Yemen: Itineraries & tips

Yemen location

Western Asia


Land borders


Saudi Arabia

Yemen at a glance

Rial (YER)




Very cheap (1 of 5)

Level of costs

Very shrinking (1 of 5)

Tourism trend change

Very dangerous (13 / 100)

Safety index

Very underdeveloped (46 / 100)

Human development index

Best itineraries

This itinerary brings you through Yemen, Western Asia. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
you can take a bath in Aden. The climate is warm. These flight connection are taken during this route: Suayl Shibam - Sanaa. During your travel you have to speak Arabic but english should be enough for communication everywhere. You can pay with Rial everywhere.

Things to do

I must admit that before I traveled to Yemen, I knew almost nothing about what I would find there…turns out I could have stayed fo

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After flapping down niqabs to breeze past checkpoints along the roadand eating several s


Into A Safer Haven In The Empty Quarter

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Besides, make it known, I don’t have a good answer for it. There is a petition you can signhere but who really knows how much help

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Eat & drink

Typical foods eaten in Socotra are flatbread, shai, rice, beans, fish, chicken, goat, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, pas

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Food is a major draw for me anywhere I travel. I was excited to try foods I’d never heard of before. Thanks to the isolation Yemen

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The Great Mosque of Sana’a is the oldest in Yemen and one of the oldest in the world. It was built sometime estimated between 630


What I Ate

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Worth to visit

The conflict in Yemen has been going on since 2011, but has become increasingly devastating and violent since the Saudi-led coalit

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I’m sure that Yemeni architecture fascinates you as much as it fascinates me. Images of Sanaa and Shibam mud-brick cities look lik

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Traveling in Socotra is most definitely not your standard trip, so this Socotra tour comes with a few unique hurdles. ...

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. to the UAE for the foreseeable future. With the UAE and Sadi Arabia’s military operations that have taken place on the island,

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The Yemenia flight to Socotra from Cairo is not cheap. Yemenia currently has a monopoly on the route and that definitely reflects in the cost. ...

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Without a doubt, Socotra is not a cheap destination to visit at present. There are only a handful of tour operators on the island,

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That’s me on top the rock, and that is a Landcruiser- for reference travel in Socotra, Socotra, Socotra Island, Yemen, Socotra Yem

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When you visit Sana’a, the capital city of Yemen, do yourself a favor and stay at the Dawood Hotel. Now I understand that might so


Dawood Hotel

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After the arduous journey, our Bedouin friends along with our North Yemeni guides prepared a lunch in the late afternoon sun. Befo

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Honestly, I recommend you simply stay offline during your time in Socotra. Wifi is shit and so is their local internet. In fact, Y


Where to Stay in Socotra Island

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