Highlights of Albania

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 11 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-17088
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Tirana, Albania
  • Ends Kruje, Albania
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Travel through Albania while discovering its fascinating history and culture
  • Discover Butrint, one of the greatest archaeological sites in the Balkans
  • Stroll along UNESCO-Listed towns and visit hilltop castles
The "Highlights Of Albania" tour starts in Tirana and ends in Kruje. The "Highlights Of Albania" tour is a walking trip that takes 11 days. You will travel through Croatia, Macedonia and Albania and visit Korça, Berat, Permet and 6 other destinations. This is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Uncover Europe's hidden gem on our tour of Albania. Historic sites, charming Ottoman-era villages and the colourful capital, Tirana, are all waiting to be discovered on our tour that ticks off the highlights. Explore the Adriatic Coast, the White Mountains and the peaceful shores of Lake Ohrid, sipping raki with locals and sampling tasty traditional Albanian fare along the way.

Tirana - Discover one of Europe's most underrated cities, brimming with communist-era relics and cosmopolitan charm.

Butrint - Visit one of the greatest archaeological sites in the Balkans.

Gjirokaster - Stroll along the cobbled streets of this UNESCO-listed town, famous for its Ottoman houses and hilltop castle.

Llogara National Park - Soak in the scenery of this unspoilt area of natural beauty, after a road trip along the coast.
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  • Day 1 : Join trip in Tirana
  • Day 2 : Cable car up Mount Dajti and walking tour of Tirana
  • Day 3 : See Elbasan Fortress and drive to Lake Ohrid
  • Day 4 : Drive to Korca via the medieval town of Voskopoja
  • Day 5 : Scenic drive to Gjirokaster with a stop at the thermal baths in Benja
  • Day 6 : Visit Gjirokaster and enjoy lunch with a family in Dhkosat
  • Day 7 : Explore Butrint, one of the greatest archaeological sites in the Balkans
  • Day 8 : Visit Ali Pasha's Fortress; stay in Llogora National Park
  • Day 9 : Visit ancient Apollonia and Vlora en route to Berat
  • Day 10 : Walking tour of Berat and Durresi
  • Day 11 : Trip ends in Kruja
  • 10 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches
  • Hotel Vila Tafaj (2 nights)
  • Enkelana Hotel (1 night)
  • Hotel Grand Palace (1 night)
  • Hotel Cajupi (2 nights)
  • Hotel Iliria (1 night)
  • Hotel Alpin (1 night)
  • Hotel Mangalemi (1 night)
  • Hotel Panorama (1 night)
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Any international flights to Tirana and from Kruje 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 Highlights of Albania tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Highlights of Albania tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 24 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 24 September 2024, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Highlights of Albania tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Highlights of Albania 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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