14 days in Somaliland & Djibouti Itinerary

14 days in Somaliland & Djibouti Itinerary

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14 days in Somaliland & Djibouti Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, Holland
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Hargeysa, Somalia
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Arta, Djibouti
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Dikhil Region, Djibouti
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Djibouti, Djibouti
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h
End: Amsterdam, Holland


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Hargeysa, Somalia

Hargeysa ©
A capital of the self-declared state of Somaliland, Hargeisa is the second-largest city in Somalia.
Hargeysa is known for outdoors, shopping, museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Laas Geel, get engrossed in the history at Saryan Museum, appreciate the history behind Independence Monument, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hargeysa visit planning website .

Amsterdam, Holland to Hargeysa is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern African Time is 2 hours. In March, Hargeysa is warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Arta.

Things to do in Hargeysa

Shopping Fun & Games Museums
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Central Market ©
Central Market
Laas Geel ©
Laas Geel
Saryan Museum ©
Saryan Museum

1
night
Arta, Djibouti

Arta
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): kick back and relax at Arta Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Arta vacation tool .

Getting from Hargeysa to Arta by combination of flight and car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Hargeysa in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Arta, with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Dikhil Region.

Things to do in Arta

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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nights
Dikhil Region, Djibouti

Dikhil Region ©
The Dikhil Region is a region in southern Djibouti. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Abbe.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Dikhil Region journey planner .

Drive from Arta to Dikhil Region in 2 hours. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel to Djibouti.

Things to do in Dikhil Region

Parks Nature
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Lake Abbe ©
Lake Abbe

7
nights
Djibouti, Djibouti

Djibouti ©
Djibouti, the country's eponymous capital and largest city, houses over two thirds of the nation's population.
Make the 25th (Wed) an awe-inspiring day at Day Forest National Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Assal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hamoudi Mosque, enjoy the sand and surf at Khor Ambado Beach, and explore and take pictures at Place Menelik.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Djibouti trip planner .

You can drive from Dikhil Region to Djibouti in 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Djibouti

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Lake Assal ©
Lake Assal
Place Menelik ©
Place Menelik
Khor Ambado Beach ©
Khor Ambado Beach