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Price:

  • 805 Euro per person sharing a double or twin room for a minimum of 7 participants
  • 815 Euro per person sharing a double or twin room for a minimum of 6 participants
  • 830 Euro per person sharing a double or twin room for a minimum of 5 participants
  • 850 Euro per person sharing a double or twin room for a minimum of 4 participants
  • 940 Euro per person sharing a double or twin room for a minimum of 3 participants
  • 1085 Euro per person sharing a double or twin room for a minimum of 2 participants
  • 2070 Euro for 1 participant
  • Supplement;  single supplement  190 Euro

Note: For groups over 7 person prices on request -  info@tours-albania.com 

Itineraries

Day 1

Tirana Airport - Tirana

Arrive in Tirana and transfer to your hotel.. Overnight Tirana Hotel Boutique central located

Day 2

Tirana, Shkoder and Kruje

Leaving Tirana we head to Shkoder. Shkoder is one of the oldest cities in the Balkans and was once a capital of the Illyrian state. We visit the castle then have time to walk in the pedestrian area and visit the cathedral and mosque. before travelling to Kruja, one of Albania’s most important towns due to the part it played in the resistance against the Ottomans. Visit the Skanderbeg Museum and the castle. There may be time to visit the old bazaar, where you can see the local artisans and their handmade souvenirs. Overnight in Kruja – Hotel Panorama

Day 3

Durres and Berat

Drive to the coastal city of Durres, Albania’s second largest. Explore its sites including the Roman amphitheatre and Archaeological Museum before continuing to the stunning town of Berat, with its white houses clinging to the hillsides. We visit the citadel which contains numerous churches and an interesting museum, and has been listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Overnight. Hotel Onufri 4*

Day 4

Ardenica Monastery, Apollonia, Vlore

Today we visit Ardenice Monastery, a 13th century Byzantine site locally famed for hosting the wedding of the hero Skanderbeg. We continue from here to the ruins of Apollonia, an atmospheric set of Roman remains on a remote hillside and once an important city in the region. Later in the day we travel to the coastal city of Vlora and have a short sightseeing tour. Overight at Hotel Real Vlora

Day 5

Vlora Llogara- Dhermi- Himara- Butrint

After breakfast we will drive through the wonderful scenery among the pinewoods. Stop at Panorama view point, where you can enjoy the best views of the Ioanian Sea. Continue driving through the fertile slopes and villages, along Dhermi, stop in Dhemi one of the best Albanian beaches and drive to Himara. En route making a short visit to the bay of Porto Palermo where the castle of Ali Pasha is situated. Depart for Saranda the hillside town facing the sea, famous for its magnificent, “Butrinti” archeological site, we will visit the well preserved ruins of the ancient city of Butrint and its museum hosted in the Venetian castle, Butrint: is a National park that includes a very well preserved archaeological area, an uncontaminated vegetation area of Mediterranean, and has also a lake that is connected to the Ionian sea by a natural channel. The wetlands around the lake are shelter for different animals and aquatic species in danger of extinction. The excavations and studies has proved that during the VII and the VI centuries BC. .After the visits in Butrint, we will continue to must beautiful sea side village of Ksamil, free time at Ksamil beach and continue to Saranda. Overnight Hotel Brilant

Day 6

Saranda

Breakfast. Free time or optional ½ day trip to Kakome village, spend time on the beach.
Overnight in Saranda. Hotel Brilant

Day 7

Saranda- Blue Eye- Gjirokaster – BENJA - Permet

After breakfast drive to Gjirokastar on the way we have a short stop in Blue Eye National Park, a fairy tale landscape of mountains and the clear waters of the Bistrica river. depart for Gjirokastra with we explore Gjirokaster, known for its distinct and traditional architecture. We have time to explore this UNESCO listed site, with its imposing citadel and numerous houses with typical styling. We visit the castle and old bazaar area before transferring to drive to village of Benja and stop at the famous thermal waters which form six beautiful small natural pools. In the afternoon drive to the small town of Permet. Overnight. Hotel Vila Permet

Day 8

Permet and Korce

After breakfast the journey continue through the mountains towards Korca, we enjoy wonderful panoramic views. This afternoon we arrive in Korca where we should have some time to explore. Overnight – Hotel Grand Palace

Day 9

Voskopoja and Tirana

This morning we continue to Voskopoja, once an ancient city rich in history, with interesting Romanesque architecture and Orthodox churches featuring some of the best 18th century frescoes in Southern Europe; today it is a small mountain village around 1300m above sea level. We will continue to Tirana begin a tour of the city. We visit Skanderbeg Square, dedicated to Albania’s national hero, and the Mosque of Ethem Bey, one of the oldest buildings in Tirana. We then visit Bunk Art 2 – an old atomic bunker, now a museum representing the days of the communist regime in the country. Overnight Hotel Oxford

Day 10

Tirana – Departure

Transfer to the airport for your departure (B)

  • Transfers from and to Airport
  • All the transfers with modern a/c vehicles/throughout the tour
  • Experienced English, German, French, Italian, Russian, Polish. Speaking tour guide/driver (separate driver and guide only for 7 or more participants)
  • Accommodation for 9 nights in good 4* hotels, with breakfast
  • All taxes
  • Flight Tickets
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities/Tip to Driver/Guide
  • Entrance fees (approx. 40 Euro pp)

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