56 days in Algeria Itinerary

56 days in Algeria Itinerary

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Start: Dubai
Fly + Drive:  12 h
1
Blida
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h
2
Tipasa
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Cherchell
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Tissemsilt
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Mostaganem
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Oran
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Tlemcen
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
8
Algiers
— 8 nights
Fly:  2 h
9
Bejaia
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
10
Bou-Saada
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
11
Batna
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
12
Constantine
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
13
Annaba
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h
14
Djanet
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  2 h
15
Tamanrasset
— 2 nights
Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Dubai

1
day
Blida

Blida ©
Blida is a city in Algeria. On the 9th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Chrea National Park.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Blida online trip itinerary maker.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Blida is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 3 hours. In April, Blida is cooler than Dubai - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tipasa.

Things to do in Blida

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Chrea National Park
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Chrea National Park ©
Chrea National Park

2
nights
Tipasa

Tipasa ©
On the 10th (Wed), make a trip to Ruines Romaines Tipaza and then make a trip to Tipasa Archaeological Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Tombeau de la Chretienne and then explore the ancient world of Royal Mausoleum of Mauretania.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Tipasa journey planner.

Traveling by car from Blida to Tipasa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. In April, daily temperatures in Tipasa can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cherchell.

Things to do in Tipasa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sidi Rached
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Tombeau de la Chretienne ©
Tombeau de la Chretienne
Ruines Romaines Tipaza ©
Ruines Romaines Tipaza
Royal Mausoleum of Mauretania ©
Royal Mausoleum of Mauretania

3
nights
Cherchell

Cherchell ©
Cherchell is a seaport town in the Province of Tipaza, Algeria, 55 miles west of Algiers. Cherchell is known for museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Musee Public National de Cherchell.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cherchell online vacation planner.

Cherchell is just a short distance from Tipasa. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will leave for Tissemsilt on the 14th (Sun).

Things to do in Cherchell

Shopping Museums
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Musee Public National de Cherchell ©
Musee Public National de Cherchell

3
nights
Tissemsilt

Tissemsilt ©
Spend the 15th (Mon) exploring nature at Theniet El Had National Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tissemsilt day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Cherchell to Tissemsilt takes 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cherchell in April: high temperatures in Tissemsilt hover around 24°C and lows are around 7°C. You will leave for Mostaganem on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Tissemsilt

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Theniet El Had National Park ©
Theniet El Had National Park

4
nights
Mostaganem

Mostaganem ©
Mostaganem is a port city in and capital of Mostaganem province, in the northwest of Algeria. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hadjadj Plage and Cap Ivi Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mostaganem trip planner.

You can drive from Tissemsilt to Mostaganem in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Tissemsilt in April, Mostaganem is much warmer at night with lows of 26°C. You will leave for Oran on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Mostaganem

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Cap Ivi Lighthouse ©
Cap Ivi Lighthouse

6
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Plage de Madagh 1 and Plage Les Andalouses. Get a sense of the local culture at Pacha Mosque and Fort Santa Cruz. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Grande Synagogue d'Oran, make a trip to La Porte d'Espagne, steep yourself in history at Chateau Neuf, and enjoy the sea views from Phare Cap D'aiguille.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Oran vacation maker site.

Drive from Mostaganem to Oran in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Mostaganem in April, expect cooler with lows of 13°C in Oran. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tlemcen.

Things to do in Oran

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Plage Les Andalouses
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Fort Santa Cruz ©
Fort Santa Cruz
Plage de Madagh 1 ©
Plage de Madagh 1
Pacha Mosque ©
Pacha Mosque

4
nights
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. Take a break from the city and head to Cascades El Ourit and Les Grottes de Beni Add. Popular historic sites such as Mosquée Sidi Boumediene and El Mansourah are in your itinerary. Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Tlemcen National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Great Mosque, make a trip to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar, and admire the striking features of Centre des etudes andalouses.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Tlemcen visit planner.

Traveling by car from Oran to Tlemcen takes 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 April, daytime highs in Tlemcen are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Mansoura
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Tlemcen National Park ©
Tlemcen National Park
El Mansourah
El Mansourah
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene ©
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene

8
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.
For shopping fun, head to Palais of Rais - Bastion 23 or Centre Commercial Babzouar. Escape the urban bustle at Ushuaia Beach Club and La Playa. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ketchaoua Mosque, see the interesting displays at Musee des Antiquites, explore the world behind art at Musee Nationale des Arts et Traditions Populaires, and brush up on your military savvy at Musem de l'Armee.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Algiers trip planner.

