Unforgettable Holidays - Socotra Eco-Tours

Holidays between dragon blood and coral sea

Do not compromise when choosing your next holiday destination. You can get more than just a travel catalogue paradise.

This website will help you to discover Socotra island in the Arabian sea. May you be a fan of hiking and breathtaking views, you like long sandy beaches, wild life or you prefer underwater adventures, Socotra can always offer you something special.

We are ready to assist you with your trip preparations.

Socotra Eco-tours is an accredited

Ecotourism Agency based in Socotra

RUDWAN & Friends

We are a group of experienced Socotri guides who provide eco-tourism services to those coming to the island to spend the holidays of their life.

Socotra is our home so we always pay special attention to local environment, economy and people.

We guarantee that our fees come to the benefit of local people. We build a bridge between Socotri population living their traditional way of live and tourists longing for a unique experience.

Dragon Blood Tree - one of the endemic plants in Socotra




26/03/2010 22:49

Tourists smuggle corals

Bottles filled with fine-grained sand, plenty of corals, sea shells and even a whale bone were confiscated from tourists leaving Socotra in Hadibo airport in last four months. Customs officers complain that tourists are not aware of international convention against exporting corals and are not properly informed about a total ban on exporting any biological materials from Socotra. The heap of...
20/03/2010 22:54

Illegally fishing ships seized

Two Iranian ships illegally fishing in the vicinity of Socotra were caught by the Yemeni army in March. Crews were flown to Al-Mukalla for investigation, the boats left Hadibo port at the end of the month. The boats using forbidden non selective nets were spotted by fishermen from Stero on the southern coast of the island. Local people reported massive numbers of unwanted catch trashed to the...
26/01/2010 22:41

Lost fishermen back home

Three Socotran fishermen pronounced dead after getting lost while fishing sharks in September 28, 2009 happily returned back to Socotra in mid-January 2010. They were saved by a ship heading to Bangladesh and brought back home with help of Yemeni authorities. Most Socotran fishermen prefer fishing sharks for their high price on the market. The traditional way of catching sharks is to drive...

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