35 days in Somalia Itinerary

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Hargeysa
— 11 nights
Drive to Hargeisa, Fly to Saylac
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Saylac
— 10 nights
Drive to Djibouti, Fly to Mogadishu
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Mogadishu
— 12 nights
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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 museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Laas Geel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at MiG Jet, browse the fresh offerings at Livestock Market, and browse the different shops at Dahabshiil Business Centre.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hargeysa visit planning website.

Manchester, UK to Hargeysa is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Manchester to Hargeysa. Traveling from Manchester in January, expect nights in Hargeysa to be somewhat warmer, around 15°C, while days are warmer, around 26°C. You'll set off for Saylac on the 14th (Sat).
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Shopping · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Saylac — 10 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 traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Saylac attractions site.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Hargeysa to Saylac in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Hargeysa in January, with highs in Saylac at 34°C and lows at 27°C. You will leave for Mogadishu on the 24th (Tue).
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Mogadishu — 12 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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Liido Beach Somalia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hadful Mosque, pause for some photo ops at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier -Mogadishu, and kick back and relax at Gezira Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mogadishu attractions planning website.

Do a combination of car and flight from Saylac to Mogadishu in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 5th (Sun), 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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