Eritrea Highlights Tour

Tour itinerary can be seen below.

1 Arrival to Asmara

Arrive late into Asmara and our driver will be waiting at the airport to transfer you to your hotel.

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2 Tour of Keren

Today we take a full day tour of the city of Keren up in the Eritrean highlands. We will visit the silver and wood markets, the 19th Century fortress, War Cemetery and ruins of the old Imperial Palace. Overnight in Keren.

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3 Tour of Asmara

In the morning we will visit the Camel Markets before travelling back to Asmara. We will take a tour of Asmara, visiting many sites including the Cathedrals, Theatre, the Great Mosque of Asmara and the famous Fiat Tagliero (a futuristic service station designed like an airplane). Evening spent at leisure.

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4 Islands of Massawa

We depart after breakfast and drive to Massawa, which is made up of two islands and the mainland connected together by causeways. We take a tour of the old colonial city of Massawa before checking into our hotel. Overnight in Massawa.

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5 Boat Cruise to Dahlak

Today we begin our boat cruise of the Dahlak archipelago. We will stop on Madote and Dissie Islands where you will have the chance to go for independent nature walks, relaxing on the beach or swimming in the sea. We will head back to Massawa in the evening.

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6 Massawa Tour & Back to Asmara

We will take a further tour of Massawa in the morning before driving back to Asmara where we will stay overnight.

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7 Visit to Qohaito

Today we visit Qohaito, an ancient city in the Southern Debub region with vast picturesque canyons. Return to Asmara in the evening where your tour ends. Transfer to the airport for your flight home. Extra days can be added on request.

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Details

Includes:
  • - Visa support
  • - All ground transport including minibus and 4wd
  • - 3 star hotels (twin rooms)
  • - Tours, entry fees, permits and English speaking guides
  • - Breakfast each day
  • - Picnic lunch on the Dahlak Islands day
  • - Dahlak cruise
  • - Airport transfers
Excludes:
  • - Visa fee
  • - International Flights
  • - Tips
  • - Lunches and dinners
  • - Other personal expenses
  • - Single room supplement - £120 (we can allocate another sole traveller to share with if required, subject to availability)
Prices:
  • Tour Price: £995
  • Deposit: £250
  • Single Room Supplement: £120
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