Socotra is the island that not popular with white sand beaches, palm trees or warm sunlight. It is popular with unique species that can’t be found in other places on the world. That is why many people call it as Alien Island because the species of flora and fauna that can be met in Socotra are very strange and unique. The Socotra Archipelago is located in Yemen and it is one of four islands of this country. It is known as the rich island with various unique species that consists of plant species, reptile species and land snail species. Most of those species can’t be found in other places on the world.
With all of those uniqueness, Socotra Archipelago is in the list of UNESCO World Heritage and it makes Socotra becomes more popular. Many people feel interested to visit this island to see the uniqueness of this place. Socotra Archipelago can be reached from the mainland of Yemen. It is in the northwest of Indian Ocean near the Aden Gulf. What the tourists can do there is exploring the uniqueness of Socotra. They are going to be amazed with the wonderful things about Socotra. Both of marine and land species in Socotra are very interesting. The scientists were found old town in Socotra lately and it becomes another attractive thing from this island.
The tourists must forget about resorts and hotels when they visit Socotra Archipelago. They won’t find those accommodations here since Socotra Archipelago is prepared for eco-tourism. There is only a tourism board in this island that can be visited to find more information about travelling here.