60 days in Algeria Itinerary

60 days in Algeria Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  22 h 15 min
1
Oran
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Mostaganem
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Tlemcen
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Annaba
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Constantine
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Batna
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Djemila
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Bejaia
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
9
Bou-Saada
— 5 nights
+3
Bus + Foot + Bus + Fly:  9 h
10
Djanet
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
11
Algiers
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
12
Tipasa
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  22 h
End: San Francisco

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Plage de Madagh 1 and Pacha Mosque. When in Oran, make a side trip to see Plage Les Andalouses in El Ancor, approximately El Ancor away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Fort Santa Cruz, pause for some serene contemplation at La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur, appreciate the extensive heritage of Place du 1er Novembre, and don't miss a visit to Arene d'Eckmuhl.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Oran trip itinerary website.

San Francisco, USA to Oran is an approximately 21.5- hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Oran: highs are around 89°F and lows about 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mostaganem.

Things to do in Oran

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

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
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.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Mostaganem vacation planner.

Getting from Oran to Mostaganem by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of train and car. When traveling from Oran in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Mostaganem, with highs around 84°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 84°F. You'll set off for Tlemcen on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Mostaganem

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
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Cap Ivi Lighthouse ©
Cap Ivi Lighthouse

5
nights
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 Cascades El Ourit. Spend the 14th (Sun) exploring nature at Tlemcen National Park. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Great Mosque, admire the landmark architecture of Centre des etudes andalouses, don't miss a visit to El Mansourah, and head outdoors with Les Grottes de Beni Add.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tlemcen trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Mostaganem to Tlemcen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mostaganem to Tlemcen. While traveling from Mostaganem, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Tlemcen, ranging from highs of 95°F to lows of 66°F. On the 16th (Tue), you're off to Annaba.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mansoura
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Cascades El Ourit ©
Cascades El Ourit
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene ©
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene
Great Mosque ©
Great Mosque

5
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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hammam Debagh Hot Springs and Musee des Ruines d' Hippone. Change things up with these side-trips from Annaba: Souk Ahras (Thubursicum & Madaure Ruins), Guelma Roman Theatre (in Guelma) and Parc National El Kala (in El Kala). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Ain Achir Beach and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Saint Augustin.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Annaba road trip site.

You can fly from Tlemcen to Annaba in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Tlemcen to Annaba is 1 hour. When traveling from Tlemcen in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Annaba, with highs around 87°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 67°F. You will leave for Constantine on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Annaba

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Souk Ahras, Guelma, Parc National El Kala
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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

5
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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Palais d'Ahmed Bey and Pont Sidi Rached. Spend a fun-filled day on the 24th (Wed) at Piscine Boulefkhad. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Pont des Chutes, appreciate the history behind Monument Aux Morts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosquee Souq El Ghezal, and get engrossed in the history at Musee National Cirta.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Constantine online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Annaba to Constantine takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Annaba in July: highs in Constantine hover around 96°F, while lows dip to 64°F. On the 26th (Fri), you'll travel to Batna.

Things to do in Constantine

Theme Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Piscine Boulefkhad ©
Piscine Boulefkhad
Palais d'Ahmed Bey ©
Palais d'Ahmed Bey
Pont Sidi Rached
Pont Sidi Rached

5
nights
Batna

Batna ©
Batna is the main city of Batna Province, Algeria. Discover out-of-the-way places like 1st November Mosque and Mausoleo Real Numida de Medracen. Explore Batna's surroundings by going to Ghoufi (in Ghassira) and Timgad (Roman Ruins Timgad & Timgad). There's more to do: delve into the distant past at Lambaesis Ruins and walk around Mbarkia.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Batna trip planner.

Drive from Constantine to Batna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 97°F in July, and nighttime lows around 63°F. You will leave for Djemila on the 31st (Wed).

Things to do in Batna

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Timgad, Ghoufi, Mausoleo Real Numida de Medracen
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Timgad ©
Timgad
1st November Mosque ©
1st November Mosque
Roman Ruins Timgad ©
Roman Ruins Timgad

5
nights
Djemila

Djemila ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Caves of Jijel and bissou18.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Djemila online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Batna to Djemila in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. July in Djemila sees daily highs of 95°F and lows of 64°F at night. On the 5th (Mon), you're off to Bejaia.

Things to do in Djemila

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Jijel
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Cuicul Roman Ruins ©
Cuicul Roman Ruins

5
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pic des Singes and Cascades de Kefrida. Explore Bejaia's surroundings by going to Animal Park - Kissir El Aouana (in El Aouana), Barage de Taksebt (in Tizi Ouzou) and Djurdjura National Park (in Bouira). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Cap Carbon, head outdoors with Parc National De Gouraya, step into the grandiose world of Bab El Fouka, and appreciate the history behind Manuel Teixeira Gomes Monument.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bejaia trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Djemila to Bejaia in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. While traveling from Djemila, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Bejaia, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 71°F. You'll set off for Bou-Saada on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Bejaia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Animal Park - Kissir El Aouana, Barage de Taksebt, Djurdjura National Park
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Pic des Singes ©
Pic des Singes
Cap Carbon ©
Cap Carbon
Casbah Bejaia
Casbah Bejaia

5
nights
Bou-Saada

Bou-Saada ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Musee National Nasr Eddine Dinet and Beni Hammad Fort.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bou-Saada sightseeing tool.

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. While traveling from Bejaia, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bou-Saada, ranging from highs of 100°F to lows of 75°F. You will leave for Djanet on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Bou-Saada

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Beni Hammad Fort
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Beni Hammad Fort ©
Beni Hammad Fort
Zaouia El-Hamel ©
Zaouia El-Hamel

3
nights
Djanet

Djanet ©
Djanet is an oasis city, and capital of Djanet District, in Illizi Province, southeast Algeria. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Algerian Sahara and La vache qui pleure.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Djanet trip planner.

Getting from Bou-Saada to Djanet by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive. August in Djanet sees daily highs of 102°F and lows of 76°F at night. On the 19th (Mon), you'll travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Djanet

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Algerian Sahara
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Algerian Sahara ©
Algerian Sahara
La vache qui pleure ©
La vache qui pleure

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tassili N'Ajjer National Park and National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers. Venture out of the city with trips to Blida (Ancienne Synagogue de Blida & Mausolee de Sidi Elkebir) and Chrea National Park (in El Hamdania). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, see the interesting displays at Musee Public National de l'Enluminure, de la Miniature et de la Calligraphie, take a stroll through Kasbah of Algiers, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Algiers online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Djanet to Algiers in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, Algiers is a bit cooler than Djanet - with highs of 91°F and lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tipasa.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Tipasa

Tipasa ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Ruines Romaines Tipaza and Lac Dhaya. Step out of Tipasa with an excursion to Barrage de Ghrib in Ain Defla--about 1h 40 min away.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tipasa itinerary planner.

Getting from Algiers to Tipasa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and car. August in Tipasa sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 69°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Tipasa

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sidi Rached, Barrage de Ghrib, Lac Dhaya, Musee Public National de Cherchell
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Barrage de Ghrib ©
Barrage de Ghrib
Tombeau de la Chretienne ©
Tombeau de la Chretienne
Ruines Romaines Tipaza ©
Ruines Romaines Tipaza

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