8 days in Algeria Itinerary

8 days in Algeria Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chicago
Fly:  26 h
1
Algiers
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Batna
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Annaba
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Algiers
— 1 night
Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Chicago

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ketchaoua Mosque, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mausolee Sidi Abderrahmane, and finally explore the world behind art at National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Ruines Romaines Tipaza, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sacred Heart Cathedral, and then examine the collection at Musee National du Bardo.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Algiers travel planning website.

Chicago, USA to Algiers is an approximately 21.5- hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. While traveling from Chicago, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Algiers, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 53°F. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Fri) before leaving for Batna.

Things to do in Algiers

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Ruines Romaines Tipaza
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Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique
Ruines Romaines Tipaza ©
Ruines Romaines Tipaza
Musee National du Bardo ©
Musee National du Bardo

1
night
Batna

Batna ©
Batna is the main city of Batna Province, Algeria. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Ghoufi.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Batna trip site.

You can fly from Algiers to Batna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Batna can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Annaba.

Things to do in Batna

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Roman Ruins Timgad, Ghoufi
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Ghoufi ©
Ghoufi
Roman Ruins Timgad ©
Roman Ruins Timgad
1st November Mosque ©
1st November Mosque

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night
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. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): examine the collection at Musee des Ruines d' Hippone and then kick back and relax at Ain Achir Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Annaba day trip tool.

Drive from Batna to Annaba in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Annaba

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Musee des Ruines d' Hippone ©
Musee des Ruines d' Hippone

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Algiers

Algiers ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Villa Abd-el-Tif, explore the world behind art at Musee Nationale des Arts et Traditions Populaires, see the interesting displays at Musee Public National de l'Enluminure, de la Miniature et de la Calligraphie, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jamaa El Jedid, and finally examine the collection at Musee des Antiquites.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Algiers trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Annaba to Algiers in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Algiers

Museums Historic Sites
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