15 days in Algeria Itinerary

15 days in Algeria Itinerary

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15 days in Algeria Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Algiers
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Tipasa
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Bou-Saada
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Constantine
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Annaba
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
6
Oran
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Seattle

4
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.
Let the collections at Musee National du Bardo and Musee des Antiquites capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Basilique Notre-Dame d'Afrique and Kasbah of Algiers are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Le Musee National Des Beaux Arts, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Le Bastion 23 - Palais des Rais, get to know the fascinating history of La Rue Didouche Mourad, and learn about all things military at Musem de l'Armee.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, use the Algiers tour builder app .

Portland, USA to Algiers is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Portland to Algiers, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Portland in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Algiers, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Tipasa.

Things to do in Algiers

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Musee National du Bardo ©
Musee National du Bardo
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique
Ketchaoua Mosque ©
Ketchaoua Mosque

2
nights
Tipasa

Tipasa ©
On the 15th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Tipasa Archaeological Park and then explore the world behind art at Musee Public National de Cherchell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Ruines Romaines Tipaza, then make a trip to Tombeau de la Chretienne, and then explore the ancient world of Le Mausolee Royal de Mauretanie.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tipasa trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Algiers to Tipasa in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and car. In April in Tipasa, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bou-Saada.

Things to do in Tipasa

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Musee Public National de Cherchell, Le Mausolee Royal de Mauretanie
Highlights from your plan
Tombeau de la Chretienne ©
Tombeau de la Chretienne
Ruines Romaines Tipaza ©
Ruines Romaines Tipaza
Tipasa Archaeological Park ©
Tipasa Archaeological Park

1
night
Bou-Saada

Bou-Saada ©
On the 17th (Fri), make a trip to Zaouia El-Hamel and then see the interesting displays at Musee National Nasr Eddine Dinet.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bou-Saada trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Tipasa to Bou-Saada takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Tipasa in April, you will find days in Bou-Saada are somewhat warmer (78°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Constantine.

Things to do in Bou-Saada

Museums
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Zaouia El-Hamel ©
Zaouia El-Hamel

2
nights
Constantine

Constantine ©
Not to be confused with Constantinople, the historical city from 330 to 1453 in Thrace, now Istanbul, Turkey.Constantine is the capital of Constantine Province in north-eastern Algeria. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the views from Pont des Chutes, take an in-depth tour of Musee National Cirta, then delve into the distant past at Tiddis Roman Ruins, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Emir Abdelkader Mosquee, and finally snap pictures at Pont Sidi Rached. On your second day here, take a stroll through La Medina, then admire the landmark architecture of Palais d'Ahmed Bey, then snap pictures at Pont Sidi M’Cid, and finally don't miss a visit to Monument Aux Morts.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Constantine trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Bou-Saada to Constantine takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April, Constantine is slightly colder than Bou-Saada - with highs of 70°F and lows of 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Annaba.

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee ©
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee
Palais d'Ahmed Bey ©
Palais d'Ahmed Bey
Musee National Cirta ©
Musee National Cirta

1
night
Annaba

Annaba ©
Annaba, informally known as Balad al-Unnâb, and Bona is a city in the north-eastern corner of Algeria near the Seybouse River, located in an eponymous province. On the 20th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Saint Augustin, then examine the collection at Hyppone, and then kick back and relax at Ain Achir Beach.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Annaba itinerary app .

Drive from Constantine to Annaba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Constantine in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Annaba, with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Oran.

Things to do in Annaba

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Hyppone ©
Hyppone
Basilique Saint Augustin
Basilique Saint Augustin

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 21st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Pacha Mosque, steep yourself in history at Fort Santa Cruz, then explore the world behind art at The Museum Of Modern Art Of Oran, and finally don't miss a visit to La Gare d'Oran. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of La Grande Synagogue d'Oran, take in the spiritual surroundings of Petit Lac Mosque, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Place du 1er Novembre, then see the interesting displays at Musee Ahmed Zabana, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Oran vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Annaba to Oran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Oran can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oran

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fort Santa Cruz ©
Fort Santa Cruz
Place du 1er Novembre ©
Place du 1er Novembre
La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur ©
La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur

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