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.
Diving in the sea depths of Vlora.
In direction to Vlora, accompanied by your guide or driver. Overlooking the meeting of the Ion Sea and the Adriatic one, the second largest Albanian port after that of Durres. Vlora is also the place where the independence was declared in 1912, it is also the place where was created the first national government headed by Ismail Qemali. You will learn more about this part of Albanian history by visiting the Museum of Independence. After visiting the city we will leave for a diving session in order discover the Albanian sea depths.
Accomodation in 3*hotel in Vlora.
A 4h hiking in the National Park of Llogara.
Follow the steps of Julius Cesar! The same way as did the roman emperor in the year 44 BC who marched over this national park of 1000 hectares covered with conifers.
As arriving on the top, enjoy the unforgettable view on the mountain ridge, the peninsula of Karaburun and the Ionic sea.
Accomadation in 3*hotel in Llogara.
The Riviera of Dhermi.
Today we will travel toward the coastal village of Dhermi. A small corner of paradise known for its virgin beaches, this village of hundred houses is situated in the foot of the mountains and the pass of Llogara and offers the ideal setting for a bath in the crystal water mixed with the blue of the sea and the greenness of the mountains. Thanks to a kayak trip you will navigate from one cave to another. At the end of the day you will come back to the city life in Saranda. If you like, during your way you may pay a visit to the archeological site of Butrinti, part of UNESO from 1992. This ancient archeological site will make you travel back in the 5th century B.C
Accommodation in 3*hotel, in Saranda.
The blue eye and the cities part of UNESCO: Gjirokastra and Berat.
In order to start this day, dedicated to the exploration of the most beautiful Albanian cities, we have to stop and visit the Blue Eye. This small jewel of nature is in fact a source of water that source from the depth with a pressure of 8m3/second. With a fancy blue color this magic place in the middle of the forest is an appeal to relax.
Gjirokastra is one of the cities which have known how to conserve its picturesque and typical architecture of the old Albanian homes. You are going to submerge into the authentic Albania by wandering or you may equally visit its citadel and the Ethnographic Museum which will reveal to you most of the complex and eventful history.
At the end you will travel toward 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.
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.
Accomodation in 3*hotel in Berat.
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 the flight back home.