Highlights

  • Mogadishu The fascinating streets of the former ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean'.
  • Hargeisa A lively gold market where haggling erupts over jewellery.
  • Berbera The pleasure of a soft drink and fresh fish while relaxing on white-sand beaches.
  • Las Geel This astounding archaeological site, festooned in ancient rock art, tells of Somalia’s mysterious past.
  • Raas Xaafun A remarkable vista at the tip of the Horn of Africa.
  • Merca Myriad alleyways in this wonderful old Arab coastal town.
  • Bajuni Islands A fantastic archipelago blessed with glistening white-sand beaches.