12 days in Algiers & Constantine Itinerary

12 days in Algiers & Constantine Itinerary

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12 days in Algiers & Constantine Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Algiers
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Constantine
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Algiers
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Kathmandu

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 1st (Sun): make a trip to Ancienne Synagogue de Blida, then see the interesting displays at Musee National du Bardo, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Al Marhoon Gallery, admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, and then pause for some photo ops at Memorial du Martyr.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Algiers road trip planning tool .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Algiers is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Dubai in March, you will find days in Algiers are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are colder (8°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Constantine.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Ancienne Synagogue de Blida
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Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique
Ketchaoua Mosque ©
Ketchaoua Mosque
Kasbah of Algiers ©
Kasbah of Algiers

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. Your inner history buff will appreciate Timgad and Emir Abdelkader Mosquee. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of La Medina, don't miss a visit to Monument Aux Morts, take in the views from Pont Sidi M’Cid, and admire the striking features of Palais d'Ahmed Bey.

To find out how to plan a trip to Constantine, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Algiers to Constantine by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In March, Constantine is a bit cooler than Algiers - with highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C. You'll set off for Algiers on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nightlife

Side Trip

Timgad
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Timgad ©
Timgad
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee ©
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee
Palais d'Ahmed Bey ©
Palais d'Ahmed Bey

4
nights
Algiers

Algiers ©
Get some historical perspective at Tombeau de la Chretienne and La Rue Didouche Mourad. For shopping fun, head to Palais des Rais or Musee Public National de Cherchell. Step out of Algiers with an excursion to Tipasa Archaeological Park in Tipasa--about 1h 20 min away. Enjoy Algiers some more: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jamaa El Kebir, take in the waterfront at Le Port de Sidi Fredj, admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers, and stroll the grounds of Mausolee Sidi Abderrahmane.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Algiers holiday planner.

You can fly from Constantine to Algiers in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Constantine in March, you will find days in Algiers are a bit warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). On the 11th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Algiers

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Tipasa Province, Musee Public National de Cherchell
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Tombeau de la Chretienne ©
Tombeau de la Chretienne
La Rue Didouche Mourad ©
La Rue Didouche Mourad
Jamaa El Kebir ©
Jamaa El Kebir

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