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Explore Albania

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  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group
  • minimum participants 4
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • max group size 15
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-18231
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Starts Tirana, Albania
  • Ends Tirana, Albania
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  • Visit three cities listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Look for the dalmatian pelican at the Lagoon of Karavasta
  • Hike Caesar's Pass in Llogara National Park
  • Have an unforgettable experience kayaking on the Albanian Riviera
Are you in search of an Albanian adventure? If so, then look no further! This 8-day trip is a perfect blend of exploration, culture, adventure and fun in Albania, a country renowned for its landscapes in which high mountains intersect with the blue of the Ionian Sea. Come and discover the fantastic scenery, delicious food, turquoise blue seas, rich cultural past and friendly locals!

The trip starts in the 400-year-old city and capital, Tirana, before heading to the Lagoon of Divjaka for an adventurous bike ride and a chance to spot the Dalmatian pelican. Then, explore the highlights of Berat, a UNESCO-listed world heritage city. The next day we’ll explore another world heritage city, the stone city of Gjirokastra, a well-preserved Ottoman town steeped in history. You will also get to visit the archaeological site of Butrint before enjoying the promenade of Saranda. We’ll then take a break from history and have a few days’ adventures where we kayak along the beautiful Albanian Riviera and hike in Llogara National Park before going back to the city and exploring Tirana again.

Don’t miss out on this trip of a lifetime in a country known as the “last secret of Europe". Join us for a memorable experience exploring the best of Albania.

*This tour will only run with a minimum of 4 people.
  • Day 1: Arrive in Tirana
  • Day 2: Discover the Lagoon of Divjaka and old city of Berat
  • Day 3: Visit the stone city of Gjirokastra
  • Day 4: Explore the archaeological site of Butrint
  • Day 5: Kayak along the Albanian Riviera
  • Day 6: Hike in Llogara National Park
  • Day 7: Explore Tirana
  • Day 8: Drive back to the airport
  • Accommodation in three-star hotels and camping tents, as per the itinerary
  • All breakfasts and dinners
  • Transportation
  • Entrance fees in museums and tourist sites mentioned in itinerary
  • Tour guide/ driver
  • Bike and kayak rentals
  • Airport transfers
  • Flights
  • Lunches and drinks
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20% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure, but the 20% deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.


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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • How many days are enough for Europe?

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    Choose a single country or schedule your trip around a handful of cities in different countries. While larger European cities may require three to four days to explore, you can get around smaller destinations in a day or two. Planning your trip around a particular region will cut down your travel time and save your time in transit.

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