8 days in Somalia Itinerary

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Hargeysa
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Mogadishu
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Hargeysa — 3 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 exhibits of Saryan Museum, and browse the fresh offerings at Livestock Market.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hargeysa trip itinerary app.

Sydney, Australia to Hargeysa is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to East Africa Time is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Sydney in February, Hargeysa is little chillier at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can fly to Mogadishu.
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Shopping · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Mogadishu — 3 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.
On the 16th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Shanghai Old City, stroll through Liido Beach Somalia, and then appreciate the history behind The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier -Mogadishu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): hunt for treasures at Bakara Market, learn more about the world around you at black Hawk Down crash site museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hadful Mosque.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Mogadishu day trip website.

You can fly from Hargeysa to Mogadishu in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hargeysa in February: high temperatures in Mogadishu hover around 34°C and lows are around 28°C. On the 18th (Sat), 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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