4 days tour – Hadramaut & Wadi Doan Tour

Welcome to the land of ancient skyscrapers, breathtaking landscapes, and rich cultural heritage! Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through the Hadramaut Province of Yemen, where you will discover the hidden gems of Shibam, Wadi Doan, and Seyun. Join us on this once-in-a-lifetime tour and witness the magic of the Arabian Peninsula’s best-kept secret.

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1 person: EUR 4295 4295
2 people: EUR 3295 3295
4 days tour - Hadramaut & Wadi Doan Tour

General info

Days5 days / 4 nights
Best travel timeOctober to April
DestinationsSeyun, Shibam, Wadi Doan
Transportation on the ground
Entry fees
Local guide
Breakfast, lunch & dinner
ExcludingInternational flights
Tips for the guide
Personal expenses
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Day 1 – Cairo (Egypt) – Seiyun (Yemen)

  • Morning departure to Seyun from Cairo International Airport. The Yemen Airways flight leaves at 9:45AM and arrives in Seyun at 2:15PM local time.
  • Upon arrival we go through customs and meet our local Yemeni guide.
  • Highlight: We head straight to a viewpoint to enjoy a magnificent sunset over Seiyun, the biggest city in Southern Yemen.
  • After sunset we head to our hotel in Hawta.
  • Overnight stay in Hawta.

Day 2 – Hawta – Seiyun – Avnat – Tarim

  • We drive to Seiyun, the biggest city in Southern Yemen.
  • Highlight: Visit to the Sultan Palace Museum and the Al-Falas Palace.
  • Wander around the Al-Handal Souk and the well-known fruit and vegetable market.
  • Continue towards Aynat, to see several historical shrines in the village.
  • We’ll stop in Tarim, a historical village built in mud. Here we pay a visit to a small market and see the Al Mihdar Mosque.
  • Return to Hawta.
  • Overnight stay in Hawta.

Day 3 – Hawta – Shibam – Wadi Doan

  • We drive to Shibam, also known at the Manhattan of Arabia, located in Wadi Hadramaut.
  • Highlight: Explore the inside of the city of Shibam, with its incredible mut houses.
  • Climb one of the houses and see the area from the top.
  • We leave the Hadramaut valley and head for Wadi Doan.
  • Visit to the villages of Sif and Hajjrain.
  • Highlight: We’ll go to the best place for an incredible panorama view of the valley, the Haid Al-Jizil Hotel.
  • Overnight stay in Haid Al-Jizil.

Day 4 – Hawta – Shibam – Wadi Doan

  • Join a 1h trek to Hawfah Village and Buqshan.
  • See the colorful Buqshan Palace.
  • Highlight: See the photogenic village of Musainah and Ribad.
  • Along the way we stop at small villages like Qarn Majed, to experience local life in the valley.
  • Visit Al Khuraiba, a beautiful town along the way.
  • Stop at the former palace of Osama Bin Laden’s family.
  • Return to Shibam
  • Highlight: Sunset over Shibam.
  • Overnight stay in Hawta.

Day 5 – Hawta – Seiyun

  • Early morning departure to catch the flight back to Cairo (Egypt) with Yemen Airways.