Socotra holidays trip, what to see in the island of Yemen

socotra dragon blood tree
socotra dragon blood tree

What to see in Socotra, places to visit, travel and holiday immersed in the primordial nature of this island of Yemen.

Trip to Socotra

Socotra belongs to the state of Yemen, and is the largest island of the same name formed by three other smaller islands and two islets, located in the Indian Ocean at a distance of about 300 miles from the Horn of Africa. The main town is Hadibo, the airport is about 15 minutes drive from this village.

It is an island very important from the point of view of the biodiversity of flora and fauna, many species that are found in Socotra are not found anywhere else in the world, for this is a protected site by UNESCO as a biosphere reserve .

Places to visit in Socotra

Here are plants very special, like the rose of the desert, the tree of dragon’s blood, unusual and fascinating landscapes, beaches with sand dunes and palm trees protected by high ocher cliffs, in which there are caves nesting seabirds . Even the depths of Socotra are extraordinary, populated by fish, crabs, shrimp and various species of corals.

Holidays Socotra

A Socotra there is only one road connecting the towns of the northern coast, it is necessary to move a guide and a jeep, the camp is the most used to visit it, relying on specialized tourist agencies, since there are few adequate accommodation and Tourism is almost nonexistent.

Finally, going on holiday in Socotra, it is immediately aware of being in a real natural paradise, surrounded by a primordial nature and isolated from the world in which we are usually accustomed to.