16 days in Eritrea Itinerary

16 days in Eritrea Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Former Imperial Palace and Shaafi Mosque. Get some historical perspective at Covered Bazaar and Adulis. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mariam Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Massawa Mosque, admire the striking features of Old railway station, and make a trip to Memorial Plaza for Victims of Massawa Battle.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Massawa trip itinerary builder site.

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. You will leave for Debub Region on the 19th (Fri).

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: delve into the distant past at Qohaito.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Debub Region tour itinerary builder site.

Drive from Massawa to Debub Region in 3 hours. On the 22nd (Mon), you're off to Asmara.

Things to do in Debub Region

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Qohaito ©
Qohaito

4
nights
Asmara

Asmara ©
Having earned UNESCO World Heritage status for its abundance of Italian modernist architecture, Asmara boasts a rich history and architectural gems.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cattedrale di Asmara and Nda Mariam Othodox Church. Popular historic sites such as Cimitero Italiano Di Asmara and Bethel Kale Hiwot Church are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue of Asmara, make a trip to Medebar Market, admire the striking features of Al Khulafa Al Rashiudin Mosque, and explore the galleries of National Museum Asmara.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Asmara attractions website.

You can drive from Debub Region to Asmara in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Keren.

Things to do in Asmara

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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. Visit Keren War Cemetery and Mariam Da'arit for their historical value. There's more to do: admire the striking features of Former Eritrean Railway Keren Station.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Keren road trip app.

You can drive from Asmara to Keren in 1.5 hours. On the 30th (Tue), you're off to 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