Culture and Fun Tour

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Culture and Fun Tour

Travel to Albania, Culture and Fun Tour Beach Hopping is ideal for groups and couples that like to explore and stay active while traveling.
Per person 499

Programe

Culture and Fun Tour

8 Days of adventure and exploration

Day 1

Arrival in Tirana area. Welcome drink and dinner at the hotel.

Day 2

City tour of Tirana. Get to know the capital of Albania, and the dynamic live style of post communism era. Visit Skanderbeg square, “Heqem Bey” mosques, National Heroes Boulevard, Mother Teresa square, communism era elite district, and Orthodox cathedral. Spend a relaxing afternoon and enjoy the sunset on Duuresi beach. Dinner at the hotel.

Day 3

Visit Shkodra, historic town. Start the day with a visit of Rosafa castle and museum. Located on top of a hill, from the castle enjoy a gorgeous view of the valley below. Rozafa castle has one of the saddest stories of Albanian mythology! After the castle visit take a trip to Shengjin beach, where relaxation and fun are all part of the day. Evening meal at the hotel.

Day 4

Explore Kruja historic town. Kruja was the epicenter of Albania during 15th century, during which time Albanian army under the leadership of Skanderbeg protected the Balkans and beyond for 20 consecutive years from invading armies of Ottoman Empire. Visit of castle, National museum of Skanderbeg and Ethnographic house, which displays the folk tradition of the region. Afternoon a soothing trip to Lalzi Golf beach, one of the most beautiful long sandy beaches in Adriatic Sea. Dinner back at the hotel.

Day 5

Early morning start will take you for a drive through the heart of Albania’s farmlands on to historic town of Berat. Berat is called the city of one thousand windows because the way windows of homes appear on top of each other from the valley below. A stroll through the old district of Mangalemi (world heritage site) will take you to Berat Ethnographic house depicting indigenous life style during medieval and renaissance era, followed by a visit of the castle and Onufri museum.  After a lunch at a traditional restaurant the journey continues through Albania heartland on to historic town of Gjirokastra. Dinner and accommodation in Gjirokatra.

Day 6

A relaxing afternoon on Ksamil beach after a trip to Saranda city and Butrinti archaeological park will make for a day full of fun activities. A visit to Butriniti Park will take you through the steps of how this southern region of Albania evolved from, Byzantine empire through Ottoman empire and modern history. Ksamil is part of the Ionian sea with beep blue waters and pebbly beaches. Dinner at hotel in Gjirokastra.

Day 7

A short walk through a traditional bazaar inside the old neighborhood of Gjirokatra (world heritage site). Visit of Gjirokatra castle which has mixed stories of darkness and glory! Inside the castle are the museum of Army, Folk festival arena, and historic museum with relics from Byzantine to medieval times. A short walk through the stone streets will take you to a replica birth house of ex-dictator of Albania “Enver Hoxha. In the afternoon a trip back to Tirana will follow by a relaxing evening with drinks and meal at the hotel. (Festive Albanian evening – optional)

Day 8

Departure.

Recommended if time permits, - a trip with a cable car to Dajti park, (Tirana’s Balcony) 

 

Tour Prices:

Available period:  15/05 to 15/10

CULTURE & FUN TOUR PRICE 8 DAYS

GROUPS 45 - 50 PAX

EUROTOURS PRICES

 

DOUBLE ROOM

SINGLE ROOM

HOTEL BB PP/7 overnights

                189,00 €

               287,00 €

HOTEL HB PP/7 overnights

                238,00 €

               318,00 €

ENTRY FEES included in program

                                                      39,00 €

ONE (1) FREE ROOM PER GROUP

ADDED FEATURES PP/UNIT

HAPPY HOUR*(per day)

                                                        5,50 €

FESTIVE DINNER*

                                                      28,00 €

CABLE CAR DAJTI PARK*

                                                        7,00 €

SUN BEDS *

                                                        2,00 €

HOUSE OF LEAFS*

                                                        2,00 €

Price per GROUP/8 days

TRANSPORT*

                                                1.650,00 €

GUIDE*

                                                    560,00 €

ACCOMODATION GUIDE + DRIVER OUTSIDE TIRANA 2 nights*

                                                    130,00 €


Included

Included in Price:

  • 5 nights HB accommodation in middle class hotel in Tirana
  • 2 nights HB accommodation in middle class hotel in Gjirokastra
  • Entrance to Rasafa Castle and museum.
  • Entrance to Kruja Castle
  • Entrance to Skanderbeg museum
  • Entrance to Ehtnographic house of Kruja.
  • Entrance to Berat Castle
  • Entrance to Onufri museeum
  • Entrance to Butrinti Archaeological park and museum.
  • Entrance to Gjirokastra castle & museum
  • Entrance to replica birth house of communist dicator Enver Hoxha

Not Included

Tour enhansments:

  • Happy Hour each evening .5.5 euro
  • Albanian Festive dinner 28 euro
  • Cable car ticket to Dajti Park above Tirana 7euro
  • National Museum of Hisotry 3 euro
  • Trip to Bunkart (Nuclear bunker during communism) 4 euro

Transport

Transfer by airconditioned charter.