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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 A: Felix Arabia [10 days]
Day Program
01 Flight to Sana'a, Meet & Assist service at Sana'a airport, transfer to hotel
02 Walking in the old city of Sana'a and its market, in the afternoon visit of the National Museum
03 In the early morning drive to Marib, visiting of the old and new dam, temples and old city, in the afternoon returning to Sana'a
04 Day excursion to the Wadi Dhahr with its rock palace of the Imam, then drive to the mountain fortresses of Thula and Kaukaban, after lunch walking downhill from Kaukaban to Shibam, returning to Sana'a
05 Drive to the mountain region of Haraz/Manakha with its famous fortress village Al-Hajjarah and the pilgrimage  place of the Bohra sect Al-Hoteip, in the afternoon drive to Al-Hodaidah
06 In the early morning visit of the fish market of Al-Hodeidah, the drive to the Friday market of Bait Al-Faqih, after lunch visit of the old city of Zabid, drive to Taiz
07 Full day program including the visit of the Ashrafiyah Mosque and National Museum, drive to the mountain Djabal Saber and visit of the traditional market
08 In the early morning visit of the country market in the Wadi Dhabab, then drive to Djiblah, visiting of old city, after lunch returning to Sana'a
09 In the morning visit of the surrounding villages of Sana'a - Beit Baus and Al-Raudhah, the whole afternoon is free for shopping or relaxation, in the evening transfer to airport Sana'a
10 Departure
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  Tour B: 1001 Nights [13 days]
Day Program
01 Flight to Sana'a, Meet & Assist service at Sana'a airport, transfer to hotel
02 Walking in the old city of Sana'a and its market, in the afternoon visit of the National Museum
03 In the morning drive to Marib, visiting of the old and new dam, temples and old city
04 After dawn crossing the desert along the road until Wadi Hadhramaut, afternoon visit the old city of Shibam, drive to Sa'yun
05 In the morning sightseeing of Sa'yun including visit of the Sultan palace and traditional handicraft market, drive to Tarim, visiting of the old city of Tarim, in the afternoon excursion to Ainat and returning to Sa'yun
06 In the early morning drive through the Wadi Hadhramaut to Al-Mukalla, visit of the old city, then drive along the Indian Ocean to Bir Ali,  camping on the beach
07 The long trip to Aden is tough (680km), but the various landscape is it worth: desert, volcanoes, beautiful mud and clay villages, tropical wadis, etc. during the trip - visit of Habban
08 Drive to Taiz, there visit of the Ashrafiyah Mosque and drive to the mountain Djabal Saber and visit of the traditional market
09 In the early morning visit of the National Museum, then drive to the mosque in Al-Djanad, drive to Djiblah, visiting of old city, after lunch returning to Sana'a
10 Day excursion to the Wadi Dhahr with its rock palace of the Imam, then drive to the mountain fortresses of Thula and Kaukaban, after lunch walking downhill from Kaukaban to Shibam, returning to Sana'a
11 Drive to the mountain region of Haraz/Manakha with its famous fortress village Al-Hajjarah and the pilgrimage  place of the Bohra sect Al-Hoteip, in the afternoon returning to Sana'a
12 In the morning visit of the surrounding villages of Sana'a - Beit Baus and Al-Raudhah, the whole afternoon is free for shopping or relaxation, in the evening transfer to airport Sana'a
13 Departure
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  Tour C: Queen of Sheba + Gulf [8 days]
Day Program
01 Flight Dubai - Sana’a, transfer hotel, excursion Wadi Dhar, sightseeing old city of Sana’a
02 Drive to the mountain fortresses of Thula and Kaukaban, after lunch walking downhill from Kaukaban to Shibam, returning to Sana'a
03 Drive to the mountain region of Haraz/Manakha with its famous fortress village Al-Hajjarah and the pilgrimage  place of the Bohra sect Al-Hoteip, in the afternoon returning to Sana'a
04 In the morning drive to Marib, visiting of the old and new dam, temples and old city
05 After dawn crossing the desert along the road until Wadi Hadhramaut, afternoon visit the old city of Shibam, drive to Sa'yun
06 In the morning sightseeing of Sa'yun including visit of the Sultan palace and traditional handicraft market, drive to Tarim, visiting of the old city of Tarim, in the afternoon excursion to Ainat and returning to Sa'yun
07 Flight to Sana'a, afternoon free
08 Departure, flight to Dubai
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  Services for all three programs
hotels Accommodation in hotels (upon request), half board, guide, all transfers and entrances, transport: 4 persons per land cruiser + driver + gasoline
flight  inland flight Sa’yun – Sana’a (only Queen of Sheba)