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Western Balkans Highlights

In this Western Balkans Highlights Tour you will explore the best of Albania, Macedonia, Kosovo and Montenegro in 14 Days. We travel to Berat, Albania to visit the 2400 year old UNESCO city called as well: The city of Thousand Windows. We travel to Saranda to visit Butrinti Archeological Centre which dates back as a settlement in 12 century BC. We continue to Ohrid, Macedonia another UNESCO City considered as the Jerusalem of the Balkans. In Kosovo we visit the UNESCO Monastery of Decani dating back to 14th century with a rich legacy in the Serbian Orthodox Church. In Montenegro we visit another UNESCO City such as Kotor which as well attracts many visitors throughout the year.

Highlights:
• Visit UNESCO cities and immerse yourselves in their history
• Experience amazing hospitality as you travel in Western Balkans
• Taste delicious local products
• Meet interesting people.

per adult from

$4,494

AUD

Duration

14 days

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  • What's included :
    • 1x Dinner
    • 8x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • 5 dinners in hotels or traditional restaurants.
    • 8 lunches in traditional restaurants.
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Entry/Admission - Kruja Castle
    • Entry/Admission - National Museum George Kastrioti Skanderbeg
    • Entry/Admission - Ardenica Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Muzeu Kombëtar Ikonografik Onufri
    • Entry/Admission - Butrint National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Gjirokaster Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Lake Ohrid
    • Entry/Admission - Visoki Decani Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Patriarchate of Pec
    • Entry/Admission - Петровац замак “Лазарет”
    What's excluded :
    • 130 euro per single supplement
    • Everything else that is not mentioned above.
    • Gratuities

  • Day 1: Airport – Tirana

    Stop At: Tirana County, Tirana County
    Visit Et’hem Beu Mosque, Mother Theresa square, the ex-residential area called the “Block”.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Accommodation in 3 stars hotel.

    Day 2: Tirana –Krujë –Marikaj –Tiranë

    Stop At: Kruja Castle, Near Tirana, Kruje 1501 Albania
    Visit Kruja castle
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: National Museum George Kastrioti Skanderbeg, Kruja Castle, Rruga Kala, Krujë 1501, Albania
    Visit Scanderbeg Museum
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Tirana –Ardenicë –Berat

    Stop At: Ardenica Monastery, Ardenice Albania
    traveling to Ardenica monastery, the place where our National Hero Scanderbeg was married in the 15th century.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Berat, Berat, Berat County
    Visit Berat castle
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Muzeu Kombëtar Ikonografik Onufri, Berat, Albania
    Visit Onufri museum
    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Mangalem, Berat, Albania
    In the afternoon walk through Mangalem and Gorica neighborhoods to finish in grandeur with a photo shooting of Mangalem quarter by night.

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Lunch in the castle of Berat.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: Berat – Vlorë – Llogara – Himarë – Borsh – Sarande

    Stop At: Vlore, Vlore, Vlore County
    Stopover in Vlora, the city where the independence of Albania was proclaimed in 1912.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Saranda, Saranda, Vlore County
    The journey continues to Saranda through Himara, Borsh and the other villages. Along the way, we will have several breaks in Himarë, Borsh, Porto Palermo, etc.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: In Llogara N.P we will have lunch as we listen to Isopoliphonia, a traditional way of singing in Southern Albania.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 5: Saranda –Butrint –Gjirokastër –Përmet

    Stop At: Butrint National Park, SH81, Butrint Albania
    Tour Butrint archeological center
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Gjirokaster Castle, Gjirokaster Albania
    visit the Castle and the Ethnographic Museum.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Permet, Permet, Gjirokaster County
    A Folk Group who will perform for us traditional melodies called: Kaba from the Përmet region.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight to Permet 3 stars hotel

    Day 6: Përmet –Germenj N.P –Korçë

    Stop At: Erseke, Erseke, Korce County
    Visit Erseka city
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Gërmenj, Albania
    Visit Germenji Park
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Korce, Korce, Korce County
    Visit the city center, Mirahori Mosque and Icon’s Museum.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Picnic lunch to Germenji Park
    Accommodation included: Overnight to a 3 stars hotel at Korca City

