7 Days In Albania

7 Days in Albania

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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: Krujë-Lezhë

Stop At: Old Bazaar (Pazari i Vjeter), Rruga Albanopolis, Kruje 1501 Albania
After we meet together, we will start our journey with Kruja city which is 20-30 mins away from the airport.
We will be walking around the city and visit the old Bazaar that used to be the typical place where albanians could sale and buy different items. Now it is one of the most visited places in Krujë and locals sale traditional and handmade souvenirs.
Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

Stop At: Kruja Castle, Near Tirana, Kruje 1501 Albania
A big and a very interesting history of albanians is hidden inside the walls of that castle. Everything happened there especially during the ottoman occupation but it could resist it as long as our national hero Skanderbeg was alive and fought against them.
Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Ethnographic Museum of Kruja, Fortress of Kruja, Kruje 1501 Albania
The Museum
Every fact of what happened in thousand years is now exposed in the historical museum inside the castle and you will learn a lot about the lifestyle, tradition and culture.
Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Patok Lagoon, Fushe Kuqe Albania
Patok Lagoon
A very special things to do after visiting Kruja is enjoying the sunset at Patok Lagoon.A wonder view of the Adriatic sea.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch: Traditional lunch in Krujë
• Dinner: Dinner at patok Lagoon
Accommodation included: Overnight at a hotel in Shkoder

Day 2: Shkodër-Theth

Stop At: Shkoder, Shkoder, Shkoder County
Shkoder city
We wake up, have breakfast and start our second day by walking around the beautiful city of Shkodra.
Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes

Stop At: Shkoder, Shkoder, Shkoder County
Castle of Rozafa
There is a castle on top of a hill named Rozafa with a panoramic view and an interesting legend you are going to hear while exploring around.
Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Theth National Park, Rruga Nikgjonaj Rruga Nikgjonaj, Nr.18, Theth 4009 Albania
Thethi
We will go away from the cities, to the Alps of Albania, at a magnificent place like Thethi, surrounded by high mountains and very friendly people.
Duration: 3 hours 20 minutes

Stop At: Valbona Valley National Park, Valbona Albania
Valbona National Park
Of course that we can't lose the chance to visit Valbona Valley and Lumi i Shales which are close to Thethi. The view is wonderful and so relaxing.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast in Shkoder
• Lunch: Lunch at DEA complex
• Dinner: Dinner in Theth
Accommodation included: Overnight at a guest house

Day 3: Durrës-Berat

Stop At: Durres, Durres, Durres County
Durres city
We wake up early in the morning and unfortunately have to leave Thethi to go back in the middle of Albania, in Durres.
Durres used to be the previous capital city a hundred years ago. It is a very old city but a few things are left from the past.
We will walk around the city and enjoy some minutes near the beach.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Berat Castle, Rruga Mihal Komnena, Berat 5001 Albania
Berat castle
After Durres is the Berati's turn. The city of One Thousand Windows. More than 2000 years old and like every other old city, there is a beautiful castle standing on top of a hill which makes this city more beautiful.
We will visit the castle first and listen to its history.
Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

Stop At: Berat, Berat, Berat County
Berati
After the castle we will go downtown and visit the stone city which makes you feel so welcome. It is so nice walking on cobble streets, between the houses with similar architecture built above each other.
The food is so delicious there and also their Raki is perfect.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Lunch in Durres
• Dinner: Dinner in Berat
• Breakfast: Breakfast in Theth
Accommodation included: Overnight at a hotel in Berat

Day 4: Vlorë-Sarandë

Stop At: Vlore, Vlore, Vlore County
The City Of Indipendece
One od the most important city in Albania is Vlora, where the flag of albanians was raisen by the first prime minister, Isamil Qemali.
Vlora is a very beautiful city, with beautiful nature.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Zvernec Monastery, Zvernec Island, Vlore Albania
You'll see how beautiful Vlora is when we go at Zvërnec Monastery and visit it.
Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Llogara National Park, Llogara National Park, Vlore County
Llogara valley.
We like to stare at mountains and some other like the sea but, imagine enjoying a view of both, mountains and the sea together from Llogara Valley. It is so breathtaking view watching from there.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Saranda, Saranda, Vlore County
We will pass by the coastline and head to Saranda, one of the most popular city when we talk about summer in Albania. We will have the pelasure to Enjoy the ionian
seafood, hospitality of people and the beauty of nature.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Ksamil Beach, Ksamil, Saranda Albania
Ksamili beach
It is called the Pearl of Ionian Sea. The beautiful islands and beaches and the crystal water makes this place unique.
Of course we will visit it and also we go to the beach.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast in Berat
• Lunch: Lunch in Llogara
• Dinner: Dinner in Saranda
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel in Sarandë

Day 5: Sarandë-Gjirokastër

Stop At: Butrint National Park, SH81, Butrint Albania
The Day 5 just began and we will continue our tour with the famouse National
Park of Butrint. More than 3000 years old. They say it was built due to roman empire.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The Blue Eye, Vlore 9706 Albania
Blue Eye natural monument
Next stop is Blue Eye, a wonder of mother Nature. It is magical watching the crystal water coming up from down. There are approx. 18 water spring around the zone but Blue Eye is the most attractive one.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gjirokaster, Gjirokaster, Gjirokaster County
The city of One Thousand Stairs.
The Argjiro Castle, Old Bazaar, the museum and Skenduli house. All of these highlights we are going to visit when we go in Gjirokaster.
Also, we will enjoy a traditional lunch with a local family in Gjirokaster so you will may get known with albanian and their lifestyle.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast in Sarandë
• Lunch: Lunch in Gjirokaster
• Dinner: Dinner in Gjirokaster
Accommodation included: Overnight at a guesthouse in Gjirokaster

Day 6: Korcë-Pogradec

Stop At: Korce, Korce, Korce County
Korcë
The Southeast of Albania is a special part of our tour. We will visit two peaceful cities, Korça and Pogradeci. We will pass by Permeti and watch to the wonderful landscape of Vjosa River .
Korça is very traditional and beautiful city especially for beer lover. Korça beer is the best one. We will visit the Cathedral of city and the Old bazaar.
Duration: 3 hours 20 minutes

Stop At: Voskopoje, Voskopoje, Korce County
Voskopoja
Nearby Korcë is located a beautiful place like Voskopoja. That city is amazing, traditional food and drinks that are homemade are so good.
Duration: 2 hours 10 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast in Gjirokaster
• Lunch: Lunch in Voskopojë
• Dinner: Dinner in korcë
Accommodation included: Overnight at a guesthouse in Voskopojë

Day 7: Tiranë

Stop At: Pogradec, Pogradec, Korce County
The last Day will be starting with Pogardeci, a real nice city. Pogradeci Lake and its endemic fish are the real symbol of this city.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Driloni National Park, Rruga e Drilonit, Pogradec 7301 Albania
There is a beautiful national park in Pogradec. Driloni National Park is the perrfect place to relax befor going bac to Tirana
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Tirana, Tirana, Tirana County
Tirana
After arriving in Tirana we will go to mountain of Dajti. It is the most visited mountain in whole Albania and people usually go there during the weekend with their family. There is a spectacular view of Tirana from there.

Later we go down in the center of capital city and visit the Museum and the artificial lake of Tirana. That would be relaxing after a 7 days tour in Albania.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast in Voskopojë
• Lunch: Lunch in Pogradec
• Dinner: Dinner in tirana
Accommodation included: At a hotel in Tirana