7 days tour at Socotra island. Explore this Jewel in the Arabian Sea.
Day 1) arrive with an early flight at Socotra. Your driver and guide will welcome you and take you to Delisha beach where you can enjoy the nice fiew of the sand dunes and swimm in the crystal clear water. In the meantime the lunch will be prepared for you. After lunch continue to Arher beach. Enormous white dunes have been formed by the wind and you can climb up and enjoy the amazing view to the coast. You will camp near the freshwater stream. (if your flight arrive in the early afternoon, we drive directl to Arher and see if we can visit this program at the end of your trip)
Day 2) Your destination of the day will be Homhil. There is a natural swimming pool where you will hike to in around 15 minutes with a local guide. There is no better way to enjoy the spectacular view of the northern coast of the island out of this (looks like infinity) swimming pool ! On the way to Homhil you first will visit a nice waterfall. You can climb up the rock and stay in a small natural pool . The landscape looks like a "not from this world" place. After the rainy season the waterfall will carry lots of water and later on it will only bea small stream. But still worth to see. Also you have the chance to explore the high up the hill , Hoq cave with a local guide. Camping Homhil.
Day 3) Today we make our way to the south. Amaq have a white sandy beach and the camping place is surrounded by palmtrees. a very different place to the other beaches. On the way there you will have lunch in a wadi and bevore arriving at Amaq in the afternoon, you will visit Degub cave. Camp at Amaq beach.
Day 4) Explore the beauty of the southern beaches. Visit Hayf and Zahek dunes and the beautiful beaches in Noget and Stero. You can decide if you want to spend your day at the beaches or if you want to drive to the most western village of Desebroh. a typical fishing village. Camp at Amaq beach.
Day 5) In the morning we leave the beautiful coast and make our way to another spectacular place. Dixam plateau. Famous for its dragon´s blood trees. We take you to the Shebahon viewpoint. The area is also home of the rare Socotra Bunting. If you want, you can hike down in 1, 5 hours to the beautiful natural swimming pool in Wadi dirhur. The best pictures will get if you climb up the hill overlooking the pool. It is truly a beautiful wadi full of palmtrees. In the afternoon we continue to the spectacular Qalansiah lagoon. Overnight in Qalansiah camp.
Day 6) Early morning take a boat to the most beautiful beach of the island: Shouab beach. In trip advisor often mentioned as one of the most beautiful beaches they have ever seen. Most likely spinner dolphins will follow your boat. It is amazing to get so close to them. Enjoy this beautiful beach which a mangrove area until early afternoon. Then we go back to Qalansiah and bring you to the top fiewpoint of the laggon. The spectacular fiew will blow away your mind !!! Overnight in Qalansiah camp.
Day 7) Visit Ayhaft Canyon - one of the greenest and most beautiful places of the island. It´s the home of incense trees. Have lunch in the shade of an age old tree and take a swimm in a freshwater pool. Transfer to Adeebs eco lodge where you can see the nursery. Populations of endemic and endagnered plants are beeing established here. Enjoy your last dinner of the trip with your driver and and the guide whom for sure became like friends during this week and review the trip. Stay overnight at Adeebs eco logde or at Delisha beach.
Day 8) Time to say good bye and we hope to welcome you again at this extraordinary place to show you new undiscovered places !
Price per Person, minimum 2 people travelling € 610
The tour include:
Boat to Shouab beach ($70)
Full board / water
Camping equipment and camping fees
Car & driver, including fuel
International/national flight to Socotra
Everything not mentioned as included