Albania Agri-Tourism and Farm Life
Albania agri-tourism and farm life tour is designed to help you get in touch with local farmers and learn about their experiences with the agri-tourist farms. We will visit Fishtë village, the birth place of the famous Albanian writer Gjergj Fishta and sample the delicious food of Lezha region. We will continue to Puka and taste the local beer and food. We will refresh ourselves in Valbona valley and admire the beauty of the surrounding mountains over 2500 m. We travel to Berat to visit the 2400 years old city and taste the local products of a family restaurant.
– Taste the local products of Northern Albania
– Experience the true farm life of Albania
– Visit Berat, the city of thousand windows
– Relax and enjoy folk music in Valbona Valley
1. Accommodation for 8 nights, in hotels and guest houses,BB.
2. 5 lunches with traditional dishes,
3. 7 dinners in hotels or guesthouses,
4. Folk performance in Valbone (4th night)
5. English speaking guide for 10 days
6. Local guide for two days
7. Transportation with local minibuses
8. Transfers with minibuses, airport – hotel
9. Transportation by minibus
10. Services for driver FB for 10 days
11. Entrance tickets in museums and historical centres
12. Tickets for the ferry Koman – Fierze
13. Assistance from our agency
Day 1: Transfer Airport – Hotel in Tirana
Transfer airport – hotel in Tirana. Accommodation in the hotel. Visit the center of Tirana, the Ethem Bey mosque, the pedestrian area. Overnight in Tirana.
Day 2: Tirana – Lezhe – Fishte – Puke
We visit the city of Lezhe and the memorial grave of Scanderbeg. Lunch in the agritourist center of Fishte. Arrival in the town of Puka. Accommodation in Hani I Lacit guesthouse in Puke. Visit the nearby agricultural farms. Dinner in the Hani Lacit guesthouse, Puke.
Day 3: Puke – Koman – Fierze – Valbone
We travel with local minibuses from Puka to Koman. From Koman to Fierza we embark the boat that will take us to Fierza. During this time we enjoy the spectacular views of the canyon created by the lake and the surrounding peaks. From Fierze we continue by minibus to Bujan where we visit the tower of Mic Sokoli, a typical North Albanian tower. During the way to Valbona we make some short breaks in some natural attractions like the canyon of Shoshan, the cave of Dragobia etc. Accommodation in Quku I Valbones. Dinner in restaurant Rilindja Valbone.
Day 4: Valbone – Rrogam – Valbone
We travel with a local minibus until Kukaj village. From there we start walking to Rragam village and Valbona waterfall. From there we can take a look at Jezerca mountain 2692m, the highest in Albania. In Rragam we will have lunch in a guesthouse as well. We return to Quku i Valbones guesthouse in the afternoon. During dinner we will enjoy a folk performance where we will learn more about the local culture.
Day 5: Valbone – Shoshan – Tropojë village
Today we travel to Tropoja village. We begin walking from Shoshan to Katund i Paqes. On our way we will learn about the traditions, history and culture of these villages. Lunch will be in a family house in the village of Shoshan. From Cernica to Tropoja we travel by minibus. Accommodation in Aste Guesthouse. We take a short walk around Tropoja Village. Dinner and overnight in Tropoja village.
Day 6: Tropojë village – (transit Kosovo) Prizren – Doda castle
We will transit today through Kosovo. When we reach Prizren we will visit the Memorial of the Albanian League, Sinan Pasha’s mosque, the Serbian Orthodox church etc. After this we travel along the shores of Drini I Zi River using a road called Drita (the light). Arrival in Doda castle village. Dinner with traditional dishes in Kala e Dodes.
Day 7: Kala e Dodes – Kukes – Rubik
We walk in the village and near the Korabi Mountain, which is the highest in Albania with 2740m, and learn more about the culture and the traditions of this region. Lunch will be in a form of a picnic in the meadows of the village Kala e Dodes. In the afternoon we go back to Kukes and then travel to the village of Katund I Vjeter in Rubik. Accommodation in Rubik in hotel Marubi.
Day 8: Rubik – Kruje – Marikaj – Berat
We visit the castle of Kruja and the Scanderbeg museum in the castle. Lunch in Hajdar Kuqi farm, Marikaj. We drive to the city of Berat (UNESCO). Visit the castle of Berat and “Onufri” museum in the castle. Accommodation in hotel Mangalem. Overnight in Berat
Day 9: Berat – Belsh – Elbasan – Ibe
The group visits some interesting destinations in Belsh and Dumrea region. In Elbasan we visit the castle of Elbasan and St. Maria church. Arrival in Ibe, a village near Tirana. Accommodation in resort Kame in in the village. Dinner in resort Kame, Ibe.
Day 10: Ibë – Tirana – Airport
Today, depending on the departure time, we have two options:
- A walk for 2 hours to the sources of Erzeni River
- Walking in the city of Tirana for 2 hours.
Transfer to the airport. End of the program.