TRAVEL TIPS - Important Notice:

You will find on this page documents and web links which provide practical leads for those who wish to travel to Somalia. The information presented herein is for informative purposes only, and does not imply official endorsement of any company, agency, individual, or service listed below (please see Terms and Conditions).

For journalist travel only:

Journalists often enquire about travel to Somalia. Under certain circumstances, accredited journalists can be allowed to travel on the UN Common Air Services (UNCAS) operated aircraft.  Please read all the following documents carefully, to understand the security and operational rules which apply:

For more information, or to file a booking request form, please contact:

UN agencies operating inside Somalia often help journalists to visit projects which are of interest for news stories and features.  Journalists can contact these individual agencies for more information.  UNICEF Somalia has prepared the following guidelines for journalists:

Related Links
Lonely Planet Guide - Gives a bit of background on the political situation.
Daallo Airlines - Private Sector airline operating in Somaliland and Djibouti. Established in Djibouti in March 1991 with executive offices in Dubai.
Somalia: Consular Information - US State department updated travel information.
InfoHub Somalia Travel Guide - Finds links to transportation , travel advisory and embassy information.
World Travel Guide - Offers a guide to the climate, useful telephone numbers and other travel essentials.
See Also:
Fact Sheets