10 Best Things to Do in Amazing Albania

10 Best Things to Do in Amazing Albania

Awe inspiring Albania! With this vacation you will understand why having the alluring Albania on your Bucket List is important. Read More

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Awe inspiring Albania! With this vacation you will understand why having the alluring Albania on your Bucket List is important. Unlike what is believed, this Balkan country has uncountable fabulous things to do and see. And, it’s ridiculously incredible to find nature in its purest form here. The magical mountains, phenomenal rivers, swashbuckling landscape and the amazing beaches, all of it is fabulous. You got to discover the real flavor of tourism on Albania tours. In addition, plenty of charismatic cities and UNESCO World Heritage Sites will win your heart. Kick-start your vacation with this Albania Itinerary.

 

About Your Trip:

Albania is a country whose tourism has been wrongly perceived from many years! In reality, it is completely different from what people think about it. The country is more picturesque and way more fascinating than you could ever read or hear about it. Albania offers countless things to do and see for the travelers. Anyone can surely fall in love with every part of the country for its enormously swashbuckling beauty that it holds. 

Albania is a destination that will offer before you several challenges and will give the chance to enjoy some real relaxing days. It’s one of the worth discovering Balkan countries that has been underrated. Albania is located in the western peninsula and it shares its borders with montenegro, Macedonia, Greece, and Kosovo. Consequently,  country’s traditions and customs have been influenced by these neighboring countries and the way of living of people in these neighboring countries. 

With this itinerary, you are going on this long odyssey to discovering the undiscovered. Something that has been kept on the shelves under the underrated categories. With this vacation, you will be hiking Theth to Valbona, Visiting Rozafa Castle in Shkoder, Drinking Beer in Tirana’s Rotating Bar,  a visiting Museum in Abandoned Bunker, Sliding through the cable for a better view of the city, camping on its fascinating beaches, visiting the city of windows, Berat, seeing the flat stone roofs of Gjirokaster Old Town, and there are going to be many more exciting things to do on this tailor-made Albania tour. 

For a more convenient way to approach this, travelers have the freedom to hire experienced Albania tour agents who can plan that all, in hassle-free way. These experts are given granularity in their training and they are there to help the travelers from beginning until the end of the trip. 

While there are thousands of things to do and see in Albania, but in this holiday plan we will limit to just 10 of them. But, they are going to be really really authentic. And, whether you are hiring the best Albania travel agents or not, that’s also going to matter here. Here’s this wonderful list of best things to do and see on Albania tours. 

 

Trip At a Glance:

Day 1: Berat -  “City of a thousand Windows”

Day 2: Exploring Tirana - Taking a Cable 

Day 3: Tirana- Beer in the Rotating Bar

Day 4: Visit a Museum in an Abandoned Bunker

Day 5: Eat as Many Trilece Types as You can

Day 6: Crystal Clear Waters of Beaches - Swim to Rejuvenate

Day 7: Hiking through Theth to Valbona

Day 8: The Rozafa Castle in Shkoder

Day 9: A Ferry Ride through the Komani Lake

Day 10: Visit a Blue Eyes 

 

Trip Highlights:

  • Reach Berat, which is often referred to as the “City of thousand windows” for the white house looking down from many windows.

  • Visit Kala, Iconography Museum, Mangalem and Gorica, Bulevardi Republika, Local churches, and more.

  •  Experience opting for the cable to take a view of the city of Tirana.

  • Visit the rotating bar. It’s an amazing feeling sipping on your beer with your seat rotating all through 360 degrees. 

  • Visit a Museum in an Abandoned Bunker is one of the best things to do in Albania

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Berat -  “City of a thousand Windows”

Berat is considered one of the most breathtaking destinations in Albania. The city is located at the foot of one of the tallest mountains of Albania. And, through the center runs a beautiful swiftly flowing river. Berat is often referred to as the “City of thousand windows” for the white house looking down from many windows. 

City’s 2500 years ancient history has made many additions to its beauty and so to tourism - the wonderful archeology, the beautifully preserved monuments, and its immaculate residential areas. The most fascinating things about Berat is the World Heritage UNESCO standard architecture and unspeakable panorama across the mountains. 

Best places to visit in Berat: Kala, Iconography Museum, Mangalem and Gorica, Bulevardi Republika, Local churches, historic mosques, Dimal, National Ethnographic Museum, Tomorr Mountain, Osumi River Gorge. 

