12 days in Algeria Itinerary

12 days in Algeria Itinerary

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12 days in Algeria Itinerary

Start: Algiers
1
Algiers
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Tipasa
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Mostaganem
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Tlemcen
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Oran
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
6
Constantine
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Batna
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  2​h 45​min
End: Algiers

3
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.
Algiers is known for historic sites, parks, museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, see a world frozen in time at Le Bastion 23 - Palais des Rais, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique, and admire the masterpieces at Le Musee National Des Beaux Arts.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Algiers day trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Algiers. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tipasa.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Tassili N'Ajjer National Park
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Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma
Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique
Memorial du Martyr ©
Memorial du Martyr

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Tipasa

Tipasa ©
On the 9th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Ruines Romaines Tipaza, then make a trip to Tipasa Archaeological Park, and then contemplate the long history of Tombeau de la Chretienne.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Tipasa trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Algiers to Tipasa in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mostaganem.

Things to do in Tipasa

Historic Sites
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Tombeau de la Chretienne ©
Tombeau de la Chretienne
Tipasa Archaeological Park ©
Tipasa Archaeological Park
Ruines Romaines Tipaza ©
Ruines Romaines Tipaza

1
night
Mostaganem

Mostaganem ©
Mostaganem is a port city in and capital of Mostaganem province, in the northwest of Algeria. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Cap Ivi Lighthouse and then stroll through Hadjadj Plage.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mostaganem road trip planner.

You can drive from Tipasa to Mostaganem in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Tipasa in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 37°C in Mostaganem. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tlemcen.

Things to do in Mostaganem

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
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Cap Ivi Lighthouse ©
Cap Ivi Lighthouse

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Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): get outside with Les Grottes de Beni Add, then admire the striking features of Mosquée Sidi Boumediene, and then make a trip to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Tlemcen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mostaganem to Tlemcen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mostaganem to Tlemcen due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Mostaganem in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tlemcen, with highs around 41°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Oran.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Outdoors Historic Sites
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Les Grottes de Beni Add ©
Les Grottes de Beni Add
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar ©
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene ©
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): make a trip to La Porte d'Espagne, make a trip to La Gare d'Oran, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Madagh 1. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pacha Mosque, contemplate the long history of Fort Santa Cruz, then admire the masterpieces at The Museum Of Modern Art Of Oran, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Grande Synagogue d'Oran.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Oran trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Tlemcen to Oran takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Tlemcen to Oran is 1 hour. Traveling from Tlemcen in August, expect nights in Oran to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are little chillier, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Constantine.

Things to do in Oran

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
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Fort Santa Cruz ©
Fort Santa Cruz
Plage de Madagh 1 ©
Plage de Madagh 1
La Gare d'Oran ©
La Gare d'Oran

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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. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the views from Pont d'El-Kantara, get engrossed in the history at Musee National Cirta, then admire the landmark architecture of Palais d'Ahmed Bey, then take in the views from Pont Sidi M’Cid, and finally take a stroll through La Medina. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Tiddis Roman Ruins, take in the views from Pont des Chutes, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emir Abdelkader Mosquee, then take in the views from Pont Sidi Rached, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument Aux Morts.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Constantine itinerary tool .

You can fly from Oran to Constantine in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Constantine when traveling from Oran in August, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Batna.

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Emir Abdelkader Mosquee ©
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee
Pont Sidi M’Cid ©
Pont Sidi M’Cid
Monument Aux Morts ©
Monument Aux Morts

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Batna

Batna ©
Batna is the main city of Batna Province, Algeria. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at 1st November Mosque, then explore the ancient world of Lambaesis Ruins, then delve into the distant past at Timgad, and finally take in breathtaking views at Ghoufi.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Batna online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by train from Constantine to Batna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Batna are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Batna

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Ghoufi
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Timgad ©
Timgad
1st November Mosque ©
1st November Mosque
Ghoufi ©
Ghoufi