In the morning, visit ancient port of Adulis that was once a renowned gateway to ancient civilization, a major trade route, once numbering among the greatest ports of the ancient world that has links to the Roman, Egyptian and Greek World Empires.
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 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 )
Leaving the port City of Massawa behind visitors will start their journey back to Asmara, a turn to the right will be necessary at Gahtelai some 45 kilometers, and passing along the hot spring of Mai Wuuii, a gradual ascending will be enjoyed along the Green Belt. In the middle of the Green Belt there will be a spectacular view of one of Eritrea’s dense forest and watching some birds adoring the trees flying here and there and gazelles grazing along the way. It will be about 4-5 hours journey.
( Overnight in Asmara )
Wwe leave Asmara early in the morning and heading down north through the high land past a number af villages and towns to Keren 1392m above sea level.
Visitors would visit the famous Mariam Dearit inside a Baobab, the British and Italian cemeteries of World War II, the old Railway Station from 1930’s, the 19th century Tigu Egyptian Fort and St. Antony Romanesque Church and the old Mosque. In concluding their visit, Visitors may enjoy to have some shopping for a memorable time in Keren.
We leave Keren in the early in the evning and heading to Asmara.Transfer to airport for Departure.
End of Tour!!!
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