Travel through Albania, Macedonia, Kosovo and Montenegro and learn why these countries are part of UNESCO World Heritage List. See how the history and culture has given shape to the development of distinctive styles of architectureHighlights : • Walk through the city of “thousand steps” • Admire the city of one thousand and one windows • Visit the largest site being excavated in Europe • Be enchanted by the Slavic Jerusalem
Day 1. TiranaUpon arrival in Albania we explore Tirana and the interesting architecture of the center. Day 2. KrujaKnow more about it’s rich history and enjoy to local culinary of Marikaj village agritourist center. Day 3. BeratGuided visit in Durrës founded in 6 century BC and the Roman Amphitheatre as one of the biggest in Balkans. Day 4. BeratVisit Berat, the city of one upon another windows part of UNESCO Heritage List. Day 5. VloraGuided visit in Vlora the city of Independence. Lunch in Llogara N.P where we can enjoy Albanian traditional music as well. Day 6. ButrintGuided visit in Butrint archeological center and free time to relax on the beach. Day 7. Gjirokastra - PërmetHalf day visit to Gjirokastra enlisted as World Heritage site by UNESCO. In the afternoon we travel to Përmet where we taste Albanian traditional dishes. Day 8. OhridToday we travel to Ohrid via Greece where we will have lunch as well. Day 9. OhridOhrid is one of the oldest cities of the Balkans, an important center of the Episcopal Church of Rome and Byzantium. Lunch in Saint Naum where we visit the monastery and the church as well. Day 10. Tetovo - SkopjeDrive to the city of Skopje. On our way will visit Tetovo, an important center of the Bektashi Sect “Arabati Teke”. In the afternoon we tour the city of Skopje, the old bazaar, memorial of Mother Theresa, Aleksander the Great square. Day 11. Prizren - Gjakova - DeçanTravel to Kosovo and visit Prizren a beautiful preservation of religious and cultural sites. Then travel to Gjakova and visit Ottoman bazaar. Lunch in a traditional restaurant in Gjakova. Arrive in Deçan and visit the Serbian Orthodox Monastery part of UNESCO.Accommodation in Peja.Day 12. Kotor - Podgorica - Cetinje - BudvaTravel to Montenegro and visit Kotor enlisted in UNESCO. Visit Podgorica the capital of Montenegro and Cetinje the Royal capital. Accommodation in the coastal city of Budva. Day 13. Budva - ShkodraVisit the castle of Budva and old town. Travel to Albania and visit the city of Shkodra on of the most important Albanian cities. Day 14. Shkodra - TiranaBreakfast in Shkodra. Visit the castle of Rozafa 4 century BC. Transfer to Mother Theresa Airport. Departure.