34 days in Eritrea Itinerary

34 days in Eritrea Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  30 h
1
Debub Region
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Massawa
— 8 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Keren
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Asmara
— 8 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: Melbourne

7
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 maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Debub Region vacation site.

Melbourne, Australia to Debub Region is an approximately 30- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to East Africa Time (EAT) is minus 7 hours. You'll set off for Massawa on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Debub Region

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Qohaito ©
Qohaito

8
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 inner history buff will appreciate Former Imperial Palace and St. Mariam Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Covered Bazaar, admire the landmark architecture of Old railway station, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shaafi Mosque, and explore the ancient world of Adulis.

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

Getting from Debub Region to Massawa by car takes about 3 hours. On the 19th (Tue), you'll travel to Keren.

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

7
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. It doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Former Eritrean Railway Keren Station.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Keren trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Massawa to Keren in 3 hours. On the 26th (Tue), you're off to Asmara.

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

8
nights
Asmara

Asmara ©
Having earned UNESCO World Heritage status for its abundance of Italian modernist architecture, Asmara boasts a rich history and architectural gems.
Shop till you drop at Asmara Central Market and Grain and Vegetable Market. Get some historical perspective at Cattedrale di Asmara and Al Khulafa Al Rashiudin Mosque. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Nda Mariam Othodox Church, appreciate the history behind Cimitero Italiano Di Asmara, don't miss a visit to Tank Graveyard, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue of Asmara.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Asmara online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Keren to Asmara in 1.5 hours. You'll set off for home on the 3rd (Wed).

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
Synagogue of Asmara ©
Synagogue of Asmara