ALGERIA TRIP #1

From Algiers the white to the spectacular Sahara oasis

25 places maximum

(without international flight tickets and international transfer fees)
Our specialists are at your disposal to help you finding the lowest airplane tickets prices.

Day 1 — Algiers the Impregnable

Land in Algiers and enjoy the rest of the day to explore on your own.
Arrival transfer from the airport to the hotel is included.
Our partner hotel (4****) is located in a popular district and has a stunning 180° view on all the bay of
Algiers. The dinner is planned in our partner restaurant. A delicious Algerian culinary appetizer waits for you to start as good as possible your journey.

1 diner included

Day 2 — Algiers the white – Cultural & Historical

Enjoy a guided tour with a native of Algiers, the magnificent Algerian capital.
This capital conquered alternately by the Romans, Arabs, Ottomans and French has a variety of
facets to discover. This is why a tender ballad to the Kasbah of Algiers is essential (UNESCO World
Heritage site) with a visit of the famous Maqqam Shaheed (Monument to the glory of Algerian
independence). Then, thanks to a walk in the heart of this capital, you will discover “Algiers the modern” known for its colonial known architecture.
Finally, Algiers’ culture and handicraft will not have secrets anymore for you because after the sunset
you will taste the most typical dishes of this capital: the Rechta.

1 breakfast + 1 diner included 

Day 3 — Journey to Berber Land: Kabilya,

the mountainous region

 

Departure for the mountainous region of Algeria (3 hours of road)
Arrival at our partner hotel (4****) then you will visit the largest natural lighthouse in the world, the
oversized Cap Garbon. Next, you will reach the summit of the famous mountain: Yemma Goraya.

The local legend says that once you reach the top, you will be cured of your ill-being.
Later, you will enjoy the handicraft and the millenary culture of Algerian Berberism through a walk in
its shopping streets. Finally, you will have a choice of typical fish-based dishes and discover the local dance through a private show for Riwaya Travel.

1 breakfast + 1 diner included 

Day 4 — Constantine: “City of Bridges”

Departure after the breakfast for Constantine, the ancient capital of Numidia and the city very dear to
the famous Roman emperor Constantine (3 hours of road). During the route, you will enjoy the
magnificent view that the gorge of Jijel will offer you, among the most beautiful of all the
Mediterranean coast.
During this step in this city, you will travel through the ages in the manner of an ancient novel.
Once arrived at our partner hotel (4****), you will begin your visit by discovering the third largest
Islamic university in the world: The Emir Abdelkader mosque. This imposing architectural masterpiece
with an Arabo-Andalusian influence is full of legends to study.
Then, you will explore by walk the millennial city of Constantly, its popular street known for being full
of charm. Moreover, the crafts of Constantine’s region will make you travel through the centuries.
At the end of the day, you will observe the breathtaking sunset on this bay thanks to a 180° view. The
dinner will be served at one of the city’s prestigious restaurant.

1 breakfast + 1 diner included 

Day 5 — On the road to Sahara: Step into the ancient roman city of Timgad

Departure at the early morning for the famous ancient Roman city of Timgad, often compared to
Pompeii (2 hours 15 minutes of road). During the route, you will follow the Aurès Valley, the
emblematic Algerian canyon.
After your lunch, you will visit the ruins of Timgad (UNESCO World Heritage site). Your Riwaya Travel
dedicated guide will make travel through the centuries thanks to the legends & stories.
Departure at the end of the afternoon to the Sahara’s door: Biskra (2 hours 30 minutes of road). On your road, you will let yourself be carried away little by little by the contrast of green landscapes giving way to sandy dunes and rare vegetation: the majestic Sahara is getting closer!
At the end of the day, you will arrive at our partner hotel (4****) and leave your luggage for 2 days.
The dinner will be served at one of the city’s prestigious restaurant.

1 breakfast + 1 diner included 

Day 6 — Oasis 1: One step in Biskra

The sun is particularly strong in this region between April and October, the main activities during this
period will take place in the morning.
Riwaya Travel exclusivity: you will visit a date palm of the famous Tolga village (15 minutes by bus
from Biskra). This will be the opportunity for you to observe the irrigation in the desert. In addition, the
dates palms as far as the eye can see will leave you speechless. The variety of Algerian dates is one
of the best in the world. It is often compared to a candy; Tolga dates are exported around the world.
In the afternoon, there will also be a visit of the famous El Kantara Oasis (30 minutes by bus from
Biskra). This Oasis is considered as the welcome door of the Sahara.
The dinner will be served at one of the city’s prestigious restaurant.

1 breakfast + 1 diner included 

Day 7 — Arrival to El Oued – “City of a thousand domes”

After the breakfast, you will visit Biskra. This city is famous for its cheap shopping streets and its
warm and welcoming population. Then, you will visit the Sidi Okba mosque, the oldest place of
worship in activity in Algeria (7 th century after J-C). After the lunch, you will leave towards the last step
of this Algerian stay.
Departure of the famous oasis of El Oued also called Oued Souf (3 hours of road).

At the end of the day, you will arrive at our hotel partner, considered as one of the most beautiful in
Africa. Then, the evening is free in the complex.
The dinner is not included inside the Gazelle d’Or Hotel.

1 breakfast included 

Day 8 & 9 — El Oued – Its majesty “La Gazelle d’Or” #1

The dinner is not included inside the Gazelle d’Or Hotel.

1 breakfast included

Return flight from El Oued to Algiers

1 breakfast + 1 diner included 

Day 10 — Algiers: Shopping Day & Return

Last day of the journey in Algiers. This day will be organized according to the expected returns to the countries of origin.

Transfers are included from the hotel to the airport.

 1 breakfast included 

Cost Details

All trip prices are per person based on double occupancy. If you're traveling on your own, we'll pair you up with a roommate of the same gender so that you can pay the same rate as other travelers. Prices are subject to change without notice by Riwaya Travel.
All prices and fares are quoted in US Dollars.

My Own Room: + 350$

During your trip, sometimes it's just more convenient and comfortable to have your own room. That's why we offer the "My Own Room" option - a single room all to yourself.

What's Included?

Airport transfer
Transport between destinations and to/from included activities. Activities as listed in the itinerary.

 

The optional tour Discover Tunisia is at an additional cost.


Acommodations
Comfortable 3 and 4 stars hotels, and 2 nights stays at La Gazelle d’Or (9 nights)
Meals included
8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners.
Allow an additional $150–200 for meals not included.
Transportation

Private air-conditioned minivan

Contact us :

+33 6 64 28 20 84

+60 19-339 2259

Call us to discuss with a specialist about this trip.