Explore the best of Algiers with a local guide.
If it's a reminiscence of San Francisco in many ways, with steep hills and marvelous ocean views, it is A city of lairs and shadows.
Phoenician trading post, A Latin city of the quirrina tribe under Vespasianus, but it was the 10th century Berbers under Bologhine ibn Ziri who began the city's rise to prosperity.
Much of the historic heart of the city dates back to Ottoman times and includes the impressive facade of the Ketchaoua Mosque. The Ottomans and the French, before a bloody struggle for independence finally saw the Algerians wrestle control from their colonial overlords in the early 1960s.
World Heritage site of the Casbah; Place des Martyrs (17th century El Djedid Mosque), Palace of the Raises, Place Emir Abdelkader (panoramic square with statue of founder of Algerian nation), neo-Moorish Grande Poste, esplanade.
Notre Dame d'Afrique, The Monument to the Fallen (constructed in 1982 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Algerian war of independence), Bardo Museum (prehistory and ethnography), Museum of Antiquities and Islamic Arts.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Hotel
End Point Options: Hotel
Duration: 9 hours
All day excursion.
Suzuki Vitara Year 2015, 3 passengers and Driver.A/C.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
2200 Algerian Dinars. - $18 - $20 equivalent 2 200 Algerian Dinars.
Snacks and Lunch.
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks