Albania Discovery
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Albania Discovery
Private tour
2 travelers
9 days
7 cities
2days
Shkodra, Albania
Surrounded by the three rivers, Shkodra is one of the most ancient towns in Balkans and had a significant influence in the Albanian culture. You can discover the most historical landmarks such as the Marubi National Museum of Photography, the Pedonalja, also known as Kole Idromeno street, the Rozafa Fortress, the breathtaking lake of Shkodra, and numerous more. Moreover, don’t forget to enjoy the Albanian cuisine....
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    Day 1: Arrival
    Welcome to Albania - the country of stunning landscapes and UNESCO heritage sites! Upon arrival at Tirana International Airport, you meet your private driver to have a transfer to Shkodra.

    Following check-in at the hotel you have free time to relax or start an exploration of the city on your own. Here you may discover the most historical landmarks such as the Marubi National Museum of Photography, the Pedonalja, also known as Kole Idromeno street or walk to the Castle of Rozafa - one of the most outstanding and mysterious castles in the country.

    Day 2: Departure to Valbona Valley
    Following breakfast at the hotel yo meet your private guide and driver to start the tour to Valbona Valley.

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    Rozafa Hotel
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16 Jun
Ferry
Connection | Shkodra - Valbona
Upon arrival in Koman and take the ferry and enjoy a panoramic trip across the lake. The breathtaking landscape of the Koman lake is often compared to the amazing Norwegian fjords.
Koman
Shkodra
2 hrs
Fierze
Valbona
2days
Valbona, Albania
Enjoy an unforgettable trip to the Northern Alps in Valbona, Albania. The region is famous for its mountain activities and the breathtaking panoramic views. The small villages have numerous must-see landmarks, and one of the most spectacular is Valbona Waterfall. Also, there are other natural marvels such as the Xhema Lake, the Haxhia and Dragobia Caves, and the scenic Valbona National Park....
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    Day 2: Valbona Valley Exploration
    Following the cruise on Koman lake, you arrive in Fierza and together with the guide and driver continue to Valbona Valley.

    Take in everything that this wonderful place has to offer and enjoy stunning nature, fresh air, sparkling springs, and majestic forests. During your visit to the Valbona Valley National Park, you also explore one of the hiking trails with the difficulty of your choice together with your professional guide. After that, you check-in the hotel in Valbona and can relax, enjoying the charming natural landscape.

    Day 3: Departure and Prizren Tour
    Following breakfast in the hotel, meet your guide and driver to continue the trip. Before arrival in Kruja, you are taken to the town in Kosovo - Prizren, which is like an open-air museum. This town is famous not only for its well-preserved architectural style but also for its beautiful gold and silver articles and other folk handcrafts. Here you take a chance to see the UNESCO listed a Lady of Ljevis Orthodox Church.

    After a break for lunch you continue the trip.

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    Villa Dini
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    2 days / 1 night
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    • Hiking Tour in Valbona Valley
    • 2-hour Cruise on Koman Lake
    • Walking City Tour of Prizren
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17 Jun
Car
Connection | Valbona - Kruja
In about 3 hours after your departure from Valbona Valley you arrive in Prizren and following the tour you continue to Kruja.
Valbona Valley hotel
Valbona
5.5 hrs
Kruja hotel
Kruja
2days
Kruja, Albania
Located between the Mount Kruja and the Ishem River, Kruja is just a 20 km from the capital Tirana. The city is unique for its land, it’s 608 m above the sea level and offers the awe-inspiring sceneries. Moreover, there is the medieval Kruja Castle and the museum on the top of the hill. If you are eager to explore more, the Old Market is a great place to buy an antique souvenir....
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    Day 3: Arrival in Kruja
    Upon arrival in Kruja, you have a check-in at the hotel and free time to explore the city. 

    Day 4: Sightseeing of Kruja and Departure to Berat
    Following breakfast and check-out, you continue the trip with guide and driver. The day starts with a walking city tour of Kruja. This historic city on the top of a hill rises about 600 meters  (1960 ft) above sea level. With a combination of nature, history, archeology, traditional food, and lifestyle, Kruja is one of the most beautiful towns in Albania. Enjoy a walk along its stony streets and explore traditional architecture of buildings. Today we have planned a visit to the castle with its ethnographic museum.

    After the tour, you continue the trip to Berat with guide and driver.

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18 Jun
Car
Connection | Kruja - Berat
In about 2.5 hours you arrive in Berat.
Kruja hotel
Kruja
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Berat hotel
Berat
2days
Berat, Albania
Set in central Albania the ancient city Berat is approximately 2413 years - old and is well-known for its Osum River and white Ottoman houses. Spend a time exploring must-visit sites in the town, including famous Berat Castle, the fascinating Byzantine churches, the Red Mosque, the Ethnographic Museum, and the Edward Lear Gallery Art. ...
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    Day 4: Arrival in Berat
    In the afternoon you arrive in Berat and start a walking city tour.  

    This UNESCO heritage town is the pride of Albanian antiquity and architecture which forms a wonderful combination of eastern and western cultures, costumes and traditions. The architecture of the old houses with large windows is very impressive as well as the fact that the old castle, with a history of more than 2000 years, is still inhabited by the locals.

