Best of Albania Food Tours

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Albania Food Tour and explore the finest local cuisines Albania has to offer. This gastronomic adventure is especially designed for food lovers by food lovers.

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All about the Best of Albania Food Tours.

Albania Food Tour and explore the finest local cuisines Albania has to offer. This gastronomic adventure is especially designed for food lovers by food lovers. Enjoy amazing views and sunsets over the seas, relaxing strolls through some of the most beautiful towns in Albania, stunning coastal locations, and exciting culinary adventures. There will be late night dinners and long leisurely lunches with some of the most delicious foods you have ever tasted, and of course Albanian Raki. You will stay in comfortable lodging with the extravagance focused on the environment, gardens, food, and hospitality.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • 10 nights’ accommodation
  • Food tasting, food lecture, tea tasting
  • Meals with wines and beverages
  • Market visit, farm visit, cooking experiences
  • Enjoy typical cuisine in different parts of Albania
  • Historic landmarks Unesco site tours
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, dinner
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

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  • Travel insurance and other emergencies
  • Visa fees and entry clearing fees
  • Single room accommodations
  • Liquors, beeers and bootled beverages
  • Photography ccessories like cameras etc.
  1. Day 1 Tirana Airport- Kruja

    Meet with our Representative at Tirana Airport- Drive to Kruja “City of history” and the best known as hometown of Albanian’s National Hero Gjergj Kastrioti Skanderbeg. Arrival, welcome dinner in Traditional Restaurant, if group will be over 10 pax, we will organize a dinner with traditional folk music show. Overnight at Hotel Panorama Kruja.

  2. Day 2 Kruja- Lezha- Fishta

    After breakfast start the visits to Kruja–one of the biggest cities in Northern Albania is the Visit to the Castle, Skanderbeg Museum and Ethnographic Museum. After the visit of the castle, is free for you to explore Kruja’s old bazaar with authentic and antique shops. Continue to Fushe Kruja where you will visit the family house and try our national spirit Rakia. Drive to Lezha where will visit the Memorial of Skanderbeg - visits of the Castle, After we will drive to the Village of Fishta where we will visit the Kallmet winery, where we can try some different wine from the unique Kallmet grapes, After we will go and visit the most famous farm in that regions ‘’Mrizi I Zanave’’ farm & Restaurant where we will spent. Here we will have walking around the village area meet with local people ec. Overnight in Mrrizi Zanave- Guest House.

  3. Day 3 Fishta- Tirana – Mullet Vilage

    After breakfast drive to Tirana. Begin the Tour of Tirana City. It starts with a visit at Skanderbeg Square, followed by a stop at the Mosque of Et`hem Bey, built in 1793. The Opera House (National Theatre of Opera and Ballet) looks over the Scanderbeg Square. A walk in the main boulevard provides a close sight of the City Hall and a number of Governmental buildings In the evening, we'll have dinner at a traditional restaurant and then explore the nightlife of Tirana, walking in the ex-block area where the villas of the communists leaders are still standing next to trendy boutiques, expensive jewelers shops and active local pubs. Overnight in Hotel Nano Resort. In here we will walk around the Bio-garden pick up the vegetables and cook our Dinner meal with the assistance of the best local chef

  4. Day 4 Mullet- Elbasan- Pogradec - Excursion, market visit, food tasting

    Early wake up in the Morning and see the daily morning farm work with the Farm people. Breakfast, we will drive to Pogradec on the way you will stop at the local market when you can see local food products, fresh fruits and vegetables. You will have lunch at restaurant located in Elbasan where you can try traditional albanian food. Afternoon for 2-hour drive to arrive in the beautiful city of Pogradec, where UNESCO Site Lake Ohrid lies on. You will eat dinner at the hotel located near the lake and try some of the local fish and wine. Overnight at Hotel Millenium

  5. Day 5 Pogradec-Korca- Voskopoja- Food lecture, food tasting, excursion, farm visit, cooking experience

    Albanian traditional breakfast will be served in Millenium Hotel near the lake with the wonderful view and the fresh eggs, milk, honey and a lot of fresh and bio fruits. A morning lecture / power point presentation will discuss the region’s growing seasons, the kinds of food grown in Pogradec. Then you will board a van for 1-hour drive to arrive in the city of Korca. For lunch stop at a local restaurant featuring fresh local foods. It is even better when everything is accompanied with homemade wine. Start sightseeing tour of Korca and Continue to Voskopoja. Here we will be staying at Vila Falo Hotel. Where we will cook our dinner meal accompanied with the best local chef.

  6. Day 6 Voskopoja- Germenj- Leskovik- Permet

    Food lecture, food tasting, excursion, farm visit, cooking experience After breakfast drive to Germenj, drive through the country side and landscape, before arriving to your destination at the fish farm when you will taste how the locals like to eat their fish. Today you can try to cook the fresh fish that the farmer grows with a lot of local vegetables and spices. It is even better when everything is accompanied with homemade wine. Continue to Permet. Dinner will be at Traditional Restaurant Antigonea in Permet. Overnight at Hotel Alvero

  7. Day 7 Permet- Gjirokastra Excursion, tea & food testing tasting

    After breakfast, we will start the day visiting one the must traditional Family in Permet, where we will visit the family house and try Albanian hospitality and try the famous Permeti Gliko and Raki. Then drive to Gjirokastra on the way stop for lunch in local restaurant called the springs . Head to Gjirokaster, 2nd UNESCO Site. You will visit the castle and the house of the dictator Enver Hoxha. Dinner will be at the Gjirokastra restaurant where we will cook the local receipt with local chef. Also we will taste the traditional Albanian mountain tea, mountain tea and the local music will be take place after dinner at the restaurant .

