48 days in Somalia Itinerary

48 days in Somalia Itinerary

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Mogadishu
— 16 nights
Fly to Djibouti, Drive to Saylac
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Saylac
— 14 nights
Fly to Hargeisa, Drive to Hargeysa
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Hargeysa
— 17 nights
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Mogadishu

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Liido Beach Somalia and Shanghai Old City. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Gezira Beach, learn more about the world around you at black Hawk Down crash site museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Bakara Market, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hadful Mosque.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mogadishu trip planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Mogadishu is an approximately 17-hour flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kuwait City in October: highs in Mogadishu hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 30°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Saylac.

Things to do in Mogadishu

Shopping · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches
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Saylac

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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid al-Qiblatayn Mosque.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Saylac trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Mogadishu to Saylac takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Mogadishu in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Saylac: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 28°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Hargeysa.

Things to do in Saylac

Historic Sites
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Highlights from your trip

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Hargeysa

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, buy something for everyone on your list at Dahabshiil Business Centre, browse the exhibits of Saryan Museum, and pick up some local products at Livestock Market.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hargeysa trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Saylac to Hargeysa by combination of flight and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Saylac in November, with highs in Hargeysa at 28°C and lows at 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Hargeysa

Shopping · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Somalia travel guide

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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.