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We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Tirana (Albania) – Kruja – Shkodra

Pass By: Choose Balkans - Albania Tour Operator, Rruga Reshit Çollaku, Tirana, Albania
Our professional tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in Tirana at 9:00 am to start our journey towards Northern Albania.

Stop At: Kruja Castle, Near Tirana, Kruje 1501 Albania
On our way to Shkodra, we will visit the historic town of Kruja, its medieval castle and the Scanderbeg National Museum. At 12:30, you will get some free time on all of the days during this tour to have some delicious lunch and to wander around by yourself till 14:00 pm.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Shkoder, Shkoder, Shkoder County
After lunch, we will visit Rozafa castle and the Venetian style pedestrian street “pedonale” in Shkodra.
Duration: 4 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Shkodra.

Day 2: Shkodra – Peja (Kosovo)

Stop At: Decan, Decan
Our journey continues towards Peja in Kosovo. On our way, we will pass the Monastery of Decan. This one stands out for its white colour, but even more remarkable is the fact that Orthodox monks still inhabit the monastery and make fresh organic food there, such as cheeses. The monastery became part of UNESCO in 2004 because of its frescoes, which portray people’s lives during the 14th century as well as the Palaeologan renaissance in the Byzantine way of painting.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pec, Pec
Peja itself also has one cultural UNESCO heritage site, the Patriarchate of Peja, located near the entrance of the Rugova Valley. This medieval Orthodox Monastery was built in the 13th century, having four churches in a beautiful red colour. We will also wander through the characteristic Old Bazaar of the city.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Peja.

Day 3: Peja – Prizren

Stop At: Kalaja Fortress, Kalaja, Prizren 20000 Kosovo
Our next destination in Kosovo is Prizren. Prizren is considered as the cultural capital of Kosovo, mixing its rich history, incredible nature, religious tolerance and gastronomic delights. Prizren has played an important role in the region as an Illyrian settlement and a crossroads for the Byzantine and Ottoman empires, contributing to the unique architecture of the city. The river flows through the heart of the old town and under the many bridges that crisscross the city.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Prizren, Prizren
The best way to explore the town is by wandering through the streets passing by elegant medieval houses that fight for your attention.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Prizren.

Day 4: Prizren - Tirana (Albania)

Stop At: Tirana, Tirana, Tirana County
Tirana, the capital of Albania will be our destination for the fifth day, where we have a full day city tour. Colourful, lively, vibrant, dynamic, 24/7 and crazy nightlife - these are some of the words that better describe this city where the communist and capitalist-era buildings battle on a daily basis. Tirana offers a great combination of very interesting museums, historic sites, national parks, mountains and Ottoman, Italian and communist style architecture all clashing with each other, but offering a great pleasure to wander through. Not to be missed is Tirana’s delicious food varieties, from the tasty and cheap street food to the finest gourmet options.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Tirana.

Day 5: Tirana – Durres – Berat

Stop At: Durres Amphitheatre, Rruga Kalase, Durres Albania
We head to the ancient town of Durres to explore the amphitheatre, the Roman ruins and the Venetian Tower.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Berat Castle, Rruga Mihal Komnena, Berat 5001 Albania
The town of 1001 windows Berat (UNESCO world heritage) is our next destination. Berat has it all; a beautiful medieval castle, ancient churches and mosques, a lively lower town consisting of grand old houses draped on steep hillsides, an old stone bridge, great museums and remains from the communism era in Albania.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Berat.

Day 6: Berat – Vlora – Llogara National Park

Stop At: Zvernec Monastery, Zvernec Island, Vlore Albania
On our way to Vlora, we will visit the Narta Lagoon, the island of Zvërnec and its ancient Monastery of Saint Mary (XIII century).
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Vlore, Vlore, Vlore County
Our tour continues towards Vlora where the Adriatic and Ionian Seas meet. Vlora is known as the ‘’City of the Flag’’ where on the 28th of November 1912 the independence of Albania was declared. We will visit the Flag Square where you can see the Independence Monument. We will visit the historic center of Vlora and have a free afternoon by the seaside.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Llogara National Park, Llogara National Park, Vlore County
Our next destination is Llogara National Park.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Llogara.

Day 7: Llogara – Butrint – Gjirokastra

Stop At: Porto Palermo, Porto Palermo, Vlore County
We drive along the coastline known as Albanian Riviera. Our next stop will be the beautiful castle of Ali Pasha at Porto Palermo.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Butrint National Park, SH81, Butrint Albania
The ancient site Butrint is our next destination. Part of the UNESCO world heritage, Butrint is the most important archaeological site in Albania. On our way to Gjirokastra, we will visit the natural wonder called the Blue Eye.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Gjirokastra.

Day 8: Gjirokastra – Apollonia – Tirana

Stop At: Gjirokaster Castle, Gjirokaster Albania
After breakfast, we will continue the city tour of Gjirokastra, which is also known as “The Stone City”, part of UNESCO World heritage. The origin of the city starts with the castle of Gjirokastra, built in IV century AD, and is considered to be one of the best-preserved medieval towns in the Balkans.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Gjirokastra Bazaar, Old town, Gjirokaster Albania
Right before entering the castle of Gjirokastra, you will have to pass by the medieval bazaar. The atmospheric old town cascades down in a graceful hill crammed with beautiful narrowed stone decorated streets, where you will be amazed by the wide variety of handmade crafts from local artisans and producers.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Apollonia Archaeological Park, Pojan Albania
On our way to Tirana, we will visit the ruins of the ancient city of Apollonia, the Odeon Theatre, the Church of Saint Mary, the ancient statues of Illyrian times and the mosaic. We will head back to Tirana, which is our final destination for this tour. This marks the end of this amazing experience through history and culture.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.