21 days in Algeria Itinerary

21 days in Algeria Itinerary

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Start: Johannesburg
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  18 h 30 min
1
Constantine
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Timgad
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Annaba
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Oran
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Tlemcen
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Subway + Train:  4 h 30 min
6
Tipasa
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Algiers
— 7 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  17 h 30 min
End: Johannesburg

3
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Guelma (Hammam Debagh Hot Springs & Guelma Roman Theatre) and Setif (Setif Museum - Musee d'archeologie, Park Mall, &more). And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Monument Aux Morts, admire the landmark architecture of Tiddis Roman Ruins, steep yourself in history at Palais d'Ahmed Bey, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Emir Abdelkader Mosquee.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Constantine road trip app.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Constantine is an approximately 18.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Constantine is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Johannesburg in March, things will get slightly colder in Constantine: highs are around 19°C and lows about 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Timgad.

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Setif, Guelma
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Emir Abdelkader Mosquee ©
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee
Monument Aux Morts ©
Monument Aux Morts
Pont Sidi M’Cid ©
Pont Sidi M’Cid

1
night
Timgad

Timgad ©
On the 16th (Mon), make a trip to Roman Ruins Timgad and then delve into the distant past at Timgad.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Timgad day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Constantine to Timgad takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Annaba.

Things to do in Timgad

Historic Sites
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Timgad ©
Timgad
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. On the 17th (Tue), examine the collection at Musee des Ruines d' Hippone and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Saint Augustin.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Annaba day trip website.

Traveling by car from Timgad to Annaba takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Timgad in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Annaba, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Oran.

Things to do in Annaba

Museums Historic Sites
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Musee des Ruines d' Hippone ©
Musee des Ruines d' Hippone
Basilique Saint Augustin
Basilique Saint Augustin

4
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.
Step out of Oran to go to El Ancor and see Plage Les Andalouses, which is approximately 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Fort Santa Cruz, kick back and relax at Plage de Madagh 1, explore the world behind art at The Museum Of Modern Art Of Oran, and make a trip to La Gare d'Oran.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Oran sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Annaba to Oran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In March in Oran, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tlemcen.

Things to do in Oran

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

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Plage Les Andalouses
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Fort Santa Cruz ©
Fort Santa Cruz
La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur ©
La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur
Place du 1er Novembre ©
Place du 1er Novembre

2
nights
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. On the 22nd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Great Mosque, then make a trip to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar, then contemplate the long history of El Mansourah, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Centre des etudes andalouses. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Cascades El Ourit, then head outdoors with Les Grottes de Beni Add, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosquée Sidi Boumediene.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Tlemcen online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Oran to Tlemcen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Oran to Tlemcen, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. March in Tlemcen sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Tipasa.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Mansoura
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Mosquée Sidi Boumediene ©
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene
Les Grottes de Beni Add ©
Les Grottes de Beni Add
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar ©
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar

1
night
Tipasa

Tipasa ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Ruines Romaines Tipaza, then steep yourself in history at Tombeau de la Chretienne, and then make a trip to Tipasa Archaeological Park.

Before you visit Tipasa, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Tlemcen to Tipasa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in March, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Algiers.

Things to do in Tipasa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tombeau de la Chretienne
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Tombeau de la Chretienne ©
Tombeau de la Chretienne
Tipasa Archaeological Park ©
Tipasa Archaeological Park
Ruines Romaines Tipaza ©
Ruines Romaines Tipaza

7
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Algiers: Blida (Mausolee Sidi Yakoub, Mausolee de Sidi Elkebir, &more). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, see the interesting displays at Musee National du Bardo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique, and get to know the fascinating history of La Rue Didouche Mourad.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Algiers visit planner.

You can drive from Tipasa to Algiers in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and train. In March, daily temperatures in Algiers can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Algiers

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Blida, Tassili N'Ajjer National Park
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Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma
Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique
Memorial du Martyr ©
Memorial du Martyr