7 days in Eritrea Itinerary

7 days in Eritrea Itinerary

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7 days in Eritrea Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  17​h 45​min
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Cape Town


Asmara ©
Having earned UNESCO World Heritage status for its abundance of Italian modernist architecture, Asmara boasts a rich history and architectural gems.
Explore Asmara's surroundings by going to Massawa (Shaafi Mosque, Covered Bazaar, & more), Qohaito (in Debub Region) and Keren (Mariam Da'arit, Keren War Cemetery, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nda Mariam Othodox Church, don't miss a visit to Enda Marian- Cattedrale Copta Di Asmara, admire the striking features of Cattedrale di Asmara, and examine the collection at National Museum Asmara.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Asmara road trip website .

Cape Town, South Africa to Asmara is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cape Town to Asmara is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Asmara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Massawa, 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