Eritrea Highlights Tour

2025

Tour itinerary can be seen below.

1 07/02/2025

Arrival to Asmara

• Arrive into Asmara, Eritrea’s capital.

• Transfer to the hotel.

• Rest of day to be spent at leisure.

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2 08/02/2025

Visit to Qohaito

• Visit Qohaito, an ancient city in the Southern Debub region with vast picturesque canyons and ancient rock art from the 5th millennium BC.

• Return to Asmara in the evening.

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3 09/02/2025

Tour of Keren

• Full-day tour of Keren, a city in the Eritrean highlands.

• We visit the silver and wood markets, a 19th-century fortress, the War Cemetery, and the ruins of the old Imperial Palace.

• Overnight in Keren.

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4 10/02/2025

Tour of Asmara

• Before leaving Keren, we visit the camel markets to watch people buy and sell hundreds of camels.

• Return to the Eritrean capital and take a tour of the city. We visit many sites such as the Asmara Cathedral, the theatre, the Great Mosque of Asmara, and the famous Fiat Tagliero—this is a Futurist-style service station built in 1938 by an Italian engineer.

• Evening spent at leisure.

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5 11/02/2025

Islands of Massawa

• After breakfast, depart for Massawa, a port city built atop two islands and connected to the mainland by a causeway.

• We’ll stop for lunch before taking the boat to the islands of Madote and Dissie on the Dahlak Archipelago. If we’re lucky we may spot dolphins swimming alongside! We’ll have time for independent nature walks, relaxing on the beach or swimming in the sea. Whilst we set up our tents, our freshly caught fish dinner will be cooked for us.

• Enjoy a unique experience staying overnight on the island.

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6 12/02/2025

Massawa Tour

• After a relaxing morning seeing more of the island, we’ll take the boat back to Massawa in time for lunch. We’ll take a short walking tour of the old colonial part of the city visiting the oldest mosque and the ruins of the old Imperial Palace before driving back to Asmara.

• Evening to be spent at leisure.

• Overnight in Asmara.

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7 13/02/2025

Tour Ends

• Today we will have a leisurely tour of Asmara. We will visit various sites including the Asmara Brewery Factory.

• To end the tour we will visit a traditional house to see a cultural show!

• Later in the evening we will transfer to the airport for our flight home.

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 - £150 (we can allocate another sole traveller to share with if required, subject to availability)
Prices:
  • Tour Price: £1485
  • Deposit: £250
  • Single Room Supplement: £180
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