30 days in Somalia Itinerary

30 days in Somalia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Somalia trip itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
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Mogadishu
— 10 nights
Fly to Djibouti, Drive to Saylac
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Saylac
— 7 nights
Fly to Hargeisa, Drive to Hargeysa
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Hargeysa
— 11 nights
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Mogadishu

— 10 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.
Mogadishu is known for parks, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Liido Beach Somalia, take a stroll around Villa Somalia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hadful Mosque, and don't miss a visit to Shanghai Old City.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mogadishu sightseeing planner.

Exeter, UK to Mogadishu is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Exeter to Mogadishu. In April, daily temperatures in Mogadishu can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Saylac.

Things to do in Mogadishu

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
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Saylac

— 7 nights
Zeila, also known as Zaila, is a port city in the northwestern Awdal region of Somaliland.In antiquity, it was identified with the commercial port of Avalites described in the 1st century Greco-Roman travelogue the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea, an area that was situated in the historic northern Barbara region. Saylac is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid al-Qiblatayn Mosque.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Saylac holiday tool.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Mogadishu to Saylac in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for Hargeysa.

Things to do in Saylac

Historic Sites
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Hargeysa

— 11 nights
A capital of the self-declared state of Somaliland, Hargeisa is the second-largest city in Somalia.
Hargeysa is known for outdoors, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Laas Geel Site, explore the galleries of Saryan Museum, savor the flavors at Livestock Market, and buy something for everyone on your list at Dahabshiil Business Centre.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Hargeysa trip itinerary site.

Getting from Saylac to Hargeysa by combination of flight and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Saylac in April since evenings lows in Hargeysa dip to 22°C. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Hargeysa

Shopping · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 30:

Somalia travel guide

3.8
Outdoor Activities · Nature & Parks · 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.