Somaliland is a top destination for nature lovers. Explore mountains, beaches and waterfalls including Lamadaya Waterfall and Mount Shimbiris – The highest Peak in Somalia. It has an elevation of 2,460 metres (8,071 ft) above sea level.
Somaliland offers a vibrant history. You should visit Somaliland if you are interested in experiencing the unique Somalian history. Historical sites that are located in Somaliland include Dhambalin, Haylaan, Laas Gaal and Maydh. Hargeisa is the capital of the region and it is the second largest city in Somalia.
Dhambalin is an archaeological site that is located in the Sahil region. This site has rock art that highlights early animal domestication, which is an interesting view for animal lovers and history lovers alike. Haylaan is the site of ancient ruins. This site includes the tombs of Sheikh Darod and his wife Dobira, which means it is a unique insight into ancient burial practices.
Laas Gaal is a natural historical landscape that more adventurous tourists will love. Consisting of a complex cave network that contains rock painting that is estimated to be dated back to 9,000BCE.
Somalia has many beautiful beaches and waterfalls. Lamadaya is one of the most well-known waterfalls in the region. This waterfall makes for the perfect picture and tourists will love the tranquil nature of this place.
Somaliland has other unique natural landscapes including mountain ranges and national parks. Cal Madow and the Ogo Mountains are two beautiful mountain ranges famous in this region. We also recommend you visit the Hargeisa National Park to see some of the wildlife that call Somaliland home.
Somaliland is very peaceful and has experienced over 20 years of peace and urban growth. This means it differs a lot to the neighbouring regions and can be an interesting place for tourists to enjoy. The locals here absolutely love tourists and are friendly and welcoming. They will be happy to share their language, cuisine and local knowledge with you.
Somaliland is a must-visit for those looking to experience the beauty of Somalia. To find out more about visiting Somaliland, contact our friendly team today.