60 days in Algeria Itinerary

60 days in Algeria Itinerary

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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
Drive:  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
Drive:  3 h 45 min
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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mosquée Sidi Boumediene and El Mansourah. Spend the 5th (Fri) exploring nature at Tlemcen National Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Great Mosque, admire the landmark architecture of Centre des etudes andalouses, don't miss a visit to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar, and take in the dramatic scenery at Cascades El Ourit.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tlemcen trip itinerary planning app.

San Francisco, USA to Tlemcen is an approximately 23.5- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from San Francisco to Tlemcen. Expect much warmer 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're off to Mostaganem.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mansoura
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Cascades El Ourit ©
Cascades El Ourit
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene ©
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene
Great Mosque ©
Great Mosque

4
nights
Mostaganem

Mostaganem ©
Mostaganem is a port city in and capital of Mostaganem province, in the northwest of Algeria. Step off the beaten path and head to Hadjadj Plage and Cap Ivi Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Mostaganem online trip planner.

Getting from Tlemcen to Mostaganem by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and car; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tlemcen to Mostaganem. When traveling from Tlemcen in July, plan for slightly colder days in Mostaganem, with highs around 84°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 84°F. On the 10th (Wed), you'll travel to Oran.

Things to do in Mostaganem

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Plage de Madagh 1 and La Porte d'Espagne. And it doesn't end there: 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 make a trip to Citadelle de la Casbah.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Oran online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mostaganem to Oran in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Mostaganem in July, plan for little chillier nights in Oran, with lows around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tamanrasset.

Things to do in Oran

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
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La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur ©
La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur
Plage de Madagh 1 ©
Plage de Madagh 1
Pacha Mosque ©
Pacha Mosque

4
nights
Tamanrasset

Tamanrasset
Tamanrasset is an oasis city and capital of Tamanrasset Province in southern Algeria, in the Ahaggar Mountains. To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Tamanrasset trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Oran to Tamanrasset takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Oran in July, you will find days in Tamanrasset are somewhat warmer (98°F), and nights are about the same (74°F). On the 18th (Thu), you'll travel to Djanet.

Things to do in Tamanrasset

Nature Parks
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5
nights
Djanet

Djanet ©
Djanet is an oasis city, and capital of Djanet District, in Illizi Province, southeast Algeria. Discover out-of-the-way places like Algerian Sahara and La vache qui pleure.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Djanet trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Tamanrasset to Djanet in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Djanet sees daily highs of 102°F and lows of 76°F at night. You will leave for Annaba on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Djanet

Nature Parks 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. Step off the beaten path and head to Hammam Debagh Hot Springs and Guelma Roman Theatre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Annaba: Souk Ahras (Thubursicum & Madaure Ruins) and Parc National El Kala (in El Kala). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Musee des Ruines d' Hippone, get outside with Ain Achir Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Saint Augustin.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Annaba road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Djanet to Annaba takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Djanet in July, expect Annaba to be a bit cooler, temps between 87°F and 67°F. You will leave for Constantine on the 27th (Sat).

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
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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Palais d'Ahmed Bey and Pont des Chutes. Spend a fun-filled day on the 29th (Mon) at Piscine Boulefkhad. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Pont Sidi Rached, admire the striking features of Tiddis Roman Ruins, pause for some photo ops at Monument Aux Morts, and steep yourself in history at L'aqueduc Romain Constantine.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Constantine trip planner.

You can drive from Annaba to Constantine in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. When traveling from Annaba in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Constantine: temperatures range from 96°F by day to 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Batna.

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
Pont Sidi Rached
Pont Sidi Rached

4
nights
Batna

Batna ©
Batna is the main city of Batna Province, Algeria. Discover out-of-the-way places like 1st November Mosque and Lambaesis Ruins. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Batna: Timgad (Roman Ruins Timgad & Timgad) and Mausoleo Real Numida de Medracen (in Boumia). There's more to do: stroll around Mbarkia.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Batna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Constantine to Batna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Batna can reach 97°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. You will leave for Ghassira on the 4th (Sun).

Things to do in Batna

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Ghassira

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

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ghassira travel route builder app.

Traveling by car from Batna to Ghassira takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 94°F in August, and nighttime lows around 62°F. You will leave for Bou-Saada on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in Ghassira

Nature Parks
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Ghoufi ©
Ghoufi

4
nights
Bou-Saada

Bou-Saada ©
Explore hidden gems such as Musee National Nasr Eddine Dinet and Zaouia El-Hamel. Change things up with a short trip to Beni Hammad Fort in Maadid (about 1h 45 min away).

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bou-Saada tour planning app.

Traveling by car from Ghassira to Bou-Saada takes 4 hours. In August, Bou-Saada is somewhat warmer than Ghassira - with highs of 100°F and lows of 75°F. On the 12th (Mon), you're off to Bejaia.

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
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Caves of Jijel and Cascades de Kefrida. Venture out of the city with trips to Animal Park - Kissir El Aouana (in El Aouana), Cuicul Roman Ruins (in Djemila) and bissou18 (in Jijel). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pic des Singes, appreciate the history behind Manuel Teixeira Gomes Monument, admire the engineering at Barage de Taksebt, and contemplate the long history of Casbah Bejaia.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bejaia trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bou-Saada to Bejaia by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Bejaia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jijel, Animal Park - Kissir El Aouana, Barage de Taksebt, Cuicul Roman Ruins
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Barage de Taksebt ©
Barage de Taksebt
Pic des Singes ©
Pic des Singes
Cap Carbon ©
Cap Carbon

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Tassili N'Ajjer National Park and Musem de l'Armee. Explore Algiers' surroundings by going to Blida (Mausolee Sidi Yakoub, Ancienne Synagogue de Blida, &more), Lac Dhaya (in Medea) and Chrea National Park (in El Hamdania). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers, examine the collection at Musee Public National de l'Enluminure, de la Miniature et de la Calligraphie, shop like a local with Musee Public National de Cherchell, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastere de Tibhirine.

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

Getting from Bejaia to Algiers by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. August in Algiers sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 69°F at night. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blida, Sidi Rached, Tipasa, La Playa, Lac Dhaya
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Tassili N'Ajjer National Park ©
Tassili N'Ajjer National Park
National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers ©
National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers
Chrea National Park ©
Chrea National Park

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