60 days in Algeria Itinerary

60 days in Algeria Itinerary

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60 days in Algeria Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Annaba
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Tlemcen
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Mostaganem
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Oran
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h
5
Ghardaia
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
6
Tamanrasset
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h
7
Djanet
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
8
Constantine
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
9
Batna
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Bou-Saada
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
11
Bejaia
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h
12
Algiers
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
13
Tipasa
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h
End: San Francisco

4
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 hidden gems such as Basilique Saint Augustin and Hyppone. Get out of town with these interesting Annaba side-trips: Souk Ahras (Madaure Ruins & Thubursicum), Parc National El Kala (in El Kala) and Guelma (Guelma Roman Theatre & Hammam Debagh Hot Springs). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ain Achir Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Annaba online trip maker .

San Francisco, USA to Annaba is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Annaba, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Annaba: highs are around 87°F and lows about 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tlemcen.

Things to do in Annaba

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. Step off the beaten path and head to Mosquée Sidi Boumediene and Cascades El Ourit. Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Tlemcen National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Great Mosque or Tlemcen, contemplate the long history of El Mansourah, head outdoors with Les Grottes de Beni Add, and make a trip to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Tlemcen online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Annaba to Tlemcen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Annaba, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tlemcen, ranging from highs of 95°F to lows of 66°F. On the 11th (Thu), you're off toMostaganem.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cascades El Ourit ©
Cascades El Ourit
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene ©
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene
Great Mosque or Tlemcen ©
Great Mosque or Tlemcen

4
nights
Mostaganem

Mostaganem ©
Mostaganem is a port city in and capital of Mostaganem province, in the northwest of Algeria. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hadjadj Plage and Cap Ivi Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mostaganem itinerary site .

You can drive from Tlemcen to Mostaganem in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tlemcen to Mostaganem due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tlemcen in July, you will find days in Mostaganem are little chillier (84°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (84°F). You'll set off for Oran on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Mostaganem

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

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Plage de Madagh 1 and La Porte d'Espagne. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Fort Santa Cruz, make a trip to La Gare d'Oran, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage Les Andalouses, and take in the spiritual surroundings of La Grande Synagogue d'Oran.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Oran day trip website .

You can drive from Mostaganem to Oran in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Mostaganem in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Oran, with lows of 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Ghardaia.

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

4
nights
Ghardaia

Ghardaia
Ghardaïa is the capital city of Ghardaïa Province, Algeria. For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ghardaia trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Oran to Ghardaia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, Ghardaia is somewhat warmer than Oran - with highs of 106°F and lows of 83°F. You'll set off for Tamanrasset on the 24th (Wed).

4
nights
Tamanrasset

Tamanrasset
To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tamanrasset trip planner .

Getting from Ghardaia to Tamanrasset by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Ghardaia in July, expect Tamanrasset to be a bit cooler, temps between 98°F and 74°F. You will leave for Djanet on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Tamanrasset

Nature Parks

4
nights
Djanet

Djanet ©
Djanet is an oasis city, and capital of Djanet District, in Illizi Province, southeast Algeria. Step off the beaten path and head to La vache qui pleure and Algerian Sahara.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Djanet trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Tamanrasset to Djanet in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Djanet are 102°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. You will leave for Constantine on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in Djanet

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Algerian Sahara
Highlights from your plan
Algerian Sahara ©
Algerian Sahara
La vache qui pleure ©
La vache qui pleure

5
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 hidden gems such as Emir Abdelkader Mosquee and Palais d'Ahmed Bey. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 4th (Sun) at Piscine Boulefkhad. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Monument Aux Morts, take a stroll through La Medina, take an in-depth tour of Musee National Cirta, and steep yourself in history at L'aqueduc Romain Constantine.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Constantine trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Djanet to Constantine takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Djanet in August; daily highs in Constantine reach 93°F and lows reach 64°F. On the 6th (Tue), you'll travel to Batna.

Things to do in Constantine

Theme Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Piscine Boulefkhad ©
Piscine Boulefkhad
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee ©
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee
Monument Aux Morts ©
Monument Aux Morts

4
nights
Batna

Batna ©
Batna is the main city of Batna Province, Algeria. Discover out-of-the-way places like Timgad and 1st November Mosque. When in Batna, make a side trip to see Roman Ruins Timgad in Timgad, approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Ghoufi, steep yourself in history at Lambaesis Ruins, make a trip to Mausoleo Real Numida de Medracen, and walk around Mbarkia.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Batna itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by train from Constantine to Batna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 94°F in August, and nighttime lows around 62°F. On the 10th (Sat), you'll travel to Bou-Saada.

Things to do in Batna

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ghoufi, Roman Ruins Timgad
Highlights from your plan
Timgad ©
Timgad
1st November Mosque ©
1st November Mosque
Ghoufi ©
Ghoufi

4
nights
Bou-Saada

Bou-Saada ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee National Nasr Eddine Dinet and Zaouia El-Hamel. Go for a jaunt from Bou-Saada to M'sila to see Beni Hammad Fort about 1h 45 min away.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bou-Saada online trip builder .

Getting from Batna to Bou-Saada by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Batna in August; daily highs in Bou-Saada reach 100°F and lows reach 75°F. You will leave for Bejaia on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Bou-Saada

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Beni Hammad Fort
Highlights from your plan
Beni Hammad Fort ©
Beni Hammad Fort
Zaouia El-Hamel ©
Zaouia El-Hamel

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cuicul Roman Ruins and Caves of Jijel. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bejaia: Parc Animalier de Kissir - El Aouana (in Jijel) and Barage de Taksebt (in Tizi Ouzou). There's still lots to do: get outside with Parc National De Gouraya, don't miss a visit to Place du 1er Novembre 1954, take in the waterfront at Promenade Brise de mer, and take in the pleasant sights at Pic des Singes.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Bejaia trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Bou-Saada to Bejaia by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Bou-Saada in August, plan for slightly colder days in Bejaia, with highs around 87°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Bejaia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jijel, Cuicul Roman Ruins, Barage de Taksebt
Highlights from your plan
Pic des Singes ©
Pic des Singes
Cuicul Roman Ruins ©
Cuicul Roman Ruins
Parc National De Gouraya ©
Parc National De Gouraya

8
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tassili n'Ajjer and Le Musee National Des Beaux Arts. Venture out of the city with trips to Blida (Ancienne Synagogue de Blida & Chrea National Park). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jamaa El Jedid, see the interesting displays at Musee National du Bardo, and appreciate the history behind Memorial du Martyr.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Algiers trip planning tool .

You can fly from Bejaia to Algiers in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tipasa.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blida, 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
Tassili n'Ajjer ©
Tassili n'Ajjer

3
nights
Tipasa

Tipasa ©
On the 27th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Le Mausolee Royal de Mauretanie, contemplate the long history of Tombeau de la Chretienne, explore the ancient world of Ruines Romaines Tipaza, then don't miss a visit to Tipasa Archaeological Park, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee Public National de Cherchell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lac Dhaya and then contemplate the waterfront views at Barrage de Ghrib.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tipasa attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Algiers to Tipasa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 69°F. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Tipasa

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Barrage de Ghrib, Musee Public National de Cherchell, Lac Dhaya, Le Mausolee Royal de Mauretanie
Highlights from your plan
Barrage de Ghrib ©
Barrage de Ghrib
Ruines Romaines Tipaza ©
Ruines Romaines Tipaza
Musee Public National de Cherchell ©

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