16 days in Algeria Itinerary

16 days in Algeria Itinerary

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Start: Chicago
Fly + Drive:  16 h
1
Cherchell
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Algiers
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h
3
Bejaia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Bou-Saada
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Batna
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Constantine
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Annaba
— 1 night
Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Chicago

1
night
Cherchell

Cherchell ©
Cherchell is a seaport town in the Province of Tipaza, Algeria, 55 miles west of Algiers. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Musee Public National de Cherchell.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cherchell road trip planning website.

Chicago, USA to Cherchell is an approximately 23- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 7 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in May; daily highs in Cherchell reach 84°F and lows reach 58°F. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Cherchell

Museums Shopping
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Musee Public National de Cherchell ©
Musee Public National de Cherchell

5
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.
Head to Centre Commercial Babzouar and Seen Artfor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique and Monastere de Tibhirine. Change things up with these side-trips from Algiers: Ancienne Synagogue de Blida (in Blida), Ushuaia Beach Club (in Boumerdes) and Tikjda National Park (in Bouira). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jamaa El Jedid, examine the collection at Musee des Antiquites, admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sacred Heart Cathedral.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Algiers driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Cherchell to Algiers in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cherchell in May; daily highs in Algiers reach 77°F and lows reach 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bejaia.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Ancienne Synagogue de Blida, Ushuaia Beach Club, La Playa, Tikjda National Park
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Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique
Monastere de Tibhirine ©
Monastere de Tibhirine
Jamaa El Jedid ©
Jamaa El Jedid

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): head outdoors with Parc National De Gouraya, then step into the grandiose world of Bab El Fouka, and then explore the striking landscape at Cap Carbon. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pic des Singes and then head outdoors with Cascades de Kefrida.

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Fly from Algiers to Bejaia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In May in Bejaia, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bou-Saada.

Things to do in Bejaia

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Parc National De Gouraya ©
Parc National De Gouraya
Cap Carbon ©
Cap Carbon
Pic des Singes ©
Pic des Singes

1
night
Bou-Saada

Bou-Saada ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Zaouia El-Hamel and then examine the collection at Musee National Nasr Eddine Dinet.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bou-Saada driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Bejaia to Bou-Saada takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. When traveling from Bejaia in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Bou-Saada, with highs around 86°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Batna.

Things to do in Bou-Saada

Museums
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Zaouia El-Hamel ©
Zaouia El-Hamel

1
night
Batna

Batna ©
Batna is the main city of Batna Province, Algeria. On the 12th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at 1st November Mosque, explore the ancient world of Lambaesis Ruins, then explore the ancient world of Timgad, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Ghoufi.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Batna online road trip planner.

You can drive from Bou-Saada to Batna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Bou-Saada in May, with highs in Batna at 80°F and lows at 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Constantine.

Things to do in Batna

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

2
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. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): examine the collection at Musee National Cirta, steep yourself in history at L'aqueduc Romain Constantine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Emir Abdelkader Mosquee, and finally wander the streets of La Medina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): take in the views from Pont Sidi M’Cid, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosquee Souq El Ghezal, then contemplate the long history of Palais d'Ahmed Bey, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at La Foret du Djebel Ouahch.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Constantine trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Batna to Constantine takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in May, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Annaba.

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Emir Abdelkader Mosquee ©
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee
Musee National Cirta ©
Musee National Cirta
La Medina ©
La Medina

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. On the 15th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Ain Achir Beach, examine the collection at Musee des Ruines d' Hippone, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint Augustin.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Annaba trip itinerary website.

Getting from Constantine to Annaba by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Annaba

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Musee des Ruines d' Hippone ©
Musee des Ruines d' Hippone
Basilique Saint Augustin
Basilique Saint Augustin

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