50 days in Somalia Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Mogadishu
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Mogadishu
— 16 nights
Fly to Djibouti, Drive to Saylac
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Saylac
— 15 nights
Fly to Hargeisa, Drive to Hargeysa
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Hargeysa
— 16 nights
Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to New York City

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Mogadishu — 16 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, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Liido Beach Somalia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hadful Mosque, get a new perspective on nature at black Hawk Down crash site museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Gezira Beach.

For maps and tourist information, read Mogadishu trip planning tool.

New York City, USA to Mogadishu is an approximately 25-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from New York City to Mogadishu, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Mogadishu, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 78°F. You'll set off for Saylac on the 11th (Fri).
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Beaches
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Saylac — 15 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid al-Qiblatayn Mosque.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Saylac day trip planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Mogadishu to Saylac in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November in Saylac, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 76°F at night. You'll set off for Hargeysa on the 26th (Sat).
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Hargeysa — 16 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 museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Laas Geel, take in the spiritual surroundings of MiG Jet, browse the different shops at Dahabshiil Business Centre, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Livestock Market.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Hargeysa road trip website.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Saylac to Hargeysa in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Saylac in November, things will get little chillier in Hargeysa: highs are around 76°F and lows about 60°F. On the 12th (Mon), you're off to 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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