    After the tour, you have a check-in at the hotel and the rest of the evening at leisure.

    Day 5: Departure
    Following breakfast and check-out, you continue the trip with guide and driver.
     


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    Hotel Onufri
    4-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
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19 Jun
Car
Connection | Berat - Saranda
In about 3 hours you arrive in the town of Gjirokastra, known as the city of stones, have a tour and afterwards continue to Saranda.
Berat hotel
Berat
4 hrs
Saranda hotel
Saranda
2days
Saranda, Albania
Enjoy your time in the sunny Albanian Riviera town, Saranda. The village is well-known for its beaches, lively nightlife and stunning views. Also, you can visit the 16th-century Lekuresi Castle on the top of the hill....
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    Day 5: Touring in Gjirokastra
    Together with the guide, you explore the town of Gjirokastra - a UNESCO heritage site known for its well-preserved Ottoman-style buildings. Today you visit the city's fortress which is one of the biggest in the Balkans.

    On the way from Gjirokastra to Saranda you have a stop at the Blue Eye spring – a natural spring shaped like an eye surrounded by old maple trees.

    Upon arrival in Saranda you have a check-in at the hotel and the rest of the day at leisure.

    Saranda is one of the most charming towns of the Albanian Riviera. Here you may enjoy a beautiful seaside, swim and relax.

    Day 6: Butrint National Park
    Following breakfast and check-out, meet with your guide and driver to start your touring day at Butrint National Park.  

    Here you have a tour of the marvelous archaeological site of Buthrotum, included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. This is a unique place with historical monuments and pristine natural surroundings.

    After the tour at Butrint Park, you are taken to Llogara.

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    Hotel Brilant Saranda
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20 Jun
Car
Connection | Saranda - Llogara
On the way to Llogara your driver makes stops at traditional coastal villages like Himara and Dherm, where you may enjoy lesure walks along the coast or even swimming.
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Saranda
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Llogara hotel
Llogara
2days
Llogara, Albania
Located in the Albanian Riviera, the Llogora is famous for its National Park and the path within the mountains. Forests mostly cover the area, and there are the Ceraunian Mountains, rare bird and plant species. Numerous tourists are attracted not only by the beauty of nature but also by the most popular activity there, hiking....
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    Day 6: Arrival in Llogara
    Upon arrival in Llogara hotel, you have a check in and the rest of the evening at leisure.

    Day 7: Apollonia Archaeological Park Tour
    Following breakfast in the hotel and check-out, meet your guide and driver to start a tour to Apollonia Archeological Park and later on have a transfer to the capital of Albania - Tirana.

    Apollonia Archaeological Park is preserved in an exceptionally intact condition and reflects the beauty of monuments and nature together. Apollonia was a Greek colony but quickly became one of the most eminent cities for its good location for the trade for all Mediterranean.

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    Llogora Tourist Village
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    • Tour at Apollonia Archaeological Park
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21 Jun
Car
Connection | Llogara - Tirana (Albania)
Following a tour in the park you continue your way to Tirana and in about 2.5 hours arrive in the capital of Albania.
Llogara hotel
Llogara
2.5 hrs
Tirana hotel
Tirana (Albania)
3days
Tirana (Albania), Albania
The capital of Albania, Tirana, is a lively city well known for its colorful and pastel buildings. Numerous tourists are attracted by fascinating sights, including Skanderbeg Square with the statue of national hero, the National Historic Museum, The Clock Tower, and the Piramida. Moreover, the landmark is a perfect place to explore Albanian nature as well. The most famous natural sights include the Dajti Mountain National Park, The Grand Park in the city center, the incredible Cave of Pellumbas, and sandy beach....
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    Day 7: Arrival in Tirana
    Upon arrival in Tirana you have a check-in at the hotel and the rest of the day at leisure. 

    Day 8: Tirana Sightseeing
    Following breakfast in the hotel, you meet with your private guide at the hotel lobby and start a comprehensive walking city tour.

    Today you witness foundations from Justinian era, few Ottoman buildings, a typically Fascist boulevard, beautiful Italian architecture, Communist monuments and massive buildings from Socialist era. 

    During the tour you visit the National Museum of History and have a stop for a short visit of a modern Catholic Cathedral, an impressive Orthodox Church and a colourful Mosque.

    Your guide also takes you to one of the best places in the city to relax and have a coffee.

    After the tour you return to the hotel or may continue exploring the city on your own.

    Day 9: Departure
    This is the last day of your amazing trip across Albania!

    Following breakfast and check-out, your driver meets you at the hotel lobby for a departure transfer. 

    We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

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    Xheko Imperial Luxury Boutique Hotel
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    3 days / 2 nights
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    • Walking City Tour of Tirana
    • Entrance Tickets to National Museum of History
    • Airport Departure Transfer
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at downtown hotels in Shkodra, Saranda and Tirana, and in a heritage house hotels in Volbona Valley, Kruja, Berat and Llogora;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides and drivers;
  • Visit of UNESCO Heritage Sites like Lady of Ljevis Orthodox Church in Prizren, Historic Berat and Gjirokaster, Butrint;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Note:

1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

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