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Diksam, Socotra Island

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See the ancient dragon blood trees at Diksam. Walk among the huge trees, dating back thousands of years, and learn about this species of plant, which starts as a little shrub and grows for centuries. It gets its name after the sap that resembles blood, and makes a favorite for bonsais. Consider bringing a picnic to enjoy underneath the broad canopy. Put Diksam on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Socotra Island tour planning website .
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  • Diksam Plateau is an extensive area in the center of Socotra. There are areas (often right next to canyons) that are thick with dragon blood trees; there are others that are sweeping plains of limesto...  more »
  • We stopped several times on our way through and each moment was enjoyable! First, lunch under a dragon blood tree - our first experience. The birds were surrounding us as well, but not overwhelmingly ...  more »
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  • It is a national park and the dragon blood trees sanctuary .. a very beautiful area where you can camp and spend your time between the wonderful nature
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