4 days tour Asmara - Keren - Massawa

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Visit Asmara, the city called as “Piccola Roma” (Little Rome) and observe its most shining collection ofArt Deco (A style of design, marked by stylized forms and geometric designs, which was popular in the1920s and 1930s) architectural wonders portrayed in many of its buildings
ItineraryDay 1: AsmaraStop At: Asmara Central Market, Asmara, Maekel RegionUpon arrival at Asmara International Airport, you will be met, assisted and transferred to your hotel.Discover Modernist Asmara , a UNESCO heritage site and Africa’s best city, also called as “Piccola Roma” (Little Rome) and stroll through its eclectic modernist architectures includingthe Fiat Tagliero building, the fabulously detailed old Opera house (now Cinema Asmara),the National Museum, the main Post Office, theRoman Cathedral, the colorful Market squares [vegetable, spices, souvenir, Medeber (recycling depot)],the Grand Mosque,the Orthodox Cathedral and more.Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Albergo Italia, 3-star hotelDay 2: Asmara - KerenStop At: Keren War Cemetery, Keren, Anseba RegionStart early in the morning, drive to the charming city of Keren.Explore the charming city of Keren that was once a favorite resort for European visitors because of the temperate climate and fertile soil, and a place where the decisive battles of WWII carried out between the British and the Italians. Some of the things to see in Keren include the colorful Monday’s market including camel market, souvenir and jewelry market etc, the famous Mariam Dearit inside a Baobab, the British and Italian cemeteries of World War II, the old Railway Station from 1930’s, the 19th century Tigu Egyptian Fort, St. Antony Romanesque Church, the old Mosque, etc. Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: New Costina HotelDay 3: Keren - MassawaStop At: Ferrovia Coloniale Massawa-Asmara, Massawa, Northern Red Sea RegionAfter breakfast, drive to port city of Massawa via the zigzag highway through mountains and valleys, with stops on the way.Massawa regarded by many as “the city of Islands” and “the Pearl of the Red Sea” is Eritrea’s major port.Massawa possesses exquisite Turkish, Egyptian and European architectures, shopping arcades, delicious seafood and the 1000 year old Shafi Mosque, one of the oldest mosques in Africa believed to have been built by the 1st Hejira to this area.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Dahlak Grand, 5-star hotel, Gurgussum Beach HotelDay 4: Massawa - AsmaraStop At: Cattedrale di Asmara, Asmara, Maekel RegionAfter breakfast, drive uphill while enjoying the magnificent scenery and lush vegetation all the way to Asmara, as time allows with stops on the way at interesting sites and encounters with the local people.Free to discover Asmara at your leisure time, go shopping to pick a memorabilia from magnificent Eritrea.Transfer to airport for departure.Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 4x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • All transfers to/from airport & hotel
  • Travel Permit fee

What’s not included

  • Air ticket fare and Entry visa
  • Lunch, dinner and Alcoholic drinks
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal spending

Itinerary

Day 1: Asmara Stop At: Asmara Central Market, Asmara, Maekel Region Upon arrival at Asmara International Airport, you will be met, assisted and transferred to your hotel. Discover Modernist Asmara , a UNESCO heritage site and Africa’s best city, also called as “Piccola Roma” (Little Rome) and stroll through its eclectic modernist architectures includingthe Fiat Tagliero building, the fabulously detailed old Opera house (now Cinema Asmara),the National Museum, the main Post Office, theRoman Cathedral, the colorful Market squares [vegetable, spices, souvenir, Medeber (recycling depot)],the Grand Mosque,the Orthodox Cathedral and more. Duration: 5 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Albergo Italia, 3-star hotel
Day 2: Asmara - Keren Stop At: Keren War Cemetery, Keren, Anseba Region Start early in the morning, drive to the charming city of Keren. Explore the charming city of Keren that was once a favorite resort for European visitors because of the temperate climate and fertile soil, and a place where the decisive battles of WWII carried out between the British and the Italians. Some of the things to see in Keren include the colorful Monday’s market including camel market, souvenir and jewelry market etc, the famous Mariam Dearit inside a Baobab, the British and Italian cemeteries of World War II, the old Railway Station from 1930’s, the 19th century Tigu Egyptian Fort, St. Antony Romanesque Church, the old Mosque, etc. Duration: 8 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: New Costina Hotel
Day 3: Keren - Massawa Stop At: Ferrovia Coloniale Massawa-Asmara, Massawa, Northern Red Sea Region After breakfast, drive to port city of Massawa via the zigzag highway through mountains and valleys, with stops on the way. Massawa regarded by many as “the city of Islands” and “the Pearl of the Red Sea” is Eritrea’s major port. Massawa possesses exquisite Turkish, Egyptian and European architectures, shopping arcades, delicious seafood and the 1000 year old Shafi Mosque, one of the oldest mosques in Africa believed to have been built by the 1st Hejira to this area. Duration: 8 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Dahlak Grand, 5-star hotel, Gurgussum Beach Hotel
Day 4: Massawa - Asmara Stop At: Cattedrale di Asmara, Asmara, Maekel Region After breakfast, drive uphill while enjoying the magnificent scenery and lush vegetation all the way to Asmara, as time allows with stops on the way at interesting sites and encounters with the local people. Free to discover Asmara at your leisure time, go shopping to pick a memorabilia from magnificent Eritrea. Transfer to airport for departure. Duration: 5 hours Meals included: • Breakfast No accommodation included on this day.
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