Albania Travel Guide - Explore the Treasure Trove with 10 Days Itinerary

Albania Travel Guide - Explore the Treasure Trove with 10 Days Itinerary

This Albania Travel guide will take you to some of the fantastic destinations of this hidden treasure trove. Beginning from Tirana you trip will be ending in Berat and you will be able to discover the most of this treasure trove. Albania is one of the most fascinating destinations of Europe. This 10 Days Albania itinearary will help you travel through most off the beaten destinations in Europe. Let us help you make your dream come true!! Read More

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This Albania Travel guide will take you to some of the fantastic destinations of this hidden treasure trove. Beginning from Tirana, your trip will be ending in Berat and you will be able to discover the most of this treasure trove. Albania is one of the most fascinating destinations of Europe. This 10 Days Albania itinerary will help you travel through most off the beaten destinations in Europe. Let us help you make your dream come true!!

 

Trip at a Glance

(Day 1): Tirana - Welcome to Albania

(Day 2): Shkoder

(Day 3): Korce 

(Day 4): Korce

(Day 5): Gjirokaster

(Day 6): Gjirokaster - Sightseeing

(Day 7): Blue Eye

(Day 8): Berat

(Day 9): Berat - Sightseeing

(Day 10): Tirana - Departure

 

Trip Highlights

  • You will be enjoying a welcome cocktail.

  • You will be wandering around the Old Bazaar, visiting the National Ethnographic Museum, and the Skanderbeg Museum.

  • Get some adventurous experience wandering around the countryside roads and along the Royal Tombs of Selce e Poshtme.

  • Korce is particularly known for its unique quarters having villas and low houses and these houses are decorated with cobblestone.

  • You will be enjoying a stunning view from above of the South Coast beaches.

 

Best Places to Visit in Albania

Tirana, Shkoder, Korce, Gjirokaster, Blue Eye, Berat

DETAILED ITINERARY

(Day 1): Tirana - Welcome to Albania

This Albania Travel guide is meant to acquaint you with this beautiful corner of Balkan. Today you will be settling down in your hotel. It’s time to relax, unwind, and free yourself from the jetlag of previous day journey. In the evening, you will be taken for a guided tour of the city by your private guide. Also, you will be enjoying a welcome cocktail a the end of the day. Sleep well and prepare yourself for the next day trip!

 

(Day 2): Shkoder

Shkoder is a city located in the Republic of Albania! Today you are going to visit the Northern part of Shkoder. On the way, you will be stopping by Kruja and will be taken to a tour of Skanderbeg’s home town. You will be wandering around the Old Bazaar, visiting the National Ethnographic Museum, and the Skanderbeg Museum.

Then you will be enjoying your lunch in Shirok. This is a tiny lake Town and is particularly known for nature’s magical beauty, peacefulness, and incredibly delicious cuisines. After lunch, its time to discover something more. Enjoy the amazing panorama and dive a little deeper into the historical facts of the Rozafa Fortress.

After that, you will be setting off for a guided tour of the St. Stephen’s Catholic Cathedral, Old Town, Marubi Museum, and Ebu Bekr Mosque. At the end of the day, enjoy some leisure time in “pedonalja”, which is considered as the heart of the city. Relax and have fun in your own way!

Best Tourist Attractions in Shkoder: Ebu Bekr Mosque

 

(Day 3): Korce 

This day has been designed in a way to get some adventurous experience wandering around the countryside roads and along the Royal Tombs of Selce e Poshtme.

After seeing the Tombs and wandering around, you will be stepping inside a cottage that just faces the Tomb hill. Then you will be walking through the gardens, learn cooking the special Albanian dishes, and shopping.

In the same afternoon, you will be traveling to the Lin Village. Here you are going to enjoy some leisure time walking along the streets lined up with old houses and shadowed with grape vines. Your private guide will explain to you, in brief, the historical facts about the place.

 

(Day 4): Korce

This 10 days Albania Travel guide has been so designed that you are going to spend the fourth day of your trip in Korce. In this city which is also called “the little Paris”, for its romantic ambiance, you will be enjoying a complete day.

Korce is particularly known for its unique quarters having villas and low houses and these houses are decorated with cobblestone. The city has plenty of Museums including the renewed National Museum of Medieval Art, the House-Museum of the famous landscape painter, the Prehistoric Museum and many more.

 

(Day 5): Gjirokaster

While on the way to Gjirokaster, you will be stopping by the Kamenica Tulum! You will be here, touring through the museums and archeological sites that have been built to showcase the facts related to the incredible history of Albania. It’s a great deal of enjoyment taking a trip through the undiscovered roads and the beautiful landscape.

On the way, you will be stopping for lunch. It’s the best place in Albania to enjoy a fish based lunch. You will find numerous restaurants beautifully located in the mountains. Then you will be proceeding further to visiting the city of Permet and the Mountain range of Nemerke, Trebeshine, and Dhembel.

 

(Day 6): Gjirokaster - Sightseeing

Today you will be enjoy sightseeing and basking in the beauty of this part of Albania. You will be starting off your trip from “a thousand steps”, the UNESCO World Heritage city with your private guide. You will be discovering the incredible history of the castle and will love the wondrous panorama of the “city of stone”.

Your next stop today will be the Zekate house, which is believed to be the oldest tower house of Ottoman. Then there’s this historic wooden houses, the Ottoman Bazaar, and the Ethnographic Museum. After that, you will be driving your way towards Saraqinisht to enjoy lunch. And, don’t forget meeting a local family to understand their traditions and way of living.

 

(Day 7): Blue Eye

This part of our 10 Days Albania Itinerary will be taking you to the Blue Eye. Here, you can marvel at the bluish shade of the spring. You will be then taken to the wonder at the Unesco Archaeological site. Your guide will be telling you about the incredible history related to the Castle, the Amphitheater, the Lion’s Gate, and the Castle. Then you will be driving down to Saranda to enjoy seafood lunch alongside the turquoise waters.

 

(Day 8): Berat

Today, you will be traveling to Berat. On the way, you will be stopping by Llogara “balcony”, where you will be enjoying a stunning view from above of the South Coast beaches. After this, you will be heading towards the Llogara National Park. Also, stop at Vlora to visit the Muradie Mosque and the Independence Monument. And, then you will be visiting the most ancient Orthodox Monastery in the Balkans, Zvernec.

 

(Day 9): Berat - Sightseeing

Today, you will be setting out for a walking tour of the UNESCO listed Old Town. Here you will love admiring the Holy Trinity Church, the White Mosque, castle, and Gorica Bridge. At the end of the day, you will be traveling to Tirana. On your way, you will be stopping at Durrës for a coffee break

 

(Day 10): Tirana - Departure

You are in Tirana Albania and this is the last day of your trip! You will be taken to the airport by your private guide. Here, you will be taking your flight back home!



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