16 days in Algeria Itinerary

16 days in Algeria Itinerary

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16 days in Algeria Itinerary

Start: Manama
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Constantine
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Batna
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Algiers
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Tipasa
— 1 night
+2
train + bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Tlemcen
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Oran
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Annaba
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Manama

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. Get out of town with these interesting Constantine side-trips: Guelma (Hammam Debagh Hot Springs & Guelma Roman Theatre). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Pont Sidi M’Cid, wander the streets of La Medina, delve into the distant past at Tiddis Roman Ruins, and contemplate the long history of L'aqueduc Romain Constantine.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Constantine trip itinerary website .

Manama, Bahrain to Constantine is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manama to Constantine is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Manama in August, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Constantine: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can take a train to Batna.

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Guelma
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Emir Abdelkader Mosquee ©
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee
Pont Sidi M’Cid ©
Pont Sidi M’Cid
Monument Aux Morts ©
Monument Aux Morts

1
night
Batna

Batna ©
Batna is the main city of Batna Province, Algeria. On the 19th (Mon), appreciate the history behind 1st November Mosque, then explore the ancient world of Lambaesis Ruins, then delve into the distant past at Timgad, and finally admire all the interesting features of Ghoufi.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Batna travel route planning tool .

You can take a train from Constantine to Batna in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, daytime highs in Batna are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Batna

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Ghoufi
Highlights from your plan
Timgad ©
Timgad
1st November Mosque ©
1st November Mosque
Ghoufi ©
Ghoufi

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.
Algiers is known for historic sites, parks, museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, explore the striking landscape of Tassili n'Ajjer, wander the streets of Kasbah of Algiers, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ketchaoua Mosque.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Algiers attractions planner .

Fly from Batna to Algiers in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Batna in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Algiers. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Tipasa.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Tassili n'Ajjer
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Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma
Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique
Memorial du Martyr ©
Memorial du Martyr

1
night
Tipasa

Tipasa ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): make a trip to Ruines Romaines Tipaza, don't miss a visit to Tipasa Archaeological Park, and then steep yourself in history at Tombeau de la Chretienne.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Tipasa online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Algiers to Tipasa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. August in Tipasa sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tlemcen.

Things to do in Tipasa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tombeau de la Chretienne ©
Tombeau de la Chretienne
Tipasa Archaeological Park ©
Tipasa Archaeological Park
Ruines Romaines Tipaza ©
Ruines Romaines Tipaza

2
nights
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. On the 25th (Sun), contemplate the long history of El Mansourah, then admire the striking features of Mosquée Sidi Boumediene, and then head outdoors with Les Grottes de Beni Add. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): engage your brain at Centre des etudes andalouses, then explore the ancient world of Great Mosque or Tlemcen, and then don't miss a visit to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tlemcen holiday planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Tipasa to Tlemcen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Oran.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Les Grottes de Beni Add ©
Les Grottes de Beni Add
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar ©
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene ©
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene

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 27th (Tue): make a trip to La Porte d'Espagne, don't miss a visit to La Gare d'Oran, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Madagh 1. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pacha Mosque, contemplate the long history of Fort Santa Cruz, then explore the world behind art at The Museum Of Modern Art Of Oran, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of La Grande Synagogue d'Oran.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Oran trip app .

Getting from Tlemcen to Oran by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tlemcen to Oran due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Tlemcen, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Oran, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Annaba.

Things to do in Oran

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fort Santa Cruz ©
Fort Santa Cruz
Plage de Madagh 1 ©
Plage de Madagh 1
La Gare d'Oran ©
La Gare d'Oran

2
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): stroll through Ain Achir Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Saint Augustin, and then see the interesting displays at Hyppone.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Annaba trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Oran to Annaba takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In August in Annaba, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Annaba

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Hyppone ©
Hyppone
Basilique Saint Augustin
Basilique Saint Augustin

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