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Amazing Algeria

ALG02 : 11 Days Algiers - Djemila - Constantine - Timimoun - Taghit - Oran - Tipaza - Algiers

Tour Type: Private tour with English-speaking guide and experienced driver
Accommodation: 4/5 stars well selected comfortable hotels
Highlights:

  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Djemila and Tipaza.
  • Visit Algeria’s 3rd largest city and the city of bridge - Constantine.
  • Explore the vast and amazing Sahara Desert though Timimoun.
  • Spend two days in the coastal city of Oran

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Arrival in Algiers
Your wonderful Algeria trip will start from the capital city Algiers, which is a harbor city situated in the west side of the southern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. After you arrive at the airport, you will find your private guide waiting for you at the exit holding a welcome board with your name. After a warm greeting, you will be taken to the hotel we carefully selected for you.

Accommodation: Sofitel Algiers Hamma Garden (5 stars) or similar

Day 2: Explore Djemila, Transfer to Constantine
Today, a comfortable ride will take you to explore, which was the largest and best preserved ancient Rome ruins in Algeria. It was excavated between 1909 and 1957 and became a UNESCO World Heritage in 1982. Upon arrival, you will first visit an ordinary small museum, which displays the items from over 2,000 years ago. You will definitely be amazed by the skill of the craftsmen during that period. After stepping out of the museum, you will walk into the site, which is also a park with green trees, stone tablets and statues, to admire the ruins. The stone pillars, triumphal arch, big baths and temples will bring your thoughts back to the ancient Roman times. 

Later, we will proceed to the city of bridge, Constantine and we will stay overnight there.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Novotel Constantine or similar

Day 3: Constantine sightseeing, Fly back to Algiers
Constantine, Algeria’s 3rd biggest city, is located on a plateau. It is surrounded by deep picturesque canyons and is connected to other areas by two Bridges over the Rhumel Lake. 

After breakfast, you will first be led to Cirta Museum, which mainly displays the Roman mosaics. Then you will be guided to visit the fascinating Palace of Ahmed Bey and mosques. After that, you will enjoy some leisure time to walk around the city and you will have a chance to see the traditional castle, local market and the art achievements of city bridges. 

After finishing the visit, you will be transferred to the airport to take a flight back to Algiers. After arrival, you will be escorted to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Sofitel Algiers Hamma Garden (5 stars) or similar

Day 4: Fly to Timimoun, Half-day discovery
After an early breakfast, you will be taken to the airport to catch a morning flight to Timimoun, which is the gate to enter the Sahara Desert. After arrival, your professional local guide will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. Later, you will have today’s lunch at a local popular restaurant. After lunch, stroll around the ancient town to admire the local Sudanese style architecture and visit the souvenir shops and local market. 

After that, we will move forward to the Palmeraie, where you will see the ancient irrigation system, which is called “fouggara”. The local people use this irrigation system to water the oasis. Outside the Timimoun town, the splendid sand dunes will create an amazing scene for your Sahara trip.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel Gourara (4 stars) or similar

Day 5: One day in Timimoun
After one night rest, you will be accompanied to walk around Timimoun to visit the carmine caves and deserted villages and admire the local features. Your guide will introduce you to the knowledge of local history, customs, weather, environment during the sightseeing. At around noon time, we will return to Timimoun to escape from the hot and have today’s lunch. After lunch, you may have a short rest at the hotel. The afternoon time will be left free for you to explore the town by yourself. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel Gourara (4 stars) or similar

Day 6: Visit Beni Abbes, Drive to Taghit
The journey today includes a long driving, which is about 500 kilometers (311 miles). First, we will head to white oasis – Beni Abbes town, which looks pretty beautiful with graceful environment. At the end of the oasis, many sand dunes stand there, which makes the Beni Abbes look like a pearl mounted on the desert. After that, we will move forward to the Ksar and the Sahara Museum, which displays many interesting exhibits. Then we will continue to drive to Taghit and stay overnight there. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Saoura Hotel (4 stars) or similar

Day 7: Explore Taghit, Transfer to Bachar, Fly to Oran
Taghit, located in the west part of Algeria, is another oasis town in vast Sahara. In addition to agriculture, tourism is an important industry in Taghit, since there are many stone carvings from the Neolithic Age. Along the way, you will also see the sand dunes, the palm trees and the ancient Ksar. The sand dunes are standing at the edge of the town. When you cross the sand dunes, a splendid scenery will jump into your eyes.

You can take plenty of artistic photos when walking along the narrow wind street and the red mud buildings. You will spend the whole morning here. After lunch, we will head to Bechar and catch an afternoon flight to the second largest city of Algeria – Oran, where you will stay in tonight. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Four Points by Sheraton Oran or similar

Day 8: One day Oran sightseeing
This morning, you will be escorted to visit Oran, which is a coastal city in the northwest part of Algeria. It was said to be discovered by two Arabic voyagers. The main highlights of Oran is the Fort and Chapelle de Santa Cruz, Place du ler Novembre, La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur and Bey’s Palace. You will have one full day to explore this fancy city.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Four Points by Sheraton Oran or similar

Day 9: Transfer to Tipaza, Sightsee in Tipaza, Transfer to Algiers
After breakfast, we will take a car for around 4 hours to the UNESCO World Heritage, Tipaza, which is 370 kilometers (230 miles) from Oran. This ancient city was first constructed in the 7th century BC and now is one of the most popular tourist sites in Algeria. Besides, it is also one of the best-preserved Roman ruins along the Mediterranean coast. After visiting this historical ruins, we will continue to drive to Algiers. On the way, we will have a layover at the Royal Mausoleum of Mauritanian, which was a construction from the Numibian period with a history of over 2,000 years. Cleopatra's daughter was buried there. This evening we will stay in Algiers.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Sofitel Algiers Hamma Garden (5 stars) or similar

Day 10: Algiers highlights
The whole day today will be devoted to Algiers. We will visit the historial Kashbah, which is a fortress built in the 2rd century BC, the Maqam Echahid, which is seen as a symbol of the independence struggle, and the Musée national des moudjahid to know about the history of Algeria war. Walking along the city streets, you will also know about the history and architecture of this city.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Sofitel Algiers Hamma Garden (5 stars) or similar

Day 11: Departure from Algiers
Your memorable Algeria trip will come to an end today. We will take you to the airport for your homebound flight. Bon Voyage!

Meals: Breakfast

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Tour Prices

2023 Special: 10% off - book 60 days before, 5% off - book 30 days before

Month2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
Year Round$3189 $2870$3169 $2852
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 10% discount.
  • Any part of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
What's Included
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off services.
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Economy class airfare of Constantie/ Algiers/ Timimoun and Bechar/ Oran.
  • Service of English speaking guides per itinerary.
  • Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Entrance fees for mentioned sights visited.
What's Excluded
  • International flight into and out of Algeria
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Algeria visa fee.
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