from € 1500

Budget tour to Socotra island

Tour features
On request
1 pers
9 days

Tour description

This tour is designed for those who want to get acquainted with surprising beauties of Socotra island on a limited budget. Our main goal in this variant of the trip is to provide travelers a vivid impression with a minimum of comfort and tourist service.

Tour includes several movements and accommodation in tents and campsites, i.e. with minimal service. We organize simple meals along the route (rice, cereals, fish, coffee, tea). Therefore, tourists are advised to stock up on additional proprietary products, including buying on Socotra island water and juices as one bottle per day (that are included) for many will not be enough, with the active rest. Tourists are advised to bring their own tent, sleeping bag, headlamp, foam-mat, and if it's desired, other tourist equipment and items.

This tour group is accompanied by Yemen English speaking guide. Tour is organized during the tourist season (from November till May) for a group of 6 persons on request.

Route Description

Day of departure

On the day of departure you should check equipment for the trip (tent, sleeping bag, snorkel and fins, comfortable clothes and shoes, a torch, etc.). Memo and route map will be provided.

Flight to Dubai.

Socotra island

The flight to the Socotra island. Transfer to Delisha camp.

Socotra island - Hoq Cave

Today, you will go to Hoq Cave. You will be trekking about an hour to the top of the mountain, where the entrance to the сave is located. After the lift we are going to settle in Archer camp. Rest and overnight.

Socotra island - Di Hamri - snorkeling

After breakfast transfer to the Homhil camp. Dinner and rest.

Transfer to Di Hamri camp. Beautiful views and the ocean. Here you can go snorkeling. Overnight in camp.

Socotra island - snorkeling in Di Hamri - Debug Cave and Zahek Dunes

After breakfast, you have time to relax again and some snorkeling. Then transfer to the south coast of the island.

Examination of the Debug Cave and flat Zahek Dunes. Overnight in camp Aomak.

Socotra island - Dixam Plateau

After breakfast you drive to the Dixam Plateau, where the famous dragon trees are. After a walk and a photoshoot trip into the Wadi Dirhur Canyon. Here you can see the grand freshwater pool. Overnight in tents in the Wadi Dirhur Canyon.

Socotra island - camping in Detwah

Breakfast and transfer to the Detwah camp. Rest. Overnight in camp.

Socotra island - Shuab Bay - Qalansiah

After breakfast, sea boat ride to the Shuab Bay. Here on the beautiful beach you will spend about an hour, and then - boat trip back to Qalansiah.

Overnight camping on the outskirts of Hadiboh.


This is the final day of your exotic journey. Breakfast and preaparing for the road. After discharge from the hotel you will be transfered to the airport of Sana'a. We hope you enjoyed this trip and want once more come to the island of happiness.

The price includes:
  • payment for 5 nights camping on Socotra island;
  • rent of 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser with driver and gasoline filling;
  • support of a local guide (Socotri, English speaking) that helps to prepare meals;
  • meeting at the airport and transfer;
  • tourist tax for staying in Yemen and on Socotra island;
  • entrance tickets to museums, protected areas, etc. on the route;
  • tourist visa;
  • meals 3 times a day (budget version).
Additional charges:
  • international flight;
  • medical insurance;
  • additional excursions not mentioned in the program;
  • payment of boat ride to the Shuab bay;
  • tipping to guides and drivers.
from € 1500 Tour price