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6 reviews
Classical tour of Albania   - Balkan Insight
8 days

Classical tour of Albania

From Tirana to Tirana
Tour Operator:
Balkan Insight
Max group size:
25
Age range:
5 to 85
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
112870
From
US $861
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Itinerary

Start and end in Tirana! With the in-depth cultural tour Classical tour of Albania , you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Tirana, Albania and 11 other destinations in Albania. Classical tour of Albania includes accommodation in a hotel as well as meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrival to Albania
  2. Day 2: Tirana – Kruja – Tirana
  3. Day 3: Kruja – Elbasan – Pogradec – Korca
  4. Day 4: Korca – Permet – Gjirokaster
  5. Day 5: Gjirokaster – Blue Eye – Butrinti – Gjirokaster
  6. Day 6: Gjirokaster – Apollonia – Berat
  7. