Located in the west of the Balkan peninsula, Albania boasts a wealth of experiences from historic castles, fascinating museums, pristine beaches to wild national parks that make for unique tours and holiday destination. Uncover the ancient ruins at Butrint National Park, UNESCO sites like Berat Castle, Gjirokaster Castle and Lake Ohrid and the hiking paradise of the Albanian Alps. With wild scenery, diverse culture and warm hospitality; Albania boasts some spectacular nature.

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  1. Albania Walking Discovery (Culture, Villages & The Albanian Alps) 8D7N, Fully Guided

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    Embark on a voyage of discovery into the off beaten wonders of Albania. A 8 day walking adventure embracing its remote regions from the Albanian Alps to the small villages of Theth and Valbone. Delve into an authentic immersion into Albania’s culture and history as you journey from Tirana to Berat.

    Your expedition begins in Tirana, the country's upbeat capital, where you will overnight before a scenic drive to Shkoder. Uncover castles and a city of one of the oldest and most hisotric places of the country. Your journey continues to the magnificence of the Albanian alps and the Theth national park. Visit the shutting tower of Theth and be wowed by its background story. Hike to the Grunas waterfall, behold the series of natural pools at Nderlyse and consummate your passion for swimming at the Blue Eye of Kapre. Climb through the natural forests and grazing reserves to peak at the 1800m awe-inspiring Valbone pass and Theth Valley. Enjoy a vantage point view of the Albanian alps from the white circle after walking down to Rosi peaks. Arrive at the enchanting Komani lake on a 2-hour boat trip that treats you with spectacular visuals of high peaks and imposing cliffs. Drive to Kruje for 2 hours to behold the historic site where Skanderbeg resisted the 15th-century Ottoman invasion. Embark on a guided adventure to Berat where a striking assemblage of scenic white buildings on hills dipped in pine vegetation pampers your visual sense. An ethnographic museum and mosque will keep your fascination alive, while Berat castle on Mount Tomorr redefines your impression of wonder.

    This adventure package includes 7 nights accommodation ranging from mountain guesthouses to 3 & 4 star en suite hotels on a twin share basis. Your 2 nights in the charming and rustic guesthouse in Theth are in the mountains and will be in double and triple rooms with shared bathrooms. Walk in comfort with the support of a local leader, driver and a second support guide and horsemen during the trek for luggage transportation from one village to the next. Meals are included as specified in the itinerary.

    Immerse on a journey of discovery to the undiscovered and spectacular Albania. A lesser-known European wonder, delve into its remote regions as you trek the breathtaking Albanian Alps while absorbing its warm culture and historic sites that pays an ode to nature at every turn you take.

    Extra nights: Add on extra nights in Tirana before or after your trip on request. Additional nights can also be arranged in Berat. Please contact us to book.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit? We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys to Red Centre. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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    Embark on a voyage of discovery into the off beaten wonders of Albania. A 8 day walking adventure embracing its remote regions from the Albanian ...
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  2. Cycle The Balkans from Albania to Montenegro (Lake Ohrid, Durmitor Mountains to The Bay of Kotor) 15D14N, Fully Guided

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    Experience a unique and off beaten cycling adventure on this 15 days journey of discovery across spectacular peaks of the Balkans trails traversing four of the best countries from Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro and Macedonia. Bike in comfort to explore historic cultural influences, sample delectable cuisines, and unravel the alluring mysteries of the Balkans as you alternate the untraversed wilderness of the European Continent.

    Your adventure starts in Tirana, an exquisite fun-filled city in Albania dotted with beautiful architectural gems and sophisticated cuisines to arouse your taste buds. Soak up immersive vistas en route to visit St Naum monastery in Macedonia before arriving in Ohrid Town where you wallow in the majesty of Lake Ohrid, one of the world's oldest lakes. Challenge your biking adroitness as you climb to a high plateau bounded by huge mountains in the Debar Region. Take a tour of the quiet Mavrovo lake before cycling across scenic routes to the Kosovo border which opens to the Brezovica National Park and the Sharri mountain range. Ascend to Prevalle through the forest of Kodra e Diellit and leisurely descend to the historic city of Prizren to explore the second-largest cultural centre of Kosovo. Enjoying breathtaking views along the way, pedal from Andrijevica to explore Kolasin, a popular winter ski resort. Magnificent views of rugged Albanian Alps and Jezerca Mountain are yours to behold as you transfer to Mojkovac; cycle through the Tara Canyon onward to Nikšić, the second largest city in Montenegro. Experience a quick transit to the Bay of Kotor where the scenery alternates between seaside villages, small antique towns, and stunning pebble bays. End your incredible journey in the fascinating city of Shkodra where you spend the night.

    This adventure package includes 14 nights accommodation ranging from 3-4 star hotels in en suite rooms and guesthouses on a twin share basis.

    Enjoy hotel locations situated within walking distance of local attractions and an array of eateries for your comfort and adventure. At some points of the trip, you’ll stay in more remote areas in locally run guesthouses where rooms tend to be more basic yet warm and comfortable. The terrain and route is 90% tarmac and 10% poor conditions where undulations throughout with some tough climbs. Cycle in comfort with a support vehicle, local cycling leader and driver. Meals are included as specified in the itinerary.