You can fly from Tlemcen to Algiers in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in Algiers are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Bejaia.

Things to do in Algiers

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

La Playa, Ushuaia Beach Club
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Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique
National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers ©
National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers
Ketchaoua Mosque ©
Ketchaoua Mosque

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Cap Carbon and Casbah Bejaia. Setif Museum - Musee d'archeologie and Bab El Fouka are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bejaia: Setif (Ain El Fouara & Park Mall), Cuicul Roman Ruins (in Djemila) and Caves of Jijel (in Jijel). There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Pic des Singes, take a leisurely stroll along Promenade Brise de mer, get outside with Parc National De Gouraya, and make a trip to Place du 1er Novembre 1954.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bejaia online road trip planner.

Getting from Algiers to Bejaia by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In May, daytime highs in Bejaia are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bou-Saada.

Things to do in Bejaia

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Setif, Cuicul Roman Ruins, Caves of Jijel
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Pic des Singes ©
Pic des Singes
Cap Carbon ©
Cap Carbon
Casbah Bejaia
Casbah Bejaia

3
nights
Bou-Saada

Bou-Saada ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Musee National Nasr Eddine Dinet and Zaouia El-Hamel.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bou-Saada travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Bejaia to Bou-Saada takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. When traveling from Bejaia in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bou-Saada, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. On the 16th (Thu), you're off to Batna.

Things to do in Bou-Saada

Museums
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Zaouia El-Hamel ©
Zaouia El-Hamel

4
nights
Batna

Batna ©
Batna is the main city of Batna Province, Algeria. Popular historic sites such as Roman Ruins Timgad and Lambaesis Ruins are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at 1st November Mosque and Timgad. Get out of town with these interesting Batna side-trips: Mausoleo Real Numida de Medracen (in Boumia) and Ghoufi (in Ghassira). There's more to do: walk around Mbarkia.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Batna holiday app.

Traveling by car from Bou-Saada to Batna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bou-Saada in May, expect Batna to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 11°C. You'll set off for Constantine on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Batna

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Timgad, Mausoleo Real Numida de Medracen, Ghoufi
Find places to stay May 16 — 20:
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Roman Ruins Timgad ©
Roman Ruins Timgad
1st November Mosque ©
1st November Mosque
Ghoufi ©
Ghoufi

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. Step off the beaten path and head to Palais d'Ahmed Bey and L'aqueduc Romain Constantine. Emir Abdelkader Mosquee and Tiddis Roman Ruins will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Constantine: Skikda (Port de Stora & La Place). There's much more to do: wander the streets of La Medina, get engrossed in the history at Musee National Cirta, appreciate the history behind Monument Aux Morts, and take in the views from Pont d'El-Kantara.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Constantine route tool.

Drive from Batna to Constantine in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Constantine can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Annaba.

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Skikda
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Emir Abdelkader Mosquee ©
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee
Palais d'Ahmed Bey ©
Palais d'Ahmed Bey
La Medina ©
La Medina

4
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. Visiting Hammam Debagh Hot Springs and Ain Achir Beach will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Musee des Ruines d' Hippone and Basilique Saint Augustin. Explore Annaba's surroundings by going to Parc National El Kala (in El Kala) and Thubursicum (in Souk Ahras).

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Annaba driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Constantine to Annaba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Djanet.

Things to do in Annaba

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hammam Debagh Hot Springs, Parc National El Kala, Thubursicum
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Hammam Debagh Hot Springs ©
Hammam Debagh Hot Springs
Musee des Ruines d' Hippone ©
Musee des Ruines d' Hippone
Basilique Saint Augustin
Basilique Saint Augustin

3
nights
Djanet

Djanet ©
Djanet is an oasis city, and capital of Djanet District, in Illizi Province, southeast Algeria. Djanet is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating landscape at Algerian Sahara.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Djanet road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Annaba to Djanet takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Annaba, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Djanet, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 26°C. On the 31st (Fri), you'll travel to Tamanrasset.

Things to do in Djanet

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Algerian Sahara
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Algerian Sahara ©
Algerian Sahara

2
nights
Tamanrasset

Tamanrasset
Tamanrasset is an oasis city and capital of Tamanrasset Province in southern Algeria, in the Ahaggar Mountains. To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tamanrasset day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Djanet to Tamanrasset takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Tamanrasset

Nature Parks
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