25 days in Algeria Itinerary

25 days in Algeria Itinerary

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25 days in Algeria Itinerary

Johannesburg
Fly:  17​h 45​min
Oran
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Tlemcen
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Annaba
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Constantine
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Setif
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive + train:  2​h 15​min
Algiers
— 7 nights
train + Drive + Fly:  17​h 15​min
Johannesburg

5
days
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fort Santa Cruz and Pacha Mosque. We've included these beaches for you: Hadjadj Plage and Plage de Madagh 1. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Musee Ahmed Zabana, contemplate the long history of Qasr el-Bey, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Grande Synagogue d'Oran, and pause for some serene contemplation at La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Oran travel planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Oran is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Oran due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in August, expect nights in Oran to be much hotter, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Tlemcen.

Things to do in Oran

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Hadjadj Plage
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Fort Santa Cruz ©
Fort Santa Cruz
La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur ©
La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur
Plage de Madagh 1 ©
Plage de Madagh 1

3
days
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. Mosquée Sidi Boumediene and El Mansourah are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Great Mosque or Tlemcen and El Mansourah. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Cascades El Ourit, make a trip to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar, and get outside with Les Grottes de Beni Add.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tlemcen day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Oran to Tlemcen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. August in Tlemcen sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 23°C at night. On the 26th (Sun), you'll travel to Annaba.

Things to do in Tlemcen

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Mosquée Sidi Boumediene ©
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene
Great Mosque or Tlemcen ©
Great Mosque or Tlemcen
Cascades El Ourit ©
Cascades El Ourit

2
days
Annaba

Annaba ©
On the 27th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Saint Augustin, then examine the collection at Hyppone, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ain Achir Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Annaba trip site .

Getting from Tlemcen to Annaba by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Tlemcen in August, plan for slightly colder days in Annaba, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. On the 28th (Tue), you're off toConstantine.

Things to do in Annaba

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Hyppone ©
Hyppone

3
days
Constantine

Constantine ©
Not to be confused with Constantinople, the historical city from 330 to 1453 in Anatolia.Constantine is the capital of Constantine Province in north-eastern Algeria. Get some cultural insight at Palais d'Ahmed Bey and Tiddis Roman Ruins. Visit Emir Abdelkader Mosque and L'aqueduc Romain Constantine for their historical value. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Musee National Cirta, snap pictures at Pont d'El-Kantara, don't miss a visit to Pont des Chutes, and delve into the lush surroundings at La Foret du Djebel Ouahch.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Constantine tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Annaba to Constantine in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Annaba in August, you will find days in Constantine are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Setif.

Things to do in Constantine

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature
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Palais d'Ahmed Bey ©
Palais d'Ahmed Bey
L'aqueduc Romain Constantine ©
L'aqueduc Romain Constantine
Pont Sidi Rached ©
Pont Sidi Rached

3
days
Setif

Setif ©
Provincial capital Setif retains much of its ancient past and looks proudly to the future.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cuicul Roman Ruins and Casbah Bejaia. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Beni Hammad Fort and Setif Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Setif side-trips: Bejaia (Manuel Teixeira Gomes Monument, Cascades de Kefrida, & more).

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Setif trip planning website .

Drive from Constantine to Setif in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Setif can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Setif

#Outdoors, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trips

Bejaia, Beni Hammad Fort, Cuicul Roman Ruins
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Parc National De Gouraya ©
Parc National De Gouraya
Cuicul Roman Ruins ©
Cuicul Roman Ruins
Beni Hammad Fort ©
Beni Hammad Fort

7
days
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sacred Heart Cathedral and Jamaa El Jedid. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilique Notre-Dame d'Afrique and Kasbah of Algiers. Take a break from Algiers with a short trip to Tipasa Archaeological Park in Tipasa, about 1h 20 min away. Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring nature at Tassili n'Ajjer. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, see a world frozen in time at Le Bastion 23 - Palais des Rais, appreciate the extensive heritage of La Rue Didouche Mourad, and take in the waterfront at Le Port de Sidi Fredj.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Algiers day trip planning tool .

Getting from Setif to Algiers by combination of flight, car, and train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, flight, and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Algiers when traveling from Setif in September, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Algiers

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Tipasa, Algerian Sahara, Le Mausolee Royal de Mauretanie
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Basilique Notre-Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre-Dame d'Afrique
Kasbah of Algiers ©
Kasbah of Algiers
La Rue Didouche Mourad ©
La Rue Didouche Mourad

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