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Perfect for people who want to rest and enjoy exploring what Socotra has to offer.

13 nights / 14 days package, perfect for visitors who wish to enjoy exploring what Socotra has to offer.

Itineraries

Day 1

Ayhaft Canyon

Upon your arrival at Socotra airport, you will be transferred to the hotel in Hadibo/Adeeb’s eco-lodge to acclimatize and have lunch. After lunch, we will be heading to Ayhaft Canyon National Park.

In the canyon (valley), you will enjoy large fresh water-pools where you can swim or soak. All around you, there will be variety of endemic plants like Dessert Rose, Tamarind trees, Cucumber trees and a wide variety of birds such as Socotra Sparrow, Socotra Sunbird and both Socotri and Somali Starlings. After swimming,

We will drive to Delisha beach which consists of pristine white sands full of crabs. You will relax while swimming both in the sea and in a freshwater lagoon. If you are full of energy you can climb a huge sand dune overseeing the beach. There is also a possibility of watching a fabulous sunset from Delisha.

Dinner and overnight at a hotel

Day 2

Dihammri Marine Protetced Area

After breakfast, we will drive to the island’s north-east coast to explore the surreal snorkeling/diving site in Dihammri. The Marine Protected Area of Dihammri is home to dozens of species of colorful marine life and it is one of the richest coral reefs on the archipelago. Dihammri is blessed with more than 200 fish species and 4 of the 5 coral species that inhabit to the island.

This shallow reef will let even the inexperienced snorkeler enjoy its beauty as well as seeing varied marine lives including; parrotfish, Moray eel, Rays, turtles, small sharks, Dolphins etc. Diving/snorkeling gear can be hired from Dihammri Diving Center. There is also a possibility of watching a fabulous sunset from Dihammri.

Dinner & Overnight camping will be in Dihammri M. P.A

Day 3

Dixam Plateau & Homhil Protected Areas

On one of which takes us to a viewpoint where there is a natural swimming pool and a view of villages below on the plain. So you can swim and enjoy a breathtaking panorama view over the Arabian Sea which makes you to feel you are in a natural infinity hotel.

Dinner & Overnight camping will be in Homhil N. P.A

Day 4

Wadi Shifa

We will hike down from Homhil Plateau to the north-east coast of the island to Wadi Shifa (medium –two hours walking) where the cars can meet us. Then after a quick lunch, we will drive to Ras Erisel which is situated at the eastern end of the island where Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean is meeting and many ships have been sinking there. After that, we will make our way to Arher beach.

Here a fresh creek comes out and meets the salty ocean water. We will have time to relax, swim or climb some of the massive sand dunes as we set up camp and prepare dinner.

Dinner and Overnight will be in Arher Beach

Day 5

Hoq Cave & Rosh Marin Protected Area

After an early breakfast, we will drive to Terbak village where Hoq Cave is located. Then we will hike up for one hour and a half till we reach the entrance of the cave, then about 1 hour in the side the cave. After exploring the cave, we will walk down for one hour and a half. Hoq is the largest cave in the island and it is 3.2 km deep, the cave holds a wealth of Socotri history and hides archeological findings such as pieces of pottery, paintings and wooden tables with inscription in Aramaic language dating back to 258 AD.

The cave offers an overwhelming beauty and variety of crystal decorations, like stalagmites, stalactites and calcite floors. Late afternoon, we will proceed to the marine protected of Rosh to explore one of the best snorkeling/diving sites on Socotra. Rosh is home to dozens of species of colorful marine life and it is one of the richest coral reefs on the archipelago. Diving/ snorkeling in Rosh will enable you to see several of coral communities and different t species of colorful marine life including moray eel, rays, turtles, sharks and dolphins.

Dinner & overnight camping will be in Rosh M. P.A

Day 6

Omak Protected Area

We will drive to the southern coast of the Island, through the interesting Defarhu Valley. Alongside, you will see traditional villages, natural water pools at the bottom of the canyon and the unusual Desert Rose tree that clings many places on the canyon walls.

The vegetation here is lush green and there are many birds. After lunch, we will drive to Hayf and Zahek village to witness the massive sand dunes which have been pushed up against the mountainside by the seasonal winds of Socotra. Then we will make our way to Digub cave, which overlooks a scattering of traditional villages below. The cave itself is of interest as there are many stalactites, stalagmites and pools of water that have seeped through the rock over time. After caving,

We will drive to a very expensive sandy beach of Omak in the Indian Ocean. Once at Omak, feel free to swim, sunbathe, and relax in the crystal clear water of the Indian Ocean.

Dinner and overnight at hotel in Hadibo

Day 7

Wadi Dirhur Canyon

After breakfast, we will make our way to Dixam plateau (approx. 700 m above sea level) and Shebahon viewpoint. This area is a home to an endless number of the Socotri endemic plants such as Dragon’s Blood tree. The Dragon’s Blood trees are abundant here, looking like giant mushrooms from outer space.

