Route & dates
15 days in Yemen Itinerary
Fly: 18 h
Sanaa— 2 nights
Fly: 11 h 30 min
Socotra Island— 4 nights
Fly: 11 h
Aden— 5 nights
Fly: 18 h 15 min
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One of the oldest cities in the world, the capital Sanaa provides visitors with a rich taste of ancient Arabian culture.Sanaa is known for historic sites and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Dar al-Hajar, explore the ancient world of Old City, make a trip to Al Saleh Mosque, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Great Mosque of Sana'a.
To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sanaa attractions planning site.
Stockholm, Sweden to Sanaa is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Stockholm to Sanaa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in juni, expect Sanaa to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Socotra Island.
Things to do in Sanaa
Galapagos of the Indian Ocean
Off coast of the Arabian Peninsula and the Horn of Africa, Socotra Island has developed in almost total isolation, yielding a biodiversity that is unique in the world.Step off the beaten path and head to Ayhaft Canyon National Park and Aomak Beach. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Qalansiyah Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Skand Peak, get outside with Dihamri Marine Protected Area, and enjoy the sand and surf at Arher Beach.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Socotra Island trip site.
Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sanaa to Socotra Island. In juni, Socotra Island is a bit warmer than Sanaa - with highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Aden.
Things to do in Socotra Island
The port city of Aden has long been seen as one of the more cosmopolitan and liberal urban areas in the country.Discover out-of-the-way places like Aban Mosque and Aden Mall. There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Tawilah Tanks Crater and step into the grandiose world of Sira Fortress.
To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Aden trip itinerary planning site.
Explore your travel options from Socotra Island to Aden with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in juni, and nighttime lows around 34°C. On the 15th (Mon), you're off to home.