16 days in Algeria Itinerary

16 days in Algeria Itinerary

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16 days in Algeria Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Tlemcen
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Tissemsilt
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
3
Algiers
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Batna
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Constantine
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Annaba
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
Tamanrasset
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
8
Laghouat Province
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Newark

1
day
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. On the 2nd (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Great Mosque or Tlemcen, admire the striking features of Mosquée Sidi Boumediene, and then head outdoors with Les Grottes de Beni Add.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tlemcen road trip planner .

Newark, USA to Tlemcen is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Tlemcen is 5 hours. While traveling from Newark, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Tlemcen, ranging from highs of 62°F to lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Tissemsilt.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Outdoors Historic Sites
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Les Grottes de Beni Add ©
Les Grottes de Beni Add
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene ©
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene
Great Mosque or Tlemcen ©
Great Mosque or Tlemcen

1
day
Tissemsilt

Tissemsilt ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Theniet El Had National Park.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Tissemsilt trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Tlemcen to Tissemsilt takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Tlemcen to Tissemsilt, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, Tissemsilt is little chillier than Tlemcen - with highs of 53°F and lows of 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Algiers.

Things to do in Tissemsilt

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Theniet El Had National Park ©
Theniet El Had National Park

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chrea National Park and Le Mausolee Royal de Mauretanie. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilique Notre-Dame d'Afrique and Kasbah of Algiers. When in Algiers, make a side trip to see Ruines Romaines Tipaza in Tipasa, approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, see the interesting displays at Musee National du Bardo, and explore the world behind art at Le Musee National Des Beaux Arts.

To find ratings and tourist information, go to the Algiers trip planner .

Getting from Tissemsilt to Algiers by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tissemsilt in January: high temperatures in Algiers hover around 63°F and lows are around 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Batna.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Tipasa Province, Chrea National Park
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Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique
Ruines Romaines Tipaza ©
Ruines Romaines Tipaza
Chrea National Park ©
Chrea National Park

1
night
Batna

Batna ©
Batna is the main city of Batna Province, Algeria. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Ghoufi, explore the ancient world of Timgad, then delve into the distant past at Lambaesis Ruins, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 1st November Mosque.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Batna day trip site .

You can fly from Algiers to Batna in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Algiers in January, expect Batna to be little chillier, temps between 55°F and 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Constantine.

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

1
night
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 9th (Thu): take in the views from Pont Sidi Rached, admire the landmark architecture of Palais d'Ahmed Bey, take in the views from Pont Sidi M’Cid, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Emir Abdelkader Mosquee, and finally explore the ancient world of Tiddis Roman Ruins.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Constantine online journey planner .

Traveling by train from Batna to Constantine takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. January in Constantine sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 36°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Annaba.

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites
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Emir Abdelkader Mosquee ©
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee
Palais d'Ahmed Bey ©
Palais d'Ahmed Bey
Tiddis Roman Ruins ©
Tiddis Roman Ruins

2
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. On the 10th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Ain Achir Beach, see the interesting displays at Hyppone, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Saint Augustin.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Annaba trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Constantine to Annaba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Constantine in January; daily highs in Annaba reach 62°F and lows reach 44°F. You will leave for Tamanrasset on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Annaba

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Basilique Saint Augustin
Basilique Saint Augustin
Hyppone ©
Hyppone

2
nights
Tamanrasset

Tamanrasset
For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tamanrasset road trip tool .

Getting from Annaba to Tamanrasset by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. When traveling from Annaba in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tamanrasset: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 40°F at night. On the 13th (Mon), you'll travel to Laghouat Province.

Things to do in Tamanrasset

Nature Parks
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2
nights
Laghouat Province

Laghouat Province
Laghouat is a province in central Algeria. To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Laghouat Province day trip site .

Fly from Tamanrasset to Laghouat Province in 10 hours. While traveling from Tamanrasset, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Laghouat Province, ranging from highs of 58°F to lows of 36°F. On the 15th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Laghouat Province

Nature Parks
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