Program of the circuit
Arrival in Tirana
As you arrive at the airport, one of the agents of our agency will wait for you and accompany you to the hotel in the down-town of the capital. It is a fluttering and colorful capital. Tirana has multiple assets to offer to you.
Starting its discovery with the historical and cultural places such as the wonderful mosque of Et’Hem Be which dates to the 19 century and has survived to the atheist dictatorship during the years of communism, the orthodox cathedral of the Resuscitation of Christ is considered as the third biggest cathedral in the Balkan, The National Museum and even the Museum of the secret surveillance.
You are going to discover the ruins of the wall of Berlin that celebrates its fall, then lose yourself in the quaint and bustling Market of Gabi and finally finish marvelously this introduction of Albania with a night in Bllok.
Previously it was exclusively accessible only by the communist strata, this resuscitated neighborhood is nowadays the center of the night life for the youth of the capital. Let’s enjoy the feeling of freedom in the middle of these restaurants and entertaining bars.
Accommodation in 3*hotels in Tirana.
Cultural visit in Kruja
Departure toward Kruja. Ancient capital of the Kingdom of Albania. Kruja until the XV century was the bastion of the Ottoman Empire, it was therefore when the National Hero Skenderbeg, directs the resistance that liberates it at XV century until the declaration of the independence in 1912. You may visit the museum of this hero and the fortes of Kruja.
During the afternoon we will travel toward Shkodra. We will make a visit to this city with an ancient history, a religious harmony and its resistance against the communist system. After the visits you will go by seaside town of Velipoja.
Accommodation in 3*hotel in Velipoja
Kayak day in Buna.
Today will start the kayak adventure! Your trek will start with the discovery of the Villain Swamp which goes deep into the land.
Immediately you will direct towards the delta of the River Buna in order to visit the small isle of Franc Joseph. After the picnic and swimming in the sea we will come back to Velepoja and spend another night.
Accommodation in 3*hotel in Velipoja.
Kayak day in the beach of Kune
Departure in kayak, in direction to the beach of Kune. During our way we are going to discover the wonderful landscape of this region of Albania which has remained untouched from the transformation of the small coastal city of Shen Gjin (Saint John) during these last years. During the evening we are going to the beach of Kune. Lunch and afternoon of relaxation in the installation of the bivouac. Evening around the fire.
18km 4h of kayak
Accommodation in bivouac.
Day of Kayak in the bay of Rodon
Still another wonderful day of kayak. Today we will go towards the bay of Rodoni. The landscape that we are going to discover in the deltas of the rivers, lagoons and swamps. A picnic is planned during the trip in the seaside. During the afternoon we will discover the small village of Likmetaj.
20km -5h of kayak
Accommodation in hotel in Likmetaj
Trekking in the village of Likmetaj
We will change the type of transportation. We will leave the kayak and will use our foot. The walk of today may be called “The walk around the small lakes”, because during the trekking we will pass by the landscapes of hills and small lakes. After the picnic near the lake of Tarin, we will go back to the village of Likmetaj.
14km – 5h of walking
Accomodation in hotel, in Likmetaj
On the bike and on the sand.
Day of riding and of beach. You will start your trip towards the bay of Rodon to discover the fortress of Skanderbeg. The national hero that you know thanks to your visit of the museum of Kruja. After visiting this fortress, you are going to visit an orthodox chapel. Then you will direct toward the beach where you will spend the rest of the day and finalizing it with a wonderful bivouac in the beach.
20km – 1h 30 min of riding.
Night in bivouac.
Discovery of the capital
Departure in the morning toward the capital. You may immerge in the city life and profit to visit the places that you didn’t have time to visit during the first day.
Accommodation in 3*hotel in Tirana.
The end of your trip.
At the appointed time, transfer to the airport to take the flight back home.