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Last boat on Socotra

60-foot catamaran with a Russian-Ukrainian crew came to Socotra. They were the first who visited Socotra in the season the south-east monsoon, which still strong now.

 
More Sailors on Socotra

Two more sailing boats have visited Socotra on their way to the Red Sea. German catamaran and Irish yacht spent on Socotra for about a week. It was a pleasure to meet interesting people, some of them live aboard for more than 10 years.

 
Cruisers on Socotra

Sailors is lucky people. Now they are the only ones who can come to Socotra and see our beautiful island. The rest are waiting until direct flight from Dubai starts.

 
New direct flight Dubai-Socotra-Dubai

Good news! November 27 will start a new direct flight from Dubai to Socotra.

 
3-day summer programs for Socotra

Short summer programs for 3 days (Wednesday-Saturday), adapted to the flights Sharjah-Socotra-Sharjah.

 
10-day trekking program for the summer season

We offer you to see Socotra in the season of summer monsoon winds when the island gets a completely new face. The summer season is unreasonably considered to be a non-touristic one. But it is this time of the year when one can see many interesting and unique things on the island. Our new trekking program developed for a summer season is for those who love hiking and photographing.

 
Summer programs on Socotra

Summer is undeservingly considered to be a Low Season on Socotra. But it is the time when you can find many curious and interesting things on the island.

 
Our partner is

Our project is joined by a worthy partner - "Socotra Tamam" Tourist Agency, a new long-term contracting partner of socotra.info informational portal.

 

Our specially-developed program includes the most interesting and beautiful places of the island of Socotra. The main idea of our program is to avoid staying with other tour groups in camping sites. Instead, we plan to camp out in the most beautiful places of Socotra.

 
How to get to the island of Socotra

Our mission is to show you the island in such a way that you will remember it as one of the most unusual trips in your life.

 
Schedule of flights to the island of Socotra

There are two options how to get to the island of Socotra - through Sanaa, capital of Yemen, or directly from the United Arab Emirates (Sharjah). In a situation of pent-up demand, we recommend to book flights in advance.

 
Feedback: My unforgettable Socotra experience

Socotra. Socotra. So-co-tra. Before taking a decision about going to this island I was looking through its photos, reading about it, tasting its name and trying to guess its smell. There was something tough and promising in its sound. Suddenly I realized that it has a sense of ADVENTURE that is so rarely met in our regulated tourist world of charters and guided tours.

 
Spend your holiday on Socotra in summer, the time of many curious and interesting things

Summer is undeservingly considered to be a Low Season on Socotra. But it is the time when you can find many curious and interesting things on the island.

 
Tourism grows on Socotra

Tourism back to Socotra. The unrest in Yemen have reduced the traffic of the island, but now on Socotra has increased the number of guests from different countries - Germany, Britain, France, Russia and even Turkey. It became more and more visitors from Arab countries and the Yemen mainland.

 
Booking tours to Socotra for 2011-2012

Monsoon winds over the island. Socotra, which is completely untouched by unrest on the mainland Yemen and is ready to receive tourists for the upcoming season.

 
Socotra in summer time – new 10-days trekking program

Socotra is a very peaceful place. There are no armed riots. We offer you to see Socotra in the season of summer monsoon winds when the island gets a completely new face. The summer season is unreasonably considered to be a non-touristic one. But it is this time of the year when one can see many interesting and unique things on the island. Our new trekking program developed for a summer season is for those who love hiking and photographing. For your safety we offer to overfly Sanaa, the capital of Yemen, and to come to Socotra from Shardja.

 
Our new Socotra tour booking system is now at your disposal

From now you can book your trip to Socotra and contact our managers who are responsible for your stay in Sanaa and Socotra through our booking system.

 
Training Photo-Tour to Socotra. 17-27 February, 2011

Travel to Socotra with Yuri Afanasyev, a professional russian photographer, and get to know an exotic country and how to make great photos.

 
Socotra at NBC News

Located 250 miles off the coast of Yemen, the tiny island of Socotra is usually overlooked by even the most adventurous of tourist hordes. But as NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent Richard Engel discovers, the Arabian island's remote location has made it a capsule of antiquity with time-honored traditions not found elsewhere on the planet.

 
10-day tour with overnight stops at “wild” camping sites

This tour program is developed to show you the island’s most famous places at best time of day. So, all overnight stops are specially planned to show you these places at their best light conditions.

 

 
 

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