23 days in Algeria Itinerary

23 days in Algeria Itinerary

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23 days in Algeria Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Oran
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Tlemcen
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Annaba
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Constantine
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Batna
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Djemila
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Algiers
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Tipasa
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h
End: San Francisco

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hadjadj Plage in Mostaganem (about 1h 55 min away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Fort Santa Cruz, kick back and relax at Plage Les Andalouses, get to know the fascinating history of Place du 1er Novembre, and don't miss a visit to La Gare d'Oran.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Oran road trip planning tool .

San Francisco, USA to Oran is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Oran due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: high temperatures in Oran hover around 89°F and lows are around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Tlemcen.

Things to do in Oran

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Hadjadj Plage
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Plage de Madagh 1 ©
Plage de Madagh 1
Fort Santa Cruz ©
Fort Santa Cruz
La Gare d'Oran ©
La Gare d'Oran

2
nights
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): steep yourself in history at El Mansourah, admire the landmark architecture of Mosquée Sidi Boumediene, and then get outside with Les Grottes de Beni Add. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Centre des etudes andalouses, then delve into the distant past at Great Mosque or Tlemcen, and then make a trip to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tlemcen route planning app .

Getting from Oran to Tlemcen by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Oran to Tlemcen is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Oran, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tlemcen, ranging from highs of 95°F to lows of 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Annaba.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums
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Les Grottes de Beni Add ©
Les Grottes de Beni Add
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar ©
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene ©
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene

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. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Ain Achir Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Saint Augustin, and then examine the collection at Hyppone.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Annaba trip planning app .

Getting from Tlemcen to Annaba by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Tlemcen to Annaba is 1 hour. Traveling from Tlemcen in July, you will find days in Annaba are slightly colder (87°F), and nights are about the same (67°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Constantine.

Things to do in Annaba

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Hyppone ©
Hyppone
Basilique Saint Augustin
Basilique Saint Augustin

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Constantine: Guelma (Hammam Debagh Hot Springs & Guelma Roman Theatre). And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Pont Sidi M’Cid, take in the spiritual surroundings of Emir Abdelkader Mosquee, appreciate the history behind Monument Aux Morts, and get engrossed in the history at Musee National Cirta.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, you can read our Constantine travel site .

Traveling by car from Annaba to Constantine takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Annaba in July: highs in Constantine hover around 96°F, while lows dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Batna.

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Batna

Batna ©
Batna is the main city of Batna Province, Algeria. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 1st November Mosque, explore the ancient world of Lambaesis Ruins, then delve into the distant past at Timgad, and finally delve into the distant past at Roman Ruins Timgad. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Ghoufi and then make a trip to Mausoleo Real Numida de Medracen.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Batna online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by train from Constantine to Batna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Batna are 97°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Djemila.

Things to do in Batna

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

1
night
Djemila

Djemila ©
On the 24th (Wed), make a trip to Cuicul Roman Ruins.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Djemila trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Batna to Djemila in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. July in Djemila sees daily highs of 95°F and lows of 64°F at night. On the 24th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Algiers.
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Cuicul Roman Ruins ©
Cuicul Roman Ruins

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 (Ancienne Synagogue de Blida & Mausolee de Sidi Elkebir). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, take in the waterfront at Le Port de Sidi Fredj, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Le Bastion 23 - Palais des Rais, and wander the streets of Kasbah of Algiers.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Algiers day trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Djemila to Algiers in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Djemila in July, expect nights in Algiers to be about the same, around 67°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 90°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tipasa.

Things to do in Algiers

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Blida, Tassili n'Ajjer
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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

2
nights
Tipasa

Tipasa ©
On the 31st (Wed), delve into the distant past at Ruines Romaines Tipaza, then don't miss a visit to Tipasa Archaeological Park, and then contemplate the long history of Tombeau de la Chretienne.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Tipasa day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Algiers to Tipasa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. In July, daily temperatures in Tipasa can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tipasa

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

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