Tourism in Eritrea contributes to the country’s revenue and development of the economy. The government started a twenty-year plan to develop the country’s tourist industry and it targeting for more international tourist arrivals in the country.
Eritrea is a country that has many natural wonders. It is blessed with a long and beautiful seacoast, over 350 islands, high mountains, low land depressions, wild life, hot water springs, forested mountains and hot sandy desert areas. All these diverse natural exquisiteness make it to be an ideal and fascinating tourist destination.
The Ministry of Tourism is the authority responsible for overseeing tourism in Eritrea.
Tourism Development Policy
Develop tourism in a manner that encourages conservation and enhancement of the natural environment and bio-diversity, and conservation of archaeological and historic sites, architecturally important buildings and the cultural traditions and identities of the country’s several ethnic groups
Tourism in Eritrea has been summarized to include the following
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