from € 1750

Short camping tour in Socotra with a Russian-speaking guide

Tour features
On request
1 pers
7 days

Tour description

This is a short but intense program that allows you to see the main tourist attractions of Socotra IslandThe program of routes around 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 a relaxing holiday and does not require special training. However, in order to make the best pictures, you should tune in to stay in camping and tents (while ensuring good "marching tourist service").

In Socotra Island group is accompanied by Russian-speaking guide.

Route Description

Departure day

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

Socotra Island - Ras Erissel - Dunes of Archer

Arrival in the airport of Socotra Island. At the airport you will be expected by a tour operator host of the party. Obtaining visas. Transfer to Hadibo. Dinner in local restaurant.

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

Sand dunes of Archer - Hoq Cave

At sunrise you will walk through the tops of the dunes, take a shot of dunes and a simple climb (takes 30 minutes). Next skating from dunes on the boards and sledding.

After lunch, you will go to a 4-hour trekking to the Hoq Cave. Overnight near a creek between the large dunes of Archer.

Detwah Lagoon - Shuab Bay

The present day will begin with a ride to the western part of the island, where you check Detwah Lagoon. We recommend to bypass lagoon along the perimeter. It should take you about 3 hours of walk (do not forget water and light shawl). Dinner.

Next crossing on a fishing boat in the Shuab Bay (1.5 hours). For half an hour you will see the picturesque cliffs. Here - one of the best beaches on Socotra island. You will enjoy magnificent fishing.

Overnight in tents on a deserted beach.

Dixam Plateau - Qalansiya - Canyon - Dunes in Stero

Return to Qalansiya where off-road vehicles transfer us to the center of Socotra island - Dixam Plateau, where stretched famous dragon trees. You will visit a local sheik. Dinner. Examination of the Wadi Dirhur Canyon.

Next we will move to the south coast, where set off to conquer sand dunes in Stero.

Overnight camping at the campsite Aomak.

Moomin Plateau - Ayaft Gorge

Moomin Plateau. Moving to the north coast of Socotra island on the old dirt road. Lunch and snorkelling with tube.

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

Overnight in tents.


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

The price includes:
  • ride on off-road vehicles;
  • tourist visa
  • Russian-speaking guide on Socotra Island;
  • camping gear;
  • payment of local guides, boats, tickets, ets.;
  • domestic flights;
  • meals on Socotra island;
  • dinner in a local restaurant in Hadibo
Additional charges:
  • dinner;
  • international flights;
  • medical insurance;
  • tipping to guides and drivers.
from € 1750 Tour price