31 days in Algeria Itinerary

31 days in Algeria Itinerary

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31 days in Algeria Itinerary

Start: Sacramento
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  23​h 45​min
1
Cherchell
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Algiers
— 7 nights
Fly:  2​h
3
Bejaia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Setif
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Constantine
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Tamanrasset
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Oran
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Tlemcen
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Mostaganem
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  25​h
End: Sacramento

3
nights
Cherchell

Cherchell ©
Cherchell is a seaport town in the Province of Tipaza, Algeria, 55 miles west of Algiers. Venture out of the city with trips to Tipasa (Tombeau de la Chretienne, Tipasa Archaeological Park, & more), Le Mausolee Royal de Mauretanie (in Sidi Rached) and Barrage de Ghrib (in Ain Defla). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Musee Public National de Cherchell.

To see maps and tourist information, read our Cherchell day trip planner.

Sacramento, USA to Cherchell is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Sacramento to Cherchell. In July, Cherchell is a bit warmer than Sacramento - with highs of 102°F and lows of 73°F. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Algiers.

Things to do in Cherchell

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tipasa Province, Barrage de Ghrib
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Tombeau de la Chretienne ©
Tombeau de la Chretienne
Musee Public National de Cherchell ©
Barrage de Ghrib ©
Barrage de Ghrib

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.
Head to Centre Commercial Babzouar and Al Marhoon Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Algiers side-trips: Lac Dhaya (in Medea) and Mausolee de Sidi Elkebir (in Blida). Spend the 7th (Sun) exploring nature at Tassili n'Ajjer. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Le Bastion 23 - Palais des Rais, get in on the family fun at Teri Park, and pause for some photo ops at Memorial du Martyr.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Algiers trip planner .

Getting from Cherchell 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. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cherchell in July, with highs in Algiers at 90°F and lows at 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bejaia.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tassili n'Ajjer, Mausolee de Sidi Elkebir, Lac Dhaya
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Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma
Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma
Kasbah of Algiers ©
Kasbah of Algiers
Tassili n'Ajjer ©
Tassili n'Ajjer

3
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.
Step out of Bejaia with an excursion to Caves of Jijel in Jijel--about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Parc National De Gouraya, explore the striking landscape at Cap Carbon, appreciate the history behind Manuel Teixeira Gomes Monument, and make a trip to Place du 1er Novembre 1954.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bejaia trip planner .

You can fly from Algiers to Bejaia in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In July in Bejaia, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Setif.

Things to do in Bejaia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Caves of Jijel
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Cap Carbon ©
Cap Carbon
Parc National De Gouraya ©
Parc National De Gouraya
Pic des Singes ©
Pic des Singes

2
nights
Setif

Setif ©
Provincial capital Setif retains much of its ancient past and looks proudly to the future.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): stop by Bijoutrie el Kahina, get outside with Entente de Setif, then make a trip to Ain El Fouara, and finally get engrossed in the history at Setif Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at Park Mall.

To find out how to plan a trip to Setif, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bejaia to Setif in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bejaia in July, you will find days in Setif are somewhat warmer (95°F), and nights are little chillier (64°F). On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Constantine.

Things to do in Setif

Outdoors Shopping Museums
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Entente de Setif ©
Entente de Setif
Park Mall ©
Park Mall
Ain El Fouara ©
Ain El Fouara

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. Get out of town with these interesting Constantine side-trips: Guelma (Guelma Roman Theatre & Hammam Debagh Hot Springs). And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Pont Sidi M’Cid, see the interesting displays at Musee National Cirta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Emir Abdelkader Mosquee, and delve into the distant past at Tiddis Roman Ruins.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Constantine online journey planner .

Getting from Setif to Constantine by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 96°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tamanrasset.

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Guelma
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Emir Abdelkader Mosquee ©
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee
Hammam Debagh Hot Springs ©
Hammam Debagh Hot Springs
La Medina ©
La Medina

1
night
Tamanrasset

Tamanrasset
For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tamanrasset trip maker tool .

Getting from Constantine to Tamanrasset by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Constantine in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Tamanrasset, with lows around 74°F. You will leave for Oran on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Tamanrasset

Parks Nature
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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.
Oran is known for historic sites, beaches, museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Plage de Madagh 1, examine the collection at Musee Ahmed Zabana, take some stellar pictures from Foret de Canastel, and stroll through Plage Les Andalouses.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Oran tour app .

You can fly from Tamanrasset to Oran in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tamanrasset in July: high temperatures in Oran hover around 89°F and lows are around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tlemcen.

Things to do in Oran

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Plage de Madagh 1 ©
Plage de Madagh 1
Plage Les Andalouses ©
Plage Les Andalouses
Foret de Canastel ©
Foret de Canastel

3
nights
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. Spend the 28th (Sun) exploring nature at Tlemcen National Park. There's much more to do: get outside with Les Grottes de Beni Add, make a trip to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascades El Ourit, and explore the ancient world of Great Mosque or Tlemcen.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tlemcen trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Oran to Tlemcen by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oran to Tlemcen. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Oran in July: highs in Tlemcen hover around 95°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mostaganem.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Cascades El Ourit ©
Cascades El Ourit
Les Grottes de Beni Add ©
Les Grottes de Beni Add
Tlemcen National Park ©
Tlemcen National Park

2
nights
Mostaganem

Mostaganem ©
Mostaganem is a port city in and capital of Mostaganem province, in the northwest of Algeria. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Cap Ivi Lighthouse and then kick back and relax at Hadjadj Plage.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mostaganem trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tlemcen to Mostaganem takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Tlemcen, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Mostaganem, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 84°F. You will leave for home on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Mostaganem

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Cap Ivi Lighthouse ©
Cap Ivi Lighthouse

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