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Korce and Tirana, Albania

4 Nights 5 Days

Starting from AED 4899 AED

Overview

Welcome to Korce and Tirana, Albania. An experience that you didn't know you needed. This 4 Nights and 5 Days stay will definitely be a memorable adventure. After all, Albania is a gem hiding in the Balkans, offering culture, gastronomy, history, and an unforgettable sightseeing journey. It's the perfect break from the city as this beautiful country sweeps you off to scenic mountainscapes and mysterious ruined cities. One of the biggest highlights is the city of Korce, the capital of romance and the arts, where you will have an authentic taste of Albanian Culture complemented by live music.

Included in price:

Airport Transfers

Daily Breakfast

Return Flights via Fly Dubai

4-Star Hotel Stay (1N in Korce & 3N in Tirana)

Sightseeing in Dardha Village

All Taxes Free

COVID-19 Travel Insurance

Itinerary & Road Map

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Arrive in Tirana, Albania. After migration formalities, greet your fellow travellers and say hello to your guide. You will immediately proceed to drive to Korce (Approx. 3 hours 165.9 km). Upon arrival, you will check into the hotel and have some leisure time to rest and unwind. You will definitely enjoy the mood of this charming town, the weather is slightly colder in Korce given its location 850 meters above the sea, surrounded by the Morava Mountains. Korce is simply romantic, locally known as the City of Serenades, Love, Arts, and Beer. It is also called Little Paris. From this, you get the idea that Korce simply has a lot of culture in such a small space. In the evening, have the option to join the group for an authentic Albanian dinner complemented by a live music serenade. If you are able to drink, then you may even enjoy a glass of local beer in one of the oldest breweries in Albania. Overnight in Korce.

Breakfast Included

Breakfast will be ready for you at the hotel in Korce before checking out of the hotel. Today, you will drive back to Tirana (Approx. 3 hours 165.9 km). On the way, you will explore Dardha Village, just 20 km away from Korce. This village is surrounded by Morava and Gramoz mountains. What’s interesting about Dardha is the fact that the village has preserved a lot of their traditional stone houses over many years. Making the village appear as if it is frozen in time, is definitely a must-visit, especially during the wintertime. Dardha village is innately a popular tourist destination for its many charming qualities. Surrounded by nature, unique architecture, and yummy food. Depending on the weather, there is a possibility to play in the snow and do some snow activities or have leisure time to sample some local food in Dardha. Check into the hotel as soon as you reach Tirana. Overnight in Tirana.

Breakfast Included

Good morning Tirana! Breakfast will be ready for you at the hotel to prepare you for the day ahead. Today, you will have the opportunity to spend the day at leisure or join the group for an optional tour of Dajti Mountain, Kruja Castle w/ Lunch, and Tirana City Tour. If you decided to join, your exploration starts by driving to Dajti where you will board the cable car for an exhilarating scenic view of the nature park. Mount Dajti is the nearest mountain and natural park to the city, perfect for city folks just rushing to take a break from the city rush. There are also many activities available in the area perfect for couples and families or just picnic a bit in the middle of nature for fresh air. After this, you will drive to the historic town of Kruja to visit the castle. A symbol of Skanderbeg’s rebellion against the Ottoman. There will be an Ottoman Bazaar to visit as well as a time allotment to have lunch at a restaurant in Kruja Castle. After this, you will return to Tirana to have the city tour. Tirana is bustling and never sleeping; there is something to be seen day and night. On this exploration, you will see the colourful buildings of the capital, walk by the main boulevard, and visit Skanderbeg Square and Mother Teresa Square. Pass by the National Library and Historical Museum, Tabake Bridge, and Piramida. Lastly, you will stop by the Old Bazaar before proceeding to your hotel. Overnight in Tirana.

Breakfast Included

Prepare yourself for the day ahead by having breakfast served at the hotel. Today, you have the option to explore Tirana at leisure or join the group for an optional tour of Durres and Berat with Lunch. The exploration starts in Durres, a coastal town near the Adriatic Sea. Durres has a lot of history since its colonization by the Greeks. There will be a lot of noteworthy Venetian and Medieval structures throughout the city. Some of which you will explore like the Roman Amphitheater highlighting a rare mosaic embedded in a Christian Crypt. After this, you will explore Berat, a lake-side town nicknamed "The City of a Thousand Windows". Some highlights of the tour include the Castle, Mangalemi, and Gorica. You will have lunch in a restaurant inside Berat Castle. The castle itself is close to many other places of interest like early Christian Churches and Mosques too. There will also be a small stop to sample some local wines for those who are able to drink. Overnight in Tirana

Breakfast Included

Last day in Tirana. Wake up and enjoy your last breakfast at the hotel before checking out. We hope you had sufficient opportunities for exploration and shopping before leaving for the airport for your return flight home. (Standard check-out time: 12:00pm).

Departures

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Optional Tours

Dajti Mountain + Kruja Castle w/ Lunch + Tirana City Tour

  • Adult AED 199
  • Single AED 199
  • Child(6-11yrs) AED 149
  • Child(2-5yrs) AED 149
  • Infant 99

Durres & Berat w/ Lunch

  • Adult AED 249
  • Single AED 249
  • Child(6-11yrs) AED 199
  • Child(2-5yrs) AED 199
  • Infant 99

Albanian Dinner w/ Live Music Serenade

  • Adult AED 159
  • Single AED 159
  • Child(6-11yrs) AED 129
  • Child(2-5yrs) AED 129
  • Infant 0

Tour Video

*Itineraries may vary with season and availability. These videos do not represent an accurate depiction of the places to visit or the order of visiting the countries, it merely gives a rough idea of the countries / cities / and experiences that may be part of the tour, included or as an optional excursion.

Travel Tips

  •  Important Documents i.e. Valid Passport, Electronic Airtickets
  •  Phone Chargers and Powerbanks
  •  Substantial USD in Cash
  •  Universal Powerplug Adapters
  •  Comfortable Walking Shoes
  •  Extra Camera Battery and Memory Card
  •  Sun Cream and Insect Repellants
  •  Basic OTC Medicines and Personal Prescriptions
  •  GPS System / Map Accessible Offline