Spring Algeria Tour

What's it all about?

Welcome to our journey through the heart of Algeria, where ancient history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant cultures await. Our tour begins in the bustling capital of Algiers, Explore the winding streets of the UNESCO-listed Casbah, where hidden mosques and historic palaces reveal the city’s rich past, before strolling along the picturesque waterfront promenade of the Corniche.

From Algiers, we move onto the enchanting city of Ghardaia, nestled in the heart of the M’zab Valley. Here, ancient mud-brick architecture and labyrinthine streets transport us to another time, as we discover the unique culture and traditions of the Mozabite people.

Continuing our journey, we arrive in Constantine, the “City of Bridges,” perched dramatically atop towering cliffs overlooking the Rhumel River. 

Our next destination is Djemila, a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its remarkably preserved Roman ruins. 

From Djemila, we venture southward to the oasis town of Djanet, nestled amidst the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Sahara Desert. 

From the vibrant cities to the timeless desert, this tour of Algeria promises an unforgettable adventure filled with discovery, wonder, and the warm hospitality of the Algerian people. Join us as we uncover the treasures of this captivating North African nation.

Where?

Tripoli – Jabel Nafusa – Ghadames – Geryan – Leptis Magna – Sabratha – Tripoli

When?

April 17 – 26th, 2025

Visa?

We will apply for and send you an invitation letter which will allow you to get the visa at your local embassy.

The Itinerary
April 17th | Algiers
  • Own arrival into Algiers. Airport transfers provided to our hotel downtown.
  • After settling in, it’s time to start our Algiers tour.
  • Visit the casbah of Algiers – a UNESCO world heritage site, along with Dar Mustapha Pacha and pass by the Ketchaoua mosque at the bottom of Martyrs Square.
  • See the Basilica of Notre Dame d’afrique , Martyrs Monument, Botanical gardens and stroll through the city center. 
  • Visit the War Museum and the Revolutionary Monument commemorating the Algerian War & the struggle for independence from France. The monument was opened in 1982 on the 20th anniversary of Algeria’s 
    independence. It represents the shape of three standing palm leaves, each with a statue of a soldier underneath it as it protects the eternal flame.
  • Dinner and overnight in Algiers.
April 18th - Ghardaia
  • After breakfast, we’ll drive for 1 hour to visit the remarkable and unique Roman ruins of Tipaza – another UNESCO site, right on the sea. 
  • Tipaza was an old Punic trading-post conquered by the Romans. It was subsequently turned into a military colony by the emperor Claudius for the conquest of the kingdoms of Mauritania. It is one of the
    most famous ruins in all Northern Africa.
  • On the way we’ll grab a coffee break along the Mediterranean coast to
    take in the view. There’s also great restaurant options  here for a seafood lunch.
  • Visit the distinguished Archaeological Museum of Cherchell which houses
    some of Algeria’s finest sculptures and mosaics.
  • Drive back to Algiers in time for our domestic flight to Ghardaia.
  • Arrival and dinner in Gardaia.
  • Overnight.
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April 19th - Ghadames - Constantine
  • Tour the town of Ghardaia , the lively market and the neighboring town of Beni Isguen.
  • Head to M’Zab valley, which comprises five villages in the heart of the Sahara Desert.
  • This UNESCO site is a photographer’s dream with its unique architecture that is a source of inspiration for today’s urban planners.
  • Head to the Ksar of Ghardaia – the pearl of the Oasis. Exploring this incredible village feels as if you have been taken back in time, leaving the modern world behind.
  • Transfer to the airport for our domestic flight to Constantine.
  • Dinner and overnight in Constantine.

