Best of Southern Albania tour in three days

This 3-day tour program is tailored to offer its participants the best combination of historical sites of Southern and Central Albania with some of the best national parks such as Llogara and Butrint. This tour offers also the possibility to visit two UNESCO sites (Butrint and Gjirokaster).

per adult from

$731

NZD

Duration

3 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • BB (Accommodation and Breakfast) for two overnights
    • Transport provided by the company
    • Professional tour guide
    • Entry tickets for the ‘’will be visited’’ sites
    • Hotel pick up in Tirana
    • Hotel drop off in Tirana
    • Tourist taxes
    • Road taxes
    • Petrol
    • Entry/Admission - Zvernec Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Butrint National Park
    • Entry/Admission - The Blue Eye
    • Entry/Admission - Gjirokaster Castle
    What's excluded :
    • Lunches, Dinners, Drinks & Snacks
    • Souvenirs
    • Personal spending
    • Everything that is not mentioned in the included
    • * Tips are not a must in Albania or the Balkans
    • however, our recommendation is to tip the tour guide/driver 5 - 6 Euros per day/person
    • as an international practice to tip good service.
    • * Please note that prices are calculated on triple or quadruples room occupancy.
    • Double or single room occupancy is possible on extra charge.
    • The Triple/Quadruple room occupancy means you might share the room with other travellers
    • and/or the tour guide (whom could be males or females).
    • Double room occupancy is possible on 10 Euros extra charge per night per person.
    • Single room occupancy is possible on 20 Euros extra charge per night per person.

  • Day 1: Tirana – Vlora – Llogara National Park

    Stop At: Zvernec Monastery, Zvernec Island, Vlore Albania
    Our professional tour guide will come and pick you up at your hotel in Tirana at 9:00 am. 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: 1 hour

    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: 1 hour

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

    Day 2: Llogara National Park – Porto Palermo – Butrint – Blue Eye – Gjirokastra

    Pass By: Llogara National Park, Llogara National Park, Vlore County
    Right after breakfast, we will drive along the coastline known as Albanian Riviera. While driving downhill Llogara National Park you will be amazed by the spectacular view of the Palasa Beach.

    Stop At: Porto Palermo, Porto Palermo, Vlore County
    Our next stops will be the beautiful castle of Ali Pasha at Porto Palermo and the ancient site of Butrint.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Butrint National Park, SH81, Butrint Albania
    Part of the UNESCO world heritage, Butrint is the most important archaeological site in Albania.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: The Blue Eye, Vlore 9706 Albania
    On our way to Gjirokastra, we will visit the natural wonder of the Blue Eye.
    Duration: 1 hour

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

    Day 3: Gjirokastra – Tirana

    Stop At: Gjirokaster Castle, Gjirokaster Albania
    There is no better feeling than waking up with an astonishing mountain view in front of the medieval town of Gjirokastra, 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 one of the best-preserved medieval towns in the Balkans. Right before entering the castle of Gjirokastra you will have to pass by the medieval bazaar.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Gjirokastra Bazaar, Old town, Gjirokaster Albania
    The atmospheric old town cascading down in graceful hill crammed full of beautiful narrowed stone decorated streets, where you would be amazed by the wide variety of handmade crafts from local artisans and producers. On our way to Tirana we will make a couple of short breaks and enjoy the landscapes offered on this road. We arrive in Tirana in the late afternoon. This marks the end of this amazing experience through history and adventure.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Choose Balkans - Albania Tour Operator, Rruga Reshit Çollaku, Tirana, Albania
    Traveler pickup is offered
    The tour departs from Choose Balkans office at Rr. Reshit Çollaku. On request (at least 12 hoursbefore tour departure) we can pick you up at 9:00 am from your hotel in Tirana free of charge.Airports
    • Rinas Airport, Tirana Albania
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • 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 8 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Please note that due to rapid changes of the pandemic worldwide, measures and governmental restrictions on travel safety might change.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Choose Balkans Incoming Tour Operator

Activity ID: V-10132P11

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