Tamanrasset, Algeria
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Climate & Best time to visit Tamanrasset

Climate in Tamanrasset:

Best time to visit Tamanrasset:

Spring (March to May):

  • Pleasant temperatures and blooming landscapes.
  • Ideal for outdoor activities, exploring historical sites, and experiencing festivals.

Autumn (September to November):

  • Mild temperatures and fewer tourists compared to summer.
  • Good for sightseeing, desert exploration, and historical site visits.

Winter (December to February):

  • Cooler temperatures, especially in the northern regions.
  • Perfect for exploring cities, historical sites, and milder desert excursions.

Summer (June to August):

  • Hot temperatures, especially in the desert regions.
  • The coastal areas offer relief with milder weather, but the desert might be too hot for exploration.

Money & Prices

Currency in Algeria:

Algerian dinar (DZD)

How expensive is a trip to Tamanrasset?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
2.91 USD
Fast food meal:
3.44 USD
Mid-range meal:
11.46 USD
Bottle of water:
0.38 USD
Soft drink:
0.76 USD
1.00 USD
Local Beer:
1.14 USD
Public transport - one way ticket:
0.24 USD
Taxi - 1km:
0.52 USD
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

General information

Algeria general information:

Voltage: 230 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Type C (European 2-pin)
  • Type F (German 2-pin, side clip earth)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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