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a VirtualTourist member from Krakow

Asmara

Borders

Hi,
I'm going to visit Eritrea in summer. I have a few questions, please help.
1) Is it true that only overland route is via Ethiopia and Djibouti?
2) Is it safe and wise travelling by land from Djibouti border (~Assab)
to Asmara?
3) Are there any ferry from Massawa to Jeddah (SA) or somewhere in Yemen (Aden)?
In general, I will start in Egypt and I want to visit Sudan and Eritrea (it's a must) and then go back via Saudi Arabia/Syria/Turkey to Europe. Visiting Ethiopia and Djibouti would be nice, but not necessary.

Thanks in advance.



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answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Odessa

Hi there,

The only the countries that border eritrea are sudan, eihopia, and djibouti, as far as I know from that last time I was there, the border with ethiopia was closed, being that they are still in a state of war, and the border with the sudan is said to be dangerus, due to arab/muslim rebels fighting out there, so that leaves djibouti.





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