Things to do

Explore Algiers

Tour the Sahara Desert

  • Bechar:
    • Bechar  is situated in the northwest near the border with Morocco.
    • Explore the Saoura Valley, known for its palm groves, and experience traditional Saharan culture.

History – Visit Ancient Roman Ruins (Timgad and Djemila)

  • Timgad and Djemila:
    • Explore the ancient Roman ruins of   Timgad, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
    • Visit the archaeological site of Hippo Regius near  Annaba  and the well-preserved ruins of  Djemila.
  • Ghardaia:
    • Ghardaia  is part of the M’Zab Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
    • Discover the unique architecture of the ancient ksar (fortified village) and experience the local Berber culture.

Traditions and Desert Travel – Tuaregs

  • Tlemcen:
    • Explore the historic city of Tlemcen with its Islamic architecture, including the  Grand Mosque  and  El Mechouar Citadel.
    • Take a stroll in Tlemcen National Park, known for its scenic landscapes.
  • Timimoun:
    • Timimoun  is oasis town and famous for its palm groves and traditional adobe architecture.
    • Explore the Red Oasis and experience the unique Saharan atmosphere.

Beach Time and Relax – North African Coast

  • Annaba:
    • Annaba  is known for its Mediterranean beaches and historical sites.
    • Visit the Basilica of St. Augustine, the Hippo Regius archaeological site, and the ruins of   Timgad.

Hikers Paradise – The Hoggar Mountains

  • Tamanrasset:
    • Located in the heart of the Sahara,  Tamanrasset  is a gateway to the Hoggar Mountains.
    • Explore the Ahaggar National Park, known for its stunning landscapes, ancient rock art, and traditional Tuareg culture.
    • Visit the Assekrem Plateau for breathtaking views of the Sahara Desert.

Attend Cultural Festivals:

Check if your visit coincides with cultural festivals or events, such as the Tassili n’Ajjer Mouloud Festival or other local celebrations.

Go to List of Festivals

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