9 days in Jinja & Somaliland Itinerary

9 days in Jinja & Somaliland Itinerary

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Jinja, Uganda
— 6 nights
Hargeysa, Somalia
— 2 nights

Jinja, Uganda

Travelers looking for an adrenaline boost flock to Jinja, a bustling town on the shores of Lake Victoria, known as the source of the White Nile.
Change things up with a short trip to Ssezibwa Falls in Mukono (about 58 minutes away). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, stroll through Nile Reptile Park, admire the sheer force of Itanda Falls, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Jinja trip planner.

Hargeysa, Somalia to Jinja is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Hargeysa in July: highs in Jinja hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 19°C. On the 29th (Wed), you're off to Hargeysa.

Things to do in Jinja

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Ssezibwa Falls
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River Rafting & Tubing
Source of the Nile - Speke Monument ©
Source of the Nile - Speke Monument
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

Hargeysa, Somalia

Hargeysa ©
A capital of the self-declared state of Somaliland, Hargeisa is the second-largest city in Somalia.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Saryan Museum, head outdoors with Laas Geel, then pick up some local products at Livestock Market, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of MiG Jet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Dahabshiil Business Centre.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hargeysa trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Jinja to Hargeysa in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Hargeysa are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hargeysa

Shopping · Museums · Outdoors
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Livestock Market ©
Livestock Market
Laas Geel ©
Laas Geel
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Saryan Museum