Visit Albania, Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro in a week

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Its a perfect combination of countries to experience different cultures, traditions and languages in a week time . Offers to the clients to possibility to feel the co-existence of different religions and cultures in the same area. Each place offers its own beauties of Nature and changes in reliev from one part to the other, the beauties of the Adiatic coast, Ohrid and Shkodra Lakes and the different rivers or canyons that will accompany You during the entire tour !
ItineraryDay 1: Arrive To Albania , known as the hidden gem of the Balkans Stop At: Berat Castle, Berat, Berat CountyTransfer to the city of Berat which has its own very special magic, and is easily a highlight of visiting Albania. Its most striking feature is the collection of white Ottoman houses climbing up the hill to its castle, have given the city the title of 'town of a thousand windows' and a Unesco World Heritage site from 2008. Walk along the old neighborhoods of Mangalem and Gorica, and then proceed to the castle area. Visit the Onufri museum .Overnight in Berat. Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Belgrade or similar, 3*+ Category Day 2: Berat – Elbasan – Ohrid (North Macedonia)Stop At: Lake Ohrid, Ohrid, Southwestern RegionIn the morning transfer towards the neighbor country Macedonia. Have a first stop in the city of Elbasan known in antiquity as Skampis and the meeting point of the two branches of the famous roman road Via Egnatia. Proceed next towards the beautiful city of Ohrid situated on the Shores of the Ohrid Lake. Visit the old town with a great number of Byzantine Churches, the Tsam Samule Fortress, Roman Theatre etc. Overnight in Ohrid . Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Millenium PAlace or similarDay 3: Day 3: Ohrid - SkopjeStop At: Memorial House of Mother Teresa, Skopje, Skopje RegionDepart towards the capital city of Macedonia Skopje. On the way visit the city of Tetovo, built on the foothills of Sar Mountain and divided by Pena River. Visit the Sarena Dzamija, Turkish Hammam. Continue towards Skopje. One of the main symbols of Skopje is the Stone bridge that connects the old town to the Center on the left bank of the Vardar River. Visit the Mother Therese Memorial House. Overnight in Skopje.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at Hotel De Koka or similar categoryDay 4: Day 4: Skopje - PejaStop At: Visoki Decani Monastery, DecanDepart in the morning towards Kosovo. Have a first visit in Prizren city. From the citadel, the old town spills off the hillside to the cobbled Schadervan Square below, flanked by the iconic Sinan Pasha Mosque and the humpbacked Stone Bridge. With a heady mix of Ottoman and Byzantine architecture, the city deserves its alternative name: ‘The Museum under the Open Sky’. Proceed the trip towards the Decani Monastery Unesco site . After visit travel to Peja for overnight.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Hotel Dukagjini or similarDay 5: Day 5: Peja - Kolasin - PodgoricaStop At: Biogradska Gora National Park, Kolasin, Kolasin MunicipalityDepart in the morning towards another country, Montenegro. After the border procedures have a first stop in Rozaje and then proceed to Biogradska Gora National Park. Activity on this day can be a walk of 1.5 - 2 hours around the Biogradska Lake which is also the start points of different other walks that can be done in the park. Continue for overnight in Podgorica capital city.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at Hotel M Nikic or similarDay 6: Day 6: Podgorica - Budva - Kotorr - Podgorica Stop At: Kotor Old City, Kotor, Kotor Municipalityravel in the morning to Budva , the most well know touristic destination in Montenegro. Continue towards Kotorr. Along the way, see the spectacular scenery of the Dalmatian coast and jewel-like town of Kotor, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the old town and then take the steps up towards the Castle of San Giovani from where are seen beautiful views of the Kotorr Bay. This will take about 1.5 hours going up and down the stairs. As leaving Kotorr continue to village of Njegusi found within Lovcen National Park. Short stop and possibility to try specialties of local products as ham and cheese and wine. Return for overnight in Podgorica capital city.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at Hotel M Nikic or similarDay 7: Day 7: Podgorica - Shkodra - Kruja - TiranaStop At: Kruja Castle, Kruje, Durres CountyTransfer in the morning to Albania . Have a first stop in the northwestern city of Shkodra situated on the shores of the Shkodra Lake. Visit Kruja medieval town dedicated to the National HeroSkanderbeg and situated on the slopes of the Sari Salltiku Mountain . In the afternoon transfer to Capital city Tirana. Visit the Skanderbeg square with Ethem bey Mosque, Palace of Culture and the Ministry buildings. Overnight in Tirana.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at Lot Boutique Hotel or similarDay 8: Day 8: Tirane - AirportStop At: Aeroporti Ndërkombëtar i TiranësTransfer to airportDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 8x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Berat Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Ohrid
  • Entry/Admission - Memorial House of Mother Teresa
  • Entry/Admission - Visoki Decani Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Biogradska Gora National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Kotor Old City
  • Entry/Admission - Kruja Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Aeroporti Ndërkombëtar i Tiranës

