Be awestruck by the incredible architecture
Yemen is a wonderful country to visit. There is so much to see and do. This country is rich in architecture and culture that after your first trip, you will want to visit more than once.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
Languages: Arabic and a little English
Time Zone: UTC + 3
Currency: Yemeni Rial
Power: 230 V 50 Hz
Climate: Yemen is very hot and dry.
Visit the old cities that have been all but swallowed up by modern developments. Check out the beautiful old houses and mosques hidden behind the 13th-century city walls. Visit the port of Aden which appears in Book of Ezekiel. Don't miss the National Museum of Antiquities. You will be amazed by the ancient artifacts hidden here. To the south of Aden is Little Aden, nestled in the crater of an extinct volcano. This is an area of small fishing villages, with several superb beaches fringing the Indian Ocean. The seafood is particularly recommended, as is haradha (a mincemeat and pepper dish). The Haraz Mountains and al-Mahwit are good trekking locations. Diving is increasingly popular in the Red and Arabian seas, as is sailing.
Yemen has accommodations for all budgets and it's a good idea to check availability before you leave.