42 days in Algiers & Tunisia Itinerary

42 days in Algiers & Tunisia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Algiers, Algeria
— 15 nights
2
Djerba Island, Tunisia
— 6 nights
3
Tozeur, Tunisia
— 4 nights
4
El-Jem, Tunisia
— 1 night
5
Monastir, Tunisia
— 3 nights
6
Kairouan, Tunisia
— 2 nights
7
Beja Governorate, Tunisia
— 1 night
8
Tunis, Tunisia
— 8 nights

15
nights
Algiers, Algeria

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Tassili N'Ajjer National Park and Djurdjura National Park. Head to Palais of Rais - Bastion 23 and Musee Public National de Cherchellfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Algiers: Blida (Ancienne Synagogue de Blida, Patrice Lumumba Garden, &more), Sidi Rached (Tombeau de la Chretienne & Royal Mausoleum of Mauretania) and Tipasa Archaeological Park (in Tipasa). Spend the 6th (Mon) exploring nature at Chrea National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique, enjoy the sand and surf at Ushuaia Beach Club, appreciate the extensive heritage of La Rue Didouche Mourad, and stop by Kasbah of Algiers.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Algiers is an approximately 21-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Algiers. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Algiers, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Blida, Sidi Rached, La Playa, Tassili N'Ajjer National Park, Chrea National Park
Highlights from your plan
Tassili N'Ajjer National Park ©
Tassili N'Ajjer National Park
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique
Palais of Rais - Bastion 23 ©
Palais of Rais - Bastion 23

6
nights
Djerba Island, Tunisia

Djerba Island ©
Explore pristine beaches and charming villages on a vacation on Djerba Island, a small island in the Gulf of Gabes known for its Berber population.
Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba and Pinacotheque Palm Beach Palace will appeal to museum buffs. Get outdoors at Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce and Horseback Riding Tours. Change things up with a short trip to Escale de Toujane in Matmata (about 1h 50 min away). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Lalla Hadria Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Fine Art Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Musee de Guellala, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Markt/Basar in Houmt Souk.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Djerba Island trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Algiers to Djerba Island in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, car, train, and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Djerba Island when traveling from Algiers in July, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Tozeur.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Escale de Toujane
Highlights from your plan
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba ©
Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba
Lalla Hadria Museum ©
Lalla Hadria Museum

4
nights
Tozeur, Tunisia

Tozeur ©
With its otherworldly desert atmosphere, Tozeur has served as a filming location for blockbuster movies such as "Star Wars," "Raiders of the Lost Ark," and "The English Patient." The ancient oasis has successfully preserved its traditional geometric architecture, craftsmanship, and fashion, especially in the medina--the old city--where friendly locals extend a warm welcome to visitors.
Escape the urban bustle at Sahara Desert and Chott El Jerid. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tamerza Canyon and La Corbeille. Step out of Tozeur with an excursion to Ksour of Tamerza in Tamerza--about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Sidi Bouhlel Canyon, explore the world behind art at Musee des Arts et Traditions Populaires, see the interesting displays at Eden Palm Tresors de l'Oasis, and explore the striking landscape of National Park Dghoumes.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tozeur travel route planning tool.

You can fly from Djerba Island to Tozeur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Djerba Island in July, you will find days in Tozeur are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to El-Jem.

Things to do in Tozeur

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

La Corbeille, Ksour of Tamerza
Highlights from your plan
Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert
Tamerza Canyon ©
Tamerza Canyon
Sidi Bouhlel Canyon ©
Sidi Bouhlel Canyon

1
night
El-Jem, Tunisia

El-Jem ©
El Djem is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 21,576 (2014 census). On the 25th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre of El Jem and then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of El-Djem.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our El-Jem trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Tozeur to El-Jem takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Tozeur in July, things will get a bit cooler in El-Jem: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Monastir.

Things to do in El-Jem

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem ©
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem
Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem

3
nights
Monastir, Tunisia

Monastir ©
Known for its imposing 8th-century fortress, the coastal city of Monastir offers visitors pristine beaches, a scenic waterfront, and a number of historic buildings to admire.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sousse Archaeological Museum and Medina of Sousse. Let the collections at Museum Dar Essid and Dar Am Taieb capture your imagination. Step out of Monastir with an excursion to Seville Center in Sousse--about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Grosse Moschee von Sousse, explore the historical opulence of Ribat of Monastir, view the masterpieces at Gallery Espressioni, and steep yourself in history at Bourghiba Mausoleum.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Monastir trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from El-Jem to Monastir in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kairouan.

Things to do in Monastir

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sousse
Highlights from your plan
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum
Museum Dar Essid ©
Museum Dar Essid
Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse

2
nights
Kairouan, Tunisia

Kairouan ©
Kairouan, is the capital of the Kairouan Governorate in Tunisia. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber), thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Three Doors Mosque, thenadmire the landmark architecture of The Great Mosque of Kairouan, and finally take a stroll through Medina of Kairouan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Takrouna, thenexamine the collection at D'Enfidha, and then contemplate the long history of Bassins Aghlabites.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kairouan online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Monastir to Kairouan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Kairouan can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Beja Governorate.

Things to do in Kairouan

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Enfidha
Highlights from your plan
The Great Mosque of Kairouan ©
The Great Mosque of Kairouan
Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber) ©
Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber)
Medina of Kairouan
Medina of Kairouan

1
night
Beja Governorate, Tunisia

Beja Governorate ©
Béja Governorate is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): delve into the distant past at Ain Tounga, thendelve into the distant past at Dougga, and then make a trip to Musti.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Beja Governorate online road trip planner.

Drive from Kairouan to Beja Governorate in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Kairouan in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Beja Governorate, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tunis.

Things to do in Beja Governorate

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dougga ©
Dougga
Ain Tounga ©
Ain Tounga
Musti ©
Musti

8
nights
Tunis, Tunisia

Tunis ©
The Mediterranean port city of Tunis, Tunisia's bustling capital, boasts a vibrant mix of cultures and architectural styles, enchanting visitors with its historical attractions, picturesque beaches, and laidback vibe.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Baths of Antoninus and Ruins of Kerkouane. Let the collections at Museum Dar el-Annabi and The National Bardo Museum capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tunis: Plage el Mansoura (in Kelibia) and Hammamet (Yasmin Hammamet, Hammamet Beach, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul, appreciate the extensive heritage of Place du 14 Janvier, delve into the distant past at Site Archeologique de Carthage, and take a stroll through Medina of Tunis.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tunis trip planner.

You can drive from Beja Governorate to Tunis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Beja Governorate in July, expect nights in Tunis to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Hammamet, Carthage, Kelibia, Sidi Bou Said, Efesto Salon des Artistes
Highlights from your plan
Baths of Antoninus ©
Baths of Antoninus
Villas Romaines ©
Villas Romaines
Ruins of Kerkouane ©
Ruins of Kerkouane

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