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AL ZAHRA TOURS

  Socatra Expedition :                  The fame and historic important of Socotra dates back to the begining of holy . .  

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 Language Travel :                           An Arabic language course  in Sana'a, the "Pearl of  Arabia " !

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 Trekking Travels: 8,11,15 Days trekking program : Yemen Mountains .  . .

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 Cultural and adventure tours : mini tour, intense, scenic Yemen , compact programs . . .

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Alzahra.Tourism, Agency (ATA)
Sanaa Republic of Yemen
P.O.Box: 23132
Tel.: 00967 1 24 40 40
Fax : 009671 240393
E-Mail: alzahra.tours@y.net.ye
E-Mail: alzahra.tours@gmx.de
Internet : www.alzahra.de
Internet : www.al-bab.com/alzahra

 

Cultural and adventure tours

   

MINI TOUR: 7 days, north Yemen

MINI TOUR: 8 days, south Yemen

SCENIC YEMEN: 10 days, north  Yemen

COMPACT: 12 days, north and south  Yemen 

YEMEN  ADVENTURE: 15 days, north  and South Yemen

YEMEN  SPECTACULAR: 15 days,  north and south Yemen

YEMEN  EXTRAVAGANZA: 22 days,  north and south Yemen

 

7 DAYS MINI TOUR-NORTH YEMEN 

Days

ACTIVITIES

 Day 1

 Arrival to Sana’a, transfer to the hotel. Hotel in Sana'a

 Day 2

  Sightseeing  in Old Sana’a, national museum, souq. Hotel in Sana'a

Day 3

Morning  drive to Manakha and al-Hajara. Excursion to al-Hoteib. Return to Sana’a (p.m.). Hotel in Sana'a

Day 4

 Morning  drive to the fortified village of Amran. Drive on to  Hajjah through terraced landscape. Lunch in Hajjah. Return to Sana’a (p.m.) via Kohlan, a small mountaintop village. Hotel in Sana'a

Day 5

Full day excursion to the archaeological sites of Marib. Lunch in Marib. Sightseeing of the old and new dam, the throne of Bilquis, the sun temple and the ancient city of Marib.  Hotel in Marib

Day 6

 Drive back to Sana’a. Free p.m. Hotel in Sana'a

Day 7 Excursion to Wadi Dahr  Hababah, Kawkaban Trek down to Shibam. Lunch in Shibam. Continue to Sana’a via Thula (p.m.). Hotel in Sana'a ,Transfer to international Airport.

Day 8

Departure

 

10 Days Diving Arabian Sea

Day  1

Fly :Dubai-  Sana’a, Wadi Dhar and old city of Sana'a overnight at the hotel in Sana'a

Day  2

Drive to Marib, sightseeing tour of Marib. Overnight in Marib at  the hotel of your choice 

Days 3

Early  departure to Say’un to cross the desert road, via Shibam. Overnight in Sayun at the hotel of your choice.

Day 4

Sightseeing  tour in Say’un. Lunch in Say’un. Excursion to Tarim.  Overnight in Sayun at the hotel of your choice

Day 5 Flight to  Sana'a. Overnight in Sana'a at the hotel of your choice.
day 6 Morning  drive to Manakha and al-Hajara. Excursion to al-Hoteib. Return to Sana’a (p.m.) Overnight in Sana'a at the hotel of your choice.
Day 7 Excursion to Hababah, Kawkaban Trek down to Shibam. Lunch in Shibam.  Continue to Sana’a via Thula (p.m.). Hotel in Sana'a
Day 8 After  breakfast, transfer to international airport. Day room

Day 9

Departure

8 DAYS MINI TOUR-SOUTH YEMEN 

Days

ACTIVITIES

 Day 1

Arrival to Sana’a, transfer to the hotel, overnight stay.

 Day 2

 Morning  flight to Say’un. Drive to Tarim. Sightseeing in Tarim. Return to Say’un. Hotel in Say'un

Day 3

Sightseeing  tour of Say’un. Lunch in Say’un. Excursion to Shibam. Hotel in Say'un 

Day 4

Excursion to Gihl Omer. Hotel in Say'un 

Day 5

Morning  departure to Mukalla, the coastal town on the Gulf of Aden, via al Hajarain, a unique village located on the top of a mountain in Wadi Do’an. Hotel in Mukalla

Day 6

 On to Ghail  Ba Wazir to see the former summer palace of the Mukalla  Sultans. Lunch on the way. Drive on to Bir Ali, the ancient Port of Qana. Camping in Bir Ali

Day 7 Return to  Mukalla and fly back to Sana'a. Hotel in Sana'a

Day 8

Sightseeing  tour in Sana'a. Transfer to international airport . Day room 

  Day 9

Departure

 

SCENIC YEMEN: 10 DAYS - NORTH

Day  1

Arrival to Sana’a, transfer to the hotel, overnight stay. Hotel in  Sana’a a

Day  2

Sightseeing  tour of Sana'a. Hotel in Sana’a  

Day 3

Full day excursion to Kawkaban. Trek down to Shibam. Drive on to  Thula. Funduq in Kawkaban

