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We invite you to a journey through Arabia.
Our comprehensive guide will assist you traveling in Yemen and through the other Middle East countries.
The ancient traveler, the hoopoe, will show you a region which jumped recently from an old civilization to the modern age.
You will find travel information about the most important sights of Yemen and all Arab countries, useful travel notes, places to stay, suggested tours and more...!

مرحبا بكم في اليمن!
حن نعزكم على رحلة حول اليمن. دليلنا السياحي سيساعدكم أثناء السفر في اليمن. الهدهد - المسافر القديم - يعرض لكم بلاد الذي دخل من قريب من حضارة قديمة إلى العصر الحديث. سوف تحصلون معلومات عن أهم المناطق السياحية، نصائح للسفر، فنادق، رحلات سياحية مقترحة و أشياء كثيرة أخرى ...!

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Tour Yemen - Oman (14 days): Season from October until April
Day Program
Friday Flight Dubai - Sana'a with Emirates, transfer Hotel Arabia Felix,
excursion Wadi Dhahr, Sightseeing old city of Sana'a,
dinner and overnight at Hotel Arabia Felix**
Saturday Excursion Al-Tawilah, Shibam/Kaukaban
Drive to the mountain fortresses of Thula and Kaukaban, after lunch walking downhill from Kaukaban to Shibam, returning to Sana'a,
dinner and overnight at Hotel
Arabia Felix
Sunday In the early morning drive to Marib, visiting of the old and new dam, temples and old city,
dinner/overnight Hotel Bilqis Marib***
Monday Marib - Desert - Shibam - Sa'yun, After dawn crossing the desert with the Bedouins until Wadi Hadhramaut, afternoon visit the old city of Shibam, drive to Sa'yun, dinner/overnight Hotel BMC**
Tuesday Sa'yun – Wadi Doan - Al-Mukalla, Visit of Sultan palace and market in Sayun, then drive through Wadi Hadhramaut and Wadi Doan with their thousands of palm trees and clay brick villages until the port city Al-Mukalla, overnight and dinner Hotel Hadhramut***
Wednesday Al-Mukalla – Saihut, Enjoy the old port cities of Al-Mukalla, Al-Shehr and Saihut, Camping on the coast of Arabian Sea
Thursday Saihut -  Al-Ghaydhah, Enjoy the green mountains of Al-Mahra and virgin beaches of Al-Ghaydah, dinner/overnight Hotel Plaza**
Friday Transfer to checkpoint Maysoona, Maysoona – Mudayy – Salalah, 07.30 Drive to the mountain region of Al-Mahra Province until Omani Border, arrival ca. 1130 a.m. End of the Yemeni program, change to Omani tour operator, Passing through desert of Mudayy to Mughsayl beach, Roundup at Mughsayl and proceed to Salalah, Overnight: Hotel Crowne Plaza, Salalah
Saturday Salalah – Taqah – Mirbat – Sadah – Salalah, along the coastal road, visit of: Taqa Castle, Khawr Rawri, Tawi Attayr (Well of birds), ancient city of Samhuran (3000 BC), Mirbat Castle, Mausoleum of Bin Ali, Tourism Village, ancient city of Hasek, return to Salalah, Overnight: Hotel Crowne Plaza, Salalah
Sunday Salalah – Thumrayt – Al-Ghayftan, desert drive to Shisr village, the so called Lost City of Ubar, drive through the desert and Sand dunes of Muqshin, Overnight: Al Ghayftan guest house
Monday Al-Ghayftan – Haymah – Habab – Al-Ajaiz – Al-Duqm – Hijj, Roundup at Hima Town, Visit to the Oryx Sanctuary at Habab and Al Ajaiz, Ras Ad Duqm - Sand beach, Interior Villages, proceeding to Al Hijj through coastal line, Overnight: Igloo type tents
Tuesday Hijj – Al-Mudaybi – Al-Dariz – Al-Mintarib – Sur, desert drive to Al-Mintarib, on the way interior villages and Bedouin camps of Sinaw and Mudaibi, excursion to Wadi Bani Khalid, Mintarib Castle and Wahiba Sands, Overnight: Sur Plaza
Wednesday Sur – Qurayyat – Muscat, Drive to Wadi Tiwi, a beautiful oasis with farms of lemon, bananas and other tropical fruits, proceeding through Wadi Shab to  Wadi Dayqah, a beautiful valley having awe-inspiring gorges, rugged trekking trails with cool turquoise pools. After exploring Wadi Dayqah leave for Muscat via Qurriyat, Overnight: Sheraton
Thursday Muscat – Sohar - Muscat, along the coastal highway passes through extensive plantations of dates, mangoes, limes, bananas, vegetables and fodder crops. Our destination is the Sohar Fort, built around the 1st century AD, which is one of the major landmarks of this city. Built on a hilltop this fort has five impressive towers and is the only Omani fort that is whitewashed. Excursion to Wadi Heebi - the village of Heebi is a collection of ancient dwellings with an untouched rustic look - the village of Al Ghudafary, which is fed by an old falaj supplying gardens yielding dates and papayas, Overnight: Sheraton
Friday Muscat and surrounding, 0700 hrs Breakfast at Hotel, 0830 hrs, visit the fish market at the Corniche, proceeding to Oman Museum and Natural History Museum, which has some excellent collections of the oldtimes, 1600 hrs drive to the walled city and visit the Muttrah Souq where the shops sell the traditional Omani articles like the Khanjars, Dallah (Bronze Coffee Pot), the exotic spices, the Frankincense etc. On the way we will have a photostop at the Al Alam Palace, the Royal Residence of His Majesty – Sultan Qaboos. Al Alam Palace is surrounded by the Mirani and Jalali Forts built in the 16th century by the Portuguese, Overnight: Sheraton
Saturday Depart to Dubai, Check-out : 1200 hrs, at a convenient time, transfer to International airport to connect international flight, Transfer to Airport

 

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Services
pointer Basics Accommodation and excursions according program
All transfers and entrances, escort fees
pointer Meals Yemen: half board (breakfast, dinner)
Oman: Accommodation based on B/B except overnight at Hijj full board
pointer Guide Yemen: English/German/French/Italian/Spanish or Russian speaking guide
Oman: Transfers, Excursions with English speaking driver only
pointer Transport Yemen: 4 Guests per 4wd car + driver + gasoline
In Oman: 4 Guests per 4wd car + driver + gasoline, last 3 days by 4wd car, van or mini bus