20 days in Algeria Itinerary

20 days in Algeria Itinerary

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20 days in Algeria Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Drive + Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Constantine
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Oran
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Tlemcen
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Algiers
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Tipasa
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  23​h
End: Bengaluru

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Constantine: Batna (Lambaesis Ruins, 1st November Mosque, & more), Hammam Debagh Hot Springs (in Guelma) and Cuicul Roman Ruins (in Djemila). The adventure continues: snap pictures at Pont Sidi M’Cid, appreciate the history behind Monument Aux Morts, admire the striking features of Palais d'Ahmed Bey, and delve into the distant past at Tiddis Roman Ruins.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Constantine attractions planner .

Bengaluru, India to Constantine is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Traveling from Bengaluru to Constantine, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Bengaluru in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Constantine: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Oran.

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Batna, Hammam Debagh Hot Springs, Cuicul Roman Ruins
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Emir Abdelkader Mosquee ©
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee
Pont Sidi M’Cid ©
Pont Sidi M’Cid
Timgad ©
Timgad

4
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hadjadj Plage in Mostaganem (about 1h 55 min away). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Fort Santa Cruz, examine the collection at Musee Ahmed Zabana, get to know the fascinating history of Place du 1er Novembre, and don't miss a visit to La Porte d'Espagne.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Oran travel itinerary planner .

Fly from Constantine to Oran in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Constantine, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Oran, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tlemcen.

Things to do in Oran

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Hadjadj Plage
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Plage de Madagh 1 ©
Plage de Madagh 1
Fort Santa Cruz ©
Fort Santa Cruz
La Gare d'Oran ©
La Gare d'Oran

3
nights
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. Spend the 11th (Thu) exploring nature at Tlemcen National Park. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar, get outside with Les Grottes de Beni Add, delve into the distant past at Great Mosque or Tlemcen, and steep yourself in history at El Mansourah.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tlemcen online journey planner .

Drive from Oran to Tlemcen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Oran to Tlemcen, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Oran in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tlemcen, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Tlemcen National Park ©
Tlemcen National Park
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar ©
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar
Les Grottes de Beni Add ©
Les Grottes de Beni Add

5
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.
Explore Algiers' surroundings by going to Blida (Ancienne Synagogue de Blida & Mausolee de Sidi Elkebir). Spend the 15th (Mon) exploring nature at Tassili n'Ajjer. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame d'Afrique, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ketchaoua Mosque, see the interesting displays at Musee National du Bardo, and take in the waterfront at Le Port de Sidi Fredj.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Algiers online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Tlemcen to Algiers takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Tlemcen in July, expect nights in Algiers to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are slightly colder, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Tipasa.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Tipasa

Tipasa ©
On the 18th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Ruines Romaines Tipaza, then make a trip to Tipasa Archaeological Park, and then steep yourself in history at Tombeau de la Chretienne.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Tipasa road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Algiers to Tipasa in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and car. In July, daily temperatures in Tipasa can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tipasa

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Musee Public National de Cherchell
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Tombeau de la Chretienne ©
Tombeau de la Chretienne
Tipasa Archaeological Park ©
Tipasa Archaeological Park
Ruines Romaines Tipaza ©
Ruines Romaines Tipaza

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