Tirana: 8-Day Agri-Tourism and Farm Life Tour
Take a tour designed to help you get in touch with local farmers, and more importantly, the delicious farm-to-table culinary experience that they provide. Over 8 days, you will begin develop an understanding of how rural Albanian life works.
- Taste local products of Northern Albania
- Experience the farm life of Albania
- Visit Berat, the 'city of a thousand windows'
- Relax and enjoy folk music in Valbona Valley
DescriptionDay 1: Airport - Tirana Hotel Your group will be met at the airport by your guide and driver, at which point you will be transferred to your hotel in Tirana. After a short time in the hotel, you will take a city walk to visit the center of Tirana and the Et’hem Bey Mosque. Day 2: Tirana - Marikaj-Kruja - Rubik Today you will begin by visiting the history museum in Tirana. Following the visit, you will head to the tourist center of Marikaj, where a nice lunch waits you. Next you will travel to the city of Kruja, where you can visit the castle and Scanderbeg Museum. At the conclusion of your tour, you will transfer to Rubik where you will be accommodated. Day 3: Rubik - Prizren - Gjakova - Valbona You will travel today through the Nation’s Highway toward Prizren, Kosovo. In Prizren, you will visit the Sinan Pasha Mosque, a hammam, and the old city center. Next, you will drive to Gjakova where you will visit the Old Bazaar, before enjoying lunch. Following lunch, you will head toward the Valbona Valley in Albania. Day 4: Valbona - Kukaj - Valbona Today you will walk for about 1 hour to the village of Kukaj, where you will learn more about the life of the local shepherds. You will meet with the friendly Tahir, a local who lives in Kukaj. Day 5: Valbona - Fierzë - Koman - Shkodër You will travel by minibus until you reach Fierza, from where you will catch a boat that sails for about 2 hours through the Koman Lake. Koman Lake contains 3 of the most important hydro power plants in Albania, with a combined power of 600 megawatts. Following lunch, you will drive towards Shkodër, where before entering the city you can visit Rozafa Castle, which dates back to the 4th century B.C. Day 6: Shkodër - Durrës - Berat Today you will head to Durrës, the 2nd biggest city in Albania, which dates back to the 7th century B.C. and contains a Roman Amphitheater. Next, you will resume driving to Berat to visit this intriguing UNESCO city. You will begin by visiting the castle which dates back to the 5th century B.C., and following that you will take a walk through the Mangalem Quarter, which gives a distinctive look into the city’s architecture. Day 7: Berat - Krujë You will have breakfast in Berat, before embarking to discover the castle of Berat, which dates back to the 4th century B.C. You will also visit the Onufri Museum inside the castle, before being granted some free time in Berat. In the afternoon you will drive to Kruja, where we will be accommodated for the night. Day 8: Krujë - Mother Teresa Airport After breafkfast in Krujë, you can choose to either visit the Scanderbeg Museum or just relax in the bazaar of Kruja before your flight.
IncludesAccommodation for 8 nights in hotels and guest houses 5 lunches consisting of traditional dishes 7 dinners in hotels or guesthouses English-speaking guide for 10 days Local guide for two days Transportation in a local minibus Driver’s food and board for 10 days Entrance tickets to museums and historical centers Tickets for the ferry Personal expenses Gratuities
- Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Tour operates in all weather conditions (please dress appropriately)
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
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