Algeria Tours with Expert Algeria

Expert Algeria's cultural and historical tours range across Algeria from the Mediterranean to the Sahara. Below you will find a small sample of some of the cultural, historical and adventure itineraries run by Expert Algeria.

Expert Algeria can devise customised guided tours, holidays and circuits on virtually any theme, from Roman Algeria to Albert Camus, and from the Kingdom of the M'Zab to a long weekend in Algiers.

Most of our circuits are made-to-measure: in other words, we tailor our itineraries to the interests of individual clients or travel operators. Please contact us at info@expertalgeria.com for a specialised quote.

THE BEST OF ALGERIA
Algeria Sahara photoEmbracing no less than four UNESCO World Heritage sites, this ten-day tour travels along the Mediterranean and flies into the Sahara desert, with highlights including Djemila, "one of the world's great historical sights" (Lonely Planet) and the mesmerising capital city, Algiers. In the Saharan settlement of Ghardaia we will visit a walled desert town normally closed to foreigners, and Oran - the most Spanish of Algeria's cities - alss awaits discovery alongside Tlemcen and Tipasa.
ANTIQUITIES OF ROMAN ALGERIA
Roman Algeria photo Djemila, Timgad, Tipasa - Algeria's triumvirate of Roman UNESCO World Heritage sites ranks amongst the finest in the ancient world, perhaps even more impressive - and certainly less visited - than Libya's Leptis Magna.Tipasa, nestling undisturbed among palm trees on the shores of the Mediterranean, once served as an inspiration to Albert Camus.
DJANET AND TADRART
Sahara Algeria photo This eight-day tour includes several nights camping under the Saharan stars surrounded by golden dunes, with visits to cave and rock paintings (from circa 12,000 BC to 100 AD) depicting cattle, giraffes and human beings... and we'll also hunt down the "Crying Cow" - a famous rock painting - and set out in search of the "Hedgehog", a sublime rock formation.
CROCODILES AND GIRAFFES IN THE SAHARA
Sahara Algeria photo Algeria's mountainous Tassili region, bordering Niger to the south, is distinguished by its towering dunes of sand, its sheer-sided canyons and its beguiling "forests of rock". The Tassili - "plateau of the rivers" in Arabic - is an open-air treasure-trove of more than 15,000 rock carvings and cave paintings that depict pre-historic crocodiles and cattle, giraffes and Giraffes.
FROM THE MEDITERRANEAN TO THE SAHARA
From the Mediterranean to the Sahara with Expert Algeria travel agency This 15 day programme ranges across Algeria from the Mediterranean to the northern Sahara. Highlights include casbah of Algiers, the Roman antiquities of Timgad, Djemila and Tipasa; the M'Zab Valley, where the walled town of Beni Isguen is normally closed to foreigners; and El Oued, the Saharan "town of a thousand domes" where we stay in a palace in the desert.
ALGIERS, ORAN, TIMIMOUN, GHARDAIA, HOGGAR
From the Mediterranean to the Sahara with Expert Algeria travel agencyOur itinerary starts on the shores of the Mediterranean in Algiers, Tipasa and Oran before plunging into the Sahara where Taghit is considered to be one of the most beautiful oases in the desert and where Assekrem, located in the heart of the Hoggar, boasts some of most sensational views in the whole of North Africa.
THE DEEP SOUTH: FROM TAMANRASSET TO DJANET
holiday and tour in Algeria with Expert Algeria travel agency Our tour of Algeria's virgin Sahara starts in the desert town of Tamanrasset, deep in the Hoggar region, and ends in the Tassili, bordering Niger to the south. A beguiling array of landscapes awaits discovery as we traverse these remote Saharan expanses on foot and by jeep: towering dunes of sand, sheer-sided canyons and dense forests of rock.
ESSENDILENE BY CAMEL
Essendeilene by Camel with Expert Algeria travel agency This circuit, beginning and finishing in Djanet, has been devised to embrace the Tassili's captivating range of Saharan landscapes, from its's lofty dunes and sculptured rocks to its life-giving gueltas (water-holes and small lakes) lined with pink rose-bays. We will navigate the Tassili - "plateau of the rivers" in Arabic - by camel, spending six nights under the Saharan stars.
DISCOVER MEDITERRANEAN ALGIERS
Mediterranean Algiers with Expert Algeria travel agency Virtually unknown in the English-speaking world, Algiers is one of the Mediterranean's most mesmerising cities, a captivating mélange of faded French grandeur and neo-Moorish folly crowned by a legendary casbah. Were "Alger La Blanche" situated on the northern edge of the Mediterranean, it would be one of Europe's most sought after destinations.
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF ALBERT CAMUS, SON OF ALGERIA
Albert Camus in Algeria with Expert Algeria travel agency Our new Albert Camus tour, designed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the great philosopher's birth, includes visits to many of the places associated with Camus' life and work, visiting scenes from, inter alia, l'Etranger, The Plague and The First Man. Ed Vallance, writing for the Independent newspaper, recently undertook a tour with us in the footsteps of Camus, and you can read his article here.
ROMAN ALGERIA AND THE DEEP SOUTH
Algeria Sahara photoThis tour will take you from Algiers and Algeria's triumvirate of Roman UNESCO World Heritage sites - Djemila, Timgad and Tipasa - to the deepest expanses of the Algerian Sahara, where the Tassili region around Djanet, including Tadrart, is known for its lofty dunes, stunning rock formations and ancient paintings and engravings.