56 days in Algeria Itinerary

56 days in Algeria Itinerary

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56 days in Algeria Itinerary

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
10
Bou-Saada
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Batna
— 4 nights
train:  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

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Blida

Blida ©
Blida is a city in Algeria. On the 9th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chrea National Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Blida trip builder website .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Blida is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Blida due to the time zone difference. In April, Blida is cooler than Dubai - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tipasa.

Things to do in Blida

Parks Nature
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Chrea National Park ©
Chrea National Park

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Tipasa

Tipasa ©
On the 10th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Ruines Romaines Tipaza and then don't miss a visit to Tipasa Archaeological Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Tombeau de la Chretienne and then delve into the distant past at Le Mausolee Royal de Mauretanie.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tipasa trip itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Blida to Tipasa in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows 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

Le Mausolee Royal de Mauretanie
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Ruines Romaines Tipaza ©
Ruines Romaines Tipaza
Le Mausolee Royal de Mauretanie ©
Le Mausolee Royal de Mauretanie
Tombeau de la Chretienne ©
Tombeau de la Chretienne

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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: explore the galleries of Musee Public National de Cherchell.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Cherchell vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Cherchell is just a stone's throw from Tipasa. In April, daily temperatures in Cherchell can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 14th (Sun), you're off toTissemsilt.

Things to do in Cherchell

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

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nights
Tissemsilt

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

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tissemsilt holiday builder tool .

You can drive from Cherchell to Tissemsilt in 3 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cherchell in April: high temperatures in Tissemsilt hover around 24°C and lows are around 7°C. You'll set off for Mostaganem on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Tissemsilt

Wildlife Parks Nature
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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. Mostaganem is known for beaches and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Hadjadj Plage and visit a coastal fixture at Cap Ivi Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Mostaganem trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tissemsilt to Mostaganem takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. Expect warmer evenings in Mostaganem when traveling from Tissemsilt in April, with lows around 26°C. You'll set off for Oran on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Mostaganem

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
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Cap Ivi Lighthouse ©
Cap Ivi Lighthouse

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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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort Santa Cruz and The Museum Of Modern Art Of Oran. Visit Plage de Madagh 1 and Plage Les Andalouses for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pacha Mosque, get great views at Foret de Canastel, don't miss a visit to La Gare d'Oran, and steep yourself in history at Qasr el-Bey.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Oran trip builder app .

Drive from Mostaganem to Oran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect cooler evenings in Oran when traveling from Mostaganem in April, with lows around 13°C. 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
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Place du 1er Novembre ©
Place du 1er Novembre
Plage de Madagh 1 ©
Plage de Madagh 1
La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur ©
La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur

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Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mosquée Sidi Boumediene and Great Mosque or Tlemcen. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Centre des etudes andalouses and El Mansourah. Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Tlemcen National Park. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Les Grottes de Beni Add, make a trip to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar, and admire the sheer force of Cascades El Ourit.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tlemcen online visit planner .

Getting from Oran to Tlemcen by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Western European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Tlemcen National Park ©
Tlemcen National Park
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene ©
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene
Great Mosque or Tlemcen ©
Great Mosque or Tlemcen

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Monastere de Tibhirine and Jamaa El Jedid. Get a sense of the local culture at Basilique Notre-Dame d'Afrique and Kasbah of Algiers. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Algiers: La Playa (in Zeralda) and Ushuaia Beach Club (in Boumerdes). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Musee National du Bardo, take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, explore the world behind art at Musee Nationale des Arts et Traditions Populaires, and appreciate the history behind Memorial du Martyr.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Algiers trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Tlemcen to Algiers takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Tlemcen to Algiers, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May in Algiers, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bejaia.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

La Playa, Ushuaia Beach Club
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Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique
Musee National du Bardo ©
Musee National du Bardo

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cuicul Roman Ruins and Setif Museum. Bab El Fouka and Casbah Bejaia will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bejaia: Setif (Ain El Fouara & Park Mall) and Caves of Jijel (in Jijel). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Parc National De Gouraya, make a trip to Place du 1er Novembre 1954, explore the striking landscape at Cap Carbon, and take in the pleasant sights at Pic des Singes.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bejaia trip planner.

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

Things to do in Bejaia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Setif, Caves of Jijel, Cuicul Roman Ruins
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Pic des Singes ©
Pic des Singes
Cuicul Roman Ruins ©
Cuicul Roman Ruins
Parc National De Gouraya ©
Parc National De Gouraya

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nights
Bou-Saada

Bou-Saada ©
Bou-Saada is known for museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Musee National Nasr Eddine Dinet and don't miss a visit to Zaouia El-Hamel.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bou-Saada route planner .

You can drive from Bejaia to Bou-Saada in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Bejaia in May, you will find days in Bou-Saada are a bit warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). On the 16th (Thu), you're off toBatna.

Things to do in Bou-Saada

Museums
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Zaouia El-Hamel ©
Zaouia El-Hamel

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nights
Batna

Batna ©
Batna is the main city of Batna Province, Algeria. Explore hidden gems such as Timgad and Ghoufi. Get a sense of the local culture at Roman Ruins Timgad and 1st November Mosque. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Lambaesis Ruins, stroll around Mbarkia, and don't miss a visit to Mausoleo Real Numida de Medracen.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Batna travel route website .

Getting from Bou-Saada to Batna by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Bou-Saada in May, with highs in Batna at 31°C and lows at 11°C. You'll set off for Constantine on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Batna

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ghoufi, Roman Ruins Timgad
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Timgad ©
Timgad
1st November Mosque ©
1st November Mosque
Ghoufi ©
Ghoufi

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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 discover tucked-away gems like Emir Abdelkader Mosquee and Palais d'Ahmed Bey. Tiddis Roman Ruins and La Medina are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Constantine: Skikda (Port de Stora & La Place). The adventure continues: snap pictures at Pont Sidi M’Cid, don't miss a visit to Monument Aux Morts, take an in-depth tour of Musee National Cirta, and delve into the lush surroundings at La Foret du Djebel Ouahch.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Constantine online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by train from Batna to Constantine takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Constantine are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Annaba.

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Skikda
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Emir Abdelkader Mosquee ©
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee
Palais d'Ahmed Bey ©
Palais d'Ahmed Bey
Musee National Cirta ©
Musee National Cirta

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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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilique Saint Augustin and Thubursicum. Get in touch with nature at Hammam Debagh Hot Springs and Parc National El Kala. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Hyppone and enjoy the sand and surf at Ain Achir Beach.

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

Traveling by car from Constantine to Annaba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Annaba sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. 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

Thubursicum, Hammam Debagh Hot Springs, Parc National El Kala
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Basilique Saint Augustin
Basilique Saint Augustin
Hyppone ©
Hyppone
Hammam Debagh Hot Springs ©
Hammam Debagh Hot Springs

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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 find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Djanet day trip app .

You can fly from Annaba to Djanet in 7 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Annaba in May, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Djanet: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 26°C at night. On the 31st (Fri), you're off toTamanrasset.

Things to do in Djanet

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Algerian Sahara
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Algerian Sahara ©
Algerian Sahara

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nights
Tamanrasset

Tamanrasset
To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tamanrasset trip maker website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Djanet to Tamanrasset takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Tamanrasset are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. On the 2nd (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Tamanrasset

Parks Nature
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