28 days in Algeria Itinerary

28 days in Algeria Itinerary

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28 days in Algeria Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  12​h
1
Oran
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Tlemcen
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Tipasa Province
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Algiers
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h
5
Bejaia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Setif
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Batna
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 45​min
8
Constantine
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Annaba
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Manchester

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.
Go for a jaunt from Oran to Mostaganem to see Hadjadj Plage about 1h 55 min away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Fort Santa Cruz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Grande Synagogue d'Oran, examine the collection at Musee Ahmed Zabana, and admire the masterpieces at The Museum Of Modern Art Of Oran.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Oran holiday planner.

Manchester, UK to Oran is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to Oran, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in January; daily highs in Oran reach 20°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tlemcen.

Things to do in Oran

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Hadjadj Plage
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Fort Santa Cruz ©
Fort Santa Cruz
Place du 1er Novembre ©
Place du 1er Novembre
La Gare d'Oran ©
La Gare d'Oran

3
nights
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. Tlemcen is known for outdoors, historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Les Grottes de Beni Add, explore the striking landscape of Tlemcen National Park, contemplate the long history of El Mansourah, and admire the striking features of Mosquée Sidi Boumediene.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tlemcen trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Oran to Tlemcen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oran to Tlemcen. In January in Tlemcen, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tipasa Province.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Tlemcen National Park ©
Tlemcen National Park
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar ©
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar
Les Grottes de Beni Add ©
Les Grottes de Beni Add

2
nights
Tipasa Province

Tipasa Province ©
Resting on the pleasant Mediterranean coastline, Tipaza Province boasts an exciting ancient history, which left a large number of ruins and monuments in its wake.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Le Mausolee Royal de Mauretanie, steep yourself in history at Tombeau de la Chretienne, and then don't miss a visit to Tipasa Archaeological Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): shop like a local with Musee Public National de Cherchell, explore the ancient world of Ruines Romaines Tipaza, and then make a trip to Mausolee de Sidi Elkebir.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tipasa Province day trip planner.

Getting from Tlemcen to Tipasa Province by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tlemcen to Tipasa Province. In January in Tipasa Province, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Algiers.

Things to do in Tipasa Province

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Mausolee de Sidi Elkebir, Musee Public National de Cherchell
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Tombeau de la Chretienne ©
Tombeau de la Chretienne
Tipasa Archaeological Park ©
Tipasa Archaeological Park
Ruines Romaines Tipaza ©
Ruines Romaines Tipaza

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.
When in Algiers, make a side trip to see Ancienne Synagogue de Blida in Blida, approximately 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, get to know the fascinating history of La Rue Didouche Mourad, see a world frozen in time at Le Bastion 23 - Palais des Rais, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ketchaoua Mosque.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Algiers trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Tipasa Province to Algiers by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in January, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bejaia.

Things to do in Algiers

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Cap Carbon, then stroll through Pic des Singes, then head outdoors with Parc National De Gouraya, and finally make a trip to Place du 1er Novembre 1954. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): head outdoors with Cascades de Kefrida, appreciate the history behind Manuel Teixeira Gomes Monument, then explore the historical opulence of Bab El Fouka, and finally steep yourself in history at Casbah Bejaia.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bejaia trip planning website .

You can fly from Algiers to Bejaia in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in January, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Setif.

Things to do in Bejaia

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

3
nights
Setif

Setif ©
Provincial capital Setif retains much of its ancient past and looks proudly to the future.
Get out of town with these interesting Setif side-trips: Beni Hammad Fort (in M'sila), Cuicul Roman Ruins (in Djemila) and Parc Animalier de Kissir - El Aouana (in Jijel). And it doesn't end there: browse the different shops at Park Mall, head outdoors with Entente de Setif, stop by Bijoutrie el Kahina, and make a trip to Ain El Fouara.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Setif tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Bejaia to Setif in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Bejaia in January, with highs in Setif at 11°C and lows at 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Batna.

Things to do in Setif

Shopping Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Cuicul Roman Ruins, Beni Hammad Fort, Parc Animalier de Kissir - El Aouana
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Park Mall ©
Park Mall
Cuicul Roman Ruins ©
Cuicul Roman Ruins
Ain El Fouara ©
Ain El Fouara

1
night
Batna

Batna ©
Batna is the main city of Batna Province, Algeria. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of 1st November Mosque, then contemplate the long history of Lambaesis Ruins, and then delve into the distant past at Timgad.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Batna online tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Setif to Batna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January in Batna, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Constantine.

Things to do in Batna

Historic Sites
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Timgad ©
Timgad
1st November Mosque ©
1st November Mosque
Lambaesis Ruins ©
Lambaesis Ruins

4
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Constantine: La Place (in Skikda), Guelma (Hammam Debagh Hot Springs & Guelma Roman Theatre) and Caves of Jijel (in Jijel). The adventure continues: snap pictures at Pont Sidi M’Cid, don't miss a visit to Monument Aux Morts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Emir Abdelkader Mosquee, and admire the striking features of Tiddis Roman Ruins.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Constantine trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Batna to Constantine by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In January, daytime highs in Constantine are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Annaba.

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Guelma, Caves of Jijel, La Place
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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
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 29th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Hyppone and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Saint Augustin.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Annaba trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Constantine to Annaba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Constantine in January: high temperatures in Annaba hover around 19°C and lows are around 7°C. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Annaba

Museums Historic Sites
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Hyppone ©
Hyppone
Basilique Saint Augustin
Basilique Saint Augustin

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