33 days in Somalia Itinerary

33 days in Somalia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Somalia vacation planner

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

— 11 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 beaches, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Liido Beach Somalia, make a trip to Shanghai Old City, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hadful Mosque, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Bakara Market.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mogadishu online day trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Mogadishu is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Mogadishu. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in May: high temperatures in Mogadishu hover around 87°F and lows are around 80°F. On the 5th (Sat), you'll travel to Saylac.

Things to do in Mogadishu

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay May 25 — Jun 5:

Saylac

— 9 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 traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Saylac day trip planning website.

Do a combination of flight and car from Mogadishu to Saylac in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, Saylac is somewhat warmer than Mogadishu - with highs of 102°F and lows of 90°F. You'll set off for Hargeysa on the 14th (Mon).

Things to do in Saylac

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 14:
Highlights from your trip

Hargeysa

— 12 nights
A capital of the self-declared state of Somaliland, Hargeisa is the second-largest city in Somalia.
Hargeysa is known for nature, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Laas Geel, buy something for everyone on your list at Dahabshiil Business Centre, browse the exhibits of Saryan Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of MiG Jet.

Before you visit Hargeysa, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Do a combination of flight and car from Saylac to Hargeysa in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Saylac in June, plan for little chillier days in Hargeysa, with highs around 87°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 67°F. On the 26th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Hargeysa

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 26:

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.