Explore Socotra Island | 8 Days | Private Tour |(Oct 2023 – May 2024) – Early Reservation Price

Explore Socotra Island | 8 Days | Private Tour |(Oct 2023 – May 2024) – Early Reservation Price

$1,450.00

Book your spot (No Payment Required). So, you want to go on an adventure? Well, we have just the right thing for your next trip. You can come solo or bring your partner. Book now for the beginning of the season which will start in November 2023 up to May 2024.

Solo: $1899
Visitors 2-4: $1450
Visitors 5-8: $1399
Visitors 9-10: $1350

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Description

Day 1 - Dubai/Abu Dhabi | Hadibo | Delisha Beach | Ayhaft Canyon

  • You’ll be greeted by our local Socotri guide, who will meet you at Hadiboh International Airport and drive you to the hotel.
  • We’ll stop off in Hadibo city for the welcome meal and have a rest at the hotel.
  • We will leave Hadiboh and visit two major natural attractions close to the town.
  • The first is Ayhaft Canyon which features a lush green wadi with crystal-clear freshwater pools.
  • Then Delisha Beach has pristine sand that plunges into the blue waters of the Indian Ocean, which make it a perfect swimming spot. It is just as picturesque during sunset when you can watch your surroundings transform from bright orange hues to deep purples before dark descends upon us again.
  • As we headed back to Hadibo city for dinner at a restaurant, we will visit a little market near the center of town to allow you to choose your snacks and beverages besides what we were eating on our next camping adventure!
  • Overnight at a hotel in Hadibo city.

Day 2 - Hadibo | Homhil National Park | Arher

  • Early in the morning having light breakfast in the restaurant.
  • We’ll start the day with a tour of Homhil National Park. Here, you can find Dragon Blood Trees that only grow on Socotra and Bottle trees as well as Cucumber plants. Once we’ve hiked for an hour or so, we will arrive at an incredible pool where one is able to see most of southern part of the island from above!
  • Descend back of the mountain to cars and drive to the first camping area.
  • Meeting your chef at Arher beach who will be waiting for you to enjoy your first lunch cooked by him.
  • At Arher beach where salty sea water meets the fresh seawater. You can relax on green grass by a brook or swim in the clear blue waters of Arher beach and if you’re feeling up for it, climb 300m-high sand dune to get an amazing view that stretches out over this charming spot.
  • Before the sun is sinking low into the see the driver will take you to Ras Erissel, one of the wonderful places on Socotra Island. It is the point of convergence between the Indian Ocean and the Arabic Sea at the far eastern side or you can call it the end of the Island, where found your self-surrounded by sea you from three directions.
  • Going back to Arher camping place. At night you deserve a campfire and let you try the Ash-Roasted Potatoes with your preferred dinner.

Day 3 - Arher | Hoq’s Cave | Rosh | Dihamri Marine Protected Area

  • Having the breakfast in the early morning to get energy for the next 2.5 hours which will be the most exciting part of your day! You’ll hike through beautiful and unique landscapes before entering Hoq’s Cave The largest cave in the middle east awaits you with its beautiful crystalline formations that have been attracting visitors since before recorded history began here at these sites where people came from far away just to see them up close.
  • Heading back to get your lunch in the Rosh Protected Area, remember that this area is really special.
  • Drive to Dihamri Marine Protected Area and pitch your tent. The next exciting activity awaits you in the morning!
  • Overnight in the Dihamri Protected Area.

Day 4 - Dihamri Marine Protected Area | Dixsam

  • Getting up in the morning for snorkeling or diving to see variety of colorful fish.
  • Drive to the Dixam Plateau. Diksam is an expansive area in the center of Socotra that’s thick with dragon blood trees. There are vast limestone plains, making it a spectacular place to explore; one you’ll never want to leave!
  • The lunch will be under a dragon blood tree.
  • Dinner and overnight at a homestay. Enjoy home cooked food for dinner prepared by friendly hosts who will make you feel like part of their family. The food is delicious, the people are warm and welcoming – it’s like being at home! I’ve never felt more welcome or comfortable anywhere else

