23 days in Algeria Itinerary

23 days in Algeria Itinerary

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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
Drive:  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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oran: Plage Les Andalouses (in El Ancor) and Hadjadj Plage (in Mostaganem). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Fort Santa Cruz, examine the collection at Musee Ahmed Zabana, take in the spiritual surroundings of La Grande Synagogue d'Oran, and don't miss a visit to La Porte d'Espagne.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Oran vacation planner.

San Francisco, USA to Oran is an approximately 21.5- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 9 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in July; daily highs in Oran reach 89°F and lows reach 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tlemcen.

Things to do in Oran

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. Start 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. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Centre des etudes andalouses, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Great Mosque, and then make a trip to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar.

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You can drive from Oran to Tlemcen in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Oran in July: highs in Tlemcen hover around 95°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Annaba.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Historic Sites Outdoors

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
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 18th (Thu), get outside with Ain Achir Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint Augustin, and then examine the collection at Musee des Ruines d' Hippone.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Annaba trip maker tool.

You can fly from Tlemcen to Annaba in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Tlemcen in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Annaba, with highs around 87°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Constantine.

Things to do in Annaba

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Musee des Ruines d' Hippone ©
Musee des Ruines d' Hippone
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). Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Pont Sidi M’Cid, visit La Medina, make a trip to Pont des Chutes, and steep yourself in history at Tiddis Roman Ruins.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Constantine online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Annaba to Constantine by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Annaba in July, expect nights in Constantine to be about the same, around 64°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 96°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Batna.

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trip

Guelma
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Emir Abdelkader Mosquee ©
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee
Pont Sidi M’Cid ©
Pont Sidi M’Cid
Palais d'Ahmed Bey ©
Palais d'Ahmed Bey

2
nights
Batna

Batna ©
Batna is the main city of Batna Province, Algeria. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): appreciate the history behind 1st November Mosque, then explore the ancient world of Lambaesis Ruins, then delve into the distant past at Timgad, and finally explore the ancient world of Roman Ruins Timgad. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Ghoufi and then don't miss a visit to Mausoleo Real Numida de Medracen.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Batna road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Constantine to Batna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Batna are 97°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Djemila.

Things to do in Batna

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Timgad, Mausoleo Real Numida de Medracen, Ghoufi
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Timgad ©
Timgad
1st November Mosque ©
1st November Mosque
Roman Ruins Timgad ©
Roman Ruins Timgad

1
night
Djemila

Djemila ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): make a trip to Cuicul Roman Ruins.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Djemila online journey builder.

You can drive from Batna to Djemila in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 95°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to 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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Algiers: Blida (Ancienne Synagogue de Blida & Mausolee de Sidi Elkebir). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique, take a stroll through Kasbah of Algiers, and appreciate the extensive heritage of La Rue Didouche Mourad.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Algiers road trip planner.

Getting from Djemila to Algiers by combination of car and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Djemila, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Algiers, ranging from highs of 90°F to lows of 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tipasa.

Things to do in Algiers

Museums Historic Sites 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
Memorial du Martyr ©
Memorial du Martyr
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique

2
nights
Tipasa

Tipasa ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): explore the ancient world of Ruines Romaines Tipaza, make a trip to Tipasa Archaeological Park, and then steep yourself in history at Tombeau de la Chretienne.

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You can drive from Algiers to Tipasa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

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

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