Day 1: Arrival (Overnight Asmara). Upon Arrival at Asmara International Airport, tourists will be met, assisted and transferred to their hotel.
Day 2: Asmara City Tour (Overnight Asmara). Asmara city tour. Visit Asmara, the city called as “Piccola Roma” (Little Rome) and observe its most shining collection of Art Deco architectural wonders portrayed in many of its buildings such as the Roman Catholic cathedral, St Mary Coptic church, Al Khulafa al Rashedin, Market (vegetable, spices, souvenir, medeber), National Museum, Fiat Tagliero building, the monument of Pushkin – considered as the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian Literature, et cetera.
Day 3: Asmara - Keren - Asmara (Overnight Asmara). Drive via a zigzag road to beautiful town Keren that is surrounded by mountains after which it got its name.
Keren city tour. Visit the attractive town of Keren that was once favorite resort for European visitors because of the temperate climate and fertile soil. Some of the things to see in Keren include exciting visits to the famous Mariam Dearit inside a Baobab, the camel market, the British and Italian cemeteries of World War II, et cetera.
Day 4: Asmara - Filfil - Massawa (Overnight Massawa). Drive downhill from Asmara to Massawa.
En route visit Filfil- the ‘Green Belt’ region lies to the northeast of Asmara, hailed as the most beautiful country side in all of Eritrea, is permanently green covered with lush forests and vegetation and is home to an impressive array of birds and mammals.
The steep road from Asmara winds its hairpin way past spectacular views over the mountains and valleys that reach out to the Red Sea plains.
It is the most picturesque loop in Eritrea, with innumerable hairpin bends, jaw-dropping vistas, cool air and sometimes a veil of mist which adds a touch of the bizarre. This route, known as the Pendice Orientali, takes you though some of the most dramatic and diverse landscape in Eritrea. It makes a great day excursion.
Day 5: Massawa - Ghindae - Asmara. Departure. Massawa city tour. Visit the port city of Massawa - City of islands and the "Pearl of the Red Sea", a city which for centuries has been one of the region’s most important ports.
Massawa city tour. Visit the port city of Massawa - City of islands and the ‘Pearl of the Red Sea’, a city which for centuries has been one of the region’s most important ports.
With its exquisite Turkish-style architecture and shopping arcades, beautiful mosques and delicious sea food, Massawa is the perfect destination to cater for all tastes. In addition to the city’s attractions, pristine beaches and world class swimming are available just a short distance from the city center.
Drive uphill to via Massawa - Asmara road while enjoying all the breathtaking scenery of peaks and valleys all the way Asmara. Late in the evening transfer to airport for departure.
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