Socotra Island – come & discover the hidden beauty
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 trekking, relaxation in the remote beaches ,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 11 days – 10 nights
Travel  Socotra  – The hidden land

Detailed itinerary:- From the bush to the beach

Day 1: Arrival on Socotra

  Arrive  to Socotra considered the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean. Drive along the coastal road to your hotel in Hadibo then have your  lunch, afternoon excursion ِAyahaft, explore the unique flora, see some of the unique birds & wonder around the natural cascade, dinner & overnight at Socotra in the Hotel.

Day 2Wadi Deanghan – Kishan – Dimalah   :Trek with camel to the top of   Socotra

early in the morning we go to the foot of Hajjher mountain with local cameleers, using camels to carry our equipment for camping the scenery is very good we trek along the mountain you will have the lunch under a big tree,after lunch keep on trekking ntil you arrive to Dimalah the top of the mountain a lot of different variety of plants and birds, and high cliffs in front of you from this top you will see the northern part of Socotra, Overnight camp in Dimalah.

Day 3Dimalah – Dihazhaz – Baah village :Paradise of unique wildlife

After the breakfast enjoy the morning trekking down to the wadi of Dihazhaz which is a small paradise where you will enjoy the beautiful scenery of the unique flora, unique fauna & some unique bird spices of Socotra, you will have the lunch among trees and streams of water, and you watch the camels, you will pass throughout some villages of Darho Dinner and overnight near the village of Darho

Day 4 :Darho village – Rokeb Farmhin – Diksam  : The mystical Dragons’ blood forest

 when you wake up you will wash your face from a traditional well inside a garden of palm trees, this morning you will meet the car and you see off the cameleers, after the  breakfast you keep on trekking, this time you trek to Farmhin Mountain the largest forest of Dragons’ bloo trees on Socotra. You enjoy the nice scenery, and then go down to Darhoo canyon to have your lunch with the driver. under a big ancient trees and you then enjoy swimming in the fresh water pool. The car drive up the mountain to Dixsam plateau, Dinner and overnight in Dixsam plateau

Day:  5Diksam – Sand – Omaq: the highest mountain in Socotra

 early in the morning you get up enjoy the foggy weather and see Bedouin are collecting their sheep, goats and cows for feeding them and milking, after the breakfast we transfer you to the start point where you meet the local Bedouin guide who take you to Scand, trek along the Haggier Mountains up to the highest peak on the island which is called Scand, an area known for its very rich and diverse flora & fauna. Here is some of the most breathtaking scenery in the forest of drgon blood trees you will have your picnic lunch and walking along the mountain to discover every thing and if the weather is clear you are lucky, then you can see all the mountains around you and the mountain you crossed with camels.after you go back to the car .When you arrive to the car the driver will drive you through Dixsam mountain down to  Southern part of Socotra to Omaq protected  area ,Dinner and overnight in Omaq protected area.

Day 6:Omaq – Qalansyia – Detwah lagoon –Hadibo : Magical sunset over Qalanysia lagoon

Today we will drive to the western part of the island where a little fishermen’s town of Qalansyia is located. It consists of traditional Socotri houses, narrow alleyways and a long beach full of fishing boats ready to set off for today’s catch or to take you to Shu’ab beach.We will continue to neighboring Detwah lagoon which is a marine protected area renowned for its magic landscape. You will be charmed by a white sandy tongue surrounded by turquoise waters of the bay. This surely is one of the best views on the island. You can jump in the shallow sea there and enjoy the paradise. Only be careful with sting rays that can be seen in the lagoon. There is also an array of sea birds to be seen in the lagoon. Dinner and overnight in Detwah Campsite.

Day 7: Qalansiya – Arher – Hadibo : the highest sand dunes

 After breakfast we drive you to Arher beach via Hadibo. Arher beach  where you can see the highest sand dunes on Socotra it is a magnificent view with a fresh water streams goes from the mountain to the sea. You will have a chance to climb the dunes which are around 200 meters high and having a bath in the hot water spring.  On your way back to Hadibo you will Visit Socotra’s only folk museum.  Dinner and overnight in Hadibo.

Day 8 :Hadibo – back home Breakfast and drive to Socotra airport for your flight to the mainland. .wish you a pleasant journey! Goodbye

: Services included

  • hotel accommodation for the first and last day of the tour
  • camping gear
  • 4×4 vehicle
  • camel for carrying camping equipment
  • English speaking, well trained and experienced local guide
  • food, cooking equipments, cook and a sufficient supply of water.
  • protected areas fees and all fees.
  • Entrance fee for the protected areas
  • a boat ride to Shu’ab
  • some local guides at specific places