Witness the Treasure Trove of Albania With A 10-Day Tour

Author: Priyanka Saxena on Mar 06,2024

Nestled in the heart of Europe lies Albania, a hidden gem waiting to be discovered by adventurous travelers. With its rich history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant culture, Albania offers an enchanting blend of old-world charm and modern delights. 

Begin your journey in the bustling capital of Tirana, where colorful buildings and lively markets create a vibrant atmosphere. Explore the city's historic landmarks, such as the Skanderbeg Square and the Et'hem Bey Mosque, before indulging in delicious Albanian cuisine at local eateries.

 Venture beyond the city limits to uncover the natural beauty of Albania's countryside. From the majestic peaks of the Accursed Mountains to the pristine beaches of the Albanian Riviera, there's no shortage of breathtaking vistas to explore. Immerse yourself in Albania's rich history with visits to ancient ruins, medieval castles, and UNESCO World Heritage sites. 

Wander through the narrow streets of Berat's Old Town, marvel at the ancient city of Butrint, and explore the ruins of the ancient city of Apollonia. Whether you're seeking adventure in the great outdoors or cultural immersion in historic cities, Albania offers something for every traveler. Join us as we uncover the secrets of this fascinating destination and discover why Albania truly is Europe's best-kept secret. Immerse yourself in the allure of Albania with our personalized travel itineraries.

 Contact us now and let's create your perfect getaway! Bring your travel dreams to life by booking your flights conveniently on our easy-to-use flight booking page!

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Tour Price

Our private tours typically range from $500 - $1000 per person/per night depending on chosen hotels and room categories, vehicles used, types of tours, flight cost, time of year and other factors. Make an inquiry for a customized trip quote.

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Albania

Meet your private guide at Tirana airport, who will transfer you to your hotel. Set off with your guide on an introductory tour of the city. Soak in the vibrant culture and magnificent architecture around the city. Rest and relax at one of the various bistros that dot the place. Enjoy a lavish dinner at a premium restaurant before retiring to your hotel for the night.

Day 2: Discover Shkoder

Wander around the Skanderbeg Museum, the National Ethnographic Museum, and the Old Bazaar in Shkoder. Enjoy lunch in the tiny lake town of Shirok. Marvel at the incredibly delicious cuisines, peacefulness, and natural beauty of the place. Then, set off for a guided tour of the Ebu Bekr Mosque, Marubi Museum, Old Town, and St. Stephen's Catholic Cathedral. After that, stroll around "Pedonalja," the city's heart.

Day 3: Visit Korce

Get some adventurous experience wandering the countryside roads and visiting the Royal Tombs of Selce e Poshtme. Step inside a cottage that faces Tomb Hill to relax for some time. After that, it is time to learn how to cook some special Albanian dishes, walk through the lush green gardens, and go shopping. Afterward, walk along the streets of Lin Village and peek at the old houses shadowed with grape vines.

Day 4: Explore Korce

Spend some time in the city of Korce, known as "the little Paris" because of its romantic ambiance. Walk around to enjoy the unique villas and houses decorated with cobblestone. Explore the city's numerous museums, including the Prehistoric Museum, the House Museum of the famous landscape painter, and the renewed National Museum of Medieval Art.

Day 5: Heading to Gjirokaster

Tour the archeological sites and museums that have been developed to showcase the interesting facts associated with this nation's incredible history. Get immersed in the beautiful landscape and the undiscovered roads there. Relish the famous fish-based lunch here among the various posh mountain eateries. Following that, visit the mountain ranges of Dhembet, Trebeshine, and Nemerke.

Day 6: Sightseeing in Gjirokaster

Start your trip from the UNESCO World Heritage site "a thousand steps." Discover the incredible history of this castle and fall in love with the fantastic panorama of the "city of stone." Then, stop at the Zekate house, which is seen to be the oldest tower house of the Ottomans. Discover the Ethnographic Museum, the Ottoman Bazaar, and the historic wooden houses. Afterward, go to Saraqinisht to enjoy a lovely lunch at a luxurious eatery.

Day 7: Historical Blue Eye

Marvel at the bluish shade of the spring at the Blue Eye. Visit the UNESCO-designated archaeological site, where you will learn about the history of the Castle, the Lion's Gate, and the Amphitheater. Following that, enjoy a seafood lunch along the pristine turquoise waters in Saranda.

Day 8: Natural Berat

Enjoy stunning views above the South Coast beaches in Llogara's "balcony" on your way to Berat. Then, head towards the Llogara National Park to soak in the dazzling natural beauty. Then, wonder at the Independence Monument and the Muradie Mosque at Vlora. Then, visit the most ancient Orthodox Monastery in the Balkans, Zvernec.

Day 9: Strolling in Berat

Set out for a walking tour in the UNESCO-listed Old Town. Admire the stunning panoramic views of the Gorica Bridge. Then, admire the wonderful architecture of the White Mosque. Afterward, immerse yourself in the religious atmosphere of the Holy Trinity Church. Following that, enjoy some delicious coffee at Durrs before heading to Tirana.

Day 10: Departure

Today, your private guide will transfer you to the airport for your international departure.


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