58 days in Somalia & Doha Itinerary

58 days in Somalia & Doha Itinerary

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Mogadishu, Somalia
— 14 nights
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Hargeysa, Somalia
— 17 nights
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Doha, Qatar
— 26 nights

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Mogadishu, Somalia — 14 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Shanghai Old City and black Hawk Down crash site museum. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Liido Beach Somalia, take a stroll around Villa Somalia, pause for some photo ops at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier -Mogadishu, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Bakara Market.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mogadishu travel route planner.

Doha, Qatar to Mogadishu is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Doha in June, expect nights in Mogadishu to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are cooler, around 34°C. You'll set off for Hargeysa on the 29th (Wed).
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors · Parks

Hargeysa, Somalia — 17 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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at MiG Jet, indulge your taste buds at Livestock Market, and buy something for everyone on your list at Dahabshiil Business Centre.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hargeysa trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Mogadishu to Hargeysa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Mogadishu in June, expect little chillier with lows of 22°C in Hargeysa. On the 16th (Sat), you're off to Doha.
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Shopping · Parks · Nature · Museums

Doha, Qatar — 26 nights

Doha, Qatar's capital city, draws visitors with its constant development and expansion, making it a destination on the rise.
Kids will enjoy The Corniche and Villaggio Mall. Get out of town with these interesting Doha side-trips: Fuwairit Beach (in Fuwayrit), Mesaieed (Sand Dunes Qatar, Sealine Beach, &more) and Madinat Ash Shamal (Al Ghariya Beach & North Sedra Farm). The adventure continues: go for a walk through Souq Waqif, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, tour the pleasant surroundings at MIA Park, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Al Khor Park.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Doha trip itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Hargeysa to Doha with the Route module. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Hargeysa in July: highs in Doha hover around 51°C, while lows dip to 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to 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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