60 days in Algeria Itinerary

60 days in Algeria Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco
Fly:  20 h 45 min
1
Algiers
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Djanet
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2 h
3
Tamanrasset
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Bejaia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Djemila
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Bou-Saada
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Ghassira
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Batna
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Constantine
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
10
Annaba
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
11
Tlemcen
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
12
Oran
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
13
Mostaganem
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
14
Tissemsilt
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
15
Cherchell
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  22 h 15 min
End: San Francisco

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 and learn at National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers and Musee Nationale des Arts et Traditions Populaires. Explore hidden gems such as Chrea National Park and Monastere de Tibhirine. Take a break from Algiers with a short trip to Ancienne Synagogue de Blida in Blida, about 54 minutes away. Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at Tassili N'Ajjer National Park. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique, examine the collection at Musee National du Bardo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ketchaoua Mosque, and explore the world behind art at Villa Abd-el-Tif.

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San Francisco, USA to Algiers is an approximately 20.5- hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Algiers due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in July, things will get a bit warmer in Algiers: highs are around 90°F and lows about 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Djanet.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Ancienne Synagogue de Blida, Tassili N'Ajjer National Park, Chrea National Park
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Tassili N'Ajjer National Park ©
Tassili N'Ajjer National Park
Chrea National Park ©
Chrea National Park
National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers ©
National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers

2
nights
Djanet

Djanet ©
Djanet is an oasis city, and capital of Djanet District, in Illizi Province, southeast Algeria. On the 9th (Tue), contemplate the long history of La vache qui pleure. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating landscape at Algerian Sahara.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Djanet driving holiday planner.

Getting from Algiers to Djanet by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Algiers in July, expect Djanet to be a bit warmer, temps between 102°F and 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tamanrasset.

Things to do in Djanet

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Tamanrasset

Tamanrasset
Tamanrasset is an oasis city and capital of Tamanrasset Province in southern Algeria, in the Ahaggar Mountains. To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tamanrasset trip maker tool.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Djanet to Tamanrasset in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, daily temperatures in Tamanrasset can reach 98°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. On the 13th (Sat), you're off to Bejaia.

Things to do in Tamanrasset

Nature Parks
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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.
Get outdoors at Pic des Singes and Cap Carbon. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Casbah Bejaia and Bab El Fouka. Change things up with these side-trips from Bejaia: Animal Park - Kissir El Aouana (in El Aouana), Barage de Taksebt (in Tizi Ouzou) and Djurdjura National Park (in Bouira). The adventure continues: get outside with Cascades de Kefrida, make a trip to Place du 1er Novembre 1954, appreciate the history behind Manuel Teixeira Gomes Monument, and take in the waterfront at Promenade Brise de mer.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bejaia trip website.

You can fly from Tamanrasset to Bejaia in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tamanrasset in July; daily highs in Bejaia reach 86°F and lows reach 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Djemila.

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

4
nights
Djemila

Djemila ©
Explore hidden gems such as Caves of Jijel and bissou18.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Djemila trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bejaia to Djemila takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. While traveling from Bejaia, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Djemila, ranging from highs of 95°F to lows of 64°F. You will leave for Bou-Saada on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Djemila

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Jijel
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Cuicul Roman Ruins ©
Cuicul Roman Ruins

4
nights
Bou-Saada

Bou-Saada ©
Get some cultural insight at Beni Hammad Fort and Musee National Nasr Eddine Dinet.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Bou-Saada trip planner.

Traveling by car from Djemila to Bou-Saada takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Djemila in July, with highs in Bou-Saada at 104°F and lows at 76°F. On the 25th (Thu), you're off to Ghassira.

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

4
nights
Ghassira

Ghassira ©
Ghassira is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ghoufi.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Ghassira trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bou-Saada to Ghassira takes 4 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bou-Saada in July: high temperatures in Ghassira hover around 97°F and lows are around 63°F. You'll set off for Batna on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Ghassira

Nature Parks
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Ghoufi ©
Ghoufi

4
nights
Batna

Batna ©
Batna is the main city of Batna Province, Algeria. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Roman Ruins Timgad and Mausoleo Real Numida de Medracen. Get some cultural insight at 1st November Mosque and Lambaesis Ruins. Go for a jaunt from Batna to Timgad to see Timgad about 38 minutes away. There's more to do: walk around Mbarkia.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Batna trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ghassira to Batna in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 97°F, and evening lows to 63°F. You'll set off for Constantine on the 2nd (Fri).

