General

Albania and Montenegro tour in 11 days, is a blend of Albanian’s traditions, history and Montenegro’s nature beauty and historical monuments and towns. This is the best opportunity to explore the most important historical sites of Albania and Montenegro, including 6 UNESCO World heritage sites. It includes the scenic drive by the Ionian coast of Albania and the Adriatic cost of Montenegro which are two of the most beautiful coastlines of the Mediterranean sea.

General itinerary: Tirana – Durres – Vlora – Himara – Saranda – Butrinti – Gjirokastra – Berat – Shkodra – Ulcinj (Mng) – Budva(Mng) – Kotor(Mng) – Cetinje(Mng) – Podgorica(Mng) – Tirana.

Day 1
Our representative will meet you at Tirana International Airport. Depending on your arrival time we may do a short city tour and info meeting at your hotel near the center of Tirana.
Overnight in Tirana

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Map of Albania Montenegro tour

Day 2
In the forst part of the day we will explore Tirana the capital of Albania, starting with a visit to Et’Hem Bej Mosque, built in 1789, and one of the most beautiful mosques in Albania. (check detailed program)
In the second part of the day we will visit Durres, the old capital of Albania, founded in 627bc, it used to be the biggest Greek colony in Ilirian territory. We will visit the Archaeological museum and explore the Roman amphitheater (II century bc) located within the walls of the fortress. In the afternoon we will check in our hotel by the sea in the town of Durres.
Overnight in Durres

Day 3
After breakfast we will drive towards the Christian Orthodox monastery (XII century) of Ardenica, which is famous for it’s wall covered with frescoes and the wooden carved altar.
Next we will visit the Archaeological park of Apolonia, one of the biggest in the country, which started as Greek colony in the VII century bc. (check detailed prgram)
In the afternoon we will drive towards the town Vlora where we will spent the evening at leisure.
Overnight in Vlora

Day 4
We start our day with a scenic drive west towards the coast where we begin with a scenic drive along the Albanian Riviera on the Ioninan. The landscape will dramatically change as we climb up to 1100 meters above sea level, through the forest of Llogara National Park to continue our drive south through the seven villages of Himara region. (check detailed program)
On the way to Saranda we will admire the Panormi bay and the Ali pasha castle standing next to the old submarine base and the Borshi springs. In the afternoon we will check in our hotel in Saranda, located near the sea.
Overnight in Saranda

Day 5
In the first part of the day we will visit Butrinti archaeological park, UNESCO World Heritage site since 1995, which started as a Greek colony founded in VII bc by the Corkyrians. (check detailed program)
In the second part of the day we drive East, towards Gjirokastra. On the way we will visit Blue Eye natural water springs park and the Mesopotami church which was build as a catholic church in the XIII century but after being a mosque for a short time, is now an orthodox church, one of the oldest in the country.
In the afternoon we will check in our traditional accommodation in Gjirolastra, which is located in the old historical part of the town.
Overnight in Gjirokastra

Day 6
Today we will visit the town of Gjirokastra, UNESCO World Heritage town since 2004.(check detailed program)
In the second part of the day we will drive North towards the town of Berat. On the way we will visit a local winery near Berat, one of the best in the country.
In the afternoon we will check in our hotel in the historical part of the town.
Overnight in Berat

Day 7
Our visit in the town of Berat will start at the Medieval center of the town and will continue in the 4th century BC castle we will admire the Byzantine era icons in the Onufri Icon Gallery, located within the old cathedral of the town. (check detailed program)
In the second part of the day we will drive to the historical town of Shkodra, located by the lake, where we will will check in our traditional accommodation.
Overnight in Shkodra

Day 8
After breakfast we will visit the fortress of Shkodra (IV century bc) before driving towards Montenegro. After crossing the borders our first visit will be in the town of Ulcinj, famous for its fortress, where the Spanish writer Servantes was kept as a hostage from the pirates.
After a short photo stop at Sveti Stephan Island, we will continue towards the historical town of Budva where we will visit the historical town of Budva, famous for its old fortress by the sea.
In the afternoon we will check in our hotel in Kotor.
Overnight in Kotor (Mng).

Day 9
After breakfast we will explore Kotor, UNESCO World heritage town. We will explore the history of this town located in the beautiful bay of Kotor which is similar to the fiords of the Scandinavian peninsula. We will wonder in the narrow stone paths within the walls built by the Venetian Republic, under the Orjen and Lovcen cliffs.
Next we will visit the old town of Perast and the well known landmark of Montenegro, the Lady of the Rock church, located in the small island in the middle of the bay of Kotor.
After a scenic drive around the bay of Kotor we will return in the old town of Kotor.
Overnight in Kotor (Mng).
Day 9
After breakfast we will continue our tour towards Cetinje, UNESCO World heritage town, which was the capital of Montenegro. We will take a scenic drive over the mountains while driving towards Cetinje, located at high elevation.
Cetinje is also the center of the Orthodox church of Montenegro and it is famous for its main cathedral.
Next we will drive towards Podgorica the capital of Montenegro where we will check in our hotel near the center on Podgorica.
Overnight in Podgorica (Mng)

Day 10
After breakfast we will visit the old town of Podgorica and new Orthodox cathedral in Podgorica, an impressive building with its walls covered with beautiful frescoes.
In the second part of the day we will drive towards Albania. On the way we will visit the historical town of Kruja where we will visit one of the old Othoman bazaar.
We will arrive in our hotel in Tirana in late afternoon.
Evening at leisure.
Overnight in Tirana

Day 11
After breakfast we will drive you to the airport wishing you a nice flight back home.
End of our services.

This is a general overview of the program. Detailed program is available on request.

Note: This tour is not recommended to people with walking problems or physical disabilities.

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You should book the tour in advance.
No deposit is required to book the tour.
You will receive your tour contract when booking the tour. In the contract you will find the detailed information regarding the tour program, the price, the payments and the cancellation policy.
A deposit is required to confirm your tour reservation which is due not later than 90 days from the departure date of the tour.
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