Albania Agro-Tourism and Rural Life
Albania agro tourism and Rural-farm life tour is designed to help you get in touch with real Albanian life, meet with local farmers and learn about their experiences with the real life and farming.
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Albania agro-tourism and Rural-farm life tours are designed to help you get in touch with real Albanian life, meet with local farmers and learn about their experiences with the real-life and farming. We will visit Fishtë village, and sample the delicious food of the Lezha region. We will continue to Puka and taste the local beer and food. We will refresh ourselves in Valbona valley and admire the beauty of the surrounding mountains. We travel to Berat to visit the 2400 years old city and taste the local products of a family restaurant.
Day 1 Arrive- Tirana Airport- Tirana – Mullet Village
Depending on the time of arrival in Tirana, we may do a short city tour before or after check-in at the hotel. 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. Visit the newest opening Atomic Bunk’Art 2, The Opera House (National Theatre of Opera and Ballet) look over 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. Dinner in a traditional restaurant with a rustic setting and the first taste of Albania’s culinary delights. The cuisine of mid-Albania has strong Ottoman, Greek & Italian influences. Overnight in Tirana Hotel Hermes or Hotel Nano resort in Mullet Village
Day 2- Mullet- Fushe Kruja- Kruja
Early wake up in the morning and see the daily morning farm work with the Farm people. Breakfast, we will drive to Tirana. A few km from Tirana we will stop to visit a Bio farm and a bio winery (Uka Farm) where we will have lunch in the farm also we will try some different bio wines. Continue to Fushe Kruja where you will visit the family house, meet with the local people and try our National spirit Rakia. Drive to Kruja–one of the biggest cities in Northern Albania is the “City of history” and the best known as the hometown of Albanian’s National Hero Gjergj Kastrioti Skanderbeg. Visit the Castle, Skanderbeg Museum and Ethnographic Museum. After the visit to the castle, is free for you to explore Kruja’s old bazaar with authentic and antique shops. Overnight at Hotel Panorama Kruja, Possible to organize a traditional night with folk music & Dancers
Day3- Kruja- Farma Huqi- Rodoni Kape- Lalzi Bay.
After breakfast drive to Huqi Agri Tourism Farm. Seating is outside by a fishing lake in attractive well spread out booths. Here we will spent some time for coffee break and then drive to to the Cape of Rodon (Kepi i Rodonit). Is a spectacular strep of land entering the Adriatic Sea. At the cape worth visiting is the old church which has beautiful architecture and the castle. Park at the church and take a walk to the castle, and why not around the cape. You will find very nice places to swim. Then we will go to a very nice local fish restaurant and enjoying the fresh fish from the village’s fishermen. Then we will continue to Lazy Bay and spend overnight at splendid Residence Primavera, 200 m from the sea.
Day 4: Lalzi Bay- Lezha- Fishta Village – Shkodra
This morning after preparing and eating breakfast with the Albanian Family 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 spend. Here we will have walking around the village area meet with local people ec. Overnight in Mrrizi Zanave- Drive to Shkodra and Overnight at Hotel Tradita, Here we will try the finest way of cooking and enjoying a rich traditional Dinner at Tradita Restaurant
Day 5: – Shkodra- Puka
After breakfast drive to Puka through breathtaking nature and landscapes on the way we will stop in a Beautiful place Bar Restaurant Perla, and then continue to Puka. Here we will visit the beer brewery and taste the local Puka Beer. Accommodation in Hani I Lacit guesthouse in Puke. Visit the nearby agricultural farms. Dinner in the Hani Lacit guesthouse, Puke.
Day 6: Puke – Koman – Fierze – Valbone
After breakfast drive from Puka to Koman. From Koman to Fierza we embark on the boat that will take us to Fierza. During this time we enjoy the spectacular views of the canyon created by the lake and the surrounding peaks. Drive to B- Curri town, here we will stop for a lunch at Aishe’s Restaurant the best traditional restaurant in town. Drive to Valbona on the way to Valbona we make some short breaks in some natural attractions like the canyon of Shoshan, the cave of Dragobia, etc. Accommodation in Hotel Margjeka Valbona.
