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10-day tour with overnight stops at hotels and camping sites

  Basic tourist program on the island of Socotra   

 

This tour program is developed to show you the island’s most famous places with overnight stops at Hadiboh’s hotels or at camping sites with toilet and shower rooms.

On Socotra tourist groups are guided by local English-speaking guides.

We recommend you to take your own sleeping bag and a head light with spare batteries, as well as a few spare batteries for your cameras and memory cards.

 

 

Tour Program:

 

1 day 

Arrival to Sanaa*

Meeting at the airport and receipt of a visa, transfer to the hotel of the category you specified.

Guided sightseeing tour around Sanaa. Vising Military and Historic Museums in the morning.

Having dinner at Shibani, one of the best restaurants of the city (an average invoice sum is 15$)

After dinner – the Old City walking tour.

 

2 day 


Kawkaban, Yemen Sightseeing tour outside Sanaa with an English-speaking guide in comfortable Land Cruisers.

Visiting Tawila, Kaukaban, Shibam and Thula villages. Having dinner outside Sanaa.

Coming back to the hotel.

Visiting Zakati, Bakor and other interesting places in the Sanaa’s suburbs is optional.

 

3 day


Camel beach, Socotra, Yemen

Flight from Sanaa to Socotra by Felix airline.

Beach break on the northern coast of Socotra.

Having dinner in Hadiboh.

Visiting Delisha beach and Di Hamri marine preserve that is good for snorkeling in breathless weather. Here you can hire snorkel equipment.

Having supper and spending the night at the camping site.

 

4 day


Rush camping, Socotra, Yemen

In the morning you will have a beach break at Di Hamri camping site.

After dinner you will be transferred to Rush camping. On the way – visiting Socotra’s museum, swimming and sunbathing at one of sand beaches of the island.

Having supper and spending the night at the camping site.

 

5 day


Sand dunes in Archer, Socotra, Yemen

Seeing sand dunes in Archer.

Stopping at the fresh water stream flowing out of the rock between dunes, climbing on top of the dunes (do not forget to protect your cameras from sand) and, afterwards, swimming in the clean fresh water are optional.

Ras Erissel, Socotra, Yemen

Having a beach break on Ras Erissel Cape, the most eastern point of the island. There are a lot of crabs bedding at the coastline.

Going on dinner to local community.

On the way to Hadiboh you will be able to enjoy beautiful mountain views before the sun goes down.

Sleeping in a hotel.

 

6 day


Dixam, Socotra, Yemen Transfer to Dixam Plateau located in the central part of the island, a habitat of Dragon Trees.

Going down to Wadi Dirhur canyon, swimming in a fresh water pool, walking through the canyon.

Having dinner in the shade of palms.

Sand dunes in Noget, Socotra, Yemen Transfer to the south coast of Socotra, where you will see Stero snow-white dunes.

Spending the night at Aomak camping site.

 

7 day


Ayft, Socotra, Yemen Visiting Ayaft Gorge, one of the most beautiful Socotra’s places, a habitat of incense trees.

Having dinner in the shade of age-old trees, walking to a fresh water pool, enjoying glorious views of Skant rock massif before the sun goes down.

Spending the night at a Hadiboh’s hotel.

 

8 day


Detwah lagoon, Socotra, Yemen Transfer to the western part of Socotra, visiting Detwah lagoon and having a beach break.

We would recommend you to walk from the viewing point (see the photo above) to the camping site.

It will take for about 2 hours of slow walk (do not forget to take with you water and a flimsy scarf).   

Having supper and spending the night at the camping site.

 

9 day


Suab, Socotra, Yemen Travelling by fish-boats to Shuab Bay, one of the best beaches on Socotra.

Great fishing, swimming, sunbathing and watching dolphins.

Coming back to Qalansiyah and having dinner.

Spending the night at a hotel in Hadiboh.

 

10 day 


Sanaa, Yemen Flight to Sanaa by Arabia Felix airline, visiting the Imam’s palace (outside Sanaa), having dinner at Shibani restaurant in Sanaa, walking around the Old City, shopping, enjoying free time.

Transfer to the airport.*







 

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