24 days in Asmara & Addis Ababa Itinerary

24 days in Asmara & Addis Ababa Itinerary

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Asmara, Eritrea
— 2 nights
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
— 21 nights

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Asmara, Eritrea

Little Rome

Having earned UNESCO World Heritage status for its abundance of Italian modernist architecture, Asmara boasts a rich history and architectural gems.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the galleries of National Museum Asmara, don't miss a visit to Liberation Avenue (also called Harnet Ave), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di Asmara, then admire the striking features of Cinema Roma, then make a trip to Tank Graveyard, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nda Mariam Othodox Church. On your second day here, enjoy some diversion at Cinema Impero, don't miss a visit to Medebar Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Khulafa Al Rashiudin Mosque, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue of Asmara, and finally pause for some photo ops at Cimitero Italiano Di Asmara.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Asmara trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Asmara. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Addis Ababa.

Things to do in Asmara

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Fun & Games · Museums

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

City of Humans

A sprawling metropolis and home to millions of Ethiopians, Addis Ababa houses many international organizations, embassies, and commissions, making it a diplomatic, political, and economic hub of the country.
Explore Addis Ababa's surroundings by going to Yerer Mountain (in Bishoftu), Tiya World Heritage Site (in Tiya) and Debre Libanos (Portuguese Bridge & Debre Libanos Monastery). Spend the 14th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 16th (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Entoto, see Off-Road Tours, examine the collection at Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Addis Ababa travel route website.

You can fly from Asmara to Addis Ababa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. November in Addis Ababa sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

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