11 days in Eritrea Itinerary

11 days in Eritrea Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  19 h
1
Massawa
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Debub Region
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Asmara
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Keren
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Amsterdam

3
nights
Massawa

Massawa ©
Massawa, also known as Mitsiwa, Miṣṣiwa, Batsiʿ, is a city on the Red Sea coast of Eritrea located at the northern end of the Gulf of Zula beside the Dahlak Archipelago. Massawa is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Former Imperial Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Former Banco d'Italia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Massawa Mosque, and get to know the fascinating history of Covered Bazaar.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Massawa sightseeing planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Massawa is an approximately 19- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to East Africa Time (EAT) is 2 hours. On the 19th (Thu), you'll travel to Debub Region.

Things to do in Massawa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Former Imperial Palace ©
Former Imperial Palace
Former Banco d'Italia ©
Former Banco d'Italia
Covered Bazaar ©
Covered Bazaar

1
night
Debub Region

Debub Region ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Qohaito.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Debub Region trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Massawa to Debub Region in 3 hours. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Asmara.

Things to do in Debub Region

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Qohaito ©
Qohaito

3
nights
Asmara

Asmara
Having earned UNESCO World Heritage status for its abundance of Italian modernist architecture, Asmara boasts a rich history and architectural gems.
Asmara is known for historic sites, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Liberation Avenue (also called Harnet Ave), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nda Mariam Othodox Church, admire the striking features of Cinema Roma, and pause for some photo ops at Cimitero Italiano Di Asmara.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Asmara trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Debub Region to Asmara takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Keren.

Things to do in Asmara

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Liberation Avenue (also called Harnet Ave)
Liberation Avenue (also called Harnet Ave)
Nda Mariam Othodox Church ©
Nda Mariam Othodox Church
Medebar Market ©
Medebar Market

1
night
Keren

Keren ©
Keren, formerly known as Cheren and Sanhit, is the second-largest city in Eritrea. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Former Eritrean Railway Keren Station, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mariam Da'arit, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Keren War Cemetery.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Keren online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Asmara to Keren by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Keren

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Keren War Cemetery ©
Keren War Cemetery
Mariam Da'arit ©
Mariam Da'arit
Former Eritrean Railway Keren Station ©
Former Eritrean Railway Keren Station