31 days in Somalia Itinerary

31 days in Somalia Itinerary

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Mogadishu
— 11 nights
Fly to Djibouti, Drive to Saylac
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Saylac
— 8 nights
Fly to Hargeisa, Drive to Hargeysa
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Hargeysa
— 11 nights
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Mogadishu — 11 nights

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: enjoy the sand and surf at Liido Beach Somalia, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gezira Beach, make a trip to Shanghai Old City, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Bakara Market.

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London, UK to Mogadishu is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to East Africa Time (EAT), which is usually a 3 hour difference. When traveling from London in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Mogadishu: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 30°C at night. On the 11th (Mon), you're off to Saylac.
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Saylac — 8 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.

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Traveling by combination of flight and car from Mogadishu to Saylac takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Mogadishu in July: highs in Saylac hover around 47°C, while lows dip to 40°C. On the 19th (Tue), you're off to Hargeysa.
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Hargeysa — 11 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Laas Geel, browse the different shops at Dahabshiil Business Centre, savor the flavors at Livestock Market, and explore the galleries of Saryan Museum.

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Getting from Saylac to Hargeysa by combination of flight and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Saylac in July, with highs in Hargeysa at 34°C and lows at 22°C. On the 30th (Sat), you'll travel back 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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