We will be able to witness lots of vultures circle overhead in the warm winds. The Shebahon viewpoint gives a marvelous vista overlooking Daerhu canyon where we will see breath-taking sceneries and unusual yet beautiful rock formations. We will then make our way down to the Wadi in the canyon for lunch and an easy-going walk to swim in the freshwater pools. The rest of the day is spent in exploring the canyon.

Dinner and overnight camping will be in Wadi Daerhu

Day 8

Wadi Dirhur

After breakfast, we will make our way by 4×4 vehicles to the largest forest of Dragon's Blood Tree in Rockeb Fermihen area to enjoy the remarkable landscapes and amazing and unique plants of Socotra called Dragon's Blood Tree. After lunch we will be heading to the wonderful wadi of Dirhur to explore the canyon there as well as enjoying and relaxing in the wadi. In the wadi,

You will be able to swim in the beautiful natural swimming pool as well as taking nice photos of the amazing landscapes and sceneries of the canyon.

Dinner and overnight will be at hotel in Hadibo

Day 9

Detwah Lagoon Protected Area

We will explore the western part of the island. Our first stop will be Qalansiya; a small traditional fishing town. From there we will continue to explore Detwah lagoon which is a marine protected area renowned for its magical landscape. This area has some of the best views in the island. ODay nce in Detwah, you will be charmed by white sands surrounded by turquoise- coloured warm waters of the bay,

An endless horizon and an array of sea birds. You can swim both in the shallow sea and in the lagoon as well but be careful with sting rays.

Dinner and overnight camping will be in Detwah eco-campsite

Day 10

Shuaab Golden Beach

After an early breakfast, we will hop on a boat and head to Shuaab. We are very likely to see Spinner Dolphins and other sea life such as Cormenons, sea Gulls, and Grey Herons birds which are flying or resting on the cliffs. Once in Shuaab, feel free to swim,

Relax and enjoy this pristine place as well as have a look at a mangrove area. After exploring the surrounding mangroves in the area we will head back to Qalansiya. We will end our day by making the long drive back to Hadibo.

Dinner and overnight will be at hotel in Hadibo

Day 11

Hadibo Haghier Mountains

After an early breakfast, we will make our way to the highest peak of Socotra ( Haghier mountains) and the trip will take around one hour by car. Haghier is chain of mountains which are located in the central part of the island and are considered as the highest mountains in the island (1,500 feet) from the sea level. In the mountains.

You will enjoy wonderful landscapes, views and you will see different types of the unique plants and birds of Socotra. The weather there is pleasant and cool and from Haghier you will be able to have a panorama view of the north and east part of the island.

Dinner and overnight will be at hotel in Hadibo

Day 12

Diborak Water full

We will explore the east part of the island. Our first stop will be in Diborak water fall, in the wadi, you will be able to swim and enjoy the water fall which comes from the mountains of Momi. After a quick lunch, we will make our way to Momi plateau. Alongside,

You will see traditional villages, natural water pools at the bottom of the canyon and the unusual Desert Rose tree and frankincense trees that clings many places on the canyon walls and mountains.

Dinner and overnight will be at hotel in Hadibo

Day 13

Wadi Daghnghen

After breakfast, we will be heading to Wadi Daghnghen (north-east of Hadibo) to explore the breath-taking views and landscapes of the Wadi as well as to swim in the natural pools of Daghnghen. After lunch, we will continue our way to Sirhen lagoon to watch unique and endemic birds of Socotra such as flamingo.

Grey heron, sea gull etc. Once we done in watching birds, we come back to Hadibo to make a tour in its old shops to buy natural products of the island as souvenirs.

Dinner and overnight will be at hotel in Hadibo

Day 14

Fly Back Home

After breakfast, we will be transferred back to the airport to visit the Visitor Information Centre before flying back home.

  • All entry & camping fees
  • Accommodation, hotels, tourist resorts, eco-lodges, camping in protected areas
  • Camping equipment (like tent, pillow, mattress, sheets, mat, lights … etc)
  • Cooking equipment and cook as well
  • Transportation 4×4 private cars Toyota Land cruiser (One car fit 4 persons)
  • Tour guide (English, Arabic and Socotri speaking)
  • Full board meals (3 meals per day including dessert and snacks)
  • Some meals will include seashells like lobster, squid and shrimps
  • Mineral water and soft drinks
  • Local guides at specific / remote places
  • Boat trip to Shuaab to watch dolphin
  • Entry visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Flights to and from Socotra
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    Available Seats: 20

    Standard ( 1 - 20 Pax ) $2,800.00 $0.00 /Person

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Best time to visit Socotra is from October to May

Torchlight (to be used at campsite & cave exploring)
All of your necessary medications
Hiking shoes & Sunscreens
Surfing or Sandboards (optional)
Water bottle (optional)
Snorkelling gear (optional)