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from € 1500

Short camping tour on Socotra with English speaking guide

Tour features
On request
Groupp
1 pers
7 days
BB
Avia
Europe

Tour description

This is a short but intense program allows you to see the main tourist attractions of Socotra and in Sanaa - capital of Yemen. 

The program of Socotra is composed specially for photo enthusiasts. You will see the best places of the island with the most successful light. The program is aimed at peaceful rest and does not require special training. However, in order to make the best pictures, you should tune in to stay in camping and tents.

In Sanaa and Sokotra group is accompanied by english-speaking guide.

Route Description

day1
Day of departure

Today you are going towards a thrilling adventure. While waiting for the flight you have time to get acquainted with the program of the tour and information about Yemen.

day2
Socotra Island - Ras Erissel - Dune Archer

Arrival in the airport of Socotra Island by Yemenia company. Lunch at the camp Delisha.

Moving north-east of Socotra. Beach holidays in Ras Erissel. Overnight near a creek between the large dunes in Archer.

day3
Socotra Island: Dunes - Hog cave

At dawn you will walk through the tops of the dunes, take a shot of dunes and a simple lift (takes 30 minutes).

Then you go to the 3-hour trecking to the cave Hog. Overnight at camping Delisha.

day4
Socotra Island: Laguna Detwah - Bay Shuab

Today you begin with a move to the western part of the island where you inspect the lagoon Detwah. It is recommended to bypass lagoon perimeter. It should take you about 3 hours of walk (do not forget about water and kerchief). Dinner.

Then you move on a fishing boat to the bay Shuab (1.5 hours). For half an hour you will see the picturesque cliffs. Here is one of the best beaches on Socotra. You will enjoy magnificent fishing. Overnight in tents on a deserted beach.

day5
Socotra Island: Plateau Dixam - Qualansiya - canyon of Wadi Dirhur - dunes Stero

Return to Qualansiya, where off-roaders will move you to the island centre - to the plateau Dixam, where the dragon trees are. You will visit a local sheik. Dinner. Inspection of the canyon from above.

Then you will move to the south coast, where you conquer the sand dunes of Stero. Overnight camping at the campsite Aomak.

day6
Socotra Island: Moomin Plateau - Gorge Ayaft

Moomin plateau. Moving to the north coast of Socotra on the old dirty road. Lunch and snorkelling.

Moving to Ayaft Gorge, where you can watch at the sunset picturesque panorama of the central mountain range of Socotra (Mount Haggier). This place is famous as the most green valley on the island with unique microclimate. Here you can buy the world's best frankincense. Overnight in tents.

day7
Homecoming

This is the last day of your holiday in Yemen. Today international flight will take you to a normal life, leaving unforgettable memories of Socotra Island.

The price includes:
  • moving on off-road vehicles;
  • English-speaking guide in Sanaa, an English-speaking guide in Socotra;
  • camping equipment;
  • payment of local guides, boats, tickets,ets;
  • internal flights;
  • hotel in Sana'a (accommodation DBL);
  • nutrition on Socotra;
  • tourist visa.
Additional charges:
  • lunches and dinners in Sanaa;
  • international flights;
  • medical insurance;
  • tips for guides and drivers.
from € 1500 Tour price