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8 Hours Culture tour itinerary for Algiers, Tipaza & Cherchell: See The Ancient Roman Ruins At Tipasa

Algiers, Tipaza, Cherchell

Archeology
Archeology Tour
Culture
Culture Tour
History
History Tour

Discover the ancient Roman ruins of the Tipasa city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There will also be a visit to the  former capital of the kingdoms of Numidia and Mauretania. 

DAY 01

CHERCHELL /TIPAZA ROMAN RUINS

  • Get picked up at the hotel at 8:30- 9 am by the Algerian tour guide. 

  • Drive to Tipaza.

  • Make a stop at Cherchell (extra option) and see the antique museum. Phoenicians from Carthage founded a town at Cherchell around 400 BCE, in an area on the northern Maghreb littoral 100 km west of Algiers. Established as a trading station, Cherchell became a part of the Kingdom of Numidia under Jugurtha, who died in 104 BCE. It served as a key city for the polity's Berber monarchy and generals. 

  • Afterwards, head to Tipaza port.

  • Enjoy grilled fresh fish at lunch.

  • Explore Tipaza. When it was part of the Roman Empire, it was called  Tipasa. The modern town was founded in 1857 and is chiefly remarkable for its ancient ruins and sandy littoral. Tipasa, as the city was then called, was an old Punic trading-post conquered by Ancient Rome. It was subsequently turned into a military colony by Emperor Claudius for the conquest of the kingdoms of Mauretania. 

  • Drive back to Algiers and get dropped off at the hotel at 5-5:30 pm.

  • 120 EUR Per Adult
  • 200 EUR Per Group (* price applicable per 2 people)
  • Lunch.

  • Bottled water.

  • Algerian tour guide.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only).

  • Private tour.

  • Transport by private vehicle.

  • Souvenirs.

  • Tips.

  • Please make sure you already have your visa or you plan to get one before travelling to Algeria. 

Algiers, Tipaza, Cherchell

Archeology
Archeology Tour
Culture
Culture Tour
History
History Tour
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USD 149
Type of Tour

Private Tour

Departures

This tour is offered throughout the year.

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