Albania to Kosovo
Many don’t know that Albania and Kosovo have many similarities like the same language, belong to the same ethnic group and have similar cultures. We explore the vibrant cities of Tirana and Prishtina, experience the local hospitality, visit the well preserved monasteries and churches of Decan and Peja, learn about the history of Albanians in Kruja and Prizren, admire the Ottoman architecture and atmosphere of Gjirokastra and Gjakova
- Wander in the beautiful bazaars
- Be enchanted by the well preserved monasteries
- Admire the medieval Mosques
- Learn about the independence of Kosovo
DURATION: 14 Days
GROUP SIZE: min 15 pax
ACCOMMODATION: 3 star hotel HB, 2 nights in Tirana, 1 night in Berat, 1 night in Vlora, 1 night in Saranda, 2 nights in Gjirokastra, 1 night in Shkodra, 1 night in Prizren, 1 night in Peja, 3 nights in Prishtina, so in total 13 nights HB.
TRANSPORT: 14 days by minibus. ASSISTANCE: by our agency for 14 days
Day 1 Tirana
Transfer from Mother Theresa Airport – visit the Historic Museum.
Day 02 Tirana
City tour in Tirana – visit the ex- communist residential area – house of Enver Hoxha (former dictator ) – underground tunnels.
Day 03 Tirana – Durrës – Berat
Visit the city of Krujë and castle of Scanderbeg, Durrës and the Roman Amphitheatre, visit the castle of Berat.
Day 04 Berat – Fier – Vlorë
Visit Berat and the ex – Textile Mill “Mao Ce Dun”. Continue to the archeological center of Apollonia in Fier.
Day 05 Vlora – Orikum – Porto Palermo – Sarandë
We start in Vlorë to visit the square where the Independence of Albania was proclaimed in 1912. Another interesting archeological site is the old city of Orik dating back to 4th century BC.
Day 06 Saranda – Butrint – Gjirokastër
Visit the archeological center of Butrint one of the most visited sites in Albania. In Gjirokastër we visit the house of Enver Hoxha.
Day 07 Gjirokastër
Visit the castle of Gjirokastra and Weapons Museum, visit the house of the renowned writer Ismail Kadare.
Day 08 Gjirokastër to Shkodër
Visit the castle of Ali Pasha in Tepelena and Rozafa castle in Shkodër.
Day 09 Shkodër to Kosovë
Drive to Kosovo and visit the infamous prison of Spac. Pass the border with Kosovo and accommodate in Prizren.
Day 10 Prizren to Pejë
Visit the Albanian League of Prizren and ottoman bazaar in Gjakovë. Travel to Deçan to visit the Serbian monastery.
Day 11 Pejë to Prishtina
Visit the historic center of Peja, excursion in Rugova canyon, visit the memorial of Resistance in Prekaz. Day 12 Prishtina – Mitrovica. Take a walk in the center of Prishtina then continue to Mitrovica and visit the dividing bridge between the Albanians and Serbian communities.
Day 13 Prishtina to Ferizaj
Visit the Gadima Cave in Janjevëa nd continue the journey to Ferizaj to visit the American military camp “Bondstill”.
Day 14 Prishtina
Free time – tranfer to Prishtina Airport. Departure