5 Days Tour in vlore,Shkoder,Berta,Gjirokaster and Sarande

An amazing 5 day tour along Albania.You will visit North,South and Central Albania within a week and the experience will be terrific.!

Day 1:

Take the ferry from Corfu  to Saranda – Albania. Departure at 09:00 local Greek time. Arrival 08:40 local Albanian time.(Albania  is one hour later than Greek time).

Passport check in.Drive to visit Ancient City of Butrint one of the best preserved archaeological sites of the Mediterranean area. Walking through this by UNESCO protected national park, you can see that the Greeks, the Romans, the Byzantines and the Venetians have left their traces. Highlights are the theatre, which is still used as such a few times a year and the baptistery.

As we  leave Saarnda drive to Vlora City passing from the coast site villages, visit to the old village of Dhermi and  the old  Castle of Himara. After an optional lunch in Himara on way visit the Castle of Palermo and arrive from  the National park of Llogora photo break, from the point we could see the Adriatic & Ionian sea, round 1000 m vertical from the sea level.

Than drive to Vlora

Day 2:

Drive north to Shkodra  on way visit  Ardenica Monastery (build in 12 C )  after  drive to Tirana Capital for the lunch time and short tour of the city, After Trana will drive north direction to Shkodra 1:30 minutes away , Once that will arrive in Shkodra will visit ROZAFA CASTLE the fabulous one ,the center of shkodra and overnight in Hotel

Overnight in Shkodra . (km 250)

Day 3:

After the breakfast in Shkodra will drive south direction Berat,will visit Kruja and will overnight in Berat Km 210

After drive south direction to Kruja City , the place who was born our National hero Gerg Kastriot Skenderbeg , will visit old bazaar and National museum which is the most attractive in Albania and Ethnographic museum ,free time for lunch. After Kruja drive to Berat. . (the city of One thousand and one windows, part of UNESCO family). Walking tour of the old town and visit Onufri icon museum, the castle and the ethnographic museum.part of UNECSCO FAMILY   ( km 220 km)

Overnight in Berat

Day 4:

On the morning after the breakfast at hotel will leave Berat and drive direction to Gjirokaster .A short coffee break in Fier the biggest industrial city in center Albania. Driving south for 2 hours more will arrive in Gjirokaster .

Starting  the tour of Gjirokastra . Gjirokaster is a fascinating and historic small town listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. Largely medieval, with some lovely architecture to admire, reflecting the town’s wealthy past, it is built on a hill overlooking the surrounding valley and mountains.

On arrival at the village, you will visit the large medieval Castle on the top of the hill dating back to the 4th cent. AC, later used as a local fort by the troops of Ali Pasha, the ruler of the region during Ottoman times.  The castle also houses a museum with weapons & armory from medieval times, as well as from the I & II World Wars.  . Overnight in Gjirokaster

Day 5:

Departure from Gjirokaster direction to Corfu

After the breakfast will drive south direction Saranda Town  , on the way will visit National Park of Blue eye spring for hiking before to arrive in Saranda .

Depart with the ferry at 13:00 :in Saranda km 60 .  1hour driving

WHAT IS INCLUSED :

Accommodation in double room on base Bed & breakfast in  3*** HOTEL

Transport by our company car

Driver

All entry fees described by program

2.    Guide on Archeological site butrint & Berat City ,Gjirokater ,Kruja