6-Day Highlights of Albania Shared Tour

With this 6 day tour you will have a combination of history, culture, tradition, religion and nature in some of most renowned sites in Albania with professional guide.

per adult from

$502

NZD

Duration

6 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

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  • What's included :
    • 5x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • 5 nights accommodation
    • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
    • English Speaking Guide
    • Entry/Admission - Muzeu Historik Kombetar
    • Entry/Admission - Durres Archaeological Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Durres Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Durres Amphitheatre
    • Entry/Admission - Berat Castle
    • Entry/Admission - National Iconographic Museum Onufri
    • Entry/Admission - National Ethnographic Museum Berat
    • Entry/Admission - Lead Mosque Berat
    • Entry/Admission - Apollonia Archaeological Park
    • Entry/Admission - Skenduli House
    • Entry/Admission - Ismail Kadare's House
    • Entry/Admission - Gjirokaster Castle
    • Entry/Admission - The Cold War Tunnel
    • Entry/Admission - The Blue Eye
    • Entry/Admission - Butrint National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Ali Pasha Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Zvernec Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Ardenica Monastery
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Food and Drinks
    • Health/Travel insurance
    • Other personal expenses
    • Entry/Admission - Skanderbeg Square

  • Day 1: Pick up - Tirana

    Stop At: Tirana, Tirana, Tirana County
    Pick up from Tirana International Airport or Durrës Port or any Hotel in Tirana and driving to the hotel. After check-in, free time.
    Duration: 18 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4 stars Hotel, central located.

    Day 2: Tirana - Durrës - Berat

    Stop At: Muzeu Historik Kombetar, Skenderbej Square Boulevard Zogu I, Tirana 1001 Albania
    With all the participants that will arrive early, we discover Albania's capital city on a 3-hour walking tour with a local guide. See Tirana's disintegrating soviet-era buildings, modern-day building projects and proud historic monuments, all side-by-side. We will visit the National History Museum,.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Skanderbeg Square, At the center of Tirana, Tirana Albania
    The Skanderbeg Square (Albanian: Sheshi Skënderbej) is the main plaza in the centre of Tirana.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Et`hem Bey Mosque, Sheshi Skenderbej, Tirana 1001 Albania
    The Hadji Et'hem Bey Mosque is a mosque in Tirana, Albania. Closed under communist rule, the mosque reopened as a house of worship in 1991.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Clock Tower, Sheshi Skenderbej next to Et`hem Bey Mosque, Tirana Albania
    The Tirana Clock Tower began to be built by Haxhi Et'hem Beu in 1822.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Tirana Castle, Shëtitorja Murat Toptani, Tiranë, Albania
    Fortress of Justinian or simply known as Tirana Castle is a castle in Tirana, Albania. Its history dates back before 1300 and is a remnant from the Byzantine-era.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Tanners' Bridge, Bulevardi Jean D'Arc, Tirana Albania
    Tanners' Bridge is a stone footbridge of the 18th-century Ottoman period.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Pyramid of Tirana, Bulevardi Dëshmorët e Kombit, Tiranë 1010, Albania
    The Pyramid of Tirana is a structure and former museum of ex dictator.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Blloku, Tirana Albania
    Residential Blloku is an upscale nightlife and shopping hotspot, with hip bars and cafes, and trendy global restaurants alongside luxury boutiques. During the era of Communist rule, it was a closed-off precinct for the party elite, and the villa of long-ruling dictator Enver Hoxha still stands.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Durres Archaeological Museum, Rruga Taulantia, Durres Albania
    Drive to Durres and visit: Durrës Archaeological Museum established in 1951, largest in the country, including Durrës prehistoric, archaic, classical and civic Illyrian periods, extending to the 1st century.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Durres Castle, Durres Albania
    Durrës Castle (Albanian: Kalaja e Durrësit) is the fortified old city of Durrës, enclosed by city walls built in the late 5th century, and repaired and reinforced in the Middle Ages and early modern periods.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Durres Amphitheatre, Rruga Kalase, Durres Albania
    Roman Amphitheatre of Durrës built after the 2nd century B.C remains one of the most majestic of the ancient world and one of ten most beautiful Roman amphitheatres.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Venetian Tower, Rruga Anastas Durrsaku, Durrës, Albania
    Duures castle was reinforced with several guard towers by the Republic of Venice
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Berat Castle, Rruga Mihal Komnena, Berat 5001 Albania
    Driving to Berat. Visting the castle. Berat Castle, also referred to as the Citadel of Berat and castle quarter, is a fortress overlooking the town of Berat.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: National Iconographic Museum Onufri, Located in the Inner Part of Saint Mary Church in Berat Castel, Berat Albania
    Visit the "Onufri" Museum dedicated to Byzantine art and iconography, located inside the castle.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: National Ethnographic Museum Berat, Lagja 13 Shtatori Mangalem, Berat Albania
    Visit the Ethnographic Museum that contains a diversity of everyday objects from throughout history of the city.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Lead Mosque Berat, Rruga Gaqi Gjika, Berat, Albania
    Visit the Lead Mosque, a 16th-century historical mosque.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4 stars Hotel, central located.

