Route & dates
Mogadishu— 3 nights
Hargeysa— 3 nights
Wed, Jul 22 - Wed, Jul 29
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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, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Liido Beach Somalia, pause for some photo ops at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier -Mogadishu, get a new perspective on nature at black Hawk Down crash site museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hadful Mosque.
To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Mogadishu road trip planning site.
London, UK to Mogadishu is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from London to Mogadishu, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Mogadishu: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hargeysa.
Things to do in Mogadishu
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A capital of the self-declared state of Somaliland, Hargeisa is the second-largest city in Somalia.Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): head outdoors with Laas Geel. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Saryan Museum, then buy something for everyone on your list at Dahabshiil Business Centre, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at MiG Jet, and finally pick up some local products at Livestock Market.
For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hargeysa trip maker tool.
Getting from Mogadishu to Hargeysa by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Mogadishu in July since evenings lows in Hargeysa dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Hargeysa
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