This 11 Days Macedonia Albania Tour Itinerary is going to bring forth an amazing time in your life. And, it will make it easy to plan this trip! This particular Balkan vacation will take you for hiking, lakes, through the city life an much more. With this itinerary, you will not have to do any extra planning. You will be beginning Macedonia Albania Tour Itinerary from Skopje! Let’s not waste any more time…..
Day 1: Skopje
Day 2: Lake Ohrid
Day 3: Lake Ohrid
Day 4: Lake Ohrid
Day 5: Tirana
Day 6: Tirana to Shkoder
Day 7: Shkoder
Day 8: Theth
Day 9: Theth
Day 10: Theth
Day 11: Departure
Skopje, the capital city of Macedonia is located in the central part of the Balkan Peninsula - Explore it!
When in Macedonia, you cannot miss seeing Lake Ohrid. It’s one of the best places here, where you can relax in the water and enjoy a day drink.
Tiana, the capital of Albania is a beautiful city - Discover the beauty of Tirana!
Explore Shkoder & Theth.
Skopje, Lake Ohrid, Tirana, Shkoder, Theth
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This is going to be the first day of your Macedonia Albania Tour Itinerary and you will be beginning the day from Skopje. It’s a great idea to spend part of your time in Macedonia. You will be landing here in Macedonia and your guide will be taking you to your hotel room.
Skopje, the capital city of Macedonia is located in the central part of the Balkan Peninsula. Being in this place, you will get to discover from the locals and your guide that it has been under the rule of Ottoman, Roman, and Byzantine. In South, the 15th century Stone Bridge connects a statue of Alexander the Great to the Ottoman Old Bazaar, and with Macedonia Square. Other places of interest for tourists here are the Skopje Fortress, also called Kale and others.
This is the second day of your Macedonia Albania Tour Itinerary and you will be taking your bus from Skopje to Lake Ohrid. It will be taking around 3 hours by bus! Buses run every hour and it will be costing you 10 USD or 520 Denars.
When in Macedonia, you cannot miss seeing Lake Ohrid. It’s one of the best places here, where you can relax in the water and enjoy a day drink. It’s the place where you can find some time to get away from the hustle and bustle of the outside world.
Today, you will be just relaxing and spending some leisure time. You will be waking up in the morning, grab your favorite drink. And, you will get to explore the UNESCO sites and natural beauty around the lake. One of the best things to do in Lake Ohrid, you cannot miss is renting a sunbed at the Cuba Libre Beach Bar.
This is the fourth day of your 11 Days Macedonia Albania Tour Itinerary! You will have two options; you can either enjoy hanging out in water or you another option enjoying a boat tour to the freshwater springs and St. Naum Monastery, renting kayaks, paragliding, and much more.
This is the fifth day of your 11 Days Macedonia Albania Tour Itinerary. This day you will be traveling from Lake Ohrid to Tirana. The best way is to take the direct route! It will cost you around 14 USD or 75 Denar. The bus will be leaving from the center square. It is going to take you around 3.5 hours, so make sure to start your journey a little earlier in the morning, so that you could reach earlier. After reaching here, you will know that Tiana, the capital of Albania is a beautiful city. You will be in Tirana, this day exploring around! Enjoy your dinner in the Salt sushi restaurant.
After you are done with your exploration of Tirana city, you will be taking your bus for Shkoder. You will have to explore a little, from where you are going to get your bus. It is going to take you around 2 hours to reach Shkoder from Tirana.
This part of the Macedonia Albania Tour Itinerary will be spent in Shkoder completely. You can rent a bike to wander around the city and along the side of the lake. You will also get to enjoy here some good food. Then you will be walking through the Old Town and will be enjoying some drinks. Your private guide will be taking you through the city’s tourist attractions.
If you are looking out for hiking locations in Theth then the best way is to take the Shkoder route. It’s a perfect idea to take a minibus or a jeep. This trip is going to be the perfect adventurous part of this Albania Macedonia Tour Itinerary.
Being in Theth is going to be the best part of your Albania and Macedonia Itinerary! And, particularly, if you like hiking and adventurous activities, you cannot miss this part of the trip. Today, you will be taking a trip into the beautiful Mountains of the town, and enjoying a 12-mile hiking trip to the Blue Eye.
This is the tenth day of your Macedonia Albania tour! Today, you are going to hike the Valbona Peak. It’s also a 12 miles trek. But, this one is a little tougher than the Blue Eye, you will have to go way more uphill hiking. But, the unbelievable view of the Albanian Alps will leave you spellbound.
This is the last part of this incredibly pleasant Albania and Macedonia Itinerary. If you have more time, you can customize this trip accordingly and visit some more places. Fromm Theth, you can travel back to Shkoder and travel along the borders of Montenegro. Alternatively, you can travel back to Tirana and catch up your flight for the next destination.