Homhil Plateau

Homhil Plateau is located over Mumi highlands northeast of Socotra island. It attracts visitors primarily by a combination of various kinds of trees growing at one place. About 156 kinds of plant species are present in the reserve, Number of plant species present in the reserve is 156, 86 are of endemic kinds.  20 kinds of birds are registered, 4 of them are endemic on the island. This area is rich with animals including  reptiles, insects and others. The protected area is covered with trees  of Dragon's Blood Trees, bottle trees, Frankincense trees and Maryah trees, as well as with beautiful landscape to the side of the sea . In addition you can enjoy a breathtaking panorama view over the ocean. There is no a camping site here. You can drink a cup of tea and drive back to Hadibo.

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A natural pond in Homhill plateau provides unique opportunity to take a swim after the heat of the day enjoying superb views with a protected area where you can see dragon blood trees.

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To get here you have to overcome a steep serpentine road.

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