5 Days - Somaliland Highlight + Western Circuit

5 Days – Somaliland Highlight + Western Circuit (Code: HLB-02)

Day 1: Transfer Pick up –  Hargeisa Tour

Pick up and transfer to your Hotel. Depending on your arrival time you will explore Hargeisa. After a rest you can freely walk around in the city center of Hargeisa to get a sense of the people and the city.

Day 2: Hargeisa – Laas Geel – Berbera

In the early morning you will explore Hargeisa by visiting the Civil War Memorial and The Central Market. After this you will visit Laas Geel, the most important rock art site in Africa. The vibrant colors and well preserved paintings are estimated to be around ten thousand years old. Drive continues to Berbera where you will be taken to your hotel. Here you can hang out on the beach and go for a swim while the sun goes down.

Day 3: Berbera – Sheikh – Hargeisa

After breakfast you can relax on the beach and swim before exploring Berbera City. During a half daytrip you will see the historic town of Berbera. Especially the old quarter of the town with its many Ottoman and British architecture is of historic interest. After this we will drive to the small town of Sheikh in the mountains. Passing Sheikh Mountain will be a nice experience because of the view and pleasant temperature. At the end of the day we will drive to Hargeisa where you will stay the night at the hotel.

Day 4: Hargeisa – Gebiley – Arabsiyo – Borama

On the way to Borama from Hargeisa you will pass the tiny towns of Arabsiyo and Gebiley. These towns are known for their agriculture and Somali traditional culture. Then we continue our drive to Borama, the third biggest city of the country and known for its famous Amoud University. Here you will see the city and stay overnight in a hotel.

Day 5 Borama – Dhagax Khoure Cave paintings and return to Hargeisa

Drive back to Hargeisa and on our way back there will be a stop at the ancient rock painting site Dhagax Khoure. It contains animal and human figures spread over different panels in a striking landscape. Return to Hargeisa where you can walk around freely and have an overnight stay at the hotel of your choice.

In the price the followings are included : 

– Pickup at airport and hotel

– Transportation with driver

– SPU protection

– Accommodation (4 nights)

– Breakfast

– Travel Permits

– Permission letters for the sightseeing such as Laas Geel and other sites

– Site entrance fees in Somaliland

– English speaking Guide

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