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Sayun is a city located in the Hadhramaut Valley, Yemen. It's known for its unique architecture, particularly its high-rise mudbrick buildings. These structures, some dating back centuries, are a fascinating look into the region's building techniques and history. The city is also a good base for exploring the surrounding area. Day trips can be made to Shibam, another city with traditional mudbrick buildings, and Tarim, a centre for Islamic learning. The best time to visit Sayun is during the cooler months, from October to April. Be aware that Yemen is currently experiencing a civil war, so be sure to check the latest safety advice before booking your trip.

Fancy a trip to Sayun? With over 600 airlines to choose from and more than 40 ways to pay, Alternative Airlines can help you conveniently book your flights to Sayun. We offer budget-friendly, flexible flight routes to Sayun no matter where you're flying from or when you plan to travel!

Airports near Sayun

There are a variety of airports to choose from when visiting Sayun. Here's 4 airports that serve Sayun.

Aden International Airport

Located approximately 400 kilometres southwest of Sayun, Aden International Airport is the closest commercial passenger airport. While it is not within a reasonable driving distance, you can take a connecting flight from Aden to Sayun.


Seiyun Airport

Located in Sayun itself, Seiyun Airport is a regional airport that serves domestic flights within Yemen. It is the most convenient option for travellers looking to fly directly to Sayun.


Sana'a International Airport

Located approximately 600 kilometres northwest of Sayun, Sana'a International Airport is another option for travellers. While it is not within a reasonable driving distance, you can take a connecting flight from Sana'a to Sayun.


Mukalla International Airport

Located approximately 500 kilometres southeast of Sayun, Mukalla International Airport is another option for travellers. While it is not within a reasonable driving distance, you can take a connecting flight from Mukalla to Sayun.

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Buy your flights to Sayun and pay later

Did you know that you can buy your flights to Sayun now and pay later at Alternative Airlines?

With Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), you have the freedom to spread the cost of your flights to Sayun over time, usually on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly period! There are interest-free options available, however, you'll need to check this beforehand with the lending provider.

Using BNPL for your flights to Sayun gives you greater flexibility when managing the budget for your flights, ensuring a stress-free trip!

Things to do in Sayun

With a wide variety of attractions in Sayun, we've narrowed it down to our top 3 selections to make your planning easier:

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Hadhramaut Museum

This museum is home to a collection of artefacts that tell the story of the Hadhramaut region, from ancient times to the present day. The museum's collection includes archaeological finds, traditional clothing and jewellery. The museum is located in the former palace of the Sultans of Wadi Hadhramaut, which is itself an outstanding example of Hadhrami architecture.

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Shibam is an ancient city located in the Wadi Hadhramaut valley. The city is famous for its traditional mudbrick tower houses, which rise up to several stories high. Shibam is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is considered to be one of the best examples of Islamic architecture in Yemen.

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Wadi Hadhramaut

The Wadi Hadhramaut valley is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is known for its stunning scenery and its traditional mudbrick villages. The valley is home to several historical and archaeological sites, including the ruins of the ancient city of Shabwa. The Wadi Hadhramaut is a popular destination for hikers and trekkers.

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