21 days in Somalia Itinerary

21 days in Somalia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Somalia trip planner
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Make it your trip
Fly to Egal International Airport, Drive to Saylac
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Saylac
— 5 nights
Drive to Djibouti, Fly to Mogadishu
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Mogadishu
— 8 nights
Fly
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Hargeysa
— 7 nights
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Saylac — 5 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 reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Saylac day trip planning site.

Karachi, Pakistan to Saylac is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Pakistan Standard Time (PKT) to East Africa Time (EAT) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Karachi in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Saylac, with lows around 38°C. You will leave for Mogadishu on the 15th (Wed).
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Historic Sites
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Mogadishu — 8 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: kick back and relax at Liido Beach Somalia, learn more about the world around you at black Hawk Down crash site museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hadful Mosque, and appreciate the history behind The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier -Mogadishu.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mogadishu trip builder.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Saylac to Mogadishu takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Saylac in June, expect Mogadishu to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 30°C. You'll set off for Hargeysa on the 23rd (Thu).
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Outdoors

Hargeysa — 7 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: explore the striking landscape at Laas Geel, browse the different shops at Dahabshiil Business Centre, explore the galleries of Saryan Museum, and savor the flavors at Livestock Market.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hargeysa visit planner.

You can fly from Mogadishu to Hargeysa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Mogadishu in June, Hargeysa is little chillier at night with lows of 22°C. You will leave for home on the 30th (Thu).
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Shopping · Parks · Nature · Museums

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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