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
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Algiers
— 6 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:  1 h 15 min
8
Skikda
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Annaba
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
10
Tlemcen
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
11
Oran
— 7 nights
Fly:  22 h 15 min
End: San Francisco

4
nights
Tipasa

Tipasa ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Lac Dhaya (in Medea) and Barrage de Ghrib (in Ain Defla).

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tipasa visit app.

San Francisco, USA to Tipasa is an approximately 21.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. In June, Tipasa is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 84°F and lows of 61°F. On the 30th (Sun), you're off to Algiers.

Things to do in Tipasa

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sidi Rached, Musee Public National de Cherchell, Lac Dhaya, Barrage de Ghrib
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 30:
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Barrage de Ghrib ©
Barrage de Ghrib
Tombeau de la Chretienne ©
Tombeau de la Chretienne
Tipasa Archaeological Park ©
Tipasa Archaeological Park

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Algiers: Blida (Ancienne Synagogue de Blida & Mausolee de Sidi Elkebir) and Chrea National Park (in El Hamdania). Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at Tassili N'Ajjer National Park. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ketchaoua Mosque, wander the streets of Kasbah of Algiers, and take a leisurely stroll along Le Port de Sidi Fredj.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Algiers trip planner.

Getting from Tipasa to Algiers by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train. June in Algiers sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Bejaia.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Blida, Tassili N'Ajjer National Park, Chrea National Park
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 6:
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Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma
Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma
Memorial du Martyr ©
Memorial du Martyr
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique

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 find plenty of places to visit near Bejaia: Jijel (Caves of Jijel & bissou18), Animal Park - Kissir El Aouana (in El Aouana) and Djurdjura National Park (in Bouira). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Cap Carbon, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pic des Singes, get outside with Parc National De Gouraya, and steep yourself in history at Casbah Bejaia.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bejaia travel route planner.

Fly from Algiers to Bejaia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 69°F. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Setif.

Things to do in Bejaia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jijel, Barage de Taksebt, Animal Park - Kissir El Aouana, Djurdjura National Park
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 11:
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Pic des Singes ©
Pic des Singes
Cap Carbon ©
Cap Carbon
Parc National De Gouraya ©
Parc National De Gouraya

5
nights
Setif

Setif ©
Provincial capital Setif retains much of its ancient past and looks proudly to the future.
Change things up with these side-trips from Setif: Beni Hammad Fort (in Maadid) and Cuicul Roman Ruins (in Djemila). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Ain El Fouara, get outside with Entente de Setif, browse the different shops at Park Mall, and take an in-depth tour of Setif Museum - Musee d'archeologie.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Setif trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Bejaia to Setif takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Bejaia, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Setif, ranging from highs of 95°F to lows of 64°F. On the 16th (Tue), you're off to Bou-Saada.

Things to do in Setif

Shopping Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beni Hammad Fort, Cuicul Roman Ruins
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 16:
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Park Mall ©
Park Mall
Ain El Fouara ©
Ain El Fouara
Beni Hammad Fort ©
Beni Hammad Fort

5
nights
Bou-Saada

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

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bou-Saada driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Setif to Bou-Saada in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Setif in July: high temperatures in Bou-Saada hover around 104°F and lows are around 76°F. On the 21st (Sun), you're off to Batna.

Things to do in Bou-Saada

Museums
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 21:
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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). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 1st November Mosque, steep yourself in history at Lambaesis Ruins, and stroll around Mbarkia.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Batna travel planner.

You can drive from Bou-Saada to Batna in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bou-Saada in July; daily highs in Batna reach 97°F and lows reach 63°F. On the 26th (Fri), you're off to Constantine.

Things to do in Batna

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Timgad, Ghoufi, Mausoleo Real Numida de Medracen
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 26:
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Timgad ©
Timgad
1st November Mosque ©
1st November Mosque
Ghoufi ©
Ghoufi

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 29th (Mon) at Piscine Boulefkhad. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emir Abdelkader Mosquee, snap pictures at Pont Sidi M’Cid, don't miss a visit to Pont des Chutes, and admire the landmark architecture of Tiddis Roman Ruins.

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

You can drive from Batna to Constantine in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 96°F, and evening lows to 64°F. On the 31st (Wed), you're off to Skikda.

Things to do in Constantine

Theme Parks Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 31:
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Piscine Boulefkhad ©
Piscine Boulefkhad
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee ©
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee
Pont Sidi M’Cid ©
Pont Sidi M’Cid

5
nights
Skikda

Skikda ©
Skikda is known for . Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to La Place.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Skikda trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Constantine to Skikda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. You will leave for Annaba on the 5th (Mon).
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 5:
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La Place ©
La Place

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Guelma (Guelma Roman Theatre & Hammam Debagh Hot Springs), Parc National El Kala (in El Kala) and Souk Ahras (Thubursicum & Madaure Ruins). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint Augustin, see the interesting displays at Musee des Ruines d' Hippone, and head outdoors with Ain Achir Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Annaba travel route builder app.

Getting from Skikda to Annaba by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Annaba can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. On the 10th (Sat), you'll travel 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 5 — 10:
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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 12th (Mon) exploring nature at Tlemcen National Park. There's much more to do: get outside with Les Grottes de Beni Add, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Great Mosque, contemplate the long history of Mosquée Sidi Boumediene, and don't miss a visit to El Mansourah.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tlemcen trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Annaba to Tlemcen takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Annaba to Tlemcen is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Annaba in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Tlemcen, with highs around 95°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 67°F. On the 15th (Thu), you'll travel to Oran.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mansoura
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 15:
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Tlemcen National Park ©
Tlemcen National Park
Les Grottes de Beni Add ©
Les Grottes de Beni Add
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar ©
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar

7
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 find plenty of places to visit near Oran: Mostaganem (Cap Ivi Lighthouse & Hadjadj Plage) and Plage Les Andalouses (in El Ancor). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Fort Santa Cruz, don't miss a visit to La Gare d'Oran, appreciate the extensive heritage of Place du 1er Novembre, and see the interesting displays at Musee Ahmed Zabana.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Oran vacation planning app.

Traveling by car from Tlemcen to Oran takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Tlemcen in August, plan for slightly colder days in Oran, with highs around 90°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 70°F. You'll set off for home on the 22nd (Thu).

Things to do in Oran

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mostaganem, Plage Les Andalouses
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 22:
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Fort Santa Cruz ©
Fort Santa Cruz
Place du 1er Novembre ©
Place du 1er Novembre
La Gare d'Oran ©
La Gare d'Oran

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