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12 Days Snorkeling tour itinerary for albania: Immerse Yourself Into The Historic Landmarks & Beaches Of Albania

Tirana, Berat, Gjirokaster, Sarande, Kruje, Durres, Butrint National Park, Llogara National Park, Vlore

Food
Food and Drink Tour
Sailing
Sailing Tour
Snorkeling
Snorkeling Tour

Explore the intimate culture, amazing food and natural wonders of Albania. Sunbathe in deserted beaches and relax in seaside villages. Get ready to dine surrounded by pine trees in the National Park, sip coffee listening to the music of waterfalls in Borsh and dive into the natural spring lake of “Blue Eye”.

DAY 01

Travel day & Tirana

Airport pick-up service available throughout the day (included).

Welcome to Albania! 




  • Transfer to Tirana and settle into your hotel. For those of you not too tired, there is a guided walking tour of the city center, including Skanderbeg Square, Et’hem Bey Mosque, the Pyramid, and the Blloku area.

  • Meet your Tour Director at the welcome dinner.

DAY 02

Kruja, Preza Castle & Durres

We start our journey from Tirana, directly to the city of Kruja.

  • Set off on a guided tour of Dollma Bektashi Teqe, the surroundings and the Castle itself, the Skanderbeg Museum and the National Ethnographic Museum.

  • You will have free time to wander around the Old Bazaar, with beautiful cobblestone alleys and lovely old architecture.

  • ead for lunch in a restaurant in Preza Castle, with a tremendous view of the city and valley of Tirana and Kruja and Tirana International Airport. ( Fresh ingredients guaranteed )

  • Travel to Durrës for our last “digestive” stop.

  • Set off on a guided tour of the City Walls, Byzantine Forum, Roman Thermal Baths, and the Amphitheater and enjoy the city’s street art around the ancient ruins.

Coffee break on top of the Venetian Tower before travelling to Tirana

DAY 03

Sightseeing tour of Berat (UNESCO) & Wine Tasting

Transfer to Berat passing through suggestive hills full of olive trees.

  • Get settled in the hotel and head out for a guided tour with the local guide admiring the citadel/castle of Berat with the Red Mosque, recognized by its solitary minaret. The White Mosque, the Church of the Holy Trinity and the arched bridge of Gorica, built-in 1780 are the other attractions that await you after the Castle.

  • Step in the Onufri National Iconographic Museum, built-in 1986. The Museum’s name honours the Albanian master painter of the 16th century, Onufri, who is responsible for a rich legacy of iconography in the country. The museum contains an immense collection of one-hundred and seventy-three select objects from Albanian churches and monasteries.

  • Enjoy free time for lunch with the city as the view and wander in the two main districts of Mangalem and Gorica.

  • Head to Roshnik wine region and visit Alpeta Winery. The tour of the facilities includes a complete view of the process of vinification and detailed explanations by a member of the family. Follow him on a short walk through the vineyard to see "Pules" and "Merlot" grapes that are used to create the winery’s signature red and white wines. 

  • Sample some of the wines and raki, and exchange stories with a member of the Alpeta family while enjoying a variety of homemade Albanian cheeses and locally grown olives.

  • Return in Berat for a free evening

DAY 04

Sightseeing tour of Gjirokaster (UNESCO)

  • Transfer to Gjirokaster to discover the city of “a thousand steps”, driving through small villages and making a visit in Ardenica Monastery on the way.

  • Get settled in the hotel and have free time for lunch following your Tour Leader's suggestions on small, local restaurants for a taste of the city’s authentic dishes.

  • Embark on a guided tour of the "Silver City".

  • Step into Skenduli house, the nicest and very well preserved Ottoman tower house and listen to its history and details from the 10th generation of Skenduli family.

  • Soak up to the rich history of the castle and enjoy the view of the “city of stone” from above.

  • Pass by the Ottoman Bazaar and historic wooden houses and visit Gjirokastra Obelisk dedicated to the first school of Gjirokastra and enjoy the 360º view from there.

DAY 05

Blue Eye Spring, Butrint National Park (UNESCO) & Porto Palermo Bay

  • Travel to the Blue Eye and marvel at the spring’s shades of blue and nature around it.

  • Set off on a guided tour of the UNESCO - recognized Butrint National Park where a local guide explains 2500 years of history embedded in the Amphitheater, the castle, the churches and the Lion Gate.

  • Head for lunch in Ksamil and enjoy seafood at the Mussel House.

  • En route to the Dhermi Beach, explore the Ali Pasha Castle with your Tour Director. Marvel at the architecture and listen to entertaining legends about the man who built it, Ali Pashe Tepelena.

DAY 06

Beach Stay in Dhermi Beach | Day 6 – Day 10

Dhermi Beach is becoming a favourite for summertime travellers on the Albanian Riviera and all over Europe. The stunning views and welcoming party vibe mix perfectly with a family vacation atmosphere. There’s plenty of things to do in Dhermi Albania, but most of them involve the beautiful beach!



DAY 07

Beach day

  • Relax by the beach.


DAY 08

Beach day

  • Relax by the beach.


DAY 09

Beach Day

  • Relax by the beach.


DAY 10

beach day

  • Relax on the beach in a 3- star hotel on the sea view.


DAY 11

Tirane via Vlore

  • On the road to Tirane, visit the city of Vlore. Hometown to the National Independence movement, visit the Flag Square with its Independence Monument right in the center, the Muradie Mosque and Vlore’s Lungomare.

  • In the afternoon transfer to Tirana, get settled in the hotel and in the evening gather with your group to celebrate your trip at a farewell dinner. 

DAY 12

Departure Day

  • Indulge in a scrumptious dinner

Please note that the airport drop off is not included.

  • 890 EUR Per Adult
  • 990 EUR Per Adult
  • 11 nights in handpicked hotels/guesthouses

  • Breakfast daily

  • 2 Lunches with beer or wine 

  • 1 Wine Tasting Tour 

  • 2 Dinners with beer or wine 

  • Expert Tour Director & local guides

  • Private deluxe motor coach

  • 4 guided sightseeing tours and select entrance fees  

  • Drop off is omitted

  • Single Supplement

  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Sun-kissed beaches

  • Hypnotic spring of “Blue Eye."

  • UNESCO’s – Berat & Gjirokaster

  • Stroll through Albanian history in Butrint

  • The Albanian Riviera

  • Fresh seafood in the Southern Coast and mind-relaxing sight in Llogara National Park

Tirana, Berat, Gjirokaster, Sarande, Kruje, Durres, Butrint National Park, Llogara National Park, Vlore

Food
Food and Drink Tour
Sailing
Sailing Tour
Snorkeling
Snorkeling Tour
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Good Albania

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Type of Tour

Private or Group Tour

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