We leave Asmara early in the morning and head down north through the high lands past a number of villages and towns to keren 1392m above sea level.
We will assist you with your entry visa facilitation both requested at Eritrean Embassy at your starting country or arriva, once you confirm your trip with us.
|Tour Type||Number of people||Discount|
|1||Standard||2 - 4||5%|
|2||Standard||5 - 15||10%|
A guided tour will lead to the most interesting and unusual places in Asmara, which is also an UNESCO World Heritage Site. The visiter will visit like the Brewery built 1940 , The Eritrea Musem, The tank grave yard, remnants from the war between Eritrea and Ethiopia from 1961-19
The journey to Massawa begins in the afternoon by driving down from Asmara to the East through the Masswa-Nefasit route, from an altitude of 2400 meters to Massawa at zero sea level in about 3 hours. Visitors will experience three climatic changes along the way - cool, moderate and hot climate. A brief coffee break will be essential at Ghinday and dinner will be at Massawa.
( Overnight in Massawa )
Driving further to the south East of Massawa, Visitors will observe the ancient port of Adulis some 70 kilometers far from the Port City of Massawa. Zula is also adjacent to Adulis. These two ancient ports were a hub to the then vibrant trade that prevailed in the middle east.
In 1868 A British Military Expedition led by General Napier built a 21 kilometer railway from Zula to kumaile. They used the short railway to transport their Elephants, donkeys and their army personnel to a long journey of 600 kilometers inside Ethiopia, namely the province of Gondar in north west Ethiopia, to fight against King Tewodros the then Emperor of Ethiopia.
( Overnight Massawa )
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.
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.
( Overnight in Massawa )
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.
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