Somalia is a country of war; it has beautiful landscapes such as the beaches of Bakio, Kismayo or Baraawe and the savannahs of Mogadishu and Baidoa. Somalia is one of the adventure travel destinations that are being promoted today. Normally it sounds like the cradle of pirates and armed conflicts, but those who have visited it speaks of a fascinating country and very friendly people. You need a Visa to visit the country. In Somalia, there is not a single State, but several different entities. No other visas are recognized than their own closed areas for foreign tourists. In general, hotels and pensions in Somalia are quite cheap.
Berbera is the old port of Africa, and the ruins of the ancient city Gellet Abbas were once a great tourist attraction. Cities such as Baussan, Garowe, and Galkayo are also very interesting and advanced areas in terms of infrastructure. Today, due to the complex political situation in the country, its beautiful sandy and rocky beaches are practically inaccessible for tourists, as well as the national parks Hargeisa and Kismayo. The gastronomy in Somalia is very rich and it drinks from others like the Ethiopian, the Yemeni, the Persian, the Turkish, the Indian or the Italian, due to centuries and centuries of trade.
One of the main attractions of the trip is to visit the countless caves of the region of Hargeisa, in Laas Geel. In this special place, you will find some of the oldest cave paintings in the entire Horn of Africa. The caves of Laas Gal: They are ancient painted rocks that are between 5,000 and 9,000 years old. They were discovered in 2002 by French archaeologists. The paintings are of cows and humans. Another point of interest is Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland. It has 800 thousand inhabitants and you can appreciate the typical life of an African city.
Burao is the second city of Somali land. It has about 400,000 inhabitants. It is a small town with a market and there is not much else to see. Barbera is a maritime town of 200,000 inhabitants. It is strategically located between the Red Sea and India, which is why it is an important commercial point since antiquity. You can see mansions of the Ottoman period and ancient mosques. Most of the houses are built of coral stone. Today, Barbera is the largest port in Somali land. You can see a small pier and to the east of Barbera,!
Who does not want to visit a beach? Everyone wants to enjoy water, specially when it comes to Somalia. There are endless beaches in the Gulf of Aden. The best beaches are Bosaaso, Muqdisho, Liido Beach! The beauty of these beaches is overwhelming. The most best beaches are usually located in the capital or in cities such as Hargeisa and Berbera. These are considered as the best beaches of the world, so why are you not sighting them? Book your flights now!