8 days in Somalia Itinerary

8 days in Somalia Itinerary

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Hargeysa
— 2 nights
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Mogadishu
— 4 nights
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Hargeysa

— 2 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, savor the flavors at Livestock Market, explore the galleries of Saryan Museum, and browse the different shops at Dahabshiil Business Centre.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Hargeysa trip planner.

Exeter, UK to Hargeysa is an approximately 22-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Exeter to Hargeysa. In April in Hargeysa, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Mogadishu.

Things to do in Hargeysa

Shopping · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Mogadishu

— 4 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: stroll through Liido Beach Somalia, make a trip to Shanghai Old City, hunt for treasures at Bakara Market, and appreciate the history behind The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier -Mogadishu.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mogadishu day trip planning site.

Fly from Hargeysa to Mogadishu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Hargeysa in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 32°C in Mogadishu. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mogadishu

Shopping · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors
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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.