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Country: Eritrea
City: Massawa
Duration: 5 Day(s) - 4 Night(s)
Tour Category: Adventure Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival 

 Arrive at Asmara International airport and transfer to Hotel. Overnight in Asmara 

Day 02: Asmara city tour

Asmara, the capital of Eritrea is the largest City. Laying at an altitude of 2400 meters above sea level the City has a year round pleasant climate at a range of 18-25 Celsius. Even during the summer time Asmara has an enjoyable climate. The modern city of Asmara was literally created by the Italians between the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th Century. The city’s elegant streets and the adjoining promenade are comfortable for day or night walking. The city now accommodates more than 400 art Deco buildings officially recognized by UNESCO. The city maintains its cleanliness, which is commended by many visitors. One of the attractive features of Asmara, in particular and the country in general is that it is the safest place to enjoy.  One would feel as if one is in Rome when touring Asmara. Many Italians use to call it “Asmara Bella” .meaning “Asmara the beautiful”.  Overnight in Asmara 

Day 03:   Asmara-  Massawa along the Green Belt 

Driving to Massawa through the green belt would take the path primarily towards the Keren road. Then turning towards the east the journey would gradually descend through the much admired filfil- solomuna road, usually called the Green belt. The road initially built by the Italians as a weather road from an absolute mountainous plateau, has been turned into a fine tarmac by the Government of Eritrea Visitors may feel as if they are driving above the clouds as they could apparently watch the clouds down the hill.  Bird watching is glamorous in Filfil Solomuna Visitors can have a coffee break at Sabur or Medhanit resort areas. 

Further driving towards the east the descending will continue. Visitors could have a stop-over at the Mai Wu’uii (the famous hot spring) found some 40 kilometers from Massawa. Continuing the journey visitors will witness the desert plains before reaching the port City of Massawa. (Overnight in Massawa) 


Day 04: Sea Excursion and scuba diving at Massawa

Eritrea is endowed with 1200 kilometers of coast line. Massawa is located at the costal. Diving and fishing at a distance of few kilometers is quite entertaining. Time simply passes by when one would dive during the day and also during the night. Those who have tried it speak of the exciting moment they have passed during their visit. 

Day 05: Massawa – Nefasit - Asmara

The famous Gurgusum beach is clean and one of the finest beaches in the world. The beauty of the Gurgusum beach and many other resort areas in the Dahlak archipelago is mainly due to the fact that the Red Sea is like a basin. Therefore there is no fear of dangerous gales and hurricanes. The beach is also free from any sharks. There are plenty of Dolphins to protect the environment. Therefore Visitors can comfortably  enjoy swimming Massawa is relatively cool during October to March. However during April to September it will be hot and humid. Visitors can adjust their time table accordingly, Late in the evening transfer to airport for their bon voyage 

End of Tour!!!

 

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