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The ideal introduction for first-time visitors, this full-day, private Algiers tour covers top locations in the Algerian capital by comfortable, chauffeured car, from colonial-era landmarks and monuments to local mosques and markets. Other highlights include a stroll along the Bay of Algiers and stops at the Botanical Garden and Fine Arts Museum, with admission tickets included.
This is a private tour only for yourself and for the people that are travelling with you , it's a 10 days trip with 8 full days package that will enable to have an in-depth overview of Algeria as you'll be visiting various UNESCO sites and a lot of hidden gems that includes : Algiers / Tipaza / Djemila / Timgad / Constantine /Ghardaia / Oran / Tlemcen we'll arrange and organise everything , it's worry-free ! just come & enjoy & have fun
On this multi-day guided tour through Algeria, you’ll discover some of the region’s most impressive ancient sites. Stroll through the millennia-old Roman town of Djemila, learn about the imperial Golden Age of the Severan dynasty at the Timgad ruins, and explore the picturesque city of Constantine on an in-depth guided visit. Tours include door-to-door vehicle transfers and lunch each day.
Cover the highlights of Algiers on this full-day private tour of the history-packed Algerian capital. Wander down narrow, centuries-old streets in the atmospheric Casbah, stroll through the colonial-style Hamma Botanical Garden, and get a first-hand peek at the iconic Martyrs’ Monument, which commemorates the Algerian war for independence.
Explore the ancient Roman ruins of Tipaza during this private tour from Algiers. Stroll through what’s left of the ancient city and learn about the over 2,000-year history of Algeria, stretching back to the Phoenicians, from your dedicated tour guide. Your package also includes a delicious seafood lunch at Tipaza port and you can choose to upgrade your tour to include the Cherchell Antiques Museum.
Djémila Known under its antique name Cuicul, is an establishment of an ancient Roman colony founded during the reign of Nerva (96 - 98 A.D.). The Roman town occupied a singular defensive position. Cuicul is one of the flowers of Roman architecture in North Africa. Remarkably adapted to the constraints of the mountainous site, on a rocky spur which spreads at an altitude of 900 m, between the wadi Guergour and the wadi Betame, two mountain torrents, the town has its own Senate and Forum. Around the beginning of the 3rd century, it expanded beyond its ramparts with the creation of the Septimius Severus Temple, the Arch of Caracalla, the market and the civil basilica. The site has also been marked by Christianity in the form of several cult buildings: a cathedral, a church and its baptistry are considered among the biggest of the Paleochristian period. The site of Djémila comprises an impressive collection of mosaic pavings, illustrating mythological tales and scenes of daily life.
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If you want to discover Algiers through the eye of a local, cultural experiences, stories, tastings and unique anecdotes about this city, you will certainly love this tour!It will not only be a learning experience of history through museum visits. We will cross the most important streets, each with its own history. You will discover the striking architecture of Algiers la Blanche and the shops along its boulevards. the unique tastes and flavors of the local cuisine. We will visit various merchants and shops offering unique souvenirs, products and craft accessories.and we will end our visit with a tasting of tea and traditional pastries before walking along the bay to our point of return.
A small Phoenician colony on Algiers's former islands was established and taken over by the Carthaginians sometime before the 3rd century bc. After the Punic Wars, the Romans eventually took over administration of the town, which they called Icosium. Its ruins now form part of the modern city's marine quarter, with the Rue de la Marine following a former Roman road. Roman cemeteries existed near Bab-el-Oued and Bab Azoun. The city was given Latin rights by the emperor Vespasian. The bishops of Icosium are mentioned as late as the 5th century, but the ancient town fell into obscurity during the Muslim conquest of North Africa.
Annaba is a port city in northeast Algeria. Local attractions include the main street with a broad central promenade, architecture that reflects the city’s French colonial past. Why is there a church in a predominantly Muslim City? Your Expert guide will explain that and many more. The church of St. Augustine Basilica, completed in 1900, towers on a hill to the south. Below it sprawls the ruined city of Hippo Regius, with the remains of Roman villas and baths. Why is Annaba an important city in Africa? The city boasts of the largest steel complex in Africa. What is unique about the city? Annaba is at the center of one of the most beautiful coastal regions in the western Mediterranean.
The El Kantara Bridge is a popular National attraction. It was commissioned in1863 and it is the oldest bridge in the City. What is Gorges du Rhumel popular for? Your professional guide will give you more information. Get a breathtaking view of the city from Sidi M’ Cid Bridge. This iconic monument is a 164m-long hybrid suspension bridge. During this guided tour, you will visit several sights and suspension bridges to experience the city’s history and it's architecture with your professional guide!
Djémila the Beautiful one, Latin: Cuicul or Curculum, formerly Cuicul, is a small mountain village in Algeria, near the northern coast east of Algiers, where some of the best preserved Berbero-Roman ruins in North Africa are found. It is situated in the region bordering the Constantinois and Petite Kabylie (Basse Kabylie). In 1982, Djémila became a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its unique adaptation of Roman architecture to a mountain environment. Significant buildings in ancient Cuicul include a theatre, two fora, temples, basilicas, arches, streets, and houses. The exceptionally well preserved ruins surround the forum of the Harsh, a large paved square with an entry marked by a majestic arch.
Tlemcen is a city in Northern Algeria. What is Tlemcen known for? It’s known for Moorish buildings, such as the 11th-century Grand Mosque, with a tall minaret and elaborate mihrab (prayer niche). Who is Sidi Boumediene and what is he famous for? Your Professional guide will explain all that as he takes you to his grave, which is a place of pilgrimage. See an example of Almoravid architecture, with carved stucco at the city center, where the 12th-century palace of El Mechouar which is protected by a high wall.
Taghit is an Oasis town in Western Algeria. Why is it called one of the most beautiful Oasis in the Sahara region? What are Taghit famous for?. Ksar of Taghit is a walled old city constructed using traditional mud-bricks which is still partly inhabited even today walk through the old town with the mud-brick houses and narrow alley-ways. Was Algeria colonized? By whom was Algeria colonized? You will find out when your professional guide takes you to Djebel Baron, the ruins of a French colonial outpost, the Fort de l'Éperon, overlooking the old city of Taghit.
Timgad is an impressive Roman site where one can walk through well-preserved ruins of an old Roman town. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982. Its Roman name was Thamugadi, and it was believed to have reached a population of up to 15,000 people, many of who were army veterans. This city was built in about 100 AD under the reign of Emperor Trajan and it was an important center for both Catholic and Donatist Christians.As you enter the site, you will pass by the museum, which is home to grand mosaics along with other important artifacts found at this site. As you continue walking down the decumanus maximus, or the east-west road, you will pass by one of North Africa’s last remaining ruins of a library. The site also contains a large theatre, the arch of Trajan, temples, and baths. Make sure you do not rush through this expansive site, which awaits your discovery. If you are looking for a great panorama view of Timgad make sure to climb to the top of the theatre.
you'll be walking around and through the major scenic spots in constantine with a local guide who is fluent in English , passionate and very knowledgeable and very flexible as wellso if you have different things in mind that you want to do , then just let us know ! you'll be discovering some hidden gems that the city has to offer .
From the busiest alleyways to the narrowest and most unknown alleyways, El Hadi our famous multi-language guide will take you on a journey back to the time of the Deys by telling you the anecdotes and legendary stories of the Casbah and its townspeople.The visit will include the high and low Kasbah, with its mosques, mausoleums, museums and craftsmen's shops.