15 days in Eritrea Itinerary

15 days in Eritrea Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Former Imperial Palace and Covered Bazaar. Your inner history buff will appreciate Adulis and Massawa Mosque. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mariam Cathedral, admire the striking features of Former Banco d'Italia, don't miss a visit to Memorial Plaza for Victims of Massawa Battle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shaafi Mosque.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Massawa trip maker tool.

London, UK to Massawa is an approximately 19.5- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from London to Massawa, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. On the 23rd (Sat), you're off to Debub Region.

Things to do in Massawa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Former Imperial Palace ©
Former Imperial Palace
Covered Bazaar ©
Covered Bazaar
St. Mariam Cathedral ©
St. Mariam Cathedral

3
nights
Debub Region

Debub Region ©
Debub Region is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Qohaito.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Debub Region visit site.

Drive from Massawa to Debub Region in 3 hours. On the 26th (Tue), you'll travel to Asmara.

Things to do in Debub Region

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Qohaito ©
Qohaito

2
nights
Asmara

Asmara ©
Having earned UNESCO World Heritage status for its abundance of Italian modernist architecture, Asmara boasts a rich history and architectural gems.
On the 27th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nda Mariam Othodox Church, make a trip to Tank Graveyard, don't miss a visit to Enda Marian- Cattedrale Copta Di Asmara, then stroll the grounds of Cimitero Italiano Di Asmara, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue of Asmara, and finally make a trip to Medebar Market. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Fiat Tagliero, explore the galleries of National Museum Asmara, admire the striking features of Cinema Roma, then pick up some local products at Grain and Vegetable Market, then explore the ancient world of Kohaito Archaeological Site, and finally admire the striking features of Al Khulafa Al Rashiudin Mosque.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Asmara visit planning app.

Traveling by car from Debub Region to Asmara takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Keren.

Things to do in Asmara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale di Asmara ©
Cattedrale di Asmara
Nda Mariam Othodox Church ©
Nda Mariam Othodox Church
Cimitero Italiano Di Asmara ©
Cimitero Italiano Di Asmara

4
nights
Keren

Keren ©
Keren, formerly known as Cheren and Sanhit, is the second-largest city in Eritrea. Do some cultural sightseeing at Keren War Cemetery and Mariam Da'arit. There's more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Former Eritrean Railway Keren Station.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Keren trip builder site.

You can drive from Asmara to Keren in 1.5 hours. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Mon).

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