8 days in Algeria Itinerary

8 days in Algeria Itinerary

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8 days in Algeria Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  26​h
1
Algiers
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Batna
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Annaba
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Algiers
— 1 night
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Chicago

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ketchaoua Mosque, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mausolee Sidi Abderrahmane, and finally admire the masterpieces at Le Musee National Des Beaux Arts. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Ruines Romaines Tipaza, pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Cathedral, and then see the interesting displays at Musee National du Bardo.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Algiers planner .

Chicago, USA to Algiers is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Chicago to Algiers due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in May, you will find days in Algiers are somewhat warmer (77°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). On the 8th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Batna.

Things to do in Algiers

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Ruines Romaines Tipaza
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Ruines Romaines Tipaza ©
Ruines Romaines Tipaza
Musee National du Bardo ©
Musee National du Bardo
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique

1
night
Batna

Batna ©
Batna is the main city of Batna Province, Algeria. On the 8th (Fri), take in breathtaking views at Ghoufi.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Batna road trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Algiers to Batna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daytime highs in Batna are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Annaba.

Things to do in Batna

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ghoufi, Roman Ruins Timgad
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1st November Mosque ©
1st November Mosque
Ghoufi ©
Ghoufi
Roman Ruins Timgad ©
Roman Ruins Timgad

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): examine the collection at Hyppone and then kick back and relax at Ain Achir Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Annaba attractions planner.

You can drive from Batna to Annaba in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Annaba can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Annaba

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Hyppone ©
Hyppone

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Algiers

Algiers ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Villa Abd-el-Tif, explore the world behind art at Musee Nationale des Arts et Traditions Populaires, then see the interesting displays at Musee Public National de l'Enluminure, de la Miniature et de la Calligraphie, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jamaa El Jedid, and finally examine the collection at Musee des Antiquites.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Algiers vacation maker app .

Traveling by flight from Annaba to Algiers takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Algiers

Museums Historic Sites
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Jamaa El Jedid ©
Jamaa El Jedid
Villa Abd-el-Tif ©
Villa Abd-el-Tif