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How to Plan Your Algeria Tour?
Best Time to Visit: October - May
Major Cities for International Flights: Algiers, Oran, Constantine
Visa: Citizens from Libya, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Seychelles and Tunisia are eligible for a 90-day visa waiver. In addition to these countries, visas are required to enter Algeria.
Money Tips: The official currency of Algeria is Dinar. You are advised to bring enough US Dollars to exchange Dinars at the local bank or Money Exchange.
If you have 3 to 5 days, your trip can focus on Algiers and nearby surroundings including Kasbah, Tipasa, Bejaia, Setif, etc.
If you have 6 to 10 days, you could enjoy yourselves in Tipaza, Constantine, Timgad, Djemila and Algiers. The Sahara Desert will definitely impress you a lot.
11 Days or More
For an in-depth tour with over 11 days, you can take a round-trip from Algiers to Djemila, Constantine, Timimoun, Taghit, Oran, Tipaza and finally back to Algiers. The UNESCO World Heritages and the vast deserts will sure amaze you. Being acquaintance with the local lifestyle will also be a special experience.
Trip Planning FAQs
Is It Safe to Travel in Algeria?
Central Algeria is safe during the daytime. However, you are not suggested to go to a strange place in the evening, especially to the suburbs. For the travel in Algeria, it’s better to book a tour package with a licensed company in advance and visit the whole country under their company.
When you visit the sightseeing spots, you may be accompanied by armed guards and/or police. It does not means there is any threat. It is just the measures taken by the government to ensure your safety in Algeria.
When you arrive in Algeria, please make sure the local police or your local embassy are aware of your travel plan. Please do not carry too much cash or valuables. What’s more, do not pick up any stranger on the way. If you want to take a taxi, please tell your hotel to call a taxi from a reputable company.
What is the Climate like in Algeria?
In the northern coastal area, it is mild and rainy in Algeria in winter and hot and dry in summer. The year round average temperature is 17℃. From November to March, the temperature will be no lower than 5℃. In July and August, the temperature could be up to 30℃. The best time for sightseeing is April, May, June, September and October.
In the middle part of Algeria, it is mainly the tropical savanna climate, which is dry and rainless in most cases. It is hot in summer and cold in winter.
When it comes to the southern part - Sahara, it is the continental desert climate with ample sunshine. It will be burning hot from May to September, with the highest temperature as high as 55℃, and there is a big temperature difference between day and night.
Is There Anything I Should Pay Attention to in Algeria?
When entering and exiting the customs, please do not bring pork relative items and the alcoholic drinks. During Ramadan, which generally falls during the three months of August, September and October, you should avoid eating, drinking or smoking in public.
The local people is usually enthusiastic and friendly. When you interact with the local citizens, you should respect their lifestyle and habits. Your guide will also offer you some suggestions and cautions.
When travelling to the mosques or the conservative places, women might be required to cover arms, legs and heads. Men are expected not to wear shorts all the time.