60 days in Algeria Itinerary

60 days in Algeria Itinerary

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60 days in Algeria Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Algiers
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Djanet
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h
3
Tamanrasset
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Bejaia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Djemila
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Bou-Saada
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Ghassira
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Batna
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
9
Constantine
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Annaba
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
11
Tlemcen
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
12
Oran
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
13
Mostaganem
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
14
Tissemsilt
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
15
Cherchell
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

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.
Visit Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique and Monastere de Tibhirine for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Tassili n'Ajjer and Chrea National Park. Step out of Algiers with an excursion to Ancienne Synagogue de Blida in Blida--about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Musee National du Bardo, take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, learn about all things military at Musem de l'Armee, and explore the world behind art at Musee Nationale des Arts et Traditions Populaires.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Algiers trip itinerary builder app .

San Francisco, USA to Algiers is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Time (CET) is 9 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in July, with highs in Algiers at 90°F and lows at 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Djanet.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Blida, Tassili n'Ajjer
Highlights from your plan
Tassili n'Ajjer ©
Tassili n'Ajjer
Musee National du Bardo ©
Musee National du Bardo
Chrea National Park ©
Chrea National Park

2
nights
Djanet

Djanet ©
Djanet is an oasis city, and capital of Djanet District, in Illizi Province, southeast Algeria. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate the long history of La vache qui pleure. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's extreme beauty at Algerian Sahara.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Djanet online route maker .

Fly from Algiers to Djanet in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Algiers in July; daily highs in Djanet reach 102°F and lows reach 76°F. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tamanrasset.

Things to do in Djanet

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Tamanrasset

Tamanrasset
To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tamanrasset travel planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Djanet to Tamanrasset in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 98°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. You will leave for Bejaia on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in Tamanrasset

Nature Parks

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 discover tucked-away gems like Parc National De Gouraya and Casbah Bejaia. Visiting Djurdjura National Park and Pic des Singes will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Bejaia side-trips: Parc Animalier de Kissir - El Aouana (in Jijel) and Barage de Taksebt (in Tizi Ouzou). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Cascades de Kefrida, make a trip to Place du 1er Novembre 1954, take in the dramatic natural features at Cap Carbon, and take in the waterfront at Promenade Brise de mer.

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You can fly from Tamanrasset to Bejaia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Tamanrasset in July, expect Bejaia to be slightly colder, temps between 86°F and 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Djemila.

Things to do in Bejaia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Parc Animalier de Kissir - El Aouana, Barage de Taksebt, Djurdjura National Park
Highlights from your plan
Pic des Singes ©
Pic des Singes
Parc National De Gouraya ©
Parc National De Gouraya
Djurdjura National Park ©
Djurdjura National Park

4
nights
Djemila

Djemila ©
Explore hidden gems such as Cuicul Roman Ruins and Caves of Jijel. Step out of Djemila to go to Jijel and see bissou18, which is approximately 1h 15 min away.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Djemila tour itinerary app .

Getting from Bejaia to Djemila by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. When traveling from Bejaia in July, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Djemila: temperatures range from 95°F by day to 64°F at night. On the 21st (Sun), you'll travel to Bou-Saada.

Things to do in Djemila

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Jijel
Highlights from your plan
Cuicul Roman Ruins ©
Cuicul Roman Ruins

4
nights
Bou-Saada

Bou-Saada ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Beni Hammad Fort and Zaouia El-Hamel.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bou-Saada day trip app .

You can drive from Djemila to Bou-Saada in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and car. In July, Bou-Saada is somewhat warmer than Djemila - with highs of 104°F and lows of 76°F. On the 25th (Thu), you'll travel to Ghassira.

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
Ghassira

Ghassira ©
Ghassira is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Ghoufi.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ghassira trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Bou-Saada to Ghassira takes 4 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bou-Saada in July; daily highs in Ghassira reach 97°F and lows reach 63°F. You will leave for Batna on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Ghassira

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ghoufi ©
Ghoufi

4
nights
Batna

Batna ©
Batna is the main city of Batna Province, Algeria. Step off the beaten path and head to Timgad and Roman Ruins Timgad. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at 1st November Mosque and Lambaesis Ruins. It doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Mausoleo Real Numida de Medracen and walk around Mbarkia.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Batna road trip website .

