Route & dates
10 days in Somalia Itinerary
Mogadishu— 4 nights
Fly: 1h 45min
Hargeysa— 3 nights
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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, historic sites, shopping, museums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Liido Beach Somalia, try out the rides at Sheikh Beaches, don't miss a visit to Shanghai Old City, and appreciate the history behind The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier -Mogadishu.
To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mogadishu travel planner .
Seoul, South Korea to Mogadishu is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone changes from Korea Standard Time (KST) to Eastern African Time (EAT), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Seoul in December, expect Mogadishu to be warmer, temps between 35°C and 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hargeysa.
Things to do in Mogadishu
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A capital of the self-declared state of Somaliland, Hargeisa is the second-largest city in Somalia.Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): head outdoors with Laas Geel and then appreciate the history behind Independence Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Saryan Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of MiG Jet, then buy something for everyone on your list at Dahabshiil Business Centre, and finally indulge your taste buds at Livestock Market.
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hargeysa trip maker website .
Fly from Mogadishu to Hargeysa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Mogadishu in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Hargeysa, with highs around 26°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 15°C. You will leave for home on the 11th (Wed).
Things to do in Hargeysa
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