Tour Number

Activity Level

257452


Categories

Nature and Wildlife, Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. children of all ages can participate in this Tour.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Very Old Steam Engine Train Ride


The Eritrean Railway system was constructed between 1887 and 1932. And It has been the same since then. Everything is the same the Steam Engine Trains, The railways, the terminal everything is in its place.
It is a wonderful experience to take the train ride. You will be overwhelmed by the landscape views and beautiful towns that we have the chance to cross over.

The ride will start in a high altitude around 2, 325m and we will descend to lower altitude in short time. traveling almost 20 kilometers.

Itinerary

6:30am I will pick you up from your hotel. Then we will go strait in to the Railway station.

The train will start around 7:30 - 8:00 am

The train will Go through breathtaking landscape across mountains through 26 tunnels and different villages passing through Drfo Small town and go to Areberobue yet another small town where we will have a break and see 3 million metric liter weal where the trains water is stored and go and see some vintage telephone lines and a light hiking exercise.

Than if the railway is clear we might go down to Nefasit town but if the tracks are not clear we will go back strait to Asmara.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 5 hours

this tour could only be arranged in group. different circumstances will affect the tour like rail way repair and wet weather.

Transportation

Taxi or Air conditioned small car

What’s Included

Other: Transportation from and to your place of stay or hotel.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 USD - The payment is for the train ride it self.

What’s Extra

  • Public Transportation Tickets

Other: Tickets for the ride.

Restrictions

No restrictions.

Private tour guide Philemon

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