39 days in Algeria Itinerary

39 days in Algeria Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tlemcen
— 2 nights
2
Oran
— 5 nights
3
Annaba
— 2 nights
4
Constantine
— 4 nights
5
Timgad
— 2 nights
6
Setif
— 1 night
7
Bejaia
— 2 nights
8
Algiers
— 9 nights
9
Sidi Rached
— 3 nights
10
Mostaganem
— 1 day
11
Tamanrasset
— 1 night
12
Guelma
— 1 night
13
Jijel
— 1 night
14
Tipasa
— 3 nights

2
nights
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. On the 2nd (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Cascades El Ourit, then head outdoors with Les Grottes de Beni Add, then admire the striking features of Mosquée Sidi Boumediene, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Great Mosque. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar and then explore the striking landscape of Tlemcen National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tlemcen attractions planner.

Ottawa, Canada to Tlemcen is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Ottawa to Tlemcen. Traveling from Ottawa in January, things will get much hotter in Tlemcen: highs are around 19°C and lows about 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Oran.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
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Cascades El Ourit ©
Cascades El Ourit
Les Grottes de Beni Add ©
Les Grottes de Beni Add
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar ©
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar

5
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Fort Santa Cruz and La Porte d'Espagne. Change things up with a short trip to Plage Les Andalouses in El Ancor (about 46 minutes away). There's much more to do: make a trip to La Gare d'Oran, examine the collection at Musee Ahmed Zabana, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Grande Synagogue d'Oran, and steep yourself in history at Qasr el-Bey.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Oran online route maker.

Traveling by car from Tlemcen to Oran takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Tlemcen to Oran, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January in Oran, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Annaba.

Things to do in Oran

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Plage Les Andalouses
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Fort Santa Cruz ©
Fort Santa Cruz
Plage de Madagh 1 ©
Plage de Madagh 1
Plage Les Andalouses ©
Plage Les Andalouses

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. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): head outdoors with Ain Achir Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Musee des Ruines d' Hippone and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint Augustin.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Annaba travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Oran to Annaba in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Annaba can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Constantine.

Things to do in Annaba

Outdoors · Museums · Beaches
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Musee des Ruines d' Hippone ©
Musee des Ruines d' Hippone
Basilique Saint Augustin
Basilique Saint Augustin

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. Kids will appreciate attractions like Pont Sidi M’Cid and Monument Aux Morts. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emir Abdelkader Mosquee, steep yourself in history at L'aqueduc Romain Constantine, wander the streets of La Medina, and admire the striking features of Palais d'Ahmed Bey.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Constantine trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Annaba to Constantine takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Annaba in January, things will get a bit cooler in Constantine: highs are around 15°C and lows about 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Timgad.

Things to do in Constantine

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

2
nights
Timgad

Timgad ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Timgad, explore the ancient world of Roman Ruins Timgad, and then make a trip to Mausoleo Real Numida de Medracen.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Timgad travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Constantine to Timgad takes 2 hours. January in Timgad sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 0°C at night. On the 16th (Sat), you'll travel to Setif.

Things to do in Timgad

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mausoleo Real Numida de Medracen
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Timgad ©
Timgad
Mausoleo Real Numida de Medracen ©
Mausoleo Real Numida de Medracen
Roman Ruins Timgad ©
Roman Ruins Timgad

1
night
Setif

Setif ©
Provincial capital Setif retains much of its ancient past and looks proudly to the future.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): get outside with Entente de Setif, don't miss a visit to Ain El Fouara, then buy something for everyone on your list at Park Mall, and finally get engrossed in the history at Setif Museum - Musee d'archeologie.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Setif trip planner.

Drive from Timgad to Setif in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Timgad in January: highs in Setif hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bejaia.

Things to do in Setif

Outdoors · Shopping · Museums
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Entente de Setif ©
Entente de Setif
Park Mall ©
Park Mall
Ain El Fouara ©
Ain El Fouara

2
nights
Bejaia

Bejaia ©
A Mediterranean port and provincial capital, Bejaia juxtaposes ancient monuments and national parks with the center of the Algerian and Western Mediterranean oil industry.
On the 18th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Bab El Fouka, take in the dramatic natural features at Cap Carbon, then steep yourself in history at Casbah Bejaia, then don't miss a visit to Place du 1er Novembre 1954, and finally head outdoors with Parc National De Gouraya. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Pic des Singes and then get outside with Cascades de Kefrida.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Bejaia online journey planner.

