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Duration

8 Days / 7 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

50 people

Languages

Albanian, English

About this tour

What are the discounts for children?
0- 6 Year: Free of Charge
6 – 11 Year: Charged at 50% of a full priced
Please Note:
If This hotel not available at the time of your booking, then we will arrange
similar another hotelfor your group. If you prefer a Different category hotel,
there might be an additional cost.

 

PER PERSON TRIPLE ROOM (€) DOUBLE ROOM (€) SUPLEMENT SINGLE ROOM (€)
20 Pax € 730,00 € 780,00 € 890,00
35-50 Pax € 530,00 € 590,00 € 700,00

Highlights

  • This program is only valid for the dates mentioned.
  • If you need any change on this program, we will arrange you a tailormade program withnecessary price changes.
  • You need to make a 25% percent Non-Refundable pre-payment to book
  • Please Note:
  • The program can be changed according to the arrival/departure flights schedules.
  • If you need our help just let us know.
  • We will be more than happy to help.

Included/Excluded

  • 2xOvernight in Tirana
  • 1xOvernight in Shkodra
  • 1xOvernight in Berat
  • 1xOvernight in Vlora
  • 1xOvernight in Saranda
  • 1xOvernight in Gjirokastra
  • All Transfers
  • Site seeing as mentioned in the Itinerary
  • History and traditions of Albania
  • Transport per all itinerary Equipped with A/C Radio
  • Special Food areas and restaurants covered
  • All entrance fees
  • Breakfasts

Itinerary

Our English speaking guide will meet the group at the airport.
After border formalities departure to Tirana, the capital.
On the way a short information about the program.
This afternoon we will start with Tirana’s sightseeing of the most important objects.
The capital of Albania from 1920 enjoys a beautiful setting between the ranges of Dajti
Mountain from one side and the coastal plains on the other one. Tirana is 110 m above sea level.
It is relatively a new city in respect with old cities of Albania, dating from 1st century BC. The
average annual temperatures are in July 24°C and in January 7°C.
Tirana’s city superficies is 31 km 2.
Tirana is the main political, economical & cultural center of Albania
The Best of Old and New Tirana
The best of old and new Tirana have been combined with a journey into the history of Albania.
After meeting with the guide in front of the National Museum we will be introduced quickly with
the ancient history of Albania.
After the visit of the National Museum of History we walk through the recently constructed
center where we will visit the Et'hem Bey Mosque and the Clock-Tower and the remains of the
Castle of Tirana.
Afterwards we head towards Bunk'Art 2, the Anti-Nuclear shelter constructed by the Communist
regime under the foundations of the Ministry of Internal Affairs as a shelter for the Ministry staff
in case of attack.
The Luxury Block Area of Tirana
Afterwards we walk to the Pyramid (mausoleum of the late communist leader Enver Hoxha,
designed by his daughter). Just before entering the area known as Blloku (literally the former
Communist Block of residences) we’ll observe the memorial with three objects representing
terror, paranoia and isolation, as instruments of dictatorship.
You will end the tour at Enver Hoxha house in Blloku.
After the visit you might have lunch in a restaurant suggested by the guide (optional).
Accommodation, Gala Dinner overnight at hotel in Tirana

This morning after the breakfast we will pay a visit to Kruja to see this important medieval city
in the history of Albania. Kruja – The historic town of Kruja is located 30 km far from Tirana, 45
Km from Durres & 20 minutes by car from the international Airport of Rinas.
The town of Kruja rises 560 meters above sea level, on the slopes of Sari - Salltiku Mountain.
It provides to the visitors the great view of majestic landscape and a rich collection of historical
and cultural objects.
The most important is the castle of Kruja, which was built during the 5th and 6th centuries and
has an elliptical shape with a total area of 2.25 hectares.
The surrounding walls are reinforced by nine towers, which served as an observation and
signaling post during times of war with Ottoman Empire.
Within the walls of the castle there can still be found the remains of a few houses After the tour
in Kruja , transfer to Shkodra.
Lunch will be served at a nice private restaurant Shkodra – It is the most important city in the
Northern part of Albania.
It was known as an old artisan center, as well road and river junction with a considerable transit
trade.
Shkodra, formerly Scutari, is the third largest town in Albania. It is one of the oldest towns in
Europe, having been in the 3rd century B.C.
The capital of Illyrian Kingdom of the Ardian, whose queen was the Legendary Teuta.
It is situated near the lake sharing the same name and along the road leading to Montenegro. It is
an ancient city with a rich history; one can find old characteristic houses where wood and other
traditional motifs are used.

Near the city of Shkodra there is a castle of Rozafa, built on a rocky hill from where you can see
attractive and beautiful views.
Late in the afternoon departure to Tirana ,
Dinner overnight.

Breakfast will be served at the hotel.
Departure to Durres.
On the way visit of Durres. Durres – One of Albania’s oldest cities, the country’s main sea port,
the second largest industrial center after Tirana.
Durres lies on a small peninsula on the coast of the Adriatic Sea.
The city was colonized by the Greeks in 627 B.C. It was named Epidamnos, which later became
Dyrrachium.
From the Venetian Tower at the harbor the Medieval Town Wall leads to the amphitheater
(capacity 15,000 spectators) dating back to the 2nd century AD. and containing an early
Christian Crypt with a rare wall mosaic.
Between the 1st and 3rd centuries Durres was an important port and trading center on the Via
Egnatia trading route between Rome and Byzantium (Istanbul. Today the city is well known for
the nearby beach resort of Durres Plazh, its wonderful sand and warm sea water.
Time at leisure.
Lunch will be served at Traditional Restaurant
Dinner overnight in Durres

Explore Berat Town UNESCO
Breakfast will be served at the hotel.
Departure to Berat
Depart for Berat at 8:30 am and you will be transferred to this beautiful city for around 2.5 hours,
passing by Durres.
Berat, known as the city of 'one-thousand-and-one windows', is a treasure of Albanian history,
culture and a testament to the country’s tradition and religious harmony. Prepare to be amazed
during this full day tour.
1001 Windows of Berat city UNESCO
Berat City Tour
This is one of the oldest cities and the pride of Albanian architecture.
The three major neighborhoods of the old city are Mangalemi, Gorica, and Kala where the castle
itself is located. We will start our tour with the castle area.
Visiting the 'Kala' involves a steep walk up a cobbled path, but those who make it to the top will
be rewarded with a magnificent view of the surrounding area.
You will visit the Museum of Iconography 'Onufri' (Optional) which bears the name of the
renowned fresco and icon-painter Onufri, who has left a rich inheritance.
This museum is located within the cathedral of Assumption of St. Mary’s. You will also visit the
Red Mosque, recognized by its lonely minaret and St. Trinity Church.
After the tour in the castle, there will be optional lunch in a restaurant with traditional cuisine (at
extra cost).
After the fortress you will visit the Mangalemi neighborhood and the National Ethnographic
Museum (Optional).
Across the Osumi River lies the Gorica neighborhood, whose houses face those of Mangalemi.
The arched bridge of Gorica, built in 1780, is a beautiful architectural monument constructed to
unite Gorica with Mangelemi.
Enjoy some free time to stroll on the bridge.
Return to Tirane.
Dinner overnight in Tirane

Breakfast will be served at the hotel .
Departure to Tirana Mother Tereza Airport.
End of our service

Language

Albanian
English

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