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Algeria Tours & Holidays

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Overview

Since Sudan’s division in 2011, Algeria has been elevated to the position of Africa’s largest country, with some 80% of it covered by the sands of the Sahara. Without doubt its most striking feature, the desert is what draws many travellers to the country, but Algeria has so much more to offer the inquisitive and the adventurous alike. From its striking Mediterranean coastline to the spectacular mountains of the Fezzan, the landscape is awash with desert lakes and sand seas, archaeological ...

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Algerian Colours

Visit the North African enigma taking in the dramatic Saharan scenery, fortified Ksars and ancient Roman sites in a modern vibrant country bound by traditional values.
11 days from $4,193

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ABOUT WILD FRONTIERS

In this short film Wild Frontiers founder and MD explains the ethos behind the award-winning travel company.

Meet the expert, Jamie

Jamie is our Sub Saharan expert, who has travelled extensively in the region.

Speak to Jamie by calling
+44 (0)20 3944 6258

Enjoy this forgotten North African country which is full of incredible roman ruins, stunning art deco cities and oasis cities in the northern Sahara.

USEFUL INFORMATION

Health and Vaccinations 

There are no mandatory immunisations for travellers to Algeria though you should be up-to-date with Typhoid, Tetanus, Polio and Hepatitis A. Malaria is present in some parts of Algeria so we recommend you seek advice from your local GP or travel centre as to the correct immunisations and preventative treatments. 

Currency 

In Algeria the official unit of currency is the Dinar. 

To check out the latest exchange rate for the places that you are visiting you can go to www.oanda.com

Cultural Sensitivity 

On our tours you will frequently interact with local people, each with their own distinct customs and traditions. We therefore ask you to be considerate and to treat them with respect. Your tour-leaders and guides will always be able to advise you accordingly.  

In mosques and conservative areas in the south of Algeria, women may be expected to cover their arms, legs and heads and men should abstain from wearing shorts at all times. 

Language & Religion 

In Algeria, Arabic is the official language and Berber is also considered a nationally recognised language. French is also widely spoken although it holds no official status. 

Most Algerians adhere to the Sunni branch of Islam and in addition there is a small Christian minority. 

Time 

Algeria is 1 hour ahead of GMT. 

A useful website to check the time zone differences is www.worldtimezone.com.  

Food and drink 

Whilst Algerian cuisine is not as diverse as neighbouring Morocco, you can still expect to find tasty soups, freshly baked bread, tagines and couscous in places. 

Alcohol is not widely available throughout Algeria except in the larger cities in the north. Local Algerian wine is available in places and rated as being pretty good! It is permitted to bring alcohol into the county, but you should be very discreet about when and where you consume it.