Discover the Unique Things to Experience in Algeria

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Algeria is an oasis of diversity in North Africa. Its culture, architecture and natural wonders are the perfect setting for a rewarding and enriching travel experience. With its mountains, forests, deserts and beaches, Algeria offers a diversity of activities to suit any traveler’s interests and taste. From hiking to bird-watching and camel riding, there is something for everyone. This article will highlight some of the most unique things you can experience in Algeria.

[highlight background=”#FFCAD4″ style=”underline”]Dunes and sandboarding in El Brousaoua [/highlight]

Sandboarding is a relatively new activity that has become quite popular, particularly in places that have sand dunes. In El Brousaoua, a small town in the region of Ouargla, you can sandboard on the dunes. There is also a boardwalk that runs along the dunes so you can safely board your board and ride the dunes. It is a great way to experience the Algerian landscape up close.

 

Visit a traditional Berber village

In the province of Tlemcen, near the Spanish border, there is the Berber village of Hammadi. It has remained unchanged for the past 700 years and is a fascinating insight into Berber culture. Visit a Berber village and you will experience a traditional way of life that has remained largely unchanged for centuries. These villages are not just impressive for their architecture and culture, but also for their traditions. The Algerian women in particular carry on many of their customs unchanged.

 

Spend the sunset at a beach in Boumerdia

In Boumerdia, the largest city in the south of the country, you can enjoy a sunset at the beach. The beach is surrounded by mountains, making it the perfect place to enjoy a sunset. Boumerdia is also one of the country’s few gay-friendly cities. It is a lively city with a cosmopolitan feel, making it a great place to spend some time.

 

Enjoy camel riding in the desert

The Sahara Desert is one of the most unique experiences that you can have in Algeria. The desert is one of the last untouched places on earth, making it a fascinating experience. It is also one of the few places in the world where you can enjoy camel riding. There are a few places in the Sahara Desert that offer camel riding tours, for which you need to book well in advance. However, if you are traveling to the desert region in the summer, make sure to visit the Bedouin villages. The desert villages offer a fascinating insight into the culture of the Bedouin people.

 

Go hiking in the Tassili n’Ajjer National Park

The Tassili n’Ajjer National Park is famous for having the highest peaks in the country. It is an impressive region full of ancient rock formations, making it a fascinating place to visit. One of the most impressive things to do in the park is to hike up the highest peaks. The park is huge and the best way to explore it is with a local guide. Guides can be arranged before you arrive in the park so make sure you book one before you go.

 

Take a zipline over the Todra river valley

The Todra River Valley is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the most beautiful places in the country. It is a great place to visit in winter when the flowers are in bloom. In the summer, however, it is also a beautiful place to visit. The Todra River is surrounded by impressive rock formations, making it a great place to visit. There are a few companies in the valley that offer zipline tours, making it a great way to experience a new activity in Algeria.

 

Sample Algerian cuisine in cultural markets and restaurants.

Many travelers, when visiting Algeria, make the mistake of only eating the local cuisine. While there are certainly great restaurants serving Algerian dishes, it is also important to try other cuisines. There are many great international and western restaurants, making it easy to also experience Western food. When exploring the markets, you will be surprised to see the variety of foods available. Many of these are foods that are not available in other markets, making them very unique. Moreover, the various cultural festivals in cities are a great way to experience local food and West African music. While you can visit Algeria on a budget, the best way to experience this diverse country is on a luxury travel trip.

 

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