60 days in Algeria Itinerary

60 days in Algeria Itinerary

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60 days in Algeria Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Tlemcen
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Mostaganem
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Oran
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Tamanrasset
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h
5
Djanet
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h
6
Annaba
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Constantine
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
Batna
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Ghassira
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Bou-Saada
— 4 nights
11
Bejaia
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h
12
Algiers
— 13 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

4
nights
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. Step off the beaten path and head to Mosquée Sidi Boumediene and Great Mosque or Tlemcen. Spend the 5th (Fri) exploring nature at Tlemcen National Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Cascades El Ourit, head outdoors with Les Grottes de Beni Add, steep yourself in history at El Mansourah, and explore the world behind art at Centre des etudes andalouses.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tlemcen road trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Tlemcen is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from San Francisco to Tlemcen. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Tlemcen hover around 95°F, while lows dip to 66°F. On the 6th (Sat), you'll travel to Mostaganem.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Cascades El Ourit ©
Cascades El Ourit
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene ©
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene
Great Mosque or Tlemcen ©
Great Mosque or Tlemcen

4
nights
Mostaganem

Mostaganem ©
Mostaganem is a port city in and capital of Mostaganem province, in the northwest of Algeria. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hadjadj Plage and Cap Ivi Lighthouse.

Before you visit Mostaganem, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Tlemcen to Mostaganem in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. The time zone changes from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Tlemcen in July, expect nights in Mostaganem to be somewhat warmer, around 84°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 84°F. On the 10th (Wed), you're off toOran.

Things to do in Mostaganem

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
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Cap Ivi Lighthouse ©
Cap Ivi Lighthouse

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Plage de Madagh 1 and Place du 1er Novembre. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to La Porte d'Espagne, see the interesting displays at Musee Ahmed Zabana, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Grande Synagogue d'Oran, and steep yourself in history at Qasr el-Bey.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Oran road trip planning app .

Drive from Mostaganem to Oran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Oran when traveling from Mostaganem in July, with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Tamanrasset.

Things to do in Oran

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur ©
La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur
Plage de Madagh 1 ©
Plage de Madagh 1
La Gare d'Oran ©
La Gare d'Oran

4
nights
Tamanrasset

Tamanrasset
For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tamanrasset journey maker .

Traveling by flight from Oran to Tamanrasset takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Oran in July: highs in Tamanrasset hover around 98°F, while lows dip to 74°F. You'll set off for Djanet on the 18th (Thu).

Things to do in Tamanrasset

Parks Nature
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5
nights
Djanet

Djanet ©
Djanet is an oasis city, and capital of Djanet District, in Illizi Province, southeast Algeria. Step off the beaten path and head to La vache qui pleure and Algerian Sahara.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Djanet trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Tamanrasset to Djanet takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Djanet can reach 102°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. You'll set off for Annaba on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Djanet

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilique Saint Augustin and Ain Achir Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Annaba: Souk Ahras (Thubursicum & Madaure Ruins), Parc National El Kala (in El Kala) and Guelma (Hammam Debagh Hot Springs & Guelma Roman Theatre). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Hyppone.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Annaba itinerary maker .

Fly from Djanet to Annaba in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Djanet in July, expect Annaba to be little chillier, temps between 87°F and 67°F. On the 27th (Sat), you'll travel to Constantine.

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
Basilique Saint Augustin
Basilique Saint Augustin
Hyppone ©
Hyppone

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. Explore hidden gems such as Emir Abdelkader Mosquee and Monument Aux Morts. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 29th (Mon) at Piscine Boulefkhad. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Palais d'Ahmed Bey, take a stroll through La Medina, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosquee Souq El Ghezal, and contemplate the long history of L'aqueduc Romain Constantine.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Constantine trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Annaba to Constantine takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Annaba, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Constantine, ranging from highs of 96°F to lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow time for the train ride to Batna.

Things to do in Constantine

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks
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Piscine Boulefkhad ©
Piscine Boulefkhad
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee ©
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee
Monument Aux Morts ©
Monument Aux Morts

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nights
Batna

Batna ©
Batna is the main city of Batna Province, Algeria. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Timgad and Roman Ruins Timgad. There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind 1st November Mosque, don't miss a visit to Mausoleo Real Numida de Medracen, walk around Mbarkia, and explore the ancient world of Lambaesis Ruins.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Batna travel planner.

You can take a train from Constantine to Batna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Batna, expect temperatures between 97°F during the day and 63°F at night. You will leave for Ghassira on the 4th (Sun).

Things to do in Batna

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

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

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nights
Ghassira

Ghassira ©
Ghassira is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Ghoufi.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ghassira trip planner .

You can drive from Batna to Ghassira in 2 hours. In August in Ghassira, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 62°F at night. On the 8th (Thu), you're off toBou-Saada.

Things to do in Ghassira

Parks Nature
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Ghoufi ©
Ghoufi

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nights
Bou-Saada

Bou-Saada ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Musee National Nasr Eddine Dinet and Beni Hammad Fort.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bou-Saada trip app .

You can drive from Ghassira to Bou-Saada in 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Ghassira in August; daily highs in Bou-Saada reach 100°F and lows reach 75°F. You'll set off for Bejaia on the 12th (Mon).

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

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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 hidden gems such as Cuicul Roman Ruins and Caves of Jijel. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bejaia: Jijel (bissou18 & Parc Animalier de Kissir - El Aouana) and Barage de Taksebt (in Tizi Ouzou). The adventure continues: get outside with Parc National De Gouraya, steep yourself in history at Casbah Bejaia, make a trip to Place du 1er Novembre 1954, and appreciate the history behind Manuel Teixeira Gomes Monument.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bejaia route builder .

You can drive from Bou-Saada to Bejaia in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Bou-Saada, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bejaia, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Bejaia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jijel, Barage de Taksebt, Cuicul Roman Ruins
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Barage de Taksebt ©
Barage de Taksebt
Cuicul Roman Ruins ©
Cuicul Roman Ruins
Parc National De Gouraya ©
Parc National De Gouraya

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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 discover tucked-away gems like Tassili n'Ajjer and Ketchaoua Mosque. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Algiers: Blida (Mausolee Sidi Yakoub, Ancienne Synagogue de Blida, & more), Lac Dhaya (in Medea) and Tipasa (Tombeau de la Chretienne, Tipasa Archaeological Park, & more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musee National du Bardo, pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastere de Tibhirine, and explore the world behind art at Le Musee National Des Beaux Arts.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Algiers trip builder app .

You can fly from Bejaia to Algiers in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blida, Tipasa Province, Ushuaia Beach Club, Lac Dhaya, Tassili n'Ajjer
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Tassili n'Ajjer ©
Tassili n'Ajjer
Ruines Romaines Tipaza ©
Ruines Romaines Tipaza
Musee National du Bardo ©
Musee National du Bardo

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