Things to do in Batna

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

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. Get some historical perspective at Palais d'Ahmed Bey and Tiddis Roman Ruins. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to La Medina and Pont des Chutes. Spend a fun-filled day on the 5th (Mon) at Piscine Boulefkhad. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Musee National Cirta, snap pictures at Pont d'El-Kantara, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosquee Souq El Ghezal, and take a peaceful walk through La Foret du Djebel Ouahch.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Constantine trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Batna to Constantine in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Constantine can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Annaba.

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
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. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Guelma Roman Theatre and Thubursicum. Step off the beaten path and head to Musee des Ruines d' Hippone and Ain Achir Beach. Explore Annaba's surroundings by going to Madaure Ruins (in Souk Ahras), Hammam Debagh Hot Springs (in Guelma) and Parc National El Kala (in El Kala). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint Augustin.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Annaba visit planner.

Traveling by car from Constantine to Annaba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. When traveling from Constantine in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Annaba, with highs around 88°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Tlemcen.

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

4
nights
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. Mosquée Sidi Boumediene and Great Mosque are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as El Mansourah and Cascades El Ourit. Spend the 13th (Tue) exploring nature at Tlemcen National Park. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Les Grottes de Beni Add, admire the landmark architecture of Centre des etudes andalouses, and don't miss a visit to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tlemcen day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Annaba to Tlemcen takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Annaba to Tlemcen, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Annaba in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tlemcen: temperatures range from 95°F by day to 67°F at night. On the 14th (Wed), 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
El Mansourah
El Mansourah
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene ©
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene

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.
Visiting Plage de Madagh 1 and Plage Les Andalouses will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pacha Mosque and Fort Santa Cruz. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of La Grande Synagogue d'Oran, appreciate the extensive heritage of Place du 1er Novembre, contemplate the long history of Chateau Neuf, and don't miss a visit to La Porte d'Espagne.

For reviews and more tourist information, refer to the Oran tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tlemcen to Oran takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Tlemcen to Oran is 1 hour. While traveling from Tlemcen, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Oran, ranging from highs of 90°F to lows of 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car 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
Pacha Mosque ©
Pacha Mosque
La Grande Synagogue d'Oran ©
La Grande Synagogue d'Oran

4
nights
Mostaganem

Mostaganem ©
Mostaganem is a port city in and capital of Mostaganem province, in the northwest of Algeria. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hadjadj Plage and Cap Ivi Lighthouse.

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Drive from Oran to Mostaganem in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Oran in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Mostaganem, with lows around 89°F. On the 23rd (Fri), you're off to Tissemsilt.

Things to do in Mostaganem

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
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Cap Ivi Lighthouse ©
Cap Ivi Lighthouse

3
nights
Tissemsilt

Tissemsilt ©
Spend the 24th (Sat) exploring nature at Theniet El Had National Park.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Tissemsilt trip planner.

Drive from Mostaganem to Tissemsilt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Mostaganem in August, Tissemsilt is much colder at night with lows of 63°F. On the 26th (Mon), you're off to Cherchell.

Things to do in Tissemsilt

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

3
nights
Cherchell

Cherchell ©
Cherchell is a seaport town in the Province of Tipaza, Algeria, 55 miles west of Algiers. On the 27th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Musee Public National de Cherchell, make a trip to Tipasa Archaeological Park, then delve into the distant past at Ruines Romaines Tipaza, then steep yourself in history at Tombeau de la Chretienne, and finally explore the ancient world of Royal Mausoleum of Mauretania.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cherchell holiday maker app.

Traveling by car from Tissemsilt to Cherchell takes 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Tissemsilt in August, with highs in Cherchell at 100°F and lows at 73°F. You will leave for home on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Cherchell

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Sidi Rached, Tipasa
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Ruines Romaines Tipaza ©
Ruines Romaines Tipaza
Musee Public National de Cherchell ©
Musee Public National de Cherchell
Tombeau de la Chretienne ©
Tombeau de la Chretienne

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