  8. Day 8 Gjirokastra- Blue Eye- Saranda Excursions

    After breakfast depart to Saranda, on the way stop at the blue Eye and take a walking tour at this charming water spring. You will take a picnic lunch and enjoy the mountain air, the blue wonderful water, and eat. After lunch you will drive to visit Butrint National Park. Butrint, 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. Butrint was a protourban centre. By the V century BC Butrint has got the full form of an ancient city.After the visits in Butrint, we will continue to must beautiful sea side village of Ksamil, free time. Continue to Saranda. Overnight in Hotel Brilant

  9. Day 9 Saranda- Himara Food tasting, free time, cooking experience

    After an early morning you will travel to one of the most beautiful Albanian beach, Himara beach.Eat lunch in one quaint home style restaurant in which you can try the fresh fish and seafood, and the extra virgin olive oil. After lunch you will have free time to wonder the streets to look in the shops, rest in a coffee shop, and try some delicious ice cream in the small centre of Himara. You can try the seafood that the fisherman sell at the port of Himara and then cook everything you want for dinner with the help of the local cook. The dinner will be back at the hotel near the beach with the wonderful view of the sea.

  10. Day 10 Himara- Berat Baking demonstration, excursion, food tasting

    Today you will have the opportunity to see how an albania typical pancake is made. With fresh honey and milk from the local farmer. After breakfast, you will visit the national park of Llogara, make a walking tour, and see the wonderful view from the mountain to the sea.For lunch you will try the fresh lamb meat, some Albanian tipical vegetables food, and one of the best pies in Albania. After lunch, drive to Berat, 4th Unesco site also named city of thousand windows. You will visit the castle of Berat and eat dinner in the hotel where you can try the typical and delicious food of Berat. The hotel shows the local architecture of Berat which saved in years his characteristics with big windows and the wood ceiling.

  11. Day 11 Departure

    After breakfast all guest will be driven to Tirana airport for to their connecting flights.

Hotels, Farm Houses and Lodges

Hotels in Albania

Hotels in Albania are not to the same standard as those in the UK, EU or USA as tourism has not long been a major industry here. However, here are comfortable options and, in some places, very characterful places to stay. We use always the best possible selection boutique 3, 4 -star hotels BB, all en-suite. Below is a small selection of some of our favorite hotels in Albania.

Hotel Vila Alba Tirana

Situated in the heart of the Old Town, Vila Alba is a boutique-style hotel. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the property. A private parking area is reserved for all guests and is free of charge. Hotel Vila Alba All rooms at Vila Alba feature high ceilings and a combination of classical and modern design. They feature air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a safe and a minibar. Private bathroom provides a walk-in shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer. Some rooms have a balcony.

Hotel Panorama Kruja

Situated in the centre of Krujë, Hotel Panorama Kruje is set just 400 m from the historic fortress Kalaja e Krujes. The hotel features an on-site restaurant serving traditional Albanian specialties and offers free Wi-Fi and free garage parking. All rooms are air-conditioned and fitted with a flat-screen TV, a desk, a wardrobe and a private bathroom with a shower. Some rooms feature a balcony.

Hotel Mangalemi - Berat

A 3+ -star hotel built on the ruins of Turkish mansions in the historic centre of Mangalem Quarter, close to the town centre. Restaurant, bar, WiFi (free) and 15 air-conditioned rooms with private facilities, hairdryer, mini-bar and satellite TV.

Hotel Brilant – Saranda

This 4-star hotel is close to the town's main boulevard. Bar, WiFi (free) and 33 air-conditioned rooms with private facilities, hairdryer, mini-bar and satellite TV.

Hotel Argjiro - Gjirokastra

A modern 4-star hotel in traditional style. It is close to the castle and Ethnographic Museum. Restaurants, bar, WiFi (free) and 30 air-conditioned rooms with private facilities, hairdryer and satellite TV.

TAB invests time and expertise into every customized itinerary of a tailor made tour. Therefore, we ask our customers to do a pre-payment of €50 when a third itinerary is proposed without a forthcoming booking. Subsequently when a booking is made the following guidelines apply:

Payment of an online deposit of 20% of the remaining tour price + 4% service charge (over the deposit payment), via our secure online credit card payment system and pay the remaining amount minus the €50 pre-payment at our Tirana office prior to departure.

Payment of the total amount, minus the €50 pre-payment, due through bank transfer with all transfer an wiring costs borne by the sender, no later than 14 days following receipt of the TAB invoice by the customers. For the avoidance of doubt, the transferred amount ought to have reached the TAB bank account within 14 days from the receipt of invoice by the customers.

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