching is glamorous in Filfil Solomuna Visitors can have a coffee break at Sabur or Medhanit.

Further driving towards the east the descending will continue. Visitors could have a stop-over at the Mai Wu’uii (the famous hot spring) found some 40 kilometers from Massawa. Continuing the journey visitors will witness the desert plains before reaching the port City of Massawa.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Dahlak Grand, 5-star hotel

Day 4: Massawa City Tour

Stop At: Massawa Municipality, Massawa, Eritrea
Massawa enjoys a combination of Turkish and Italian Architects, an apparent indication of the Ottoman and Italian colonial history.

There is, among others, an old Turkish Palace and the Modern Port built by the Titians at the turn of the 20th Century. A more than one thousand years mosque is still standing to this day. A great attraction to many visitors

The famous Gurgusum beach is one of the finest beaches in the world. It is clean and safe. There are no sharks at all. Thus Visitors can enjoy swimming

Massawa is relatively cool during October to March. However during April to September it will be hot and humid. Visitors can adjust their time table accordingly.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Dahlak Grand, 5-star hotel

Day 5: Green Island – Asmara.

Stop At: Cattedrale di Asmara, Asmara Eritrea
Start early in the morning, 10 minutes boat trip to Green Island, the most accessible island from Massawa consisting of beach and mangrove swamp.

In the afternoon drive uphill while enjoying the magnificent scenery and lush vegetation all the way to Asmara, as time allows with stops on the way at interesting sites and encounters with the local people.

Transfer to airport for departure.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

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Eritrean Highlights Safari 8 Days / 7 Nights

Eritrean Highlights Safari 8 Days / 7 Nights  - Asmara, Eritrea

Duration: 8 days
Location: Asmara, Eritrea

From USD
$2369.00

This tour is all about Eritrea as a country. You will move across various cities such as the Asmara, Keren, Massawa, and Mendefera ... More info ›

This tour is all about Eritrea as a country. You will move across various cities such as the Asmara, Keren, Massawa, and Mendefera. Though out the journey you will learn more on the religious culture, historical sites, and the economic development of the people of Eritrea.

Itinerary

Day 1: Asmara- Arrival

Stop At: Asmara Central Market, Asmara Eritrea
Arrive in Asmara and settle at Crystal hotel.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Crystal hotel

Day 2: Asmara City Tour

Stop At: Asmara Central Market, Asmara Eritrea
After breakfast at the hotel, visit the sites of Asmara, well known as Piccola Roma (Little

Rome).sites of interest may include; an exquisite collection of the 1920s and the Italian

architectural designs. Some of the Italian architectural buildings are the Catholic cathedral, the former Governor’s palace which was built in 1897 and is a regular retreat for Emperor Haile Selassie, Enda Mariam Orthodox cathedral, St Mary Coptic church, the National Museum and the Al Khulafa al Rashedin market. Also, take a visit to the monument dedicated to Alexander Pushkin; one of the greatest Russians poet. There will be time to sit down and enjoy a cappuccino (iced or hot) at one of the many outdoor cafes as well. Dinner and overnight at Crystal hotel.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Crystal hotel.

Day 3: Asmara- Keren

Stop At: Former Eritrean Railway Keren Station, Downtown Keren, Keren Eritrea
Head north through the highlands past steep terraces of coffee and orange groves to Keren. The

region is set on a plateau at 1392m surrounded by dusty ochre mountains making it an attractive

town. It is also the Centre of Eritrea’s agricultural community, capital, and administrative center

of Anseba region. The city is located ten miles from Asmara thus a trading center and a natural cross lands to many languages and ethnic groups. You will come across the camel caravans,Turkish styles mosques, and the Eritreans dressed in turbans and caftans reminiscent of the Middle East. There is also a camel wood market that attracts people to the city. Dinner and

overnight at Sarina hotel.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Sarina hotel.

Day 4: Keren

Stop At: Keren War Cemetery, S-1 Hwy, Keren Eritrea
Stroll around Keren concentrating on the historical and the architectural areas of the town. Visit the prominent shrine dedicated to St Mary of Da’arit well known as Mariam Da’arit. It is located at the large Baobab cave, which was inaugurated by the fifth Vicar Apostolic Monsignor Touvier in July 1881. Also, take a view of the massive military engagements between the British and the Italians during the Second World War. The sites are more rewarding and worthwhile more so Italian cemetery with its beautiful marked gravestones of the perennial bougainvillea.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Sarina hotel.

Day 5: Keren- Massawa

Stop At: Massawa Mosque, Massawa Eritrea
Drive to the city of Massawa via the Filfil, home of the last remnants of Eritrea’s tropical forest.The area is well known for its bird watching opportunity. Rainforest is also part of the vast region known as the Semenawil- Bahir, hilly region that slopes down to the coastal plains. There are many rare species of flora, fauna, and the snaking road recently built through the region’s mountains in 2005 afford a view of breathtaking scenery. Dinner and overnight at Helen hotel.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Helen hotel

Day 6: Massawa

Stop At: Massawa Mosque, Massawa Eritrea
Tour Massawa, a city, composed of a series of the island and immersed in the history of several different kingdoms. It has been one of the region’s most important port for centuries once known as the “pearl of the Red Sea.” The city is a beautiful destination to an adventurous traveler through its Turkish style architecture, shopping arcades, mosques, and delicious seafood.Additionally, the town also offers pristine beaches and world-class swimming only a short distance from the city center. Dinner and overnight at Helen hotel
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Helen hotel

Day 7: Massawa- Mendefera- Asmara

Stop At: Asmara Theater and Opera House, Asmara Eritrea
After breakfast, drive back to Asmara. On the way stop at Mendefera, a town dominated by hills on both sides of the main road are offering beautiful views of the natural scenery. Arrive at Asmara in the late day for dinner and overnight at Crystal hotel.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Crystal hotel

Day 8: Asmara- Departure

Stop At: Asmara Theater and Opera House, Asmara Eritrea
Based on departure details, you can get a chance to see the sites missed on the entire journey including a bargain for the Souvenir. Then back home.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

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