49 days in Algeria Itinerary

49 days in Algeria Itinerary

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49 days in Algeria Itinerary

Start: Oran
1
Oran
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mostaganem
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Tlemcen
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Algiers
— 7 nights
Fly:  2​h
5
Bejaia
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Setif
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Constantine
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Annaba
— 7 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Oran

5
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.
Oran is known for historic sites, beaches, shopping, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Fort Santa Cruz, make a trip to La Gare d'Oran, get to know the fascinating history of Place du 1er Novembre, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Oran trip itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Oran. November in Oran sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Mostaganem.

Things to do in Oran

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fort Santa Cruz ©
Fort Santa Cruz
Plage de Madagh 1 ©
Plage de Madagh 1
Plage Les Andalouses ©
Plage Les Andalouses

6
nights
Mostaganem

Mostaganem ©
Mostaganem is a port city in and capital of Mostaganem province, in the northwest of Algeria. Mostaganem is known for beaches and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Hadjadj Plage and enjoy the sea views from Cap Ivi Lighthouse.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mostaganem online travel planner .

You can drive from Oran to Mostaganem in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. On the 23rd (Fri), you're off toTlemcen.

Things to do in Mostaganem

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cap Ivi Lighthouse ©
Cap Ivi Lighthouse

6
nights
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. Spend the 25th (Sun) exploring nature at Tlemcen National Park. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascades El Ourit, delve into the distant past at Great Mosque or Tlemcen, and admire the landmark architecture of Mosquée Sidi Boumediene.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Tlemcen tour itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Mostaganem to Tlemcen in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mostaganem to Tlemcen. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 29th (Thu), you'll travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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

7
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Algiers: Tipasa (Tipasa Archaeological Park & Tombeau de la Chretienne). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, take in the waterfront at Le Port de Sidi Fredj, appreciate the extensive heritage of La Rue Didouche Mourad, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ketchaoua Mosque.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Algiers attractions planner.

Getting from Tlemcen to Algiers by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tlemcen to Algiers due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Algiers can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bejaia.

Things to do in Algiers

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Tipasa Province
Highlights from your plan
Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma
Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma
Kasbah of Algiers ©
Kasbah of Algiers
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique

5
nights
Bejaia

Bejaia ©
A Mediterranean port and provincial capital, Bejaia juxtaposes ancient monuments and national parks with the center of the Algerian and Western Mediterranean oil industry.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bejaia: Jijel (Nouna, Parc Animalier de Kissir - El Aouana, & more). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Parc National De Gouraya, don't miss a visit to Place du 1er Novembre 1954, contemplate the long history of Casbah Bejaia, and pause for some photo ops at Manuel Teixeira Gomes Monument.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bejaia vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Algiers to Bejaia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You'll set off for Setif on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Bejaia

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Jijel
Highlights from your plan
Pic des Singes ©
Pic des Singes
Parc National De Gouraya ©
Parc National De Gouraya
Cascades de Kefrida ©
Cascades de Kefrida

6
nights
Setif

Setif ©
Provincial capital Setif retains much of its ancient past and looks proudly to the future.
Get out of town with these interesting Setif side-trips: Beni Hammad Fort (in M'sila) and Cuicul Roman Ruins (in Djemila). The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at Park Mall, take an in-depth tour of Setif Museum, look for gifts at Bijoutrie el Kahina, and make a trip to Ain El Fouara.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Setif visit planning tool .

Traveling by car from Bejaia to Setif takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bejaia in December; daily highs in Setif reach 13°C and lows reach 0°C. You will leave for Constantine on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Setif

Shopping Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beni Hammad Fort, Cuicul Roman Ruins
Highlights from your plan
Park Mall ©
Park Mall
Cuicul Roman Ruins ©
Cuicul Roman Ruins
Beni Hammad Fort ©
Beni Hammad Fort

6
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. Explore Constantine's surroundings by going to Skikda (Port de Stora & La Place) and Batna (Timgad, 1st November Mosque, & more). There's much more to do: snap pictures at Pont Sidi M’Cid, take a peaceful walk through La Foret du Djebel Ouahch, appreciate the history behind Monument Aux Morts, and take a stroll through La Medina.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Constantine trip site .

You can drive from Setif to Constantine in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Annaba.

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Batna, Skikda
Highlights from your plan
Timgad ©
Timgad
La Medina ©
La Medina
Pont Sidi M’Cid ©
Pont Sidi M’Cid

7
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Annaba: Parc National El Kala (in El Kala), Guelma (Guelma Roman Theatre & Hammam Debagh Hot Springs) and Souk Ahras (Madaure Ruins & Thubursicum). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint Augustin, kick back and relax at Ain Achir Beach, and see the interesting displays at Hyppone.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Annaba travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Constantine to Annaba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Constantine in December, things will get a bit warmer in Annaba: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. On the 30th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Annaba

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Souk Ahras, Guelma, Parc National El Kala
Highlights from your plan
Hammam Debagh Hot Springs ©
Hammam Debagh Hot Springs
Basilique Saint Augustin
Basilique Saint Augustin
Hyppone ©
Hyppone

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