32 days in Eritrea Itinerary

32 days in Eritrea Itinerary

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32 days in Eritrea Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  29​h
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
— 17 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Washington DC


Massawa ©
Massawa, also known as Mitsiwa, Miṣṣiwa, Batsiʿ, is a city on the Red Sea coast of Eritrea located at the northern end of the Gulf of Zula beside the Dahlak Archipelago. Massawa is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Former Imperial Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mariam Cathedral, make a trip to Covered Bazaar, and admire the striking features of Former Banco d'Italia.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Massawa road trip planning website .

Washington DC, USA to Massawa is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Washington DC to Massawa due to the time zone difference. You will leave for Asmara on the 31st (Sat).

Things to do in Massawa

Historic Sites
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Former Imperial Palace ©
Former Imperial Palace
Covered Bazaar ©
Covered Bazaar


Asmara ©
Having earned UNESCO World Heritage status for its abundance of Italian modernist architecture, Asmara boasts a rich history and architectural gems.
Venture out of the city with trips to Keren (Former Eritrean Railway Keren Station, Keren War Cemetery, & more) and Qohaito (in Debub Region). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Nda Mariam Othodox Church, don't miss a visit to Liberation Avenue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue of Asmara, and pause for some serene contemplation at Enda Marian- Cattedrale Copta Di Asmara.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Asmara holiday builder tool .

You can drive from Massawa to Asmara in 2 hours. You will leave for home on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Asmara

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Keren, Qohaito
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Nda Mariam Othodox Church ©
Nda Mariam Othodox Church
Cimitero Italiano Di Asmara ©
Cimitero Italiano Di Asmara
Liberation Avenue
Liberation Avenue