Day 1: Arrival to Sana'a airport. Meet, greet and transfer to 3*** hotel for overnight.
Day 2: In the morning you will visit the national museum of Sana'a, then depart to visit one of the biggest mosque in Yemen (Al Saleh mosque). After a lunch you will drive to the old Sana'a town (Bab al-Yemen, the wall of old town, Talha and Al-Gasimy zones in old town) to see very nice views of old Sana'a city from the roof of one of the highest building in old town. Then you visit Al-Melh Market in old Sana'a and Samsart Al-Nohas. In evening the tour will continue in the commercial zone of Al-Tahrir square and Jamal street in the center of Sana'a city. The overnight in 3*** hotel. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 3: In the morning departing from Sana'a to Taiz via the green mountain of Sumara (2700meters). Visit the IBB old town. After lunch you will drive to Jibla Town, where you will see the Queen Arwa's Palace and the Queen Arwa's Mosque. The road to Taiz will pass through the mountain of Naqil Al Siany (2800meters). In the evening, you will make a course through the national markets of Taiz. The overnight in 3*** hotel. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 4: The day will start from visiting the National Museum of Taiz and the ancient Mosque of Al-Ashrafia. Short excursion to Saber Mountain. Then depart from Taiz to Hodeidah via Khawkha village. There will be enough time to relax in the tranquil atmosphere of the village, on the coast of the Red sea. After lunch you will drive to the ancient town of Zabid through the new coastal highway (will see the forest of the palms trees). The overnight in 3*** hotel. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 5: Firstly, you will visit the fish market in Hodeidah. Then will be an excursion to Haraz mountains region. The next step will be visiting the mountainous villages of Manakha and Hotaib (the pilgrimage place of Bohra sect). Afternoon you will visit the mountainous fortress village of Hajjara. At the end of the day you will enjoy traditional Yemeni music and dances in the hotel. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 6: Early in the morning will be a departure from Manakha to Sana'a. An excursion to Kawkaban region. Continue your trip by visiting the ancient and mountainous villages of Shibam, Hababa and Thula. After lunch you will drive to visit Wadi Dahr and the Imam Yahia's palace of Dar al Hajar (The Rock Palace). Return to Sana'a. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 7: In early morning depart to the Sana'a airport. Take the flight with Felix airways to Hadibo (The capital town of Socotra Island). Then you will visit the canyon of Ayfhat to see Ayfhet Canyon natural national Park. Enjoy an excursion to Delisheh beach. Picnic lunch on beach and continue to Hadibo. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 8: Leave Hadibo by 4WD cars to the natural Protectorate of Decsome and Wadi Darhar, where you will see the Dragon's Blood Trees. This region of the island is filled with unique flora and fauna and is a good spot for bird watching. After a picnic lunch will drive to the southern part of Socotra Island, to Amak beach, at Nawgad region. There you will see the highest mountains, clean beaches and wonderful valleys filled by the palm trees. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 9: Start for the cave of Dogub. Then you will see the sands declivities in Hayf and Zahek, followed by the trip to Wadi Difarhi. Continue driving to the natural Protectorate of Homhil. Overnight in tents (camping). Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 10: In the morning you will visit the natural Protectorate of Homhil. At Wadi al Shifa you will see the exceptional flora and rare trees. The route passes Arher beach, where you will see the sands hills. Overnight in tents (camping) on the beach. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 11: The excursion will begin from visiting Dihamri via Ras Momi, which is famous for its many valleys and exquisite scenery. Then we will drive to Ras Dihamri, located on one of the highest points of Socotra. Later we will drive down toward the coast to magnificent Dihamri Beach, explore the valley. Overnight in tents (camping). Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 12: In the morning we will drive to Qalansia coastal village passing the Lagoon of Datwah. Qalansia is a village well known for its spectacular clear-water beach, wonderful valleys with their palm trees and unique birds. Overnight in tents (camping) on the beach. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 13: If the weather permits we will go to Shouab beach by a boat. Return to Qalansia. Then will be free time for swimming and relaxation on Qalansia beach. Afternoon drive back to Hadibo. Overnight in 2** hotel. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 14: Departure to Socotra (Hadibo) airport. Transfer to the hotel in Sana'a. In the afternoon will be free time in Sana'a for shopping. Overnight in 3*** hotel. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 15: Transfer to Sana'a airport. Take flight to home.
Note: The booking will be done by minimum 2 months in advance.
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