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.
Walking along the seaside.
To start you trek toward the Natural Reserve of Karavasta. A wonderful forest covers most of the National Park of Divjaka. You will enjoy a 3hours trek in this forest on the seaside of the Adriatic Sea, and then you will observe the curly pelican nests in the lagoon of Karavasta.
Visit of the ancient site of Apollonia and on the way to Berat.
During the morning you will visit the ancient site of Apollonia. The roman emperor Octavian did his studies in this big city of great importance during the roman period.
Then we will travel in direction to Berat, the city of thousands windows which was classified as part of UNESCO in 2008. Its architectural style of the ottoman period, its white houses and its steep streets will certainly marvel you. On your way you may visit the castle and numerous mosques.
Accommodation in 3* hotel, in Berat.
Hiking in a sacred mountain.
Morning departure toward Tomorri Mountain. This mountain, which reaches 2400m of height, is known otherwise as “The Olimp of Albania”. A moderated sect of Islam has built in this mountain a sacred place. A 6 hour trekking with a height difference of 900 meters.
Accommodation in the houses of the inhabitants of Rehova.
Rafting in the canyons of Osum.
This day is dedicated to rafting in the canyons of river Osum. You will be enchanted during the descending of the cascade and the spectacular canyons of this river.
The canyons of Osum, near Berat, will make you feel strong emotions and this will be the opportunity to discover this region under another marvelous perspective.
During the afternoon you will travel toward the city of Kruja.
Accomodation in 3*hotel in Kruja.
The sacred cave.
Today we have a hiking of 2hours with a height difference of 600m toward the Cave of Saint Sari Salltik in Kruja. This Saint, who belongs to this section of Islam, has lived in this cave, nowadays it has been converted in a place of pilgrimage for its followers. Return in Kruja and visit of the fortress of national hero Skanderbeg. During the afternoon you will come back to the capital. Day 7
Back in Tirana
We will turn back in the capital where you will be accommodated in the same hotel of the arrival day. During this last day you will be free to enjoy the atmosphere of Tirana the way you like. We advise you to have a drink at the bar of Sky Tower which offers a 360˚ view of the whole city.
Why not to try the cable car in order to have a wonderful view of the scenery that offers Dajti Mountain.
Accommodation in 3*hotel in Tirana.
The end of your trip
At the appointed time, transfer to the airport to take flight back home.