Route & dates
Mogadishu— 1 night
Hargeysa— 2 nights
Fri, Jul 31 - Tue, Aug 4
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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.Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): pause for some photo ops at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier -Mogadishu, make a trip to Shanghai Old City, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Liido Beach Somalia.
To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mogadishu trip planner.
Seoul, South Korea to Mogadishu is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Seoul to Mogadishu is minus 6 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Mogadishu can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow 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.Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the galleries of Saryan Museum and then head outdoors with Laas Geel. On the next day, pick up some local products at Livestock Market and then take in the spiritual surroundings of MiG Jet.
To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Hargeysa road trip site.
Traveling by flight from Mogadishu to Hargeysa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Mogadishu in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 22°C in Hargeysa. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Hargeysa
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