Socotra is a unique island which opens to tourism only recently. The island offers a surprising variety of natural beauty: mountains overlooking the sea, plains covered with palm trees and cane-brakes, beaches, limestone plateaus and deep ravines.
The island visitors can find unique animal and vegetables species that give Socotra a primordial look.
In order to fully enjoy your stay on Socotra, please keep in mind that you are not allowed to take any natural materials back home.
Any attempt to collect or expert animals or plants (including seeds), living or dead, is illegal and will be considered smuggling and hunting is illegal on Socotra.
Please respect wildlife, natural features and habitats and take care not to disturb them.
You are welcome to buy local products such as dragoon blood resin, myrrh, frankincense, aloe sap, traditional medicinal products and socotri honey; it is legal to take these to your home country.
► Dear Tourists Please remember◄
►don’t touch, just take a photo.
►Do not collect or take corals, sea shells, fish bones or beach sand, their exports is prohibited by the international convention CITES.
►Make Socotra as your home and keep it cleans.
►Don’t kill anything except the time.
►Do not leave or throw any litter, cans and bottles in the places you camp or in any where you visit.
►make sure to leave the campsite clean.
►All rubbish must be put in the plastic bag which always available with your drive.
►Don’t take photographs for army sites in anywhere in Socotra.
►Use only dead wood for fire.
►At the all places where you diving or snorkeling don’t touch or damage the coral
►Don’t swim in the sea if it high wave this is for safety.
Thank you for your attention and wishing you a very pleasant stay on Socotra.