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Eritrea Cultural Tour

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  • 5 Days/4 Nights
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    Group : 1 - 15 People
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    Pickup: Asmara Airport

In this top Eritrea Cultural Tour, we are going to visit Monastery Debre Sina and Monastery Debrebizen. Debrebizen Monastery is one of the attractive sites in Eritrea. It is located about 20 km outside Asmara, the road passes through the pretty town of Nefasit, behind which, perched on top of the mountain ridge. 

The monastery is essentially the most outstanding lighthouse and symbol of Christianity in Eritrea, shrouded in legends and Eritrea history. Located on the top of a mountain, at an altitude of 2,450 meters above sea stage, the monastery of Debre Bizen was based by Abune Filipos, a disciple of Abune Tatios, in 1361 AD. The constructing is a collection of pink granite buildings embedded in large easy rocks, which is able to shock visitors more than the rest of Eritrea vacationer attractions.

Flight Departure Time

2 Hours Before Flight Time

Tour Departure Time

Every Friday from Asmara

Single Supplement

 $80

Price Includes

  • All transfers to/from airport & hotel
  • 4 Nights Hotel Accomodation
  • Breakfast each day
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Travel Permit fees

Price Excludes

  • Air ticket fare and Entry visa
  • Lunch, dinner and Alcoholic drinks
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal spending and Any optional tours
  • All that is not included in the “Price include”
What to Expect

In this Eritrea cultural tour, places we are going to visit are the two famous monasteries of Eritrea one of them is Debra Sina. Debra Sina is a monastery in the highlands of Eritrea near Keren in the Anseba Region. It was the site of the very first Holy Communion prepared in the Eritrean Orthodox Church, by the 4th-century diocesan Aba Salama. It is among the earliest abbeys in Africa as well as the globe. 

The monastery is the site of a trip by Eritrean Received followers annually in June. The trip centers on a church above the town where a vision of Mary was claimed to have been seen by shepherd women underneath a huge boulder. The church is constructed adjacent to and over the rock where the vision was seen. The expedition includes hundreds of ordinary Eritrean followers camping for one night in the village of Debra Sina, singing, drumming, chanting and commemorating Mary
Top Eritrea Cultural Tour
Itinerary

Day 1Arrival at Asmara International Airport

Upon your arrival at Asmara International Airport terminal, you will certainly be moved to your hotel. Kick back at your accommodation before meeting with your tour guide in order to review the excursion program.

In the mid-day, we begin to find Asmara. A directed trip will certainly take you to some of the most fascinating places in Asmara that UNESCO’s World Heritage Site offers.

OVERNIGHT IN ASMARA, Crystal Hotel Or Similar

Day 2Asmara - Debrebizen - Asmara

After the morning meal, we drive towards Nefasit on the Massawa roadway. It has to do with 35 mins drive. The community of Nefasit is the beginning point for a 2 hrs trek up the hills to the popular 600 years old Debre Bizen Abbey Monastery.

OVERNIGHT IN ASMARA, Crystal Hotel Or Similar

Day 3Asmara – Debre Sina - Keren

After morning meal, we drive towards Debre Sina Abbey on the Asmara Keren roadway. Debre Sina Monastery is located at a height of 2301 meters above sea level and also lies 18 km east of the town  Elabered.

The journey from Elabered to Debre Sina is quite a strenuous one. One has to climb to the Monastery via a steep slope on a completely dry weather condition roadway. After visiting the Abbey, Visitors will certainly proceed with their trip to Keren.

After visiting the Monastery, Visitors will continue their journey to Keren.

OVERNIGHT IN KEREN, Sarina Hotel Or Similar

Day 4Keren – Asmara

Visitors would visit the Italian and Common Wealth war cemeteries. Keren is popular for the fiercest fights that took place in between the Commonwealth as well as the Italian forces in 1941. The autumn of Keren in the hands of the Common Riches advancing army indicated the end of Italian line of work in Eritrea.

Visitors will certainly also check out the famous Mariam Dearit temple curved out from a Baobab tree. In the mid-day, it will be a drive back to Asmara where one would certainly feel the steady rising from 1390 to 2400 meters over sea level. It is such amazing landscapes.

Overnight in Asmara, Lion Hotel, or similar.

Day 5Asmara City Tour

Asmara, the funding of Eritrea is the largest City. Laying at an elevation of 2400 meters above sea level the City has a year-round enjoyable climate at a range of 18-25 Celsius. The modern-day city of Asmara was literally created by the Italians in between completion of the 19th and also start of the 20th Century.

The city now suits greater than 400 art Deco buildings officially recognized by UNESCO. The city maintains its tidiness, which is complimented by many site visitors. One of the appealing features of Asmara, particularly, as well as the nation, as a whole, is that it is the safest area to enjoy. One would certainly feel as if one is in Rome when visiting Asmara. Several Italians utilized to call it “Asmara Bella”. Meaning “Asmara the beautiful”.

Late in the evening transfer to the airport.

End of Tour!!!

Hotels
Crystal Hotel
Asmara
Crystal Hotel
Sarina Hotel
Keren
Sarina Hotel
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FAQ

What is cancellation policy?

Our Cancellations for the confirmed bookings by client(s) due to personal circumstances after signing the Tour Agreement up to 30 days prior to departure are subject to a cancellation fee of 10% of the total Tour Price.

Cancellations received less than 30 days up to 15 days before commencement of the Tour 15% of the total Tour Price has to be paid. By cancellations received 10 days up to 5 days before commencement of the Tour 50% of the total

Which currency is most widely accepted on this tour?

Euro (EUR), Pound sterling (£) and USD ($)

Best time to visit Eritrea?

The very best time to see Eritrea is from January until December when you will certainly have an enjoyable or warm temperature level and also minimal till average rainfall. The highest possible typical temperature in Eritrea is 31 °C in June, as well as the most affordable, is 23 °C in December.

Is Eritrea beautiful?

Eritrea is a stunning East African nation that is bordered by Sudan, Djibouti, and Ethiopia. When you land in its large resources, Asmara, you will be thrilled by its tidy roads and also the display of its vivid society as well as lifestyle.

Visa & Travel Permit

*All visitors need an Entry Visa. To get it before your arrival visit Eritrean Embassies in your home country. Only for those countries where there are no Eritrean Embassies can an entry visa be obtained on arrival at the airport in Asmara.

Travel Permits is required for all foreign nationals who wish to leave the Asmara region. Travel permits are sought on the spot in Eritrea. The issuing of such a travel permit is handled by Adulis Travel. To obtain a travel permit, you will need to present a photocopy of your passport details and visa pages.

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Kim M.

Solo Traveller

What an amazing tour. I love this tour! Robel was great! Very informative.

2019-06-20