Explore the North!

Cultural & Theme Tours, Mother Theresa International Airport to null

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Explore the northern part of Albania. Nourish your body, mind and soul in an infinite route of old traditional bazaars, spectacular nature, solemn mountains standing as a sign of times and positive people whose smile will welcome every kind of traveler. Hospitality, good food, Game of Thrones-like villages and biodiversity, the North of Albania has a lot to offer and this trip will make you feel as part of one of the oldest civilization on Earth.
1-Arrival in Tirana (Night in Tirana)-Airport pick-up Meeting with the group and introducing with our local guide at Mother Teresa International Airport. During the day we will serve the tour of Tirana, in which the highlights of the capital will be discovered and traditional delicious food will be tasted. Yummy!2-Tirane-Kruje-Lezhe (Night in Lezha) We set off toward Kruja which is closely related to the 25 years of activity of our national hero, Skanderbeg, who in the fifteenth century made Kruja a bastion of uncompromising resistance against the Ottoman Empire.-Old Bazaar of Kruja-Castle of Kruja-Kruja Mountain -The Memorial Grave of Skanderbeg 3- Puke (Night in Puka) Puka lies in the central part of northern Albania, in a rough and variable relief which includes mountains, valleys, forests and rivers with crystal waters fed by the snow which accompanies the nature till’ the early spring.4-Fushe Arrez - Bajram Curri (Tropoja) -Valbone (Night in Valbona) We are going to stroll through the old road called “Qafa e Malit”. It is a beautiful road in which we will be able to observe the wildest part of Albania. -We will also pass through Fushe Arrez, a town known for the wood working.  Before, in this town there used to be a saw museum, but nowadays it doesn’t exist. That’s a strong reason for the town to be named ‘the city of lumberjacks’. After Fushe Arrezi we are going in Bajram Curri. 5-Valbone (Night in Valbona) The Valbona Valley is one of the most known and most impressive natural monuments in the country. It stands at the heart of the Albanian Alps in the municipality of Tropoja. Did we mention that the Valley is also a National Park?6-Gjakove - Prizeren (Night in Prizeren) After the breakfast we are heading to Gjakova. Gjakova was estimated as the capital of culture in Kosovo. It was first built as a trading place, a huge market-town in the form of one of the largest bazaars in the Balkans called Çarshia e Madhe (the Grand Bazaar). The trade practices still exist in the town, so be sure to bargain. 7-Prizeren -Tirane (Nigh in Tirana) The day starts with the transfer to Tirana where we can have some free time is planned and then we will have dinner in a traditional restaurant. After dinner, you can have a drink in one of the nice bars in the "Blloku" 8- Transfer to the airportAfter breakfast, the transfer to the airport will be according to your scheduled flight.

What’s included

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • National Park fees
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Entrance fees
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Sightseeing cruise
  • Small-group tour
  • Walking tour
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)