11 days in Algeria Itinerary

11 days in Algeria Itinerary

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11 days in Algeria Itinerary

Start: Durham
Drive + Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Oran
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mostaganem
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Tlemcen
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Setif
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Bejaia
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
6
Algiers
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
End: Durham

2
nights
Oran

Oran ©
A cultural hub of Algeria, the coastal city of Oran boasts a long and varied history, from its founding by Moorish merchants in the 10th century, through centuries of Spanish, Ottoman, and French rule, and Algeria's bloody war for independence.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Madagh 1, then don't miss a visit to La Gare d'Oran, and then steep yourself in history at Fort Santa Cruz. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Foret de Canastel, then kick back and relax at Plage Les Andalouses, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Oran trip maker site .

Durham, UK to Oran is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Durham to Oran, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Durham in August, you will find days in Oran are much warmer (38°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (24°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mostaganem.

Things to do in Oran

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Madagh 1 ©
Plage de Madagh 1
Plage Les Andalouses ©
Plage Les Andalouses
Foret de Canastel ©
Foret de Canastel

1
night
Mostaganem

Mostaganem ©
Mostaganem is a port city in and capital of Mostaganem province, in the northwest of Algeria. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Cap Ivi Lighthouse and then kick back and relax at Hadjadj Plage.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mostaganem day trip planning app .

You can drive from Oran to Mostaganem in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Oran in August since evenings lows in Mostaganem dip to 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Tlemcen.

Things to do in Mostaganem

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cap Ivi Lighthouse ©
Cap Ivi Lighthouse

1
night
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. On the 23rd (Fri), admire the sheer force of Cascades El Ourit and then get outside with Les Grottes de Beni Add.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tlemcen itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Mostaganem to Tlemcen in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mostaganem to Tlemcen. When traveling from Mostaganem in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and cooler nights in Tlemcen: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Setif.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Les Grottes de Beni Add ©
Les Grottes de Beni Add
Cascades El Ourit ©
Cascades El Ourit

1
night
Setif

Setif ©
Provincial capital Setif retains much of its ancient past and looks proudly to the future.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): head outdoors with Entente de Setif, then make a trip to Ain El Fouara, and then browse the different shops at Park Mall.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Setif trip planner .

You can fly from Tlemcen to Setif in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bejaia.

Things to do in Setif

Outdoors Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Entente de Setif ©
Entente de Setif
Park Mall ©
Park Mall
Ain El Fouara ©
Ain El Fouara

2
nights
Bejaia

Bejaia ©
A Mediterranean port and provincial capital, Bejaia juxtaposes ancient monuments and national parks with the center of the Algerian and Western Mediterranean oil industry.
On the 25th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Cap Carbon, explore the historical opulence of Bab El Fouka, and then get outside with Parc National De Gouraya. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a walk through Pic des Singes and then head outdoors with Cascades de Kefrida.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Bejaia online tour planner .

Drive from Setif to Bejaia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Setif in August, plan for little chillier days in Bejaia, with highs around 36°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Bejaia

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Parc National De Gouraya ©
Parc National De Gouraya
Pic des Singes ©
Pic des Singes
Cap Carbon ©
Cap Carbon

3
nights
Algiers

Algiers
Overlooking a scenic bay, the Mediterranean port city of Algiers enthralls visitors with its imposing skyline, a blend of French colonial buildings, run-down high-rises, and whitewashed Islamic architecture nestled on the hillside.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Memorial du Martyr, then admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique, and finally examine the collection at Musee Public National de l'Enluminure, de la Miniature et de la Calligraphie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ketchaoua Mosque and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tassili n'Ajjer.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Algiers online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Bejaia to Algiers takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tassili n'Ajjer
Highlights from your plan
Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma
Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma
Tassili n'Ajjer ©
Tassili n'Ajjer
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique

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