Eritrea Highlights Tour


Tour itinerary can be seen below.

1 18/02/2024

Arrival to Asmara

• Arrive late into Asmara, Eritrea’s capital. Our driver will pick us up at the airport and transfer us to the hotel.

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2 19/02/2024

Tour of Keren

• Full-day tour of Keren, a city in the Eritrean highlands.

• We visit the silver and wood markets, a 19th-century fortress, the War Cemetery, and the ruins of the old Imperial Palace.

• Overnight in Keren.

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3 20/02/2024

Tour of Asmara

• Before leaving Keren, we visit the camel markets to watch people buy and sell hundreds of camels.

• Return to the Eritrean capital and take a tour of the city. We visit many sites such as the Asmara Cathedral, the theatre, the Great Mosque of Asmara, and the famous Fiat Tagliero—this is a Futurist-style service station built in 1938 by an Italian engineer.

• Evening spent at leisure.

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4 21/02/2024

Islands of Massawa

• After breakfast, depart for Massawa, a port city built atop two islands and connected to the mainland by a causeway.

• When Eritrea was an Italian colony, this city was the capital until 1897. We tour the old colonial part of Massawa and then check into our hotel.

• Overnight in Massawa.

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5 22/02/2024

Boat Cruise to Dahlak

• Begin our boat cruise of the Dahlak Archipelago—a chain of roughly 120 islands rich with wildlife.

• We stop on Madote and Disei Island, where you can go for nature walks, relax on the beach, or swim in the Red Sea.

• Head back to Massawa in the evening.

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6 23/02/2024

Massawa Tour & Back to Asmara

• Another tour of Massawa in the morning.

• Drive back to Asmara to stay overnight.

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7 24/02/2024

Visit to Qohaito

• Visit Qohaito, an ancient city in the Southern Debub region with vast picturesque canyons and ancient rock art from the 5th millennium BC.

• Return to Asmara in the evening.

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8 25/02/2024

Tour Ends

• Tour ends today.

• Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

• You can add extra days on request. Please let us know if you would like to extend your trip.


  • - Visa support
  • - All ground transport including minibus and 4wd
  • - 3 star hotels (twin rooms)
  • - Tours, entry fees, permits and English speaking guides
  • - Breakfast each day
  • - Picnic lunch on the Dahlak Islands day
  • - Dahlak cruise
  • - Airport transfers
  • - Visa fee
  • - International Flights
  • - Tips
  • - Lunches and dinners
  • - Other personal expenses
  • - Single room supplement - £150 (we can allocate another sole traveller to share with if required, subject to availability)
  • Tour Price: £1385
  • Deposit: £250
  • Single Room Supplement: £180
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