60 days in Algeria Itinerary

60 days in Algeria Itinerary

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60 days in Algeria Itinerary

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

4
nights
Tipasa

Tipasa ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Tipasa: Lac Dhaya (in Medea), Le Mausolee Royal de Mauretanie (in Sidi Rached) and Musee Public National de Cherchell (in Cherchell).

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tipasa trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Tipasa is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from San Francisco to Tipasa, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in June; daily highs in Tipasa reach 84°F and lows reach 61°F. You'll set off for Algiers on the 30th (Sun).

Things to do in Tipasa

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Le Mausolee Royal de Mauretanie, Barrage de Ghrib, Lac Dhaya, Musee Public National de Cherchell
Highlights from your plan
Barrage de Ghrib ©
Barrage de Ghrib
Tombeau de la Chretienne ©
Tombeau de la Chretienne
Tipasa Archaeological Park ©
Tipasa Archaeological Park

6
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 (Chrea National Park, Ancienne Synagogue de Blida, & more). Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at Tassili n'Ajjer. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique, admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, take a leisurely stroll along Le Port de Sidi Fredj, and wander the streets of Kasbah of Algiers.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Algiers day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Tipasa to Algiers takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. In June, daytime highs in Algiers are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bejaia.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blida, Tassili n'Ajjer
Highlights from your plan
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

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bejaia side-trips: Jijel (Parc Animalier de Kissir - El Aouana, Caves of Jijel, & more), Barage de Taksebt (in Tizi Ouzou) and Djurdjura National Park (in Bouira). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Parc National De Gouraya, take in the pleasant sights at Pic des Singes, take a leisurely stroll along Promenade Brise de mer, and explore the striking landscape at Cap Carbon.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bejaia trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Algiers to Bejaia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In July, daytime highs in Bejaia are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Setif.

Things to do in Bejaia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jijel, Djurdjura National Park, Barage de Taksebt
Highlights from your plan
Pic des Singes ©
Pic des Singes
Parc National De Gouraya ©
Parc National De Gouraya
Cap Carbon ©
Cap Carbon

5
nights
Setif

Setif ©
Provincial capital Setif retains much of its ancient past and looks proudly to the future.
Change things up with these side-trips from Setif: Beni Hammad Fort (in M'sila) and Cuicul Roman Ruins (in Djemila). There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Park Mall, head outdoors with Entente de Setif, get engrossed in the history at Setif Museum, and look for gifts at Bijoutrie el Kahina.

You can plan Setif trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Bejaia to Setif in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Bejaia, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Setif, ranging from highs of 95°F to lows of 64°F. On the 16th (Tue), you're off toBou-Saada.

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

5
nights
Bou-Saada

Bou-Saada ©
Bou-Saada is known for museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Musee National Nasr Eddine Dinet and don't miss a visit to Zaouia El-Hamel.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bou-Saada vacation planner.

You can drive from Setif to Bou-Saada in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Setif in July, expect Bou-Saada to be somewhat warmer, temps between 104°F and 76°F. You will leave for Batna on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Bou-Saada

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Zaouia El-Hamel ©
Zaouia El-Hamel

5
nights
Batna

Batna ©
Batna is the main city of Batna Province, Algeria. Step out of Batna to go to Timgad and see Roman Ruins Timgad, which is approximately 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Timgad, stroll around Mbarkia, appreciate the history behind 1st November Mosque, and make a trip to Mausoleo Real Numida de Medracen.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Batna trip planning tool .

Getting from Bou-Saada to Batna by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Bou-Saada in July, things will get a bit cooler in Batna: highs are around 97°F and lows about 63°F. On the 26th (Fri), you'll travel to Constantine.

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

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. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 29th (Mon) at Piscine Boulefkhad. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Pont Sidi M’Cid, get engrossed in the history at Musee National Cirta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emir Abdelkader Mosquee, and admire the landmark architecture of Palais d'Ahmed Bey.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Constantine road trip planning website .

You can take a train from Batna to Constantine in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, daily temperatures in Constantine can reach 96°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. You'll set off for Skikda on the 31st (Wed).

Things to do in Constantine

Theme Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Piscine Boulefkhad ©
Piscine Boulefkhad
Pont Sidi M’Cid ©
Pont Sidi M’Cid
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee ©
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee

5
nights
Skikda

Skikda ©
Skikda is known for . Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to La Place.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Skikda online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Constantine to Skikda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. On the 5th (Mon), you'll travel to Annaba.
Highlights from your plan
La Place ©
La Place

5
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Souk Ahras (Thubursicum & Madaure Ruins), Parc National El Kala (in El Kala) and Guelma (Guelma Roman Theatre & Hammam Debagh Hot Springs). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint Augustin, enjoy the sand and surf at Ain Achir Beach, and examine the collection at Hyppone.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Annaba online route planner .

Getting from Skikda to Annaba by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. You'll set off for Tlemcen on the 10th (Sat).

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. Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring nature at Tlemcen National Park. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar, admire the sheer force of Cascades El Ourit, steep yourself in history at El Mansourah, and engage your brain at Centre des etudes andalouses.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tlemcen sightseeing app .

Traveling by flight from Annaba to Tlemcen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Annaba to Tlemcen. Traveling from Annaba in August, you will find days in Tlemcen are somewhat warmer (95°F), and nights are about the same (67°F). On the 15th (Thu), you're off toOran.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
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

7
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 these side-trips from Oran: Mostaganem (Cap Ivi Lighthouse & Hadjadj Plage). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Fort Santa Cruz, take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur, stroll through Plage de Madagh 1, and kick back and relax at Plage Les Andalouses.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Oran online trip builder .

Drive from Tlemcen to Oran in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. The time zone changes from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Tlemcen, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Oran, ranging from highs of 90°F to lows of 70°F. You will leave for home on the 22nd (Thu).

Things to do in Oran

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Mostaganem
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

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