April 20th - Constantine

  • Leaving the Sahara behind, we begin the journey back towards Tripoli.
  • Our main stop will be in Kabaw for lunch and then drive further to Gharyan city 50 miles south of Tripoli.
  • Gharyan was on the trade routes both south to Fezzan and over
  • the Nafusa Mountains. By 1884 the Ottomans had established a mayor and town council here.
    It was considered the centre of Libyan resistance against the Italian invasion early in the 20th century.
  • Drive to Tripoli
  • Dinner and overnight in Tripoli.
  • Breakfast at hotel and begin our city tour exploring Constantine – also
    known as the City of Bridges.
  • Our first stop visit the Ahmed Bey Palace – one of the finest Ottoman-era
    buildings in Algeria. A majestic palace filled with courtyards, gardens, and
    orchards. Expensive tiles crafted in Algeria and France decorate the
    building.
  • Walk over the iconic Pont de Sidi M’Cid – a 164 metres long suspension bridge across the Rhummel River. Built by the French and it was the highest bridge in the world from 1912 to 1929.
  • Stop by the Monument aux Morts – a memorial that honours the city’s
    dead from World War I. More than 173,000 Algerians fought in World War I under the banner of France, with many of them taking part in the Battle
    of Verdun and other well-known battles of the war. Sadly, more than
    36,000 of these Algerian soldiers perished during the war.
  • Visit the monument of the dead, which was built after the First World War.
  • Afternoon Lunch at El Khaimah – one of the top restaurants in Algeria, known for its
    excellent service and food. The restaurant offers a wide selection of local
    wines and dishes. Méchoui, or spit-roasted lamb, is among the best you
    will ever find in the region.
    Visit to the Great Mosque of Constantine constructed in 1135CE.
  • Walk along the Medina located in the heart of the old Constantine – a
    place full of life and merchants selling traditional street food and sweets.
  • Stop by to explore the Emir Abd El Kader Mosque – the second-largest mosque in the country.
  • Dinner and overnight in Constantine.

April 21st - Djemila - Algiers

  • Today we head back to Algiers passing by Djemila to see the famed Roman ruins.
  • We cover the 2 hour journey along Algeria’s iconic northern highway to the picturesque mountain village.
  • Explore the Djemila Roman ancient city ruins – a UNESCO
    World Heritage Site
  • Lunch at a nearby restaurant before continuing onto Algiers.
  • Overnight in Algiers.

April 22nd - Algiers - Djanet

  • After breakfast we explore the remains of the citadel, old mosques and Ottoman-era palaces.
  • Visit the Palais des Rais – a shining symbol of Moorish architecture otherwise known as Bastion 23.
  • Stop by the La Grande Poste – constructed in 1910 it is still Algeria’s largest post office building.
  • Head to the airport for our afternoon flight to Djanet deep in the Sahara Desert.

April 23rd / 24th - Djanet

  • Spend the next 2 days exploring the desert of Djanet – visiting the nomads seeing spectacular sunsets and sunrises, seeing the legendary crying cow, and experiencing local life.
  •  See rock art sites, and endless sand dune landscapes.
  • Enjoy the unique camping experience.

April 25th - Algiers

  • Flight back to Algiers.
  • Spend the day in Algiers seeing everything we didn’t have time for beofre and picking up some last-minute souvenirs before your flight home.
  • Trasnfer to the hotel for some rest before enjoying our last night in Algeria.
  • Dinner and overnight in Algiers.

April 26th - Departure

  • depart , transfer to airport and departure 
What else?
Inclusions
Exclusions
  • Accommodation

    Standard hotels.

  • Guides

    An expert English speaking local guide, driver and foreign tour leader on group tours.

  • Transport

    All transport to complete the itinerary including airport transfers.

  • Activities

    All activities & entrance fees unless otherwise stated.

  • Visa Invitation

    Visa fee and visa invitation. We will send you an invitation letter which will you to get the visa on arrival at the airport.

  • Domestic Flights

    Domestic flights are included.

  • Fights

    Flights to and from Algiers.

  • Tips

    Tips are expected for your local guides and driver.

  • Travel Insurance

    A must for this trip.

  • Food

    Meals are not included.

Algeria Tour

Start and finish in Algiers

Libya Combo Tour

Join us in Libya directly before!

Standard hotels

9 nights in Algeria

The price

€1950

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