Day 4

Departure to Hajjah through terraced landscape, via Kohlan. Lunch on the way. Hotel in Hajjah

Day 5 Early  departure to Shahara, the famous mountain fortress and  the stronghold of the Zeidi Imams. Lunch on the way in Huth. Drive on to Shahara. Funduq in Shahara .
Day 6 Sightseeing  in Shahara and departure to Saada. Hotel in Saada
Day 7 Sightseeing  in Saada, the former capital of the Zaidis. Lunch in  Huth. Continue day driving to Sana’a via Amran. Hotel in Sana’a 
Days 8 Morning  departure to the mountain village of Manakha. On to al  Hajjara. Lunch in Manakha. Excursion to al-Hoteib, the famous pilgrimage centre for the Dowoudi Bohra (Ismaili)  Muslims of India. Funduq in Manakha
day 9 Departure to al-Mahweet via Wadi Sahra. Lunch on the way. Hotel in al-Mahweet
Day 10 Sightseeing  in al-Mahweet. Continue to Wadi Dahr and return to Sana’a. Transfer to international airport

Day 11

Departure

12 DAYS YEMEN - COMPACT 

Days

ACTIVITIES

 Day 1

Arrival to Sana’a, transfer to the hotel, overnight stay. Hotel in  Sana’a

 Day 2

Sightseeing  tour of Sana'a. Hotel in Sana’a 

Day 3

Drive to Marib, sightseeing tour of Marib. Hotel in  Marib

Day 4

Early departure to Say’un to cross the desert road, via  Shibam. Hotel in Say’un 

Day 5

Sightseeing  tour in Say’un. Lunch in Say’un. Excursion to Tarim.  Hotel in Say’un

Day 6

Morning departure to Mukalla, the coastal town on the  Gulf of Aden, via al Hajarain, a unique village located  on the top of a mountain in Wadi Do’an. Hotel in Mukalla

Day 7 Departure to Habban via Bir Ali the ancient Port of Qana (swimming) and Habban. Hotel in Habban

Day 8

Departure to Taiz, via Aden. Hotel in Taiz 

Day 9 Morning  sightseeing tour of Taiz continue to Jabel Sabir. Return  to Taiz. Visit the souq. Hotel in Taiz
Day 10 Taiz -Jiblah-Sana'a. Hotel in Sana'a
Day 11 Sana'a-Manakha-Al-Hajarah-Al-Hotaib-Sana'a.  Hotel in Sana'a
Day 12 Sana'a-Wadi  Dhar- Thula- Hababah- Kawkaban - Sana'a,Transfer to airport. Day room

Day 13

Departure

YEMEN ADVENTURE: 15 DAYS - NORTH AND SOUTH YEMEN

Day  1

Arrival to Sana’a, transfer to the hotel, overnight stay. Hotel in  Sana’a a

Day  2

Sightseeing  tour of Sana'a. Hotel in Sana’a  

Day 3

Drive to Marib, sightseeing tour of Marib. Hotel in Marib

Day 4

Early  departure to Say’un to cross the desert road, via Shibam. Hotel in Say’un 

Day 5 Sightseeing  tour in Say’un. Lunch in Say’un. Excursion to Tarim.  Hotel in Say’un 
Day 6 Morning  departure to Mukalla, the coastal town on the Gulf of Aden, via al Hajarain, a unique village located on the top of a mountain in Wadi Do’an. Hotel in Mukalla
Day 7 Departure to Ataq via Bir Ali the ancient Port of Qana (swimming) and  Habban. Hotel in Ataq  
Day 8 8Morning drive to al Baidah. Drive on to Rada. Sightseeing tour of Rada. Hotel in Rada
Day 9 Departure to Taiz, via Jiblah. Hotel in Taiz
Day 10 Morning  sightseeing tour of Taiz continue to Jabel Sabir. Return  to Taiz. Visit the souq. Hotel in Taiz
Day 11 Early  departure to Manakha. On the way visit Zabid and Bayt al  Faqih. Funduq in Manakha
Day 12 Sightseeing  tour of Manakha and al Hajara. Excursion to al Hoteib.  Funduq in Manakha
Day 13 Morning drive to Kawkaban. Sightseeing tour Thula, Shibam and Kawkaban. Hotel in Sanaa
Day 14 Early drive  to Saada. On the way visit Wadi Dahr. Sightseeing in  Saada. Hotel in Saada
Day 15 Sightseeing in Saada. Drive back to Sana’a via Amran.  Afternoon free for shopping. Transfer to Sanaa international airport. Day room

Day 16

Departure

YEMEN SPECTACULAR: 15 DAYS - NORTH AND SOUTH YEMEN with Inlandflug

Days

ACTIVITIES

 Day 1

Arrival to Sana’a, transfer to the hotel, overnight stay. Hotel in  Sana’a

 Day 2

Sightseeing  tour of Sana'a. Hotel in Sana’a 

Day 3

Full day  excursion to Hababah and Kawkaban. Trek down to Shibam.  Drive on to Thula. Funduq in Kawkaban

