Amazing combination of culture, tradition, nature, history, meeting with the locals, national parks, religion experience and
meeting with them, the countryside in the depth of Albania,
- Experience of 3 Unesco values (Berat City, Gjirokastra City, Butrint Archaeological Site)
- Visit of 2 National Parks (Llogara, Butrint)
- Perfect selection of Accommodation settlement, a combination of Hotels, in superb locations.
- Extraordinary culinary offer and a selection of the best local food every day.
- 640 km itinerary on 7 days (85% on awasome panoramic ans scenic routes)
- Average driving 91 km of very good road infrastructure daily
|Duration||7 Days / 6 Nights|
|Arrival Airport||(Tirana International Airport)|
After your arrival at Tirana International Airport, you will be meeting with your guide (Italian speaking) and transfer to Durres.
Free time on their own leisure for relaxing time nearby the shore of Adriatic sea, coffee break, and shopping. Dinner and overnight.
This morning after breakfast you will start with sightseeing in Durres. Visit the Venetian tower, byzantine walls, city center,
ruins of the Roman Forum, and Roman baths. Entrance at the Roman Amphitheatre of Durres and after the visit transfer in
direction of Kolonja. Entrance to "Ardenica Monastery" and transfer to Apollonia for lunchtime and visit of Apollonia
Archaeological Park. Visit the Theatre, Library, Odeon, and monastery inside. Final transfer to Vlora and stroll in Vlora city
center, Flag square, etc. Free time on their own leisure before dinner and overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer in direction of Porto Palermo with many stops on the route for photo shooting. Visit the Castle
of Ali Pasha in Porto Palermo and transfer from Porto Palermo to Butrint with a stop in Borsh for lunchtime. After arrival in
Butrint. Visit the biggest and most important archaeological park in Albania, part of UNESCO world heritage. Transfer back to
Saranda and visit of the city center and the ruins of synagogue etc. Dinner and overnight
This morning after breakfast photo stop at Lekursi castle overlooking Saranda Bay, Corfu Island, and Butrint Lake and transfer to
visit the Blue Eye spring. Transfer to Gjirokaster for lunchtime and visit of the Castle "Argjiro" of Gjirokastra, traditional old
houses and old quarters, old bazaar with craftsmen shops. Also, visit of the Ethnographic Museum of Gjirokastra (Ex-
dictator Enver Hoxha birth house) and leisure time on your own for shopping at the old bazaar. Dinner and overnight.
This morning after breakfast you will transfer to the ancient city of Berat for a visit to "The city of a thousand windows"
The trip in the city of one thousand and one windows starts in the old quarter which will send you back in time to the Middle
Ages from the cobbled streets and the houses built in a special architecture and fanatically well preserved till the modern days.
Lunchtime upon arrival and then the fortress, located on the hilltop, is the most special attraction there, offering an amazing
panoramic view of everything surrounding Berat. And there you understand the reason why it was such an important
stronghold. Another specialty of Berat is the Onufri Iconographic Museum, named after one of the greatest Albanian painters.
There are best preserved Albanian icons from the XVIth century that were used in the many churches in the town. Visit of the King
Mosque and free time on your own leisure, until dinner and overnight at hotel.
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred in direction of Tirana with a short stop on the route to Elbasan. After the stop
for services and short sightseeing with will be reaching the capital Tirana. Lunchtime and stroll along Tirana’s main “Deshmoret
e Kombit” Boulevard which connects Mother Theresa Square with Skanderbeg. Continuing north along the boulevard, you will
reach the National Art Gallery, which houses a permanent collection of works. Dinner and overnight in Tirana
Today, your private driver will meet you in the hotel lobby to transfer you to the airport for your onward flight after spending
some free time, depending on the time of the flight. The cost of the flight is not included in your program. The flight details are