28 days in Algeria Itinerary

28 days in Algeria Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Oran
— 4 nights
2
Tlemcen
— 3 nights
3
Tipasa Province
— 2 nights
4
Algiers
— 6 nights
5
Bejaia
— 2 nights
6
Setif
— 3 nights
7
Batna
— 1 night
8
Constantine
— 4 nights
9
Annaba
— 2 nights

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 45 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Fort Santa Cruz, get to know the fascinating history of Place du 1er Novembre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Grande Synagogue d'Oran, and don't miss a visit to La Gare d'Oran.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Oran journey planning tool.

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. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in January, with highs in Oran at 20°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tlemcen.

Things to do in Oran

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Hadjadj Plage
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Fort Santa Cruz ©
Fort Santa Cruz
La Gare d'Oran ©
La Gare d'Oran
Musee Ahmed Zabana ©
Musee Ahmed Zabana

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, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar, admire the landmark architecture of Centre des etudes andalouses, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascades El Ourit, and contemplate the long history of Mosquée Sidi Boumediene.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tlemcen trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Oran to Tlemcen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Oran to Tlemcen is minus 1 hour. In January in Tlemcen, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tipasa Province.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mansoura
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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.
On the 11th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Royal Mausoleum of Mauretania, then contemplate the long history of 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 next day: admire the masterpieces at Musee Public National de Cherchell, make a trip to Ruines Romaines Tipaza, and then stroll the grounds of Mausolee de Sidi Elkebir.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tipasa Province driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Tlemcen to Tipasa Province takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and car; or do a combination of train and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tlemcen to Tipasa Province due to the time zone difference. In January, daily temperatures in Tipasa Province can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. 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

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

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.
Take a break from Algiers with a short trip to Ancienne Synagogue de Blida in Blida, about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tassili N'Ajjer National Park, see the interesting displays at Musee National du Bardo, and get to know the fascinating history of La Rue Didouche Mourad.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Algiers online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Tipasa Province to Algiers in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and bus. January in Algiers sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bejaia.

Things to do in Algiers

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Tassili N'Ajjer National Park, Ancienne Synagogue de Blida
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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
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): take in the dramatic natural features at Cap Carbon, take in the awesome beauty at Pic des Singes, then head outdoors with Parc National De Gouraya, and finally make a trip to Place du 1er Novembre 1954. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Cascades de Kefrida, then step into the grandiose world of Bab El Fouka, and then steep yourself in history at Casbah Bejaia.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bejaia trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Algiers to Bejaia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January in Bejaia, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Setif: Animal Park - Kissir El Aouana (in El Aouana), Cuicul Roman Ruins (in Djemila) and Beni Hammad Fort (in Maadid). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Ain El Fouara, take an in-depth tour of Setif Museum - Musee d'archeologie, browse the different shops at Park Mall, and look for gifts at Bijoutrie el Kahina.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Setif day trip planning app.

You can drive from Bejaia to Setif in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Bejaia in January: high temperatures in Setif hover around 11°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Batna.

Things to do in Setif

Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Beni Hammad Fort, Animal Park - Kissir El Aouana, Cuicul Roman Ruins
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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. On the 24th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at 1st November Mosque, then delve into the distant past at Lambaesis Ruins, and then explore the ancient world of Timgad.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Batna holiday planner.

Getting from Setif to Batna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. January in Batna sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Constantine.

Things to do in Batna

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Timgad
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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 Constantine's surroundings by going to Caves of Jijel (in Jijel), La Place (in Skikda) and Hammam Debagh Hot Springs (in Guelma). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Pont Sidi M’Cid, make a trip to Pont des Chutes, pause for some photo ops at Monument Aux Morts, and admire the landmark architecture of Palais d'Ahmed Bey.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Constantine trip planner.

You can drive from Batna to Constantine in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Annaba.

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Caves of Jijel, La Place, Hammam Debagh Hot Springs
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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. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Musee des Ruines d' Hippone and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Saint Augustin.

Plan my day in Annaba using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Constantine to Annaba by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Constantine in January, expect Annaba to be somewhat warmer, temps between 19°C and 7°C. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

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

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