60 days in Algeria Itinerary

60 days in Algeria Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Damascus
Fly:  27 h
1
Djanet
— 6 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Bus:  9 h
2
Bou-Saada
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Tissemsilt
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Cherchell
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Algiers
— 11 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
6
Tlemcen
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Oran
— 8 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
8
Constantine
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
9
Annaba
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
End: Ain Defla

6
nights
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: admire nature's extreme beauty at Algerian Sahara.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Djanet travel route planner.

Damascus, Syria to Djanet is an approximately 27- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Damascus in June, expect Djanet to be a bit warmer, temps between 46°C and 29°C. You'll set off for Bou-Saada on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Djanet

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Algerian Sahara
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Algerian Sahara ©
Algerian Sahara

6
nights
Bou-Saada

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

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Djanet to Bou-Saada takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Djanet in June, things will get little chillier in Bou-Saada: highs are around 40°C and lows about 24°C. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll travel to Tissemsilt.

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

5
nights
Tissemsilt

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

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tissemsilt trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Bou-Saada to Tissemsilt in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Bou-Saada in June, things will get a bit cooler in Tissemsilt: highs are around 35°C and lows about 15°C. On the 28th (Sun), you're off to Cherchell.

Things to do in Tissemsilt

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

5
nights
Cherchell

Cherchell ©
Cherchell is a seaport town in the Province of Tipaza, Algeria, 55 miles west of Algiers. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ruines Romaines Tipaza and Tombeau de la Chretienne. Get some cultural insight at Musee Public National de Cherchell and Royal Mausoleum of Mauretania. Explore Cherchell's surroundings by going to Tipasa Archaeological Park (in Tipasa) and Barrage de Ghrib (in Ain Defla).

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cherchell road trip site.

Drive from Tissemsilt to Cherchell in 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Tissemsilt in June, with highs in Cherchell at 39°C and lows at 22°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you're off to Algiers.

Things to do in Cherchell

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

11
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique and Musee Public National de l'Enluminure, de la Miniature et de la Calligraphie. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Palais of Rais - Bastion 23 and Centre Commercial Babzouar. Get out of town with these interesting Algiers side-trips: Blida (Patrice Lumumba Garden, Mausolee Sidi Yakoub, &more), Ushuaia Beach Club (in Boumerdes) and La Playa (in Zeralda). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastere de Tibhirine, admire the masterpieces at Villa Abd-el-Tif, admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, and examine the collection at Musee des Antiquites.

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You can drive from Cherchell to Algiers in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cherchell in July: high temperatures in Algiers hover around 38°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Tlemcen.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blida, Ushuaia Beach Club, Tikjda National Park, La Playa
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Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique
National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers ©
National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers
Ketchaoua Mosque ©
Ketchaoua Mosque

6
nights
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mosquée Sidi Boumediene and Great Mosque. Get outdoors at Cascades El Ourit and Tlemcen National Park. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at El Mansourah, make a trip to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar, admire the landmark architecture of Centre des etudes andalouses, and get outside with Les Grottes de Beni Add.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tlemcen trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Algiers to Tlemcen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Algiers to Tlemcen is minus 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Tlemcen can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You'll set off for Oran on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Tlemcen

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mansoura
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 20:
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Tlemcen National Park ©
Tlemcen National Park
El Mansourah
El Mansourah
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene ©
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene

8
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Plage de Madagh 1 and Plage Les Andalouses. Fort Santa Cruz and La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pacha Mosque, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Louis, see the interesting displays at Musee Ahmed Zabana, and explore the world behind art at The Museum Of Modern Art Of Oran.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Oran trip planner.

Getting from Tlemcen to Oran by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Tlemcen in July, you will find days in Oran are slightly colder (37°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Constantine.

Things to do in Oran

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Plage Les Andalouses
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Plage de Madagh 1 ©
Plage de Madagh 1
Pacha Mosque ©
Pacha Mosque
La Grande Synagogue d'Oran ©
La Grande Synagogue d'Oran

6
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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Roman Ruins Timgad and 1st November Mosque. Appreciate the collections at Musee National Cirta and Setif Museum - Musee d'archeologie. Change things up with these side-trips from Constantine: Lambaesis Ruins (in Batna), Park Mall (in Setif) and Caves of Jijel (in Jijel). There's much more to do: take a stroll through La Medina, contemplate the long history of L'aqueduc Romain Constantine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emir Abdelkader Mosquee, and snap pictures at Pont des Chutes.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Constantine trip maker app.

Fly from Oran to Constantine in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Oran, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Constantine, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Annaba.

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Batna, Setif, Caves of Jijel, Roman Ruins Timgad
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1st November Mosque ©
1st November Mosque
Roman Ruins Timgad ©
Roman Ruins Timgad
La Medina ©
La Medina

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. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilique Saint Augustin and Madaure Ruins. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Musee des Ruines d' Hippone and Parc National El Kala. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Annaba: Guelma (Hammam Debagh Hot Springs & Guelma Roman Theatre) and Thubursicum (in Souk Ahras). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Ain Achir Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Annaba trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Constantine to Annaba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. When traveling from Constantine in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Annaba: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Annaba

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Guelma, Souk Ahras, Parc National El Kala
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Basilique Saint Augustin
Basilique Saint Augustin
Musee des Ruines d' Hippone ©
Musee des Ruines d' Hippone
Hammam Debagh Hot Springs ©
Hammam Debagh Hot Springs

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