16 days in Algeria Itinerary

16 days in Algeria Itinerary

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16 days in Algeria Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Oran
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Tlemcen
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Annaba
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Constantine
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Batna
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Algiers
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Tipasa Province
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Dubai

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 3rd (Fri): make a trip to La Gare d'Oran, contemplate the long history of Fort Santa Cruz, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pacha Mosque, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Place du 1er Novembre. On the next day, don't miss a visit to La Porte d'Espagne, take in the spiritual surroundings of La Grande Synagogue d'Oran, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Petit Lac Mosque, then see the interesting displays at Musee Ahmed Zabana, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Oran trip itinerary maker app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Oran is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Oran is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Dubai in January, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Oran: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Tlemcen.

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 Gare d'Oran ©
La Gare d'Oran

2
nights
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): get outside with Les Grottes de Beni Add, admire the striking features of Mosquée Sidi Boumediene, and then don't miss a visit to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Great Mosque or Tlemcen and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tlemcen National Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tlemcen trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Oran to Tlemcen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oran to Tlemcen. January in Tlemcen sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Annaba.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tlemcen National Park ©
Tlemcen National Park
Les Grottes de Beni Add ©
Les Grottes de Beni Add
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar ©
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar

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 7th (Tue), stroll through Ain Achir Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Saint Augustin, and then examine the collection at Hyppone.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Annaba trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Tlemcen to Annaba takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Tlemcen to Annaba is 1 hour. January in Annaba sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Constantine.

Things to do in Annaba

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

3
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: Hammam Debagh Hot Springs (in Guelma) and La Place (in Skikda). There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Pont Sidi M’Cid, get engrossed in the history at Musee National Cirta, admire the landmark architecture of Palais d'Ahmed Bey, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emir Abdelkader Mosquee.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Constantine tour builder app .

Traveling by car from Annaba to Constantine takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Annaba in January; daily highs in Constantine reach 15°C and lows reach 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Batna.

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

La Place, Hammam Debagh Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
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 11th (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Ghoufi, then delve into the distant past at Timgad, then explore the ancient world of Lambaesis Ruins, and finally appreciate the history behind 1st November Mosque.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Batna planning site .

Traveling by train from Constantine to Batna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daily temperatures in Batna can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can 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, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Le Bastion 23 - Palais des Rais, pause for some photo ops at Memorial du Martyr, and wander the streets of Kasbah of Algiers.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Algiers sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Batna to Algiers in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Batna in January, with highs in Algiers at 20°C and lows at 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tipasa Province.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Tassili n'Ajjer
Highlights from your plan
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

2
nights
Tipasa Province

Tipasa Province ©
Resting on the pleasant Mediterranean coastline, Tipaza Province boasts an exciting ancient history, which left a large number of ruins and monuments in its wake.
On the 16th (Thu), make a trip to Tipasa Archaeological Park, contemplate the long history of Tombeau de la Chretienne, and then explore the ancient world of Ruines Romaines Tipaza.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Tipasa Province trip app .

You can drive from Algiers to Tipasa Province in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of bus and car. In January, daytime highs in Tipasa Province are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tipasa Province

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

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