- City sightseeing
- Natural landmarks sightseeing
- Cultural, religious and historic sites
- Young Adults
- Explore the characterful Balkan capitals of Tirana, Skopje and Pristina
- Discover Lake Ohrid with its stunning monasteries and dramatic mountain backdrop
- Enjoy walks in the alpine Valbona Valley and Sharr National Park
Discover the history and incredible scenery of Albania, North Macedonia, and one of the world's newest countries - Kosovo. It's a great introduction to a region that is off the beaten track and that most travellers know little about. Balkan Capitals - Experience the contrasting architecture and cultures of Tirana, Skopje and Pristina Valbona Valley - Walk through this dramatic alpine valley surrounded by the jagged peaks of the Accursed Mountains Lake Ohrid - Explore this glistening lake and mountain setting boasting many cultural monuments including the Saint Naum Monastery.
Day 1 : Join trip in Kruja
Day 2 : Visit Kruja bazaar; drive to Shkodra and visit Rozafa Fortress
Day 3 : Scenic journey through Kosovo to the Valbona Valley
Day 4 : Alpine hike in the scenic valley and meet a local shepherd's family
Day 5 : Enter Kosovo and visit the Decani Monastery on the way to Peja
Day 6 : Explore the Peja Highlands and the church complex of Peja Patriarch
Day 7 : Visit a waterfall, war memorial and monastery en route to Prizren
Day 8 : Wine tasting in Rahovec and visit to a Serbian enclave village
Day 9 : Walk in Sharr National Park; arrive in Skopje in North Macedonia
Day 10 : Discover Skopje, Tetovo Mosque and drive to Lake Ohrid
Day 11 : Explore Lake Ohrid and Saint Naum Monastery
Day 12 : Drive to Albania's capital Tirana and take a walking tour
Day 13 : Cable car up Mount Dajti and free afternoon in Tirana
Day 14 : Trip ends in Tirana
- 13 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
- Hotel Panorama (1 night)
- Hotel Tradita (1 night)
- Hotel Margjeka (2 nights)
- Hotel Dukagjini (2 nights)
- Hotel Centrum (2 nights)
- Hotel De Koka (1 night)
- Su Hotel, Ohrid (2 nights)
- Hotel Vila Tafaj (2 nights)
- Cable Car
- Explore Tour Leader
- Local Guide(s)
- Any international flights to Kruje and from Tirana are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
- Travel insurance is not included in this Undiscovered Balkans tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Undiscovered Balkans tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.Payment
For any tour departures within 11 October 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 11 October 2022, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.Travel Insurance
Undiscovered Balkans tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.Visa
For this Undiscovered Balkans tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.For Solo Travelers
A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.COVID-19 Safety Measures
This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:
- The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
- Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
- All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR) within 72 hours of departure.
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