from € 1700
Summer tour in Yemen and Socotra island
During these 7 days you will have time to get acquainted with the mountainous part of Yemen and the pearl of the world eco-tourism - Socotra island, which was just recently open to the travelers. Socotra is rightly called the Island of Happiness (that's the traslation of it). The nature of the island will surprise you by variety of endemic flora. Only here grow unique dragon's and bottle trees, which have become the hallmark of the island.
In this journey you will be able to see Yemen and Socotra island in summer time which is very unique in its own way and pleases with unusual bright colors. Yemen will amaze you with its unusual architecture and natural curiosities. Ancient towns and villages in the mountainous region of Yemen remained virtually untouched by civilization. A rich program of the tour should not be tired and does not require any special training, although it assumes some trekking.
Day of departure
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.
Sana'a - Old City - Imam's Palace - President's Mosque
Arrival in the capital of Yemen - Sana'a. At the airport you will be expected by a tour operator. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
Sana'a - Manakhah
Moving on off-road vehicles into the mountainous part of Yemen. Overnight in Manakhah.
Manakhah - Sana'a
Breakfast at the hotel. The present day will be devoted to exploring the surrounding area of Manakhah. You will enjoy a 2-3 hour trekking.
Sana'a - Socotra island - Dixam Plateau - Wadi Dirhur Canyon
Arrival on Socotra island. Moving into the central part of the island to the Dixam Plateau, where the famous dragon trees are, which have an unusual shape and are covered with thick red resin.
Trekking - Dunes in Stero - Delisha camp
After breakfast will begin your 3-hour trekking to the opposite side of the Canyon (forest of dragon trees in Firmin). Also you will visit a local sheik.
Moomin Plateau - Gorge Kalesan - freshwater pools
Breakfast and preparing to the new tour. This day will be very active: you will move to the Moomin Plateau, famous for its rocky terrain where are growing as they are called bottle trees, that can preserve water inside. In this beatiful gardens you will see native endemic plants.
Gorge Ayaft - Sana'a
Moving in the Gorge Ayaft. This place is famous as the most green valley on the island with a unique microclimate. Here you can buy the world's best frankincense.
This is the final day of your saturated and active holiday in Yemen. Unfortunately, it's time to go home and pack bags. After check-out from the hotel you will be transfered to the international airport of Sana'a. Homecoming.
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