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How To Travel To Yemen

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By plane

Emirates Airlines operates daily flights from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Sana’a. Yemen is one hour behind UAE time, thus the trip takes little longer than two hours. On Tuesdays and Saturdays, budget carrier Air Arabia flies from Sharjah (near Dubai) to Sana’a. Yemenia, the national carrier, travels to Sana’a from several Middle Eastern and European cities, including a daily nonstop flight from Cairo. Lufthansa operates three weekly flights from Frankfurt, with a stop in Cairo. The flight time from Cairo to Sana’a is about 3 hours, plus a 1-hour time difference. Turkish Airlines operates four weekly flights from Istanbul to Sana’a. Qatar Air operates daily flights to and from Doha. Royal Jordanian also operates twice-weekly flights from Amman to Sana’a and Aden. Syrian airlines fly to Sana’a as well. Due to the terrorism danger in Yemen, flights to London have been stopped until further notice from January 15, 2010.

By car

It is feasible to drive over the Omani-Yemeni border, but the border checkpoints are often difficult to navigate. Crossing from Saudi Arabia with a vehicle is much more difficult, since the rules for bringing a car into Saudi are very complicated.

By bus

Some buses that go throughout the Arabian Peninsula link to Yemen. The buses are generally air-conditioned and pleasant, but the fleet sometimes includes older buses that may not be particularly comfortable to ride for many hours. It’s worth noting that traveling from Oman may be challenging, particularly if you’re attempting to go to Sana’a. There are buses from Salalah to Sayu’n in Wadi Hadramawt and Mukallah on the Indian Ocean, however visitors (particularly those from non-Arab nations) are not permitted to utilize public transportation on routes connecting Yemen’s east and west: Mukallah – Aden and Say’un – Sana’a. To get from the west to the east of the nation, the visitor must board an aircraft.

How To Travel Around Yemen

Yemen is difficult to navigate since foreign nationals need travel permits and independent travel is prohibited in certain areas. The eastern Mahra area lacks road infrastructure, while the rest of Yemen has hundreds of kilometers of freshly constructed highways. If you are an adventurous tourist, local transportation (taxis, buses,...

Visa & Passport Requirements for Yemen

Visa rules vary often, and it is best to contact an embassy to ensure that the necessary paperwork is acquired (it is also a good idea to consult one of the approved tour operators in Sana'a). Visas on arrival are no longer available as of January 2010, and residents...

Accommodation & Hotels in Yemen

Outside of the capital and the main cities (Sana'a, Aden, and al-Mukalla), lodging is often simple and of the mattress-on-the-floor type, with communal bathing facilities and WCs. Most bigger communities will have at least one funduq that offers this kind of lodging. The Tourist Hotel is a common...

Things To See in Yemen

Babel Yemen (ancient city), Wadi Dhar, Sana'a (Dar al-Hadschar Palace - also known as the rock house). Sana'a is located at a height of approximately 2,200 meters (7,200 feet). The ancient city is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a mysterious and beautiful location. One of the world's oldest...

Things to do in Yemen

It is a tourist destination where, although the accommodations may not be the finest, the country itself contains numerous gems that will appeal to any open-minded visitor. The views are breathtaking, the people are welcoming, their culture is distinct, and their cuisine is delectable. Take excursions into the mountains...

Food & Drinks in Yemen

Food in Yemen Yemeni cuisine is distinct from the rest of the Arabian Peninsula, and it is a true highlight of any visit to the nation, especially when enjoyed with locals (which is an invitation most visitors will receive more often than they might expect). Salta, a meat-based stew flavored with...

Money & Shopping in Yemen

Currency Yemeni rials (YER) are issued as banknotes in denominations of YER50, YER100, YER200, YER250, YER500, and YER1000, as well as YER10 and YER20 coins. The rial is a freely convertible currency that fluctuates a lot. In September 2014, €1 equaled YER276. Shopping Almost wherever you go, you can purchase the curved dagger...

Traditions & Customs in Yemen

When exploring Yemen, the following guidelines should always be followed: This is a Muslim-majority nation. As a result, be cautious about where you aim your camera. There are many excellent picture possibilities around every turn (the question is generally what to leave out of each shot), but always ask first...

Language & Phrasebook in Yemen

The official language is Arabic. While many residents may try to converse in other languages with non-Arabic speakers, any tourist will almost definitely require at least some Arabic, especially if going outside of the capital. Even inside Sana'a, multilingual signs, which are ubiquitous across the Middle East, are often...

Culture Of Yemen

Yemen is a culturally diverse nation influenced by numerous civilizations, including the early civilisation of Sheba. Media Yemeni radio transmission started in the 1940s, when the country was still split between South by the British and North by the Imami governing regime. Following Yemen's unification in 1990, the Yemeni government reorganized...

History Of Yemen

Yemen has long existed at the crossroads of cultures, linked to some of the oldest centres of civilization in the Near East by virtue of its location in South Arabia. Between the 12th century BCE and the 6th century, it was part of the Minaean, Sabaean, Hadhramaut, Qataban, Ausan...

Stay Safe & Healthy in Yemen

Stay Safe in Yemen Yemen is presently at war and under international assault, and it has suffered significant damage. Terrorism and kidnappings of individuals, especially foreigners, have also been issues. When it is possible to return to Yemen, the following will become relevant: Under Islamic law, public use of alcohol is punishable...

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