 

Day 2: Exploring Tirana - Taking a Cable 

It’s an incredible experience opting for the cable to take a view of the city. If you are a bit crazy and like choosing the adventurous path rather than keeping in the safe zone then this is the thing for you. The “Dajti Ekspres”, which is located at a distance of 15 minutes from Tirana is popular for offering travelers an opportunity to experience the incredibly adventurous. With a short cable trip in the Balkan, you will enjoy a swashbuckling view of almost entire Albania. Never in your dreams, you would have ever imagined this perfect pack of adventure and amazement at the same time. In addition to this, you will also enjoy strolling and relaxing into the surrounding. Up in the mountains there are also many eating options that won’t actually disappoint you with some delicious food. 

 

Day 3: Tirana- Beer in the Rotating Bar

If you are in Albania, and most importantly in Tirana, you should not miss going to the rotating bar. It’s going to be an amazing feeling sipping on your beer with your seat rotating all through 360 degrees. This offers you an opportunity to take the perfect view while enjoying beer. Though it is opened all through the day, but the perfect time could be the sunset. That’s the real magical time to sit and enjoy it all.

 

Day 4: Visit a Museum in an Abandoned Bunker

Visiting a Museum in an Abandoned Bunker is one of the best things to do in Albania. This should be a must-see destination on the list. The bunker was originally built by Hohxa, the dictator. This is now a museum that will showcase the entire history of Albania. After this trip you will feel way more educated and informed. A visit to the Bunker will teach you a lot of the history. 

 

Day 5: Eat as Many Trilece Types as You can

Trilece is just a dessert cake. It looks quite ordinary. But, when you will gallop it, you will understand why most people who have been to Albania suggest trying every flavor of it. This cake is undoubtedly one of the unique things about Albania. These are also found in some parts of Montenegro. But, don’t get mistaken, Trilece is a dish of Albania. It’s actually a spongy cake that is made by soaking it in cream or milk,  and topping it with many layers of caramel. At every step, on your Albania tours, you will get some new additions to it. So, don’t forget trying Trilece made with some new recipes. 

 

Day 6: Crystal Clear Waters of Beaches - Swim to Rejuvenate

Beaches of Albania - they are just wow!! Your Albania tour agents will definitely give a clear picture of the Albania beaches. Unless you are here, you won’t know what to expect from these beaches. You can’t see such crystal clear water even in the islands of Cuba, Fiji or in Greece. And, there’s something so fascinating about these waters that they would leave you feeling like diving deeper into it and swim through. Whether you like swimming or not, whether you are a great swimmer or not - It’s worth trying in Albanian beaches. You can’t just let this experience go.

 

Day 7: Hiking through Theth to Valbona

Read or ask anyone about the best things to do in Albania and no person will miss a mention of the adventurous hiking experience through the Albanian Alps. But, many do not know that its adventurously rewarding hiking in Albania. This day you are going to hike through Theth to Valbona. Your Luxury Albania tour guide will have the onus of making all the arrangements. It will take around 6-8 hours for the hike. So make sure that the arrangements have been done accordingly. On this hike, you will have the opportunity to capture some really great panoramic scenes of nature. Don’t miss this opportunity!

 

Day 8: The Rozafa Castle in Shkoder

You will be spending the sixth day of this vacation in Shkoder. This is among one of the top tourist attractions in Albania. And, the Rozafa Castle is the most sought after tourist destinations here in the country. This is a whole bunch of natural beauty and rich history. At the Castle, you will get to learn a lot of interesting historical facts about Albania. 

 

Day 9: A Ferry Ride through the Komani Lake

On the next day of the trip, your Luxury Albania tour agents will guide how you can spend an entire day on a Ferry ride through the Komani Lake. With this, you are going to get the perfectly desirable view of the area. 

Located behind the VauDejes dam, the lake has a around 320 million cubic meters water. And, it stretches around 30 km along the town of Fierza in the eastern direction. Your ferry will be passing through tremendously beautiful mountains and through many interconnected stunning lakes. It’s a must-experience part of vacationing in Albania. 

 

Day 10: Visit a Blue Eyes 

The Blue Eyes are actually natural springs. They are believed to produce the coldest and clearest waters. So a trip to this place it worth it! Your Luxury Albania tour agents will succinctly explain about this before the visit. There is one Blue eye between Sarande and Gijrokaster.  And, the another one at 2.5 hour hike from Theth. 

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