The Honey Trail

Bees and their keepers: Learn about the Albanian beekeeping tradition and practices and the wealth of bee forage in the country that Aristotle already emphasized. Taste different honey specialties, like mjalt mare or chestnut honey. Visit rural beekeepers and experience honey harvesting and other bee products such as propolis or royal jelly first-hand.

Albanian cuisine: Discover gastronomic treasures – ‘petanik’, a bean pie of Korça; ‘qingj në hell’, skewered lamb of the Labëria area and typical food ‘me mjaltë’ (with honey) like Shendetlie, a honey and nut cake. Take a cooking class along the way, enjoy picnics at the sea and on a mountain and experience Albania’s indigenous wines and best raki at a winery.

Passionate people: Meet the people at the heart of the Honey Trail – beekeepers who share their love for the craft of beekeeping, organic farmers who offer an insight into their farming, local rangers who show you the wild flowers, herbs and trees that make the Albanian honey so special, or the chef who happily imparts the secrets of Albanian cuisine.

 

Included in this tour:

Hotels
Transport for the group
Tour Guide
Local Guides
Honey Testing
Museum Entries
6 Lunches (3 picnic lunches)
5 Dinners

 

Visit to Beekeepers in Tren, Plase, Carshova and Dhermi
Cooking class
Guided herbal tour
Hiking in Llogara Park
Agritourist BIO Farm H. Kuqi
Butrint National Park, Gjirokaster and Tirana sightseeing
Visits to winery manufactory, Thermal Springs near Langarica Canyon, Syri L Kalter, Ardenica Monastery,

For a detailed itinerary please contact us

Oct 22/Day 1: Arrival in Tirana

Oct 23/Day 2: Tirana – Korce

Oct 24/Day 3: Korca – Permet

Oct 25/Day 4: Permet – Gjorokaster

Oct 26/Day 5: Gjirokaster – Butrint / Saranda

Oct 27/Day 6: Saranda – Llogara

Oct 28/Day 7: Llogara – Tirana

Oct 29/Day 8 – Departure

 Departure
 Finish
 
 22 Sep 2018
 29 Sep 2018
 06 Oct 2018
 13 Oct 2018

For private groups or agencies please contact us.

Prices above are for one person. If you are booking for more than one person contact us for discount.

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