The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office advise against all travel within 25km of Eritrea’s border with Ethiopia, Sudan and Djibouti, as well as the town of Tesseney and areas north and west of Nakh’fa, Ak’ordat and Barentu. Click here for more information.
Welcome to Eritrea
Being locked in a time capsule and almost completely unexploited by commercial tourism, Eritrea offers challenges for travellers who have a hankering for secretive places. Despite the tough political and economic landscape and the travel restrictions (a permit is needed just to leave the capital), the country remains one of the most inspiring destinations in the Horn, with a unique blend of Abyssinian, Arabic and...