Route & dates
Fly: 17 h 45 min
Taiz— 1 night
Drive: 2 h 45 min
Aden— 3 nights
Fly: 11 h
Socotra Island— 5 nights
Fly: 11 h 30 min
Sanaa— 2 nights
Fly: 17 h 15 min
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A city in the Yemeni Highlands, Taiz has a long-held status as a cultural capital.Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): delve into the distant past at Cairo Castle.
For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Taiz online driving holiday planner.
Milan, Italy to Taiz is an approximately 18- hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Milan to Taiz due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Milan in December, you will find days in Taiz are warmer (28°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (14°C). You will leave for Aden on the 22nd (Sun).
Things to do in Taiz
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The port city of Aden has long been seen as one of the more cosmopolitan and liberal urban areas in the country.Aden is known for historic sites and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Tawilah Tanks Crater, explore the historical opulence of Sira Fortress, browse the different shops at Aden Mall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Aban Mosque.
For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Aden trip itinerary builder site.
Traveling by car from Taiz to Aden takes 3 hours. In December, Aden is somewhat warmer than Taiz - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. You will leave for Socotra Island on the 25th (Wed).
Things to do in Aden
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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.Socotra Island is known for parks, outdoors, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Qalansiyah Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Arher Beach, don't miss a visit to Diksam, and head outdoors with Homhil Protected Area.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Socotra Island journey tool.
Explore your travel options from Aden to Socotra Island with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sanaa.
Things to do in Socotra Island
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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.Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the ancient world of Old City, don't miss a visit to Bab al-Yemen, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Great Mosque of Sana'a. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Al Saleh Mosque, step into the grandiose world of Dar al-Hajar, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Souk Al-Milh.
For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Sanaa trip site.
Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Socotra Island to Sanaa. Traveling from Socotra Island in January, you will find days in Sanaa are little chillier (28°C), and nights are colder (6°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Sanaa
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