60 days in Algeria Itinerary

60 days in Algeria Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

5
nights
Tipasa

Tipasa ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tipasa: Lac Dhaya (in Medea) and Barrage de Ghrib (in Ain Defla).

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Tipasa itinerary builder site.

San Francisco, USA to Tipasa is an approximately 21.5- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from San Francisco to Tipasa, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in July, with highs in Tipasa at 90°F and lows at 67°F. You'll set off for Algiers on the 7th (Sun).

Things to do in Tipasa

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sidi Rached, Musee Public National de Cherchell, Lac Dhaya, Barrage de Ghrib
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Barrage de Ghrib ©
Barrage de Ghrib
Tombeau de la Chretienne ©
Tombeau de la Chretienne
Tipasa Archaeological Park ©
Tipasa Archaeological Park

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.
When in Algiers, make a side trip to see Chrea National Park in El Hamdania, approximately El Hamdania away. Spend the 10th (Wed) exploring nature at Tassili N'Ajjer National Park. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ketchaoua Mosque, appreciate the history behind Memorial du Martyr, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Algiers road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Tipasa to Algiers takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. In July in Algiers, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bejaia.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Tassili N'Ajjer National Park, Chrea National Park
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 14:
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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

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bejaia: Caves of Jijel (in Jijel), Animal Park - Kissir El Aouana (in El Aouana) and Djurdjura National Park (in Bouira). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Parc National De Gouraya, take in the dramatic natural features at Cap Carbon, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pic des Singes, and step into the grandiose world of Bab El Fouka.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bejaia trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Algiers to Bejaia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Setif.

Things to do in Bejaia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Caves of Jijel, Animal Park - Kissir El Aouana, Djurdjura National Park
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 19:
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Pic des Singes ©
Pic des Singes
Parc National De Gouraya ©
Parc National De Gouraya
Cap Carbon ©
Cap Carbon

5
nights
Setif

Setif ©
Provincial capital Setif retains much of its ancient past and looks proudly to the future.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Setif: Beni Hammad Fort (in Maadid) and Cuicul Roman Ruins (in Djemila). Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Park Mall, get engrossed in the history at Setif Museum - Musee d'archeologie, get outside with Entente de Setif, and stop by Bijoutrie el Kahina.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Setif online trip maker.

Getting from Bejaia to Setif by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bejaia in July: highs in Setif hover around 95°F, while lows dip to 64°F. You will leave for Bou-Saada on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Setif

Outdoors Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beni Hammad Fort, Cuicul Roman Ruins
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 24:
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Entente de Setif ©
Entente de Setif
Park Mall ©
Park Mall
Ain El Fouara ©
Ain El Fouara

5
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.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bou-Saada online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Setif to Bou-Saada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Setif in July, expect Bou-Saada to be somewhat warmer, temps between 104°F and 76°F. On the 29th (Mon), you're off to Batna.

Things to do in Bou-Saada

Museums
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 29:
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Zaouia El-Hamel ©
Zaouia El-Hamel

5
nights
Batna

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

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Batna itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Bou-Saada to Batna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Bou-Saada in July, with highs in Batna at 97°F and lows at 63°F. You will leave for Constantine on the 3rd (Sat).

Things to do in Batna

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Timgad, Ghoufi, Mausoleo Real Numida de Medracen
Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 3:
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Timgad ©
Timgad
1st November Mosque ©
1st November Mosque
Roman Ruins Timgad ©
Roman Ruins Timgad

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. Spend a fun-filled day on the 7th (Wed) at Piscine Boulefkhad. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Pont Sidi M’Cid, take in the spiritual surroundings of Emir Abdelkader Mosquee, don't miss a visit to Pont des Chutes, and get engrossed in the history at Musee National Cirta.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Constantine trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Batna to Constantine takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 93°F, and evening lows to 64°F. You will leave for Annaba on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in Constantine

Theme Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Piscine Boulefkhad ©
Piscine Boulefkhad
Pont Sidi M’Cid ©
Pont Sidi M’Cid
Palais d'Ahmed Bey ©
Palais d'Ahmed Bey

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. Explore Annaba's surroundings by going to Guelma (Guelma Roman Theatre & Hammam Debagh Hot Springs), Parc National El Kala (in El Kala) and Souk Ahras (Madaure Ruins & Thubursicum). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint Augustin, see the interesting displays at Musee des Ruines d' Hippone, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ain Achir Beach.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Annaba online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Constantine to Annaba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Constantine in August, you will find days in Annaba are little chillier (88°F), and nights are about the same (69°F). On the 13th (Tue), you're off to Tlemcen.

Things to do in Annaba

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Guelma, Souk Ahras, Parc National El Kala
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 13:
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Hammam Debagh Hot Springs ©
Hammam Debagh Hot Springs
Basilique Saint Augustin
Basilique Saint Augustin
Musee des Ruines d' Hippone ©
Musee des Ruines d' Hippone

5
nights
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. Spend the 17th (Sat) exploring nature at Tlemcen National Park. There's lots more to do: get outside with Les Grottes de Beni Add, don't miss a visit to El Mansourah, delve into the distant past at Great Mosque, and admire the striking features of Centre des etudes andalouses.

You can plan Tlemcen trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can fly from Annaba to Tlemcen in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Annaba to Tlemcen is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Annaba, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tlemcen, ranging from highs of 95°F to lows of 67°F. On the 18th (Sun), you'll travel to Oran.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mansoura
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Cascades El Ourit ©
Cascades El Ourit
Les Grottes de Beni Add ©
Les Grottes de Beni Add
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar ©
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar

11
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Oran: Mostaganem (Hadjadj Plage & Cap Ivi Lighthouse) and Plage Les Andalouses (in El Ancor). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Fort Santa Cruz, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pacha Mosque, don't miss a visit to La Gare d'Oran, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Madagh 1.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Oran trip planner.

You can drive from Tlemcen to Oran in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tlemcen to Oran. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tlemcen in August: highs in Oran hover around 90°F, while lows dip to 70°F. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Oran

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mostaganem, Plage Les Andalouses
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 29:
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Fort Santa Cruz ©
Fort Santa Cruz
La Gare d'Oran ©
La Gare d'Oran
Plage de Madagh 1 ©
Plage de Madagh 1

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