Day 7: Valbone
After breakfast, start walking through beech and pine forests down Roshi Peak and leads us onto the “White Circle”, where we enjoy panoramic views across the peaks and valleys of the Albanian Alps (approx. 6 hours walk). Valbona Valley is part of Tropoja district which in turn falls under the Albanian Alps with numerous mountains reaching a height of above 2,000 meters. There are mountainous massifs like the Eastern Block of Jezerca (its peak is 2,694 meters high). The Block of Maja e Hekurave (2,561 m) is distinguished for its asymmetric slopes and the peak which has a conical form. Shkelzeni peak (2,407 m) lies among the tectonic formations and has a pyramidal shape. The ridge is covered with forests of oaks, beechwood, and some conifers up to the carbonic slopes whereas on the top there are some alpine pastures. Overnight, at a local guest house.
Day 8: Valbona village – B-Curri- Prizren Kosova – Doda castle- Peshkopi
After breakfast drive to Peshkopi town through Kosovo. When we reach Prizren we will visit the Memorial of the Albanian League, Sinan Pasha’s mosque, the Serbian Orthodox church, etc. After this, we travel along the shores of Drini I zi River using a road called the light. Arrive in Doda castle village, stop for a break and meet with the villagers, walk around through the family houses, meet with the local people. Then drive to Peshkopi. Overnight at Hotel Plaza
Day:9 Peshkopi- Kala e Dodes – Kukes – Rubik
After breakfast, walk in the village and near the Korabi Mountain, which is the highest in Albania with 2740m, and learn more about the culture and the traditions of this region. Lunch will be in a form of a picnic in the meadows of the village Kala e Dodes. In the afternoon we go back to Kukes and then travel to the village Rubik. Accommodation in Rubik in hotel Marubi.
Day 9: Rubik – Marikaj – Berat
After breakfast drive to Marikaj village where we will visit one of the famous farms in the region Farma Hajdar Kuqi, Marikaj. Here we will have lunch and then drive to Beart, on the way we will stop in Cobo winery, visit the winery and try the different wines from the famous Albanian winery. Then drive to the city of Berat (UNESCO). Visit the castle of Berat and the “Onufri” museum in the castle. Accommodation in Hotel Mangalem. Overnight in Berat
Day 10: Berat – Tirana Airport
After breakfast free time at your leisure before the transfer to Tirana Airport
Accommodation for 9 nights, in hotels and guest houses, BB,8 lunches with traditional dishes, 9 dinners in hotels, Local restaurants or guesthouses, Folk performance in Kruja English, French, German or Italian speaking guide for 10 days, Local guides, Transportation with modern tourist class minibus, museum entry tickets, tickets for the ferry Koman – Fierze
- Accommodation for 9 nights, in hotels and guest houses, BB,
- 8 lunches with traditional dishes,
- 9 dinners in hotels, Local restaurants or guesthouses,
- Folk performance in Kruja
- English, French, German or Italian speaking guide for 10 days,
- Local guides,
- Transportation with modern tourist class minibus,
- museum entry tickets, tickets for the ferry Koman – Fierze
Accommodation for 9 nights, in hotels and guest houses, BB
Hotel Tradita Geg & Tosk, Shkodër
Recent work to this old Ottoman inn has led to the addition of several chic new bedrooms –
Rilindja Hotel, Valbona
The first hotel and not only in Valbona has a beautiful and peaceful position on the edge of the village, and a fantastic restaurant serving traditional Geg mountain cuisine. Valbona itself and specially this place is one of our favorite and most recommended places to stay in Albania. The owners are great fun when they have a bit of time and when they’re not falling apart to make your time in the Valley of higher quality! By staying at this place you also help Valbona and certainly Albania grow up healthier and cleaner and sustainable and so on and on…
Hotel Margjeka Valbona
Featuring free WiFi, a restaurant and a terrace, Hotel Margjeka offers pet-friendly accommodation in Valbonë. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site.All rooms have a private bathroom equipped with a bath or shower. You will find a shared lounge at the property.
Breathable light-weight waterproof gear (gore-tex, sympatex, etc), fleece/wool pullover, wind-stopper jacket and gloves, small backpack with rain coverage, cap, sun block, mosquito repellent, headlamp, hiking poles, water bottle, sunglasses
All the suggested tours on this website can also be run privately on nearly any date. You can book the itineraries exactly as they are described including the airport transfers, or the tour can be extended or shortened to suit your travel requirements. Based on your itinerary wishes and the amount of persons joining your group we will give you a price quote on request.