Cheap flights to Eritrea

Reasons To Visit Eritrea

Despite its relatively small size and population of 5 million, Eritrea is a country offering a wealth of exciting things to do and see. Many visitors to the country come to explore the capital Asmara which is best known for its beautiful colonial architecture. Along with being a delight simply to stroll through and take in the atmosphere, the capital is also home to plenty of interesting sports like the Asmara Cathedral and the Al Khulafa Al Rashiudin Mosque. There are also plenty of active pursuits to be enjoyed around the country including hiking and mountain climbing, so those looking to stay fit and active can find plenty to do.

Arriving In Eritrea

Asmara Airport is the main airport serving Eritrea outside of the capital Asmara. If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Eritrea, it is possible to make the journey out of Dubai or Sharjah. If you are based in Dubai, you can travel to Eritrea with Eritrean Airlines or flydubai out of Dubai International Airport, while those coming from Sharjah can make the journey with Air Arabia.

When you have arrived at the airport the easiest way to get to your destination is to hop in a taxi, although those on a tight budget can find public buses available. Inside the airport itself you can find all of the basic facilities you would need including a restaurant and bar as well as duty-free shopping.

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Eritrea Travel Information

Almost all nationals including those from the UAE will have to apply for a visa first before traveling to Eritrea. The weather in Eritrea stays relatively consistent over the course of the year, although there is a brief rainy period in July and August to watch out for. However, you can expect temperatures to be warm throughout the year, with the hottest period falling between April and July which sees average highs of around 33 degrees. Eritrea is just one hour behind the UAE, while the currency in the country is the Eritrean nakfa.

Where to stay: Ratings and booking information for hotels in Asmara for every budget

* This information is correct as of December 2017

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