Algeria



Day 1              Arrival in Algiers and transfer to the hotel. Sofitel Algiers Hamma Garden or a similar hotel.

Day 2              UNESCO world heritage sites: Kasbah of Algiers and Beni Hammad Fort. El Kalaa or a similar hotel in M'Sila.

Day 3              Drive to Setif past Bordj Bou Arreridj. In Setif: Ossama Bin Zaid Mosque, Ain El Fouara and the Archaeological Museum. UNESCO world heritage site Djemila. 3 nights in Constantine, Novotel or a similar hotel.    

Day 4              Constantine: Monument aux Morts, Emir Abdelkader Mosque, Perregaux Footbridge, Aerial Tramway, Cirta Museum. Day trip to Collo Peninsula.

Day 5              Day trip to Annaba: Salah Bey Mosque (series), Hippo Regis, Museum of the Ruins of Hyppone, Saint Agustin Basilica, Covered Market, Cablecar.  

Day 6              UNESCO world heritage site Timgad and Lambaesis. 1st November of 1954 Great Mosque and other sites in Batna. Museum of the Revolution in Kantara. Ziban or a similar hotel in Biskra.

Day 7              Crossing the Sahara Desert with stops at Chott Melrhir Lake, Touggourt and Ouargla. Le Belvedere or a similar hotel in Ghardaia.

Day 8              Ghardaia and Bounoura: Mzab Valley - UNESCO world heritage site, El Atteuf, Berber Castle, Bounoura Mosque. Ksar Draa in Timimoun. Gourara or a similar hotel in Timimoun.

Day 9              Drive to Bechar with stops at the Beni Abbes Art Museum and Taghit. Antar or a similar hotel in Bechar.

Day 10              Crossing Tiemcen National Park and exploring Tiemcen: Mechouar Palace, El Mechouar and Great mosques. Renaissance or a similar hotel in Tlemcen.

Day 11              El-Ourit Waterfalls and Beni Add Ain Fezza Caves near Tiemcen. Drive to Oran past Sidi Bel Abbes and Oran Lake. In Oran: Fort Santa Cruz, Basilica Santa Cruz and Sacred Heart Cathedral. Sheraton or a similar hotel in Oran.

Day 12              Mujahid Museum in Oran. Drive to Tipasa via Chief. UNESCO world heritage site Tipasa and UNESCO tentative site the Royal Mausoleum of Mauretania. Return to Algiers. Sofitel Algiers Hamma Garden or a similar hotel.

Day 13              Transfer to the airport and departure from Algiers.

8 NM points:  all 8 regions of Algeria
8 MTP points:  all 8 regions of Algeria
1 TCC point:   Algeria
UNESCO:  6 world heritage sites and 3 tentative world heritage sites

Dates:  December 1, 2021;   November 30, 2022         Price: $6,850, single supplement $800