Traveling by car from Ghassira to Batna takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Batna can reach 97°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. You'll set off for Constantine on the 2nd (Fri).

Things to do in Batna

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

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

4
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. Step off the beaten path and head to Emir Abdelkader Mosquee and Palais d'Ahmed Bey. Popular historic sites such as Tiddis Roman Ruins and L'aqueduc Romain Constantine are in your itinerary. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 5th (Mon) at Piscine Boulefkhad. And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Monument Aux Morts, take a peaceful walk through La Foret du Djebel Ouahch, take in the views from Pont Sidi M’Cid, and examine the collection at Musee National Cirta.

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You can take a train from Batna to Constantine in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. August in Constantine sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Annaba.

Things to do in Constantine

Theme Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee ©
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee
Tiddis Roman Ruins ©
Tiddis Roman Ruins
Palais d'Ahmed Bey ©
Palais d'Ahmed Bey

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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilique Saint Augustin and Madaure Ruins. Do some cultural sightseeing at Hyppone and Thubursicum. Change things up with these side-trips from Annaba: Parc National El Kala (in El Kala) and Guelma (Guelma Roman Theatre & Hammam Debagh Hot Springs). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Ain Achir Beach.

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Getting from Constantine to Annaba by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. While traveling from Constantine, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Annaba, ranging from highs of 88°F to lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (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
Basilique Saint Augustin
Basilique Saint Augustin
Hyppone ©
Hyppone
Hammam Debagh Hot Springs ©
Hammam Debagh Hot Springs

4
nights
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. Get some historical perspective at Mosquée Sidi Boumediene and El Mansourah. Discover out-of-the-way places like Great Mosque or Tlemcen and Tlemcen National Park. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Cascades El Ourit, make a trip to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar, head outdoors with Les Grottes de Beni Add, and get curious at Centre des etudes andalouses.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tlemcen tour planning site .

Getting from Annaba to Tlemcen by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Western European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Annaba in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tlemcen, with highs around 95°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 67°F. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel to Oran.

Things to do in Tlemcen

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

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.
Let the collections at Musee Ahmed Zabana and The Museum Of Modern Art Of Oran capture your imagination. Shop till you drop at Palais de la Culture and Marche Medina Jedida. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Madagh 1, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Grande Synagogue d'Oran, take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Place du 1er Novembre.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Oran trip planner .

You can drive from Tlemcen to Oran in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Tlemcen in August, you will find days in Oran are a bit cooler (90°F), and nights are about the same (70°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mostaganem.

Things to do in Oran

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fort Santa Cruz ©
Fort Santa Cruz
Place du 1er Novembre ©
Place du 1er Novembre
La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur ©
La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur

4
nights
Mostaganem

Mostaganem ©
Mostaganem is a port city in and capital of Mostaganem province, in the northwest of Algeria. Step off the beaten path and head to Hadjadj Plage and Cap Ivi Lighthouse.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mostaganem sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Oran to Mostaganem takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Oran in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Mostaganem, with lows around 89°F. On the 23rd (Fri), you're off toTissemsilt.

Things to do in Mostaganem

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

3
nights
Tissemsilt

Tissemsilt ©
Spend the 24th (Sat) exploring nature at Theniet El Had National Park.

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Traveling by car from Mostaganem to Tissemsilt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Mostaganem in August, expect much colder with lows of 63°F in Tissemsilt. You'll set off for Cherchell on the 26th (Mon).

Things to do in Tissemsilt

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Theniet El Had National Park ©
Theniet El Had National Park

3
nights
Cherchell

Cherchell ©
Cherchell is a seaport town in the Province of Tipaza, Algeria, 55 miles west of Algiers. On the 27th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Musee Public National de Cherchell, make a trip to Tipasa Archaeological Park, make a trip to Ruines Romaines Tipaza, then steep yourself in history at Tombeau de la Chretienne, and finally delve into the distant past at Le Mausolee Royal de Mauretanie.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cherchell road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Tissemsilt to Cherchell takes 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tissemsilt in August: high temperatures in Cherchell hover around 100°F and lows are around 73°F. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Cherchell

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Tipasa Province
Highlights from your plan
Ruines Romaines Tipaza ©
Ruines Romaines Tipaza
Musee Public National de Cherchell ©
Le Mausolee Royal de Mauretanie ©
Le Mausolee Royal de Mauretanie

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