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Sight Of Archeological Interest Tour

Country: Eritrea
City: Massawa
Duration: 3 Day(s) - 2 Night(s)
Tour Category: Archaeological Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

Day 01- Arrivals

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

Day 02 - Asmara -Massawa

A spectacular driving down from Asmara to the East through the Masswa-Nefasit route, from an altitude of 2400 meters to Massawa at zero sea level in about 3 hours. Visitors will experience three climatic changes along the way:-. Cool, moderate and hot climate. A brief coffee break will be essential in Ghinday and Lunch in Massawa.Visitors will visit Massawa town have lunch there and spend overnight in Massawa.

Day 03 – Massawa – Adulis – Massawa

The Next morning they will drive further to the south East of Massawa, Visitors will observe the ancient port of Adulis some 70 kilometers far from the Port City of Massawa. Zula is also adjacent to Adulis. These two ancient ports were a hub to the then vibrant trade that prevailed in the Middle East. In 1868 A British Military Expedition led by General Napier built a 21 kilometer railway from Zula to kumaile. They used the short railway to transport their Elephants, donkeys and their army personnel to continue their long journey of 600 kilometers inside Ethiopia, namely the province of Gondar in north west Ethiopia, to fight against King Tewodros the then Emperor of Ethiopia.

In about 13:00 hr.s they can return to Massawa where they can have lunch. They will then start returning back to Asmara at about 1500 hrs. They will reach Asmara at 18:00 or 19:00 hrs

Late in the evening transfer to airport for their bon voyage.
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