Breathtaking Albania

Apr 24 - 28, 2020
Group size: 1 - 12
Breathtaking Albania
Albania


Apr 24 - 28, 2020
Group size: 1 - 12

About this trip

This breathtaking tour in Albania includes the most remarkable places, cities, sites and locals.

Starting the round trip from Kruja, one historical important city known as the capital of the Skenderbeg Kingdom , having the chance to meet the family with long tradition of making queleshe (traditional albanian hats), visiting the capital of Albaniam Tirana with all old and modern places that are worth visiting and make this city special discovery.  The trip continues to Shkodra  on the shores of one of the biggest lakes in the Balkan, Skadar Lake. With it`s 2000 years of history Shkodra offers casteles, museums,. This visit will be crowned with a lovely organised lunch in a farm restaurant near Shkodra where our guests will have the 2 Michelin star service included in our tour. The following days the Albanian coast is the part to be discovered : Vlora, Saranda, the National Park Butrinti. After this beautiful day we keep one of the most beautiful museum cities in Albania - Gjorocaster , UNESCO protected with its ancient history, stunning Ottoman-era houses, a majestic fortress and an old bazaar, This day is also dedicated for another beautiful town of the 1000 windows: Berat. The last day trough Durres this breathtaking tour ends at the airport Tirana.

What’s included

  • All transfersMinibus tra
  • All transfers
    Minibus transport of 18-24 seats for a group of 7 to 16 people; minibus of 8 + 1 seats for a group of 6 people
  • 4* & 5* Hotels
    Hotel accommodation: 1) HOTEL PARTNER 4 * OR SIM. IN VLORE (1 NIGHT) 2) HOTEL BOUGAINVILLE BAY 4 * OR SIM. IN SARANDA (1NIGHT) 3) HOTEL ONUFRI 4 * OR SIM. IN BERAT (1 NIGHT) 4) HOTEL AUSTRA 4 * OR SIM
  • HB
    Half board including lunch at a farm restaurant and lunch at a local family
  • Entrance fees
    Entries to the sites mentioned in the program
  • Guide
    5 FD English speaking guide
  • Not included
    Supp. for Single room 95 euro, Insurance; flight; airport taxes, transfers outside Macedonia; drinks at meals, tips, extras and anything not mentioned in "The price includes".

Itinerary

Day 1
International Airport Tirana - Kruja -Tirana

Meeting with a local guide who will help you discover Albania in few days. * The program of the first day depends on the flight time.  Road to Kruja.Visit Kruja, perched on a rocky outcrop and ancient capital of the Skanderbeg Kingdom. City tour with the imposing castle, the mosque, the old bazaar ... Meet the man who makes the traditional qeleshe - Albanian hats. Departure to Tirana. Discovery of the Albanian capital: Skanderbeg Square, Tanners Bridge, Et'hem Bey Mosque (under restauration), Clock Tower ... If possible we can arrange a meeting with Baba Dervish. Check-in at the hotel, dinner and overnight.

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