Day 4

Morning  drive to Manakha and al Hajara. Excursion to al-Hoteib  and continue to Hodeidah. Hotel in Hodeidah

Day 5

Morning  visit to the fish market of Hodeidah. Drive down to Bayt  al Faqih. Visit Zabid and continue to Taiz. Hotel in  Taiz

Day 6

Sightseeing  tour of Taiz, Jiblah and al-Janad, continue to Sana'a.  Hotel in Sana’a

Day 7 Drive to Marib, sightseeing tour in Marib. Hotel in  Sana’a

Day 8

Early  departure to Say’un to cross the Ramlat as-Sabatayn via Shabwa. Lunch on the way. Hotel in Say’un

Day 9 Sightseeing  tour of Say’un. Lunch in Say’un. Excursion to Tarim.  Hotel in Say’un
Day 10 Full day excursion to al Hajjarein and Shibam. Hotel in Say’un
Day 11 Fly to Sana’a. Afternoon free. Hotel in Sana’a
Day 12 Departure to Shahara via Amran and Huth. Funduq in  Shahara
Day 13 Sightseeing  tour of Shahara. Drive down to Huth and continue to Saada. Sightseeing tour of Saada. Hotel in Saada
Day 14 Visit the  market of Saada and return to Sana’a. Hotel in  Sana’a
Day 15 Excursion to Wadi Dahr and return to Sana’a. Afternoon free for shopping. Transfer to international airport . Day  room

Day 16

Departure

YEMEN EXTRAVAGANZA: 22 DAYS - NORTH AND SOUTH  YEMEN

DayS ACTIVITIES

Day  1

Arrival to Sana’a, transfer to the hotel, overnight stay. Hotel in  Sana’a a

Day 2

Sightseeing  tour of Sana'a. Hotel in Sana’a  

Day 3

Drive to Marib. Sightseeing tour in Marib. Hotel in Sana’a

Day 4

Early  departure to Tarim to cross the Ramlat as-Sabatayn via  Shabwa. Lunch on the way. Hotel in Tarim 

Day 5 Drive to Say’un. Sightseeing tour in Say’un. Lunch in Say’un. Excursion to Shibam. Hotel in Tarim
Day 6 Sightseeing  of Tarim. Excursion to Gihl Omer. Hotel in  Tarim
Day 7 Early  departure to Wadi Do’an on the way visit al Hajjarain and Sief. Lunch in Sief. Funduq in Khurayba 
Day 8 Drive to Mukalla, the coastal town. Hotel in Mukalla
Day 9 Departure to Ataq via Bir Ali the ancient Port of Qana (swimming) and  via Habban. Hotel in Ataq  
Day 10 Morning  drive to al Baidah. Drive on to Rada. Sightseeing tour  in Rada. Hotel in Rada
Day 11 Departure to Taiz, via Jiblah. Hotel in Taiz
Day 12 Morning  sightseeing tour of Taiz continue to Jabel Sabir. Return  to Taiz. Visit the Souq. Hotel in Taiz
Day 13 Early  departure to Hodeidah. On the way visit Zabid, Bayt al  Faqih. Hotel in Hodeidah
Day 14 Morning  visit to the fish market of Hodeidah and continue to  Manakha. Funduq in Manakha
Day 15 Morning  drive to al Hoteib.Trek down to al Hajara. Funduq in  Manakha
Day 16 Morning  drive down to Wadi Sahra. Lunch in Wadi Sahra. On to  al-Mahweet. Sightseeing tour in al-Mahweet. Hotel in al  Mahweet
Day 17 Morning  drive to Kawkaban. On the way visit at-awelah, Thula, Shibam and Kawkaban. Funduq in Kawkaban
Day 18 Sightseeing  tour of Hababah and continue to Hajjah. On the way visit  Kohlan. Hotel in Hajjah
Day 19 Sightseeing  of Hajjah and continue to Shahara. Funduq in  Shahara
Day 20 Sightseeing  tour of Shahara and drive down to Huth and continue to Saada. Sightseeing tour in Saada. Hotel in Saada
Day 21 Visit the  market of Saada and return to Sana’a. On the way visit  Amran. Hotel in Sana’a
Day 22 Excursion to Wadi Dahr and return to Sana’a. Afternoon free for shopping. Transfer to international airport and day  room

Day 23

Departure

Services for all programmes

  • The offer should include all transports, and entrances.
  • A round trip in Toyota Land Cruiser with driver, (max. 4 passengers per car).
  • Professional local guide : speaking German, English,  French and Italian ,or driverguide Speak english
  • Professional local guide for the desert
  • Full or half board (accommodation, breakfast, lunch  and/or dinner)
  • Accommodation in 4* or 5* Hotels or middle class hotels (3 star), in double  rooms with shower/WC and in funduqs (typical Yemeni guest  houses, as a simple hostel with big sleeping rooms for max. 2-4 persons per room) or camping as specialised for the programs.
Flights as they are given in the programs