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Harbor of Oran

Discover Algeria Tour

12 Days * 11 Nights

Discover Algeria Tour

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12 Days ~ 11 Nights
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  • Included
    Accommodations Described in Tour Plan
    Airport Pick-up & Drop-off
    Breakfasts
    Domestic Flights
    Driver & Private Transportation
    English-Speaking Guide/Manager
    Entrance Fees to Sites
    Letter of Invitation for Visa Application
    Security Escort Where Needed (determined by Tour Manager)
    Water in Vehicle
  • Not Included
    Algerian Visa
    All Meals & Water for Days 7-12
    Dinners
    Drinks
    Gratuities
    International Flights
    Lunches
    Lunches & Dinners on Days 1-6 & 13
    Personal Spending Money
    Travel Insurance

Tour Plan

1
Arrival - Algiers
Grande Poste in Algiers

Grande Poste in Algiers

Arrive in Algiers and transfer to your hotel for two nights. Depending on your arrival time, you can take an afternoon tour of the city including sites to: Place des Martyrs (17th century El Djedid Mosque), Place Emir Abdelkader, Grande Poste, and other sites if time permits. Accomodation options: 3, 4, 5-stars
2
Algiers - Tipaza - Cherchell - Algiers
After breakfast, you will travel to Tipaza to explore this beautiful Roman site beside the Mediterranean Sea and then visit the museum. You will not want to miss the historic basilica, which is said to be the largest in North Africa. If you enjoy seafood you may want to try out a local restaurant for a fresh fish lunch in Tipaza. Continue on to Cherchell to visit two archaeology museums that host a number of Roman antiquities. On your way back to Algiers, you will stop at the pyramid-like structure of the Tomb de le Christian.

Accomodation options: 3, 4, 5-stars

3
Algiers - Annaba
In the morning, you will visit the Bardo Museum which is set in a beautiful neo-Moorish villa, the Museum of Antiquities and Islamic Art, UNESCO World Heritage Casbah, historic mosques, and if there is time stop by the arts and crafts museum.
Travel to the Algiers airport and depart for Annaba. Upon arrival in Annaba, transfer to the hotel.

Accomodation options: 3, 4, 5-stars

4
Annaba
Cathedral of St. Augustine

Cathedral of St. Augustine


After breakfast, you will spend the morning visiting the archaeological site of Hippo, the museum, and the Cathedral of St. Augustine. St. Augustine was the bishop in Hippo from 395-430 AD. For lunch, you may be interested in trying to a restaurant along the coast. In the afternoon, time permitting, explore the picturesque Cap De Garde, visit historic mosques, or return to your hotel to rest.

Accomodation options: 3, 4, 5-stars

5
Annaba - Tiddis - Constantine
After breakfast, you will travel to the hillside site of Tiddis and take a guided tour. You will travel to Constantine for lunch and if time remains you will visit the museum of Cirta. Before supper, your group may be interested in a stroll to one of the city's famous suspension bridges.

Accomodation options: 3, 4, 5-stars

6
Constantine - Timgad - Batna
Timgad Roman ruins

Roman arch and columns at Timgad


Today you will drive from Constantine to Timgad and explore this site and museum. Here you will discover the library, temples, amphitheater, and arch of Trajan. After this, your group may want to have lunch and then travel to Lambaesis to see the large structure of the legionary base. Hotel Hazem will be your place to rest this night.

Accomodation: Hotel Hazem, 3-star

7
Batna - Djemila - Setif
After breakfast travel north to to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Djemila. Begin the day with a visit to the archaeological museum. The museums hosts the grand mosaic ‘The Triumph of Dionysus’. After drive to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Djemila, meaning ‘Beautiful’ in Arabic. The site lives up to its name as it is uniquely situated amongst rolling hills. You will have a guided visit of both the museum and the historic site. Explore the forum, basilicas, baptisteries, arch of Caracalla, Temple des Septimes, well-preserved Roman market, and theatre. Continue to Setif and upon arrival explore the Setif archaeological museum with the grand mosaic of the ‘Triumph of Dionysos.’

Accomodation options: 3, 4, 5-stars

8
Setif - Algiers
View of Algiers from Kasbah roof

View of Algiers from Kasbah roof


In the morning you will either take a flight or drive back to Algiers. When you arrive to Algiers you will have a guided tour and explore historical sites such as the ancient Kasbah, Bastion 23, or other sites that were missed on Day 1 or 2.

Accomodation options: 3, 4, 5-stars

9
Algiers - Oran
In the morning take a flight from Algiers-Oran.
Upon arrival, you will visit the Bey's Palace, 14th-century fort of Merinid Sultan Abou Hassan, Church of Santa Cruz, which was built during the second half of the 16th century. If there is time you will go for a stroll along the harbor, and visit the district of Sidi El Houari and mosque.

Accomodation options: 3, 4, 5-stars

10
Oran - Tlemcen - Oran
Harbor of Oran

Harbor of Oran, view from fort above


After breakfast, take an early morning departure to the historic city of Tlemcen. Enjoy this incredible city with visits to the 13th-century Mosque of Sidi Bel Hassan, the Great Mosque, and the 13th-century ruins of ancient Mansourah. Return to Oran for the night.

Accomodation options: 3, 4, 5-stars

11
Oran - Algiers
Take a morning flight back to Algiers. When you arrive visit the historic sites and museums that were missed on the Day 3 tour.

Accomodation options: 3, 4, 5-stars

12
Departure - Algiers
Your guide will take you to the airport for your departure flight.

*Itinerary subject to modification according to local conditions.
**Photographs permitted in museums except for the museum at Djemila.