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Historical Tour of Algeria, 11 Days

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Historical Tour of Algeria, 11 Days

Algeria (Algiers, Tipaza, Cherchell, Djemila, Medracen, Timgad, Bou Saada)

Immerse yourself in the history of Algeria on this 11 Day tour; Algeria is home to shockingly well preserved Roman ruins, magical Oasis, and wonderful people. Travel from the capital city of Algiers through Tipaza to Djemila, Timgad to Bou Saada on an unforgettable adventure.

Day 1: ARRIVE ALGIERS, ALGERIA

Arrive Algiers; meet assist and transfer to the hotel.
Overnight at Hilton Algiers

Day 2: ALGIERS

After breakfast; go on a full day tour of Algiers; This whitewashed city ‘la Blanche’ has maintained its old mystique whilst its sprawl has turned it into one of the largest ports in Africa. It is spread around a huge crescent bay, and the Casbah, which is on the hillside above the northern part of the port, is topped by its Citadel. Visit of Notre Dame d’Afrique, the Martyr’s Monument and the Bardo Museum.
 Meal(s) Included: Breakfast
Overnight at Hilton Algiers

Day 3: TIPAZA – CHERCHELL

Full day tour along the Mediterranean to Tipaza (amphitheatre, 4th century basilica, forum, and old port) followed by Cherchell (Roman port of Caesarea): superb museums, old port, theatre.
 Meal(s) Included: Breakfast
Overnight at Hilton Algiers

Day 4: ALGIERS- DJEMILA

After breakfast; drive to Djemila; beautifully situated in the Kabylie Hills, Djemila is known as being the most aesthetic of all Roman ruins in North Africa – and for many that includes those of Libya.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at Hotel El Hidhab

Day 5: DJEMILA- MEDRACEN

Today tour Medracen; The Mausoleum of Medracen is a mysterious burial chamber, built around 400 BC complete with false door and real hidden entrance. It is 18m high and 60m in diameter and made with massive stone blocks.
 Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at Hotel Chelia

Day 6: MEDRACEN- TIMGAD

After breakfast; drive to Timgad, ancient Thamugadi, ruined city, sometimes called the Pompeii of North Africa because of the extensive remains of the Roman city founded here by Trajan in AD 100. This city was destroyed by Berbers in the 7th century and was unknown until excavations were begun in 1881. Its Roman ruins, which include a triumphal arch, public baths, a theater, a library, and a forum, are the best preserved and most extensive in Africa.
 Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at Hotel Chelia

Day 7: TIMGAD

Continue Tour of Timgad
 Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at Hotel Chelia

Day 8: TIMGAD

Continue Tour of Timgad
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at Hotel Chelia

Day 9: TIMGAD – BOU SAADA

After breakfast; drive to The Oasis city of Bou saada which means “place of happiness” in Arabic. Tour of Bou Saada; visit old Medina with its arched alleyways and ancient fortress walls- situated within the city, and the French town which is located to the south. Explore Bou Saada Park, a vineyard covering roughly 100 acres. The park produces Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Chardonnay and Riesling.
 Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at Hotel Kerdada

Day 10: BOU SAADA – ALGIERS

Morning tour of Bou Saada; drive to Algiers in the afternoon
 Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at Hilton Algiers

Day 11: DEPART ALGIERS

Transfer to airport for your flight back home
 Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
  • Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers
  • Hotel accommodation in the listed properties
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Admission to listed sites
  • Meals indicated

TOUR PRICE DOESN'T INCLUDE

  • Flights
  • Cost of visa
  • Meals not listed
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuity to driver and guide
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