Package tour: ARCHEOLOGICAL&HISTORICAL(12 nights)

Private sightseeing tour Introduction:

ARCHEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SITES IN ALBANIA

12 Nights (Durres, Kruja, Tirana, Berat, Shkoder, Apollonia, Gjirokastra,

Saranda, Butrint Ksamil, Vlora, Prizeren, Elbasan, Cape of Rodon)

12 NIGHTS FROM $ 3622

DURRES (10) VLORA (1) SARANDA (1)

The generic term castles is used to describe a range of fortifications and fortresses. Some of these date back to the Iron Age, but many more are much more recent in age.

Fortresses were built by the Romans, by the Albanians to defend the country against the Ottomans, and by the Ottomans once they had conquered parts Albania. As a group, these buildings tell the story of Albania’s past.

Tour Duration: 8 Days

Maximum Number of People: 13

Tour Type: Transport Based

Tour Price: Price Per Person USD $3,622.00

Tour Highlights:

DAY 1: Depart from USA

DAY 2: Arrive in Tirana – Pick up from the airport- Dinner at Adriatik Hotel

DAY 3: Kruja – Old Bazaar- National Museum “Gjergj Kastrioti Skënderbeu” – Cave of Sari Salltik – Traditional Lunch - Afternoon relax at pool

DAY 4: Tirana walking tour – Petrela Castle – Dajti Express cable car – Et’hem Bey Mosque – New bazaar

DAY 5: Berat Castle - National Iconographic Museum "Onufri" - Gorica - Wine Tasting

DAY 6: Rozafa castle – Shkodra Lake – St. Stephen's Cathedral – Lead Mosque

DAY 7: Apollonia, an ancient city of Illyria – Ardenica Monastery – Afternoon relax at the pool

DAY 8: Gjirokastra old Town – National Museum of Armaments- The American Airplane- Artillery Gallery- National Folk Festival- Bektashi Turbe (tomb):

DAY 9: Saranda – Lëkurësi Castle – Butrint National Park – 3 Island Ksamil

DAY 10: Vlora, Ethnographic Museum, Kanina Castle, Zvernec Monastery, The Mosque of Muradie, Ali Pasha’s Castle — Porto Palermo Bay

DAY 11: Prizren Fortress – Old bazaar – Albanian League Memorial Complex – Stone Bridge – Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour – Gazi Mehmet Hammam – Haleveti Tekke – Albanian League Memorial Complex – Clock Tower XV. – Sinan Pasha Mosque

DAY 12: Elbasan Castle – Bashtova Castle – Farmhouse

DAY 13: Cape of Rodon – Skanderbeg Castle – Church of St. Anthony – Wine tasting

DAY 14: Flight home – Tirana – USA

Tour Inclusions:

What’s included?

Accommodation in Luxury 5***** Hotels

Small Groups: 4-12 guests per tour.

Airport transfers: Arrival and Departure transfers in Albania

Buffet Breakfast and Dinner Daily: Enjoy traditional Albanian and Mediterranean food.

Baggage Handling

Hotel Taxes, City Taxes, Hotel Service Charges

Professional Tour: Licensed local guide

Tickets: Entrance to the Castles and Museums

BB= Buffet Breakfast D= Dinner L= Lunch