6 days in Somalia Itinerary

6 days in Somalia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Somalia holiday planner
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Hargeysa
— 2 nights
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Mogadishu
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Hargeysa — 2 nights

A capital of the self-declared state of Somaliland, Hargeisa is the second-largest city in Somalia.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): browse the exhibits of Saryan Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at MiG Jet, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Dahabshiil Business Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pick up some local products at Livestock Market and then take in the dramatic natural features at Laas Geel.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hargeysa tour planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Hargeysa is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Copenhagen to Hargeysa, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Copenhagen in August; daily highs in Hargeysa reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Mogadishu.
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Shopping · Nature · Museums · Parks
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Mogadishu — 3 nights

White Pearl of the Indian Ocean

Swim in the warm waters, stroll over white sand, or play volleyball and other sports on the beaches of Mogadishu, the White Pearl of the Indian Ocean.
On the 25th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hadful Mosque, learn more about the world around you at black Hawk Down crash site museum, and then hunt for treasures at Bakara Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Liido Beach Somalia, make a trip to Shanghai Old City, and then pause for some photo ops at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier -Mogadishu.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mogadishu vacation builder website.

Traveling by flight from Hargeysa to Mogadishu takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Mogadishu when traveling from Hargeysa in August, with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Somalia travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Beaches · Sacred & Religious Sites
With ancient historical sites, the longest coastline on the continent, a rich and varied cuisine, and sprawling desert and savannah landscapes, Somalia has plenty to make it appealing to international visitors. Events in the recent past, however, made holidays in Somalia nearly impossible. The civil war that began in 1991 led to the country being declared a failed state. The introduction of a new constitution and government in 2012 has led to a glimmer of optimism.
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