    Integrate a unique and off beaten cycling adventure incorporating four Balkan countries to discover their hidden corners prized for beautiful nature, friendly people, great hospitality, and unique cuisines.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit? We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys to Red Centre. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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    Experience a unique and off beaten cycling adventure on this 15 days journey of discovery across spectacular peaks of the Balkans trails traversing four of ...
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  3. Albania Cycle (From Mountain Plateaux To The Albanian Riviera) 8D7N, Fully Guided

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    Revel in an unforgettable and enriching cycling adventure featuring the best of Albania from mountains to the Albanian Riviera. Immerse, taste and wonder its pristine culture, exquisite cuisine and charming towns as you pedal the very best of Europe’s unknown on this 8 day cycle exploit.

    Begin in Pogradec for an overnight stay before venturing deep in the Albanina countryside to Korçë. A thrilling climb through a terrain of barren rocks and a ride pass Grammoz Mountain brings Germenj with reach. Cycle through high greeny plateau encircled by soaring peaks before descending to Çarshove and on to Benje. Travelling in the direction of Kelcyra, move through captivating terrains, marvel at the magnificent merging of the city's two rivers, gaze at the roaring waterfall up-close and travel through the whispering plains of Gjirokastra. Explore the cultural delicacy of this welcoming settlement, discover historical buildings and learn some amazing facts about the indigenous people of this town. Journey to Sarandë, southern Albania and come face to face with the outstanding archeological figure UNESCO World Heritage Site in Butrint. Bike further along the coast to Himarë, a phenomenal village known for its hike in the art of fishing. Stand in the heart of Himarë and witness the hill of Olive grove and the waves of the Ionian Sea. Behold Italy from a distance from the wheels of your bike. Unearth Llogara National Park filled with wildlife and green scenery. Cross the finish line of your journey at the captivating city of Vlorë and transfer back to Tirana where your incredible journey ends.

    This adventure package includes 7 nights accommodation ranging from 3-4 star hotels in en suite rooms and guesthouses on a twin share basis. One guesthouse stay is deep in the Albanian countryside comprising of cozy wooden cabins with a communal bathroom. Cycle in comfort with full vehicle support, local cycling leader and driver. Meals are included as specified in the itinerary.

    Discover the off beaten country of Europe at its very best where every pedal takes you to inspiring vistas from mountains, quaint villages, the serene riviera and everything in between. Experience Albania in true and authentic style finding connection to its culture and people.

    Extra nights: Add on extra nights in Pogradec before your trip or in Vlore after your trip on request. Please contact us to book.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit? We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys to Red Centre. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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    Revel in an unforgettable and enriching cycling adventure featuring the best of Albania from mountains to the Albanian Riviera. Immerse, taste and wonder its ...
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  4. Albania Discovery (Culture & Villages) 10D9N, Fully Guided

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    Immerse in a truly authentic discovery as you uncover the bountiful beauty of undiscovered Albania. A 10 day inspiring journey traversing its wild landscapes and spectacular natural wonders offering a true insight into the Albanian culture and people spanning from Tirana to Krujë.

    Your adventure begins in Tirana, the bustling capital of Albania. Explore the beauty poised by the renovated New Bazaar, traverse the rocky landscapes deep into the vibrant Pogradec, en route, visit the formidable Elbasan fortress offering panoramic views across Lake Ohrid. Wander through the artists' village of Voskopojë; explore the region's religious art and continue to Korçë, the largest city in southeast Albania. Drive via the mountain village of Ersekë enjoying the spectacular views of the Gramos and Nemercka Mountains, further to Përmet, a scenic town famous for its food and wines. Traverse in style and comfort to Gjirokastër via the characteristic village of Dhoksat, visit Butrint and proceed to Llogora National Park to explore Caesar's field and seek the wonderful ruins of Apollonia. Enjoy a day in Berat, Albanian's rare gem known as "The City of a Thousand Windows." Drive to the amphitheater and seek the marvelous port of Durrës before a final adventure to the medieval Bazaar of Krujë. End your inspiring journey of undiscovered Albania with a transfer to Tirana.

    This package includes 9 nights accommodation ranging from 3-4 star hotels in en suite rooms on a twin share basis. Enjoy hotel locations situated within walking distance of local attractions and an array of eateries for your comfort and adventure. Meals are included as specified. Airport transfers can be arranged at an additional cost, contact us to book. (Refer to ‘Important Information’ below).

    Escape to a unique part of the world that is yet to be discovered revealing wonderful authentic and cultural experiences where your memories will be brimming for a lifetime. Unearth Albania from its classic highlights to its best-kept secrets unveiling a true connection into the Albanian culture, people and hospitality that will touch your soul and its landscapes will leave you spell bounded.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit? We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys to Red Centre. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Tirana
    Immerse in a truly authentic discovery as you uncover the bountiful beauty of undiscovered Albania. A 10 day inspiring journey traversing its wild landscapes and ...
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    From A$2,450.00 Per Person, Twin Share
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