Tisa Tours - Agjensi Udhetimesh

Tisa Tours – Agjensi Udhetimesh

Albania in a week


Documents

  • passport
  • entrance fees include

The Program

Day1 : TIRANA

  • Arrival in “Mother Tereza” airport, meet & assisted by our representative. Transfer by coach and accommodation in the Hotel.
  • Enjoy the welcome dinner in Petrela Castle – which dates back to 4 th century B.C. This Castle is built on a rocky hill, from where you can enjoy a wonderful view.
  • Dinner and overnight in the Hotel.

Day 2 : TIRANA

  • After breakfast a short sightseeing tour in Tirana – visit the important institutions and different buildings with historic value and National History Museum in Tirana.
  • Midday departure to Dajti Mountain to have a panoramic view of the Capital from above.
  • Lunch at “Chateau Linza” restaurant.
  • Dinner and overnight in Tirana.

Day 3 : TIRANA – KRUJA –DURRES

  • After breakfast departure to visit Kruja - the picturesque birthplace of Gjergj Kastrioti Skanderbeg, (the Albania ’s National Hero) – perched at more than 4,000 feet above sea level.
  • Visit the Kruja Castle and the Skanderbeg Museum .
  • Lunch at a local restaurant with a wonderful mountain view .
  • After lunch continue to Durres , the ancient Greco-Roman port city of Durrachium .
  • Visit the town including the Byzantine city walls, Roman amphitheater and the Archaeological Museum .
  • Dinner and overnight in Durres .

Day 4 : DURRES – ELBASAN – POGRADEC

  • After breakfast departure to visit Pogradec - on the Roman Via Egnatia route to the east.
  • A brief stop to Elbasan (ancient Scampa) to see its fine Ottoman walls and continue to Pogradec.
  • Arrive at Lake Ohrid – 363 km 2 which is one of the deepest freshwater lakes in Europe . It is the home to a number of fish and birds found nowhere else in the world.
  • Lunch at local restaurant in Drilon (nice spot not far from Ohrid Lake which has been a preferred holiday place for the ex-dictator Hoxha) – decorated with willow trees, and streams flowing down to the lake.
  • Dinner and overnight in Pogradec.

Day 5 : POGRADEC – KORCA

  • After breakfast departure for a full leisure day at Prespa Lake . In the small island of Maligrad an interesting eremite church is to be found.
  • In afternoon proceed to Korca city.
  • Dinner and overnight in Korca

Day 6 : KORCA – DARDHE – VOSKOPOJA – KORCA

  • After breakfast start a full day tour to visit the village of Dardha – which is an ideal spot for winter sports such as skiing.
  • Traveling to Mborja, visit the wonderful Church of Christ’s Ascension (Kisha e Ristozit) with its internal and external outstanding frescoes and drive into the pine-forested mountains to the rough little rural settlement of Voskopoja – a well known center of art, where some of the most talented Albanian painters practiced their profession.
  • Visit to several of the most interesting and accessible churches e.g. Church of Shen Kollit notable for its frescoes made by the famous Albanian painters.
  • Lunch at a local restaurant in Voskopoja.
  • Dinner and overnight in Korca.

Day 7 : KORCA – TIRANA

  • After breakfast a brief sightseeing tour to Korca city to visit to the Archaeological Museum housed in a lovely wooden Ottoman house – the Museum of Medieval Art (seeing paintings and icons made by famous local artists),
  • Visit the 15 th century Mirahorit Mosque and the Old Bazaar.
  • Lunch at local restaurant in Pogradec.
  • After lunch transfer by coach to Tirana
  • In the afternoon free time at leisure
  • Dinner and overnight in Tirana.

Day 8 :TIRANA – AIRPORT

  • After breakfast at the Hotel, free time at leisure until departure.
  • Transfer to the Airport .

This tour is valid for minimum 10 persons

This price includes :

  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Tours and excursions as per the itinerary
  • Transportation by deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach
  • English, French, italian speaking guide at disposal
  • Accommodation at the hotels (with 3 and 4 stars)
  • The welcome dinner
  • Entrance fees
  • All taxes

Exclude:

  • Flight tickets
  • All meals except breakfast