Route & dates
6 days in Yemen Itinerary
Fly: 18h 30min
Socotra Island— 2 nights
Fly: 11h 15min
Sanaa— 1 night
Drive + Fly: 10h 45min
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Galapagos of the Indian Ocean
Off coast of the Arabian Peninsula and the Horn of Africa, Socotra Island has developed in almost total isolation, yielding a biodiversity that is unique in the world.Attractions like Qalansiyah Beach and Aomak Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Get in touch with nature at Shoab beach and Arher Beach. There's much more to do: stroll through Delisha Beach, head outdoors with Dihamri Marine Protected Area, explore the stunning scenery at Wadi Dirhur Canyon, and don't miss a visit to Diksam.
To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Socotra Island travel itinerary planner .
Muscat, Oman to Socotra Island is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Muscat to Socotra Island due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Muscat in June; daily highs in Socotra Island reach 39°C and lows reach 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sanaa.
Things to do in Socotra Island
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One of the oldest cities in the world, the capital Sanaa provides visitors with a rich taste of ancient Arabian culture.Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take a stroll through Old City, then explore the historical opulence of Dar al-Hajar, then stop by Souk Al-Milh, and finally don't miss a visit to Al Saleh Mosque.
To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sanaa trip planner.
Explore your travel options from Socotra Island to Sanaa with the Route module. In June, Sanaa is slightly colder than Socotra Island - with highs of 35°C and lows of 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.
Things to do in Sanaa
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