Getting from Setif to Bejaia by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Setif in January, things will get a bit warmer in Bejaia: highs are around 20°C and lows about 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Algiers.

Things to do in Bejaia

Outdoors · Nature · Parks
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Parc National De Gouraya ©
Parc National De Gouraya
Pic des Singes ©
Pic des Singes
Cap Carbon ©
Cap Carbon

9
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.
Attractions like Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma and Memorial du Martyr make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Algiers: Tikjda National Park (in Bouira) and Port de la Madrague (in Ain Benian). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique, appreciate the extensive heritage of La Rue Didouche Mourad, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jamaa El Kebir, and take a leisurely stroll along Le Port de Sidi Fredj.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Algiers online vacation planner.

You can drive from Bejaia to Algiers in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January in Algiers, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sidi Rached.

Things to do in Algiers

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tikjda National Park, Port de la Madrague
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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

3
nights
Sidi Rached

Sidi Rached ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Chrea National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Royal Mausoleum of Mauretania and then steep yourself in history at Tombeau de la Chretienne.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sidi Rached online tour planner.

You can drive from Algiers to Sidi Rached in 1.5 hours. In January in Sidi Rached, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mostaganem.

Things to do in Sidi Rached

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chrea National Park
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Chrea National Park ©
Chrea National Park
Tombeau de la Chretienne ©
Tombeau de la Chretienne
Royal Mausoleum of Mauretania ©
Royal Mausoleum of Mauretania

1
day
Mostaganem

Mostaganem
Mostaganem is a port city in and capital of Mostaganem province, in the northwest of Algeria. On the 31st (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Hadjadj Plage.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mostaganem journey maker.

Traveling by car from Sidi Rached to Mostaganem takes 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sidi Rached in January: highs in Mostaganem hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Tamanrasset.

Things to do in Mostaganem

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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1
night
Tamanrasset

Tamanrasset
Tamanrasset is an oasis city and capital of Tamanrasset Province in southern Algeria, in the Ahaggar Mountains. To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tamanrasset trip maker site.

You can fly from Mostaganem to Tamanrasset in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Mostaganem in January, expect nights in Tamanrasset to be little chillier, around 5°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 24°C. You'll set off for Guelma on the 1st (Mon).

Things to do in Tamanrasset

Nature · Parks
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1
night
Guelma

Guelma ©
Guelma is the capital of Guelma Province and Guelma District, located in north-eastern Algeria, about 65 kilometers from the Mediterranean coast. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the natural beauty of Hammam Debagh Hot Springs.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Guelma trip planner.

Getting from Tamanrasset to Guelma by car takes about 28 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tamanrasset in February: highs in Guelma hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Jijel.

Things to do in Guelma

Nature · Parks
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Hammam Debagh Hot Springs ©
Hammam Debagh Hot Springs

1
night
Jijel

Jijel ©
Jijel is the capital of Jijel Province in north-eastern Algeria. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): Head underground at Caves of Jijel and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Animal Park - Kissir El Aouana.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Jijel trip planning app.

Drive from Guelma to Jijel in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, train, and bus. In February in Jijel, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tipasa.

Things to do in Jijel

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trip

Animal Park - Kissir El Aouana
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Animal Park - Kissir El Aouana ©
Animal Park - Kissir El Aouana

3
nights
Tipasa

Tipasa ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Ruines Romaines Tipaza and then make a trip to Tipasa Archaeological Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Musee Public National de Cherchell.

To plan Tipasa vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Jijel to Tipasa takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In February, daily temperatures in Tipasa can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Tipasa

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Musee Public National de Cherchell
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 6:
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Ruines Romaines Tipaza ©
Ruines Romaines Tipaza
Tipasa Archaeological Park ©
Tipasa Archaeological Park
Musee Public National de Cherchell ©
Musee Public National de Cherchell

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