Witness the Treasure Trove of Albania With A 10-Day Tour
Albania is one of the most fascinating nations in Europe. This hidden treasure trove has some fantastic destinations. It caters to history lovers with the Skanderbeg Museum, National Ethnographic Museum, and the Old Bazaar. People with an adventurous streak enjoy wandering along the countryside roads. The nation also gives stunning sea views from its beaches and has beautiful villas and houses. Our 10-day luxury tour will help you discover everything about the Albania treasure trove.
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.
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.