Socotra Island Itinerary – come & discoverFamily adventure Tour

Amazing scenery and endemic wildlife a  unique adventure holiday

Come with us to the unique and isolated island of Socotra. The island of Socotra is a world heritage site, and for good reason. It contains a wealth of flora and fauna, a third of which is found nowhere else in the world. This trip offers relaxation in the remote beaches, trekking ,snorkeling and cultural  adventures. This trip gives you an opportunity to see things that many have never seen before. The Island of Socotra in the Arabian Sea is an absolutely unique and wonderful place, a must for all nature lovers, anglers, adventurers, and nature photographers

Do Something extraordinary  – Socotra Itinerary for 8 days – 7nights
Travel  Socotra  – The hidden land

Detailed itinerary:- From the beach to the  bush
Day 1: Arrival in Socotra | Hadibo – Deleisha beach

Arrival on Socotra considers the Galapagos of Indian Ocean. Drive a long the coastal road to your hotel, relax in the hotel for few minutes then having your lunch. the afternoon activities is a visit to Delisha coast which consists of pristine white sand, relaxing swimming both in the sea and in the fresh water lagoon,all with beautiful mountainous background. There is also possibility of witnessing a fabulous sunset from Delisha.Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Hadibo.

Day 2:  Enjoy Diksam the local village with dragon’s blood tree forest (Diksam – Darho village)

 After breakfast we will make our way by 4×4 vehicles to Dixsam plateau and Shebhan view point. This area is renowned for the native Dragon’s blood trees and local trees, and also renowned the people are Bedouin nomads and we will experience a warm and curious welcoming and traditional lifestyle, and there is a small handicraft shop sells local products. Lunch will be in the canyon and swim in the fresh water pools in the wadi .Dinner and overnight in Darhoo village.

Day 3 : Explore Degub cave and relax in the sandy beach of Omaq

After breakfast drive straight to Nouged Southern part of the island . The other choice is to drive a head to the southern part of the island (Nouged) you will visit Degab cave which overlooks a scattering of villages below. the cave it self is of interest as there are many stalactites, stalagmites and pools of water that has seeped through the rocks over time, then we will drive  to Omaq campsite where we could swim In the clear water of the Indian ocean, we will have our lunch in Omaq camp site, after lunch you can walk a long the coast and climb the sand dunes, dinner and overnight in Omaq campsite.

Day 4 : Relax and enjoy the sunshine | Qalansiya – Detwah lagoon

After the breakfast we will drive to Qalansyia village (Detwah protected area) which is famous for it sandy lagoon and its spectacular landscape, sting rays can be seen in the lagoon, so take care when swimming .this lagoon is in the west of Socotra and the best site to witness fabulous the sunset. Overnight in the campsite.

Day 5:Explore the pristine beach of Shoub which is famous for dolphin presence ( Shoub beach – Qalansyia )

early in the morning we will take a boat ride to Shuab. This morning you will enjoy a boat ride with a local fisherman, be sure to look out for spinner dolphins a lon the way. And observe the sea birds e.g cormorants, seagull, and you will watch a big cliff in front of you most of the birds are nesting in it. Line fishing may also possible from the boat, you will enjoy swimming in the pristine beach and visit the mangrove trees, then late afternoon we take the boat ride to Qalansyia, have your lunch under palm trees, drive back to Hadibo,than to Ar-Ar is a fantastic place for swimming in the beach and climbing the highest sand dunes in Socotra…

Day 6: Explore the underwater life of Dihamri marine protected area

early in the morning after breakfast we will drive to discover Dihamri marine protected area, which is home to one of the richest coral reefs of the archipelago. Many marine animals can be seen during swimming, snorkeling and diving, including parrotfish, moray, eel, Rays, and many different fishes. We would like to remind people not to touch the corals in the marine protected area as this would cause irreversible damage. Dinner and overnight at Dihamri protected area.

Day 7: Explore Hoq cave,  visit the only Socotra folk museum Local endemic plant nursery

This morning after breakfast  we drive to Hoq cave, we trek from the base of the cave, the cave itself is 2.5 kilometer long, the largest cave in the middle east, and holds a wealth of Socotra wealth, inside we can find stalactites, stalagmites and rim pool. Ancient writing and drawing on the cave wall.Then we will trek down to the car, having the lunch and then we will drive toto visit the only Socotra folk muesum. Than drive back to Hadibo, visit the only endemic plants nursery in Socotra. Dinner and overnight in Socotra Hotel in Hadibo
Day 8:Goodbye Socotra! Breakfast and drive to Socotra airport for your flight to Sanaa. .wish you a pleasant journey! Goodbye


– Car 4WD and airport transfer

– All transportation in Socotra

– Local English speaking guide

– All accommodation according to the itinerary

–  All sightseeing activities as specified

-Accommodations Socotra tourist Hotel

– Entrance and camping fees in protected areas as in the itinerary

– Camping equipment

– Food (full board) with sufficient of bottled water

– Cave guide

–  Socotra folk museum entrance fees

 – Boat ride to Shoub

Flights (external and internal flights)Personal expenses ( call etc ) Tips for the driver, guides

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