Located in southern Europe, in the western part of the Balkan Peninsula, Albania is a small country that offers some of the most spectacular peaks in Europe and make a great walking holiday and hiking experience. From Valbona to Theth traversing the serene Albanian Alps, walking the picturesque Blue Eye Theth to climbing Mount Gamtit. A place of mountains and serene valleys, quaint forgotten villages and unique coasts; Albania is filled with impressive hiking trails, national parks and alpine landscapes waiting to be explored. Albania is located in the heart of the Balkan Trail, making it ...

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  1. 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

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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 ...
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  2. 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

    Tirana
    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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    From A$3,050.00 Per Person, Twin Share
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