Circuit Oasis en 10 jours

Trip description

This magnificent circuit will allow you to discover the "Jardins de la Saoura" which are Oases just as surprising as the others!

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10 days

From : €1,870*

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The price of this tour in Algeria, includes:
- 10 days / 09 nights
- Arrival Algiers 10:30 a.m. (Friday)
- 01 night 3 * hotel in Algiers
- Flight Algiers 1 p.m. Direct Bechar 3:15 p.m. (Saturday)
- 01 night 3 * hotel in Taghit
- 01 3 * hotel in Béni Abbés
- 02 nights Djanene El Malek in Timimoun
- 02 nights Gite Tarist in Ghardaïa
- Flight Ghardaïa 8:15 a.m. Direct Algiers 9:45 a.m. (Friday)
- 02 nights 3 * hotel in Algiers
- Double and single rooms
- Full board from dinner on D1 to BB on D10
- Comfort bus + driver
- English guide or French speaking guide
- Airport and hotel luggage porter
- Visits included
- Visa documents included

The price per person of this cultural trip in Algeria, does not include:
- International flight / Algeria
- Multi-risk cancellation & repatriation insurance
- drinks, extras and personal expenses
- Visa fees: 125 € to date
- Any tips
- Single supplement: + 290 €

Day 1: Algiers

Day 2: Algiers - Bechar - Taghit

Day 3: Taghit - Beni Abbes

Day 4: Beni Abbes - Timimoun

Day 5: Red oasis of Timimoun

Day 6: Timimoun - El Golea

Day 7: Ghardaia - Beni-Izguen

Day 8: Ghardaia - Algiers - Cherchell - Tipaza

Day 9: Algiers - La Casbah

Day 10: Essai Garden and return flight

Day 1 : Algiers

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Reception and assistance at Houari Boumediene airport by your driver and guide. Transfer to the hotel.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel

Day 2 : Algiers - Bechar - Taghit

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Flight ALGIERS 1 p.m. ✈ 3:15 p.m. BECHAR - 90 km - TAGHIT

Breakfast and airport transfer for flight to Bechar.
Assistance at Boudghene Ben Ali Lotfi airport.
Direction towards the Oasis of Taghit "the enchantress" one of the most beautiful oases of the Grand Erg Occidental.
Local lunch.
Taghit is an agglomeration of six Ksour (Ksar in the plural): Arab-Muslim architecture.
Complete tour of the oasis
Visit of old Ksar (architectural gem dating from the 11th century)
Visit of the Ksour valley
Visit of rock carvings
End of the day at the top of a dune for a sunset.
Traditional dinner and night in a 4 * hotel

Day 3 : Taghit - Beni Abbes

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Breakfast and transfer to Béni-Abbes (TAGHIT - 150km - BENI ABBES)                                                
The "white oasis" of Béni Abbes is located in the heart of the Saoura valley (dating from the 11th century).
Visit of the chapel of Father de Foucault, ordained priest in 1901.
Picnic lunch in the chapellerès garden, the day continues with the white palm grove in the shape of a scorpion, whose tail is dominated by a large red dune and the heart is represented by the old Ksar.
Hotel accommodation, dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 4 : Beni Abbes - Timimoun

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Breakfast and early departure towards Timimoun "the red oasis" (BENI ABBES - 380km - TIMIMOUN).     
Crossing the Grand Erg Occidental, 80,000km² of sandy sea and several oases:
Oasis El Ouata, Gherzim, Kerzaa, Timougj, Ouled Khodeir and Gharouine
Picnic lunch on the dunes or in an oasis
Upon arrival, check into a guest house in the middle of a palm grove.
End of the day free.
Dinner and overnight on site.

Day 5 : Red oasis of Timimoun

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Morning: visit of the ancient city and its traditional market with its craft shops before continuing with the Foggara, a hydraulic heritage dating from around the 11th century, then the cultural center.
Picnic lunch in the oasis of Ouled Said
Road to the cave and the cliffs of Igzher.
Dinner and overnight at the residence.

Day 6 : Timimoun - El Golea

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Breakfast and departure for El Goléa (TIMIMOUN -300km - EL GOLEA).                                                                                                 
Known for its oasis and mineral waters.
Continuation with the visit of the city and the tomb of Father de Foucault.
Then visit the museum of Father Leclerc and if the weather allows it, visit the lake.                                            
Traditional lunch before taking the road to Ghardaïa (EL GOLEA -260km - GHARDAIA).               

Once arrived, installation in a traditional house within a palm grove.
Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 7 : Ghardaia - Beni-Izguen

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Breakfast and morning: visit of the market square with a rectangular shape with an area of approximately 3,400 m² and surrounded by a gallery of arcades of various shapes and sizes with many shops.
Then follows a visit to old Ksar surrounded by several cemeteries.
Traditional lunch.
Afternoon: continuation with the underground irrigation system of the palm grove "sharing the waters of the M’zab valley".
This is a system that used to store water in the past, allowing it to be redistributed to irrigate allotment gardens.
Finally, visit the ancient city of Béni-Izguen, the Boulila tower and the auction market.
Dinner and overnight in a guest house

Day 8 : Ghardaia - Algiers - Cherchell - Tipaza

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Breakfast and transfer to the airport for flight to Algiers.
Reception and assistance at Houari Boumediene airport.
Departure towards Cherchell, the ancient Roman Caesarea with its museum of exceptional sculptures.
Continuation to Tipaza: town famous for its Roman archaeological remains classified as a Unesco World Heritage Site).
Fish lunch by the sea.
In the afternoon, stroll through the ancient port before visiting the ancient city located on the west hill with many Roman ruins. Albert Camus wrote "Noces" there in 1939.
At the end of the day, small detour to visit the tomb of the Christian (Queen Selene wife of Juba II).
Traditional dinner in Algiers and overnight at the hotel.

Day 9 : Algiers - La Casbah

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Breakfast and morning visit of the Kasbah starting with the Palais du Dey also called "Dar Essoltane"
before continuing with the visit of the centenary house.
Then continuation with the Ketchaoua mosque, of the Mustapha Pasha Palace.
Lunch in the fishery district.
Afternoon visit of Bâb El Oued to the Grande Poste before going up to Notre-Dame d´Afrique which overlooks the district of Bâb El Oued.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel

Day 10 : Essai Garden and return flight

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Breakfast and morning visit of the Museum of Fine Arts.
One of the largest art museums in Africa open since 1930,
the building has masterpieces by painters such as Brugghen, Renoir and Gauggin.
Lunch at the Jardin d'Essai.
Then visit the Jardin d'Essai, the largest botanical garden in Africa with its 3,000 species,
it is considered one of Africa's most important trial gardens.
Equipped with a French garden and an English garden, this allows the visitor to have a clear contrast between the different gardens present on the site.
Transfer to the airport with assistance until boarding.

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