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M’Zab Valley & Sahara Adventure Tour

10 Days * 9 Nights

M’Zab Valley & Sahara Adventure Tour

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10 Days ~ 9 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
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
Archeology museum with Roman mosaics and sculptures in Cherchell

Archeology museum with Roman mosaics and sculptures in Cherchell


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
Full Day in M'zab Valley - El Attefu, - Bon Noura - Ghardaia
Step back into time as you enjoy the local customs and culture while visiting the historic cities and sites in the M’Zab valley. Visit traditional market places, enjoy the lively atmosphere and lively colors, and unique architecture. Wander through narrow streets, visit important religious monuments and mosques, and enjoy the natural beauty.

Accomodation: Traditional Guesthouse

4
Drive to Timimoun
Tower in roundabout in Timimoun

Tower in roundabout in Timimoun


Today you will take a 7+ hour journey across the wild beauty of the Sahara region to Timimoun.

Accommodation: 4-star hotel

5
Timimoun
After breakfast, you will visit the beautiful palmary, dunes, Ksours, Foggars Soterraines, and the fascinating caves and village of Tindjillet.

Accommodation: 4-star hotel

6
Timimoun - Beni Abbes - Taghit
Today you will begin the day with a trip to Beni Abbes to visit the Hermitage of Father Charles de Foucauld. Once you are ready continue on to the beautiful town of Taghit for the night.

Accommodation: 4-star hotel

7
Taghit - Algiers
Desert oasis of Taghit

Desert oasis of Taghit surrounded by sand dunes


Taghit is said to be one of the most beautiful Oasis in the Sahara region. Today you will visit the Old Ksar (fort), walk through the old town with the mud-brick houses and narrow alley-ways, see the imposing dunes or the Grand Erg, cave paintings (camels, ostriches, mankind). Taghit is the beginning of a 600km stretch of dunes forming the Great Erg Occidental. Drive to Bechar and fly to Algiers.

Accommodation: 4-star hotel

8
Algiers
Full-day city tour and explore the historic sites and museums including the ancient Kasbah if missed on Day 1.

Accomodation options: 3, 4, 5-stars

9
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 in Djemila.