    Day 3: Berat - Apollonia - Gjirokastër

    Stop At: Apollonia Archaeological Park, Pojan Albania
    Driving to Apollonia. Visiting the Apollonia Archaeological Park, contains artifacts unearthed nearby from the ancient town of Apollonia, flourished during the 4th century AD.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Skenduli House, Rruga Sokaku i Te Mareve, Gjirokaster Albania
    Driving to Gjirokastra. Visiting the ‘Skenduli’ House
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Ismail Kadare's House, Rruga Fato Berberi 16, Gjirokaster Albania
    The house of the world-famous Albanian writer, Ismail Kadare, has been turned into a museum
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Gjirokaster Castle, Gjirokaster Albania
    Visiting the castle. The castle dominates the town and overlooks the strategically important route along the river valley.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Gjirokastra Bazaar, Old town, Gjirokaster Albania
    The Old Bazaar in Gjirokastra, called by locals as “Qafa e Pazarit” makes up the centre of the Old Town. The history of Bazaar dates back in 17th century.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: The Cold War Tunnel, Cerciz Topulli Square, Gjirokaster 6001 Albania
    Visit the Cold war tunnel, the anti-atomic bunker, a communist era underground fortification.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4 stars Hotel, central located.

    Day 4: Gjirokastër - Butrint - Saranda

    Stop At: The Blue Eye, Sarandë, Albania
    Drive to Syri i Kalter, or the Blue Eye. This natural spring, of unknown depth, produces ice cold water even in the height of summer.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Lëkursi, Sarandë, Albania
    Then stop for a view at the Lëkursi castle on a strategic hill point overlooking the town of Saranda, southeast of the town centre.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Butrint National Park, SH81, Butrint Albania
    Visiting the Butrint National Park, that is spectacular archaeological site and the National Park of Albania that occupies a beautiful and small peninsula.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4 stars Hotel, central located.

    Day 5: Saranda - Llogara - Vlora - Tirana

    Stop At: Ali Pasha Castle, Sh8 Porto Palermo, Porto Palermo Beach, Vlore Albania
    Drive along the amazing Southern Riviera with idyllic and breath-taking spots along this craggy coast. Stop and visit Porto Palermo Castle, a 19th-century fortress, also known as the Castle of Ali Pasha.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Llogara National Park, Llogara National Park, Vlore County
    Drive to Llogara Pass , in Llogara Park, that is an evergreen forested area, extending up to 1800 m high above the sea level.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Zvernec Monastery, Zvernec Island, Vlore Albania
    Driving to Zvernec. Visiting the St. Mary's Monastery, a medieval Byzantine church in Zvërnec Island inside the Narta Lagoon close to Vlorë.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ardenica Monastery, Ardenice Albania
    The monastery in Ardenica, an Orthodox church, built by the Byzantine emperor Andronicus in 1282.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Tirana, Tirana, Tirana County
    Arrival in Tirana.
    Duration: 14 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4 stars Hotel, central located.

    Day 6: Tirana

    Stop At: Tirana, Tirana, Tirana County
    Driving to the Rinas airport or Durrës Port or to any other Hotel in Tirana.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Rinas Airport, Tirana Albania
    Ports
    • Durres Port, Rruga Pavaresia 66, Durrës, Albania
    Departure Time :
    12:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by ATHS

Activity ID: V-87286P8

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