Day 5 - Dixsam | Noged Zahek & Hayf | Dagub | Aomak

  • After breakfast, we’ll head to the south of Socotra’s beautiful island to the Noged Plain to explore areas filled with sand dunes.
  • Lunch at Dagub cave. The Dagub cave in Noged Plain is considered one of the largest caves on this island, as it accommodates a number families during hurricane seasons. A car can transport visitors up to several meters from its entrance with ease and comfort!
  • After noon, when the sun is not hot stop at the big sand dunes of Zahek and Hayf then swim across to Aomak Beach for some cool relief.
  • Dinner and overnight under sky in Amak Beach camping place.

Day 6 - Nojad | Hadibo | Qalansiya | Detwah Lagoon

  • After breakfast, we will pass through the city of Hadibo to pack some necessities of food and drinks then heading to Qalansiya – one of only two major towns on our island.
  • Drive to the viewpoint over a rugged hill where Detwah Lagoon is located. This beach with its white sand and crystal-clear water makes for one of Socotra’s most beautiful sites.
  • Our camp will be near to the beautiful Detwah. place hosted under shed by the generous woman Aunt Saadia’s.
  • You can spend the rest of the day on beach, lying down listening to your favorite music, swim, play or even dance with locals.

Day 7 - Qalansiya | Shuab Bay

  • Getting boat from Qalansiyah village and sail to Shuab Bay and pass near some beautiful rock formations and plenty of native birdlife. On crystal clear water you will get the opportunity to start fishing your delicious dinner like royalty, afterward swim or lay out in this tranquil beach area which has ample space to do both activities comfortably.
  • Drive back to our camp at Detwah Lagoon luch.
  • At night we will do the farewell feast with a flair! We’ll be cooking up some delicious food that you know will make your mouth water just looking at it.
  • Overnight at hotel in Hadibo city.

Day 8 - Habido | Dubai/Abu Dhabi

  • As one final memory before leaving this amazing country behind you will have an opportunity explore Hadibo’s souqs (the traditional bazaars) where locals go about their day-to-day lives in very unique ways!
  • After a week of exploring Socotra your trip has come to an end. We’re going out with a bang, so get ready for some good fashioned fun! In our last stop on this unforgettable adventure-we’ll be giving you a goodbye gift from 2SOCOTRA a little something special just because we’ve all had such fun together these few days while exploring the amazing Socotra Island.
  • It’s time to board that plane bound for Dubai! we’ll bring you back to the airport so that your journey can continue on!
  • End of Socotra tour.

The itinerary may twist according to the nature of the Island and weather conditions. But we promise you will have the trip of a lifetime.

Inclusions

  • Transport:
    • Airport transfers
    • 4×4 private vehicle all times with premium service: each vehicle comfortably
      seats only 3 passengers and the driver to insure all travelers have a window seat
    • Boat trip to Shoab beach
  • Accommodation:
    • Summerland hotel hotel in Hadibo one night
    • A comfortable tent for every traveler and there are bigger tents for couples also other camping equipment Mattress, bed sheets, pillow, and blanket with the service preparing cleaning and folding
  • Food and Drinks:
    • All meals and soft beverages whatever fits your diet habit best
    • personal chef with his equipment
  • Guides:
    • Experienced English-speaking native Socotri guide
  • Activities:
    • Protected areas fees
    • Snorkeling equipment rental
    • Access to bluetooth speakers

Exclusions

  • Flights Abu Dhabi-Socotra-Abu Dhabi ($930)
  • Single supplement 1 nights
  • Visa Fee $150
  • Travel Insurance
  • Diving equipment rental
  • Personal spending
  • Guide’s and driver’s tip

Payment

To increase the confidence between our customers and us, we do not charge any advance payments before you arrive on Socotra Island.

  1. Tour Fee: You will pay in cash once you arrive here on the island.
  2. Visa Fee: We will pay it for you in advance and collect it with the tour fee cash once you arrive here on the island.
  3. Flight Tickets: You will pay it directly to the reservation company in Abu Dhabi. We will assist you with the flight booking process.

 

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellation and Refund Policy

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