The Heart of the Balkans

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Balkan Tour

Welcome

Albania, North Macedonia, Kosovo  and Montenegro is a Balkan Tour at the heart of this peninsula. This trip is for Culture, History & Archeology passionates. Without a doubt, Albania is very rich in archeological sites. Moreover Kosovo has an intersting and complicated history.  In addition North Macedonia has gone through many changes this last decades. Montenegro as well  i full of history.

A Balkan Tour…

In the archeological sites, according to the complexity of it, we will be assited by specialists. During the whole trip, your guide is going to provide informations on historical facts regarding the program and much more. Beside the visits, during the trip we will structure two lectures with Proffessional Historians. The aim is to enrich the experience with a better knowledge as well.

Good to know…

Absolutely this Balkan Tour includes all the best sites. Also we follow a culinary route as well. Obviously i am happy to suggest the best places and dishes according to the personal taste of each traveler. As a rule i don’t book for meals and accomodation. On the other hand, with a request, i can arrange meals and accomodation.

Program

Private Transfer

Day 1: Tirana

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Balkan TourMeet with the guide at the airport. Following transfer to the hotel and some time for refreshment. Meet again and a short presentation of the tour. Evening visit of the capital which Includes the Pyramid of Tirana, the central square and its mos representative buildings and entrance in the History Museum. Late evening in the lively area of Blloku.

Day 2: Apollonia and Berat (UNESCO)

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Balkan TourMeet the guide in the lobby following a short presentation of the day and transfer to Apollonia. In the site a specialist archeologist will assist us. Following our program, transfer to Berat (UNESCO). Visit of Berat. Additionally the visit to the city includes the Lower and the Upper Neighborhoods. Furthermore the lower part is a UNESCO historical site due to its remarkable architecture. Besides, in the upper part, we will find a great collection of Byzantine Art. Evening free.

Day 3: Ohrid (UNESCO)

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Balkan TourMorning transfer to North Macedonia. Undoubly the city of Ohrid, perched on the slopes of a hill is unique. The evening follows with the visit of the old part. Here we find remains of  the foundation of the city and as well some remarkable architecture. Furthermore we will have a boat trip on the lake. Evening is free time for leisure.

Day 4: Skopje

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Albania North Macedonia TourTransfer to Skopje. The Capital of North Macedonia is undoubly the most bizarre capital of the Balkans. Due to the restauration plan that is going on, the capital numbers a big number of monuments. The most impressive is the Macedonian Soldier located in the main square. Evening free.

Day 5: Prishtina and Prizren

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Albania Kosovo TourToday we cross the border to Kosovo. This is the newest country on the Planet Earth. We will visit the capital and the second largest city, Prizren. On the way  a visit to a winery is possible. Is there any other better way to leave the country but with a glass of wine? Overnight in Peja.

Day 6: Kolasin and Podgorica

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Balkan TourToday is a driving day. We cross another border, the one to Montenegro. The drive will be very scenic, among the high mountains of Kosovo and Montengro. Evening and overnight in Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro.

Day 7: Lovcen National Park and Kotor (UNESCO)

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Balkan TourMontenegro is well knows for its beaches and less for its National Parks.  We will visit the amazing Lovcen National Park. Following a scenic drive to Kotor (UNESCO). The old part of Kotor is a remarkable example of Venetian Archiecture. The old alleys of the town have a unique charm. Evening free in Kotor.

Day 8: Budva and Saint Stephan

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Balkan TourBudva is another beautiful town built by the shores of the Adriatic sea. The location is famous for its nightlife but the beaches as well. We will visit the old town. Another attraction is Saint Stephan Peninsula.

Day 9: End of our tour

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On this day we finish the tour. Many othe options are avaiable.

Map

Services & Rates

Private English and Italian Speaking Guide (Start and End in Tirane)

1 to 3 Person – 80, 00 Euro

Private transfer (Start and End in Tirane)

1 to 3 Person – 100, 00 Euro

Winery tour, 3 wines tasting, finger food10, 00 Euro / Person

Only private English speaking guide in Berat

1 to 3 Person – 40, 00 Euro

Note: Requests for bigger groups will be considered after each specific request.

What's included

Pick up and Drop Off at your place

Transfer in modern air conditioned 4+1 car as per itinerary.

All taxes and road expenses

Private Guide & driver in English or Italian

Entrances as mentioned in the itinerary

For full booking terms and conditions please click here.

What's excluded

Meals

Accomodation

Tips and gratuities

Everything not mentioned

Advices and suggestions

Thank you for choosing Albania Archeological Tour. It is our pleasure to assist you. Additionally, we advice you to book this tour at least 48 hours before. This allows us to have enough time to organize it.  This trip is suitable for children, adults and disabled people. Level of fitness, terrain and walking hours are moderate. As a rule sport outfit and good walking shoes. Furthermore in summer we recommend to wear a hat and sun cream because of the heat.

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