Planning Your Algeria Trip

Algeria is an absolutely wonderful country to visit but there are a few hints to keep in mind as you are planning your Algeria trip.

1. Tourist Visa: You will be required to have a tourist visa before you enter Algeria.  Mosaic North Africa partners in Algeria will assist you with all the necessary documents for you to send in with your application to the Algerian embassy in your country. PLEASE do not leave this until the last minute. Mosaic North Africa will not be held responsible if the client does not receive their tourist visa before the departure date. We suggest you begin planing your Algeria trip at least 2 or 3 months before your departure date. You will most likely receive your visa withing 2 weeks but we prefer that you apply for the visa ahead of time. Also keep in mind that you must be a resident in the country where you are applying for the Algeria tourist visa. That means if you are already traveling in a country that is not your passport country and you decide to add Algeria to your travels you will not receive the visa.

2. Make sure you bring in US Dollars or Euros to exchange at a bank or the airport in Algiers. We suggest for our half-board clients that you plan for $20 per day for lunch, tips, and drinks.

3. Set your exceptions for the travels: Algeria is not like its neigbouring countries Morocco and Tunisia. They do not have all the infrastructure set up for tourism like the others. So this means that our hotel options are limited to a few places in each city but we plan for the best hotel in the range you choose. We will not place our clients in anything under a 3★ standard.

Please contact Mosaic North Africa as you begin planning your Algeria trip. You may also browse through some of our packaged Algeria tours that are popular among our clients. It is our pleasure to assist you in visiting one of the most hidden yet rewarding destinations in the world.


About the author

Kevin Dyck is the founder of Mosaic North Africa and has over 11 years experience living in North African countries. He is an Arabic speaker with a passion for travelers to encounter the diverse cultures and natural beauty found throughout the North Africa region. He currently lives in and works for MNA from Tunis, Tunisia.

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