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Travelling to Albania

Albania has a long and fascinating history, with influences from the Greeks, Romans, Ottomans, and more. Visitors can explore the country's many historical landmarks, including the ancient ruins of Butrint and the Ottoman-era city of Berat, both of which are UNESCO World Heritage sites. The capital city of Tirana is also a must-visit destination, with its vibrant street art, museums, and historic landmarks.

In addition to its history and culture, Albania is also known for its stunning natural beauty. The country is home to several mountain ranges, including the Albanian Alps and the Tomorr Mountains, which offer breathtaking views and excellent hiking opportunities. Visitors can also enjoy the country's many beaches, including the stunning Riviera, which stretches along the country's southern coast.

Albanian cuisine is a highlight of any trip to the country. Traditional dishes include fërgesë, a delicious stew made with peppers and cheese, and byrek, a savory pastry filled with meat or cheese. Seafood is also a popular choice, with fresh catches available at many coastal restaurants. And no meal is complete without a glass of rakia, Albania's national drink.

Finally, the people of Albania are warm and welcoming, eager to share their culture and traditions with visitors. Whether attending a music festival, exploring a local market, or simply enjoying a cup of coffee, visitors to Albania are sure to be welcomed with open arms and treated to a unique and unforgettable experience.

In conclusion, Albania is a country that offers something for everyone, from its rich history and culture to its stunning natural beauty and delicious cuisine. Whether you're a history buff, a nature lover, or simply looking for a unique and welcoming travel experience, Albania is the perfect destination. So why not plan your trip today and discover the magic of Albania for yourself?


The price includes:

Accommodation in 4-star hotels, double room

* A private car with an Arabic or English speaking driver

* Taxes, road charges, car parking and driver accommodation

Optional attractions *

Our goal is your satisfaction and an unforgettable trip.

PROGRAM

Discover the beauty and history of Albania with this tour that takes you through the stunning landscapes, historic landmarks, and cultural attractions of the country. Explore the bustling capital city of Tirana, visit the highest peak in Tirana at Daiti Mountain, and take a boat tour to discover the stunning beaches and coasts of Albania. Travel to Saranda and explore the ancient city of Butrint and the islands of Ksamil before making your way to the historic city of Gjirokaster. This tour is an excellent way to experience the natural beauty and rich history of Albania.

DAY 1 - Airport pickup, check-in, explore capital's center and lake

Upon arrival at the airport, you will be received and then transferred to your hotel in the capital city, where you will check in. The airport is located 20 minutes away from the capital city. Once you have rested at the hotel, you will begin visiting the attractions of the capital, starting from the city center, which includes Skanderbeg Square, Et'hem Bey Mosque, and an old tunnel located in the city center. Afterwards, we will head to the west to visit the Tirana Lake, where you can enjoy a beautiful view and take a leisurely stroll or enjoy a cup of coffee.

DAY 2 - Breakfast at hotel, Daiti mountain cable car, activities, history tunnel, Farka Lake coffee, Petrele Castle Zip line, shopping

We will have breakfast at the hotel and then head towards Daiti Mountain, which is located 20 minutes away from the hotel and is the highest peak in Tirana. To reach the summit, we will take a cable car which provides stunning views during the 15-minute journey. At the top, there are restaurants, cafes, and a variety of activities suitable for families and young people such as horse riding, tank riding, strength games, gun shooting, and hiking. Lunch can be enjoyed at one of the restaurants on the mountain or at a nearby restaurant after coming down. Afterwards, we will visit a history tunnel near Dajt mountain that showcases Albania's complete history from the Ottoman Empire to Democracy.

Next, we will visit the Farka Lake for some coffee and then head to the west to visit Petrele Castle and experience a Zip line adventure while enjoying the scenic views. Finally, we will return to the city center and visit one of the shopping centers.

DAY 3 - Exploring South Albania through Durrës, Vlora

After having breakfast at the hotel, we will check out and leave for South Albania through the city of Durrës. On the way, we will pass by several landmarks such as Kodra e Kuajve, Huqi Resort, and the city's pedestrian promenade by the sea. Next, we will head towards Vlora, which was the first capital of Albania and has a beautiful beach and nice restaurants. Upon arrival, we will check into the hotel and take an hour to relax before visiting the old town of Vlora. We can enjoy coffee or tea and then move towards the pedestrian promenade next to the sea in the west to enjoy the view.

DAY 4 - Boat tour explores Albanian beaches, Balkans coastline

After having breakfast at the hotel, we will take a boat tour to explore the beautiful beaches and coasts of Albania and the Balkans. During the tour, we will visit Sazan Island, Haxhi Ali Cave, and Karaburun Beach where we will have lunch. After that, we will return to the hotel and take a one-hour rest. Later, we will head towards the island of Zvernec in the west to enjoy the beautiful sunset view. The boat tour will last for six hours.

DAY 5 - Exploring Albania's coastal regions: Llogara, Himare, Borshi, Saranda

After having breakfast, we begin our journey towards Saranda. The route to Saranda offers stunning views of the mountains and the sea. Our first stop is the Llogara region, located an hour away from the city of Vlora. It is a national park nestled in the midst of the mountains, offering fresh and clean air with excellent weather conditions.

Next, we proceed to the Himare region which offers exciting activities like skydiving. We then visit the Dhërmi area followed by the coastal town of Himara and its castle. We then make our way to the Borshi area which boasts a beautiful waterfall and a recommended restaurant for lunch. Finally, we head towards the city of Saranda where we will spend the night.

DAY 6 - Saranda: Islands, Butrint, Ain al-Zarqa, Castle, Dinner

The coastal city of Saranda offers numerous activities, including visits to the islands of Ksamil and the ancient city of Butrint. Additionally, Ain al-Zarqa is a beautiful tourist attraction in southern Albania. In the west, you can enjoy the stunning views of the Lekurasi Castle while also having dinner.

DAY 7 - Exploring Gjirokaster, stop at COLD WATER, Tirana

After having breakfast at the hotel, we will travel to the historic city of Gjirokaster which is known for being the largest and oldest fortress in Albania. Additionally, there is an old bazaar where historical items related to Albania can be found. After exploring Gjirokaster, we will continue our journey towards Tirana with a stop at COLD WATER for either tea or lunch. In the evening, we can take a stroll around Tirana to explore the city.

DAY 8 - Visiting Albania's main shopping malls

After breakfast at the hotel, we visit TEG, QTU, TOPTANI, TIRANA RING CENTER shopping centers, then head to the airport.

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