Start this hiking tour of Kruja and Sari Saltik from Tirana, and enjoy the day in this magical place. A hiking tour in Albania should be on everyone’s bucket list. Visit and Hike one of the most historical places in Albania.
Kruja is the birthplace of the national hero. And It’s an easy place to find parts of the history scattered across the city, visit the old bazaar to see the handicrafts and then head towards the castle of Scanderbeg and ethnographic museum. The National Museum dedicated to the hero is housed in the great Kruja Castle and shows both the legendary hero’s history and the traditional way of life of the city’s residents. The city’s popular bazaar serves as a connection between this remarkable past and the present, offering a rich array of traditional products made from local artisans.
Kruja has a long list of attractions to offer tourists. It starts from the ancient castle nestled in the craggy rocks, two museums, beautiful views, a nearby national park. As well as holy temples, natural springs, the old city ruins of Albanopolis, and the traditional bazaar.
Afterward, start your hike towards Sari Saltik a holy place where Bektashi followers pray. While there, learn about the history of how it became holy and who built it. Book the Kruja and Sari Saltik hiking tour from Tirana and explore and enjoy what it offers.
We head towards Kruja to visit the Old Bazaar which dates back over 400 years ago and see the handicrafts that are made in Albania. Next stop is the Scanderbeg Museum and Ethnographic museum where you will see about the war between Albania and the Ottoman Empire and how Albanian’s lived throughout the time.
We start hiking towards Sari Saltik’s holy cave and learn about the story and how Bektashi followers still pray there.
A trip filled with culture and history and adventure.