    Day 7: Korçë –Pogradec –Saint Naum –Ohrid

    Stop At: Tushemisht, Tushemisht, Korce County
    Visit a beautiful place like Tushemisht and enjoy a coffee in Drilon, a place which attracted very often even the Albanian dictator Enver Hoxha
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Ohrid, North Macedonia
    We cross the border between Albania –Macedonia through Tushemisht border check-point and visit the venerated monastery of Saint Naum
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Lunch to Drilon
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3 stars hotel to Oher

    Day 8: Ohrid

    Stop At: Lake Ohrid, Ohrid Republic of North Macedonia
    Ohrid is one of the oldest cities of the Balkans, an important center of the Episcopal Church of Rome and Byzantium. Today will visit Samuel castle, Saint John Caneo, the amphitheater, etc. Next(all optional) we can take a boat and sail through Ohrid.
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 9: Ohrid –Skopje

    Stop At: Skopje, Skopje, Skopje Region
    Visit in Skopje the: Macedonian Square, Stone Bridge, Old Bazaar, Mother Theresa memorial house, Old train station, etc.
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 10: Skopje –Brezovica –Prizren

    Stop At: Prizren, Prizren
    Prizren is one of the few cities in Kosovo to have 3 religious communities cohabiting together (Catholic, Orthodox, and Muslim). It is known as well as for the Albanian National Weakening movement. On the way from Skopje to Prizren, we will stop several times to enjoy the nature.

    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Lunch will be organized in the vicinity of Prizren
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 11: Prizren –Gjakovë –Deçan –Pejë

    Stop At: Gjakova, Gjakova
    Travel to Gjakova and visit the Ottoman bazaar, one of the longest in the Balkan.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Visoki Decani Monastery, Rruga Sali Ceku the Prokletije Mountains, Decan 51000 Kosovo
    Visit the Serbian Orthodox Monastery protected by UNESCO. VisokiDečani is one of the largest medieval churches in the Balkan beautifully preserved nowadays. It stores many frescos dating to the 14th century.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Patriarchate of Pec, Pec Kosovo
    Visit another important religious site for the Serbian people, that of PejaPatriarchate. The Serbian Patriarchate of Peja is considered a place of exceptional importance for the Serbian people because it is the place from where the Serbs through their Archbishops all crowned here, preserve their National and Spiritual Identity.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Rugova
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 12: Pejë –Rožaje –Kolašin –Cetinje –Budva

    Stop At: Rozaje, Rozaje, Rozaje Municipality
    Driving through Rozaje –Kolasin –Cetinje –Budva. Along the way we make several short breaks combined with walking and photo stops.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Cetinje, Cetinje
    In Cetinje, a city walks through the old Montenegrin Capital and its historic buildings. From Cetinje, drive to Budva as one of the most interesting coastal towns of the Adriatic sea.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 13: Budva –Kotor –Shkodër

    Stop At: Петровац замак “Лазарет”, Petrovac, Montenegro
    Visit the castle of Budva and the old town.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Kotor, Kotor, Kotor Municipality
    Transfer to Kotor a city part of the UNESCO World Heritage list.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Shkoder, Shkoder, Shkoder County
    Proceed to Shkodër, Albania through Budva –Bar –Muriqan (PKK) –Shkodër
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Lunch to a traditional restaurant near Kotor to experience true Montenegrin cuisine.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 3 stars hotel in Shkoder

    Day 14: Shkodër –Mother Theresa Airport

    Stop At: Shkoder, Shkoder, Shkoder County
    Walkthrough the pedestrian street renovated recently. The pedestrian street leads us to the Catholic Cathedral one of the biggest in the Balkan. Next, we drive to the castle of Rozafa and visit this imposing castle which dates back to the 4th century BC. Transfer to the airport.
    Duration: 4 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Rinas Airport, Tirana Albania
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Sondor Travel

Activity ID: V-10217P51

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