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  • National Parks

    Gouraya National Park

    The Bejaia Province of Algeria is home to the picturesque coastal national park, Gouraya National Park. Its name is derived from the breathtaking Gouraya Mountain that is located in the park and its intimidating six hundred and sixty meter features are not easily missed. In addition to the mountain, the cliffs and clean beaches of Gouraya National Park make it a popular attraction in the ...

  • National Parks

    Taza National Park

    Compared to other national parks in Algeria, the Taza National Park is one of the smallest, covering an area of approximately thirty seven square kilometers. The closest town to the park is Jijel, located in the Jijel Province, and sixty kilometers to the east of Bejaia. Even though it does not cover a large area, the Taza National Park is still a diverse park with varied ecosystems and ...

  • National Parks

    Belezma National Park

    The Belezma National Park is located around 25 kilometers north-west of the town of Batna in the North East Region of Algeria. Incorporating the Belezma Mountains, the park covers an area of more than 262 square kilometers and has a climate ranging from cool sub-humid to dry semi-arid, providing a variety of habitats suitable for the more than 300 resident species of wildlife. The park also ...

  • Attractions

    Wildlife

    The varied vegetation of Algeria includes coastal, mountainous and grassy desert-like regions that all support a diverse selection of wildlife, with many of these creatures living in close proximity to civilization. The most commonly seen wildlife in Algeria are wild boars, jackals and gazelles - although it is not uncommon to spot fennecs (foxes) and jerboas. Algeria also has a few small ...

  • Travel

    Eco Tourism

    In Algeria, as with countries worldwide, ecotourism is an industry focused on tourism in the natural areas of the country. It both conserves the environment as well as sustains the livelihood of Algeria’s local people. Due to the expansive landscape and its great biodiversity, ecotourism in Algeria is ideal. Large areas of Algeria have been declared protected areas and an extensive network ...