What’s not included


Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive To Albania , known as the hidden gem of the Balkans Stop At: Berat Castle, Berat, Berat County Transfer to the city of Berat which has its own very special magic, and is easily a highlight of visiting Albania. Its most striking feature is the collection of white Ottoman houses climbing up the hill to its castle, have given the city the title of 'town of a thousand windows' and a Unesco World Heritage site from 2008. Walk along the old neighborhoods of Mangalem and Gorica, and then proceed to the castle area. Visit the Onufri museum .Overnight in Berat. Duration: 3 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Belgrade or similar, 3*+ Category
Day 2: Berat – Elbasan – Ohrid (North Macedonia) Stop At: Lake Ohrid, Ohrid, Southwestern Region In the morning transfer towards the neighbor country Macedonia. Have a first stop in the city of Elbasan known in antiquity as Skampis and the meeting point of the two branches of the famous roman road Via Egnatia. Proceed next towards the beautiful city of Ohrid situated on the Shores of the Ohrid Lake. Visit the old town with a great number of Byzantine Churches, the Tsam Samule Fortress, Roman Theatre etc. Overnight in Ohrid . Duration: 5 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Millenium PAlace or similar
Day 3: Ohrid - Skopje Stop At: Memorial House of Mother Teresa, Skopje, Skopje Region Depart towards the capital city of Macedonia Skopje. On the way visit the city of Tetovo, built on the foothills of Sar Mountain and divided by Pena River. Visit the Sarena Dzamija, Turkish Hammam. Continue towards Skopje. One of the main symbols of Skopje is the Stone bridge that connects the old town to the Center on the left bank of the Vardar River. Visit the Mother Therese Memorial House. Overnight in Skopje. Duration: 3 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel De Koka or similar category
Day 4: Skopje - Peja Stop At: Visoki Decani Monastery, Decan Depart in the morning towards Kosovo. Have a first visit in Prizren city. From the citadel, the old town spills off the hillside to the cobbled Schadervan Square below, flanked by the iconic Sinan Pasha Mosque and the humpbacked Stone Bridge. With a heady mix of Ottoman and Byzantine architecture, the city deserves its alternative name: ‘The Museum under the Open Sky’. Proceed the trip towards the Decani Monastery Unesco site . After visit travel to Peja for overnight. Duration: 3 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight in Hotel Dukagjini or similar
Day 5: Peja - Kolasin - Podgorica Stop At: Biogradska Gora National Park, Kolasin, Kolasin Municipality Depart in the morning towards another country, Montenegro. After the border procedures have a first stop in Rozaje and then proceed to Biogradska Gora National Park. Activity on this day can be a walk of 1.5 - 2 hours around the Biogradska Lake which is also the start points of different other walks that can be done in the park. Continue for overnight in Podgorica capital city. Duration: 3 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel M Nikic or similar
Day 6: Podgorica - Budva - Kotorr - Podgorica Stop At: Kotor Old City, Kotor, Kotor Municipality ravel in the morning to Budva , the most well know touristic destination in Montenegro. Continue towards Kotorr. Along the way, see the spectacular scenery of the Dalmatian coast and jewel-like town of Kotor, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the old town and then take the steps up towards the Castle of San Giovani from where are seen beautiful views of the Kotorr Bay. This will take about 1.5 hours going up and down the stairs. As leaving Kotorr continue to village of Njegusi found within Lovcen National Park. Short stop and possibility to try specialties of local products as ham and cheese and wine. Return for overnight in Podgorica capital city. Duration: 2 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel M Nikic or similar
Day 7: Podgorica - Shkodra - Kruja - Tirana Stop At: Kruja Castle, Kruje, Durres County Transfer in the morning to Albania . Have a first stop in the northwestern city of Shkodra situated on the shores of the Shkodra Lake. Visit Kruja medieval town dedicated to the National HeroSkanderbeg and situated on the slopes of the Sari Salltiku Mountain . In the afternoon transfer to Capital city Tirana. Visit the Skanderbeg square with Ethem bey Mosque, Palace of Culture and the Ministry buildings. Overnight in Tirana. Duration: 3 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight at Lot Boutique Hotel or similar
Day 8: Tirane - Airport Stop At: Aeroporti Ndërkombëtar i Tiranës Transfer to airport Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Breakfast No accommodation included on this day.
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