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11 days 10 nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size




About this tour


  • Accommodation in very good standard hotels with breakfast
  • Transportation with luxury a/c vehicle.19+1 seats production years 2010-2013.
  • Experienced English speaking tour leader, knowledgeable in Albanian history, antiquity and traditions.
  • All the dinners from Day1 to Day10
  • 10 Hours of Albanian Folk dance lessons with professional dancers of National Ensemble. Includes dance room hire
  • Folk performances in different town from local artists as mentioned in program
  • Bottle of water per person on bus
  • Entrance fees according to the program
  • All taxes
  • Flight Tickets
  • Wine tasting
  • Gratuities/Tip to Driver/Guide
  • Entrance fees (approx 30 Euro PP)


  • The roundtrip will start with a traditional welcome dinner in restaurant in Tirana.
  • Overnight in Tirana.

  • Today is a learning experience of some of the folk songs and dances
  • There will be Albanian folk dance in the morning and then a traditional lunch.
  • After lunch we take a tour of the major sites and visit the National Historic Museum.
  • Dinner at a local restaurant.
  • Overnight in Tirana

  • Today we will continue learning some of the Albanian folk songs and dances.
  • During the break of the middle part of the day visit of the National Gallery of Arts and then lunch on your own.
  • After lunch you will return to continue the learning process of Albanian folk dances.
  • Dinner at a local restaurant with live music, dancing.
  • Overnight in Tirana

  • Continue to Elbasan
  • Ethnographical museum located in a traditional house will be visited.
  • Continue to Pogradec at the shore of Lake Ohrid.
  • We will visit the Drilon natural oasis and the Villa of the ex-Albanian dictator.
  • Have lunch in a family run restaurant with home cooking (optional).
  • After a walk around Drilon with lush vegetation we depart for Korca, where the first school in Albania was founded and is now a museum of Education.
  • The Han I Elbasanit is one of the remaining inns from the Ottoman period.
  • Traditional dinner with famous Korca town serenades music at traditional restaurant.
  • Overnight in Korca.

  • Visiting Voskopoja with a monastery and more than 26 churches, now a rural.
  • The region is one of the centres of the Vlach or Aruman people, with their own language and traditions.
  • A family lunch in Voskopoja (optional) and visit to church.
  • Return to Korca where dinner is in the traditional restaurant , accompanied by a Saze playing and singing group from Korça.
  • Saze is a clarinet type instrument widespread in Albania , but especially in the south eastern part.
  • Overnight in Korca.

  • From Korca to Permet along the beautiful plain of Korca.
  • The spectacular Vjosa canyons accompany us from Leskovik to Permet, which is the “Mecca” of Albanian Tosk music with many famous singers.
  • Lunch is optional at a restaurant in Leskovik.
  • Dinner in Permetin musical affair with performances in local music group.
  • Overnight in Permet

  • Short walk of 20-30 minutes in one of the villages of Permet.
  • Leusa is a traditional village made of stone.
  • We will visit the church and a local family and their authentic way of life.
  • Having dinner at local restaurant enjoy traditional music.
  • Overnight in Permet

  • Today’s travel takes us through the breathtaking Kelcyra.
  • To the town of Gjirokastra - a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • It is also the place where Albania’s national Folkloric Festival
  • The dwelling houses have the form of medieval towers.
  • The town was besieged and captured by the Ottomans in the 15th cent.
  • Traditional dinner will be accompanied by a polyphonic Group from Gjirokastra.
  • The phenomenon of Albanian folk iso-polyphony has been proclaimed by UNESCO a "Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity".
  • Overnight in Gjirokastra.

  • Depart to Berat a town more than 2400 years.
  • Berat is situated at the foot of Tomorri Mountain and on the shores of River Osum.
  • “Town of a thousand windows”with narrow and stone paved streets.
  • Visit the Fortress, Onufri Museum and some small old churches remaining .
  • In the downtown we visit the Leaden Mosque, the King's Mosque, the Bachelor's Mosque and the AlvetiTekke.
  • We also pay a visit at a local house.
  • Dinner is a traditional feast at Mangalemi with folk musicians.
  • Overnight in Berat.

  • Drive to Kruja, the centre of Albanian resistance against the Turks under our national hero Scanderbeg.
  • Called as “Protector of Christianity” given by the Pope.
  • We visit one of the most beautiful ethnographical museums of Albania, packed with lots of folk dresses, utensils, furniture etcetera.
  • Have traditional lunch in Kruja Castle (optional).
  • In the afternoon return to Tirana for a driven tour of the capital.
  • Have dinner in local restaurant where Albanian chefs show their skills.
  • Overnight in Tirana.

  • After breakfast relax until time of transfer to the airport.

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