16 days in Eritrea Itinerary

16 days in Eritrea Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Massawa
— 2 nights
2
Debub Region
— 3 nights
3
Asmara
— 4 nights
4
Keren
— 4 nights

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. Massawa is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Former Imperial Palace and admire the landmark architecture of Old railway station.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Massawa road trip planning website.

London, UK to Massawa is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from London to Massawa. On the 19th (Fri), you're off to Debub Region.

Things to do in Massawa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Former Imperial Palace ©
Former Imperial Palace
Old railway station ©
Old railway station

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 find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cattedrale di Asmara and Al Khulafa Al Rashiudin Mosque. Popular historic sites such as Nda Mariam Othodox Church and Debre Bizen are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Fiat Tagliero, make a trip to Tank Graveyard, pause for some photo ops at Cimitero Italiano Di Asmara, and pause for some serene contemplation at Bethel Kale Hiwot Church.

To find photos, other places to visit, 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 · Museums
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. To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Keren holiday maker tool.

Traveling by car from Asmara to Keren takes 1.5 hours. On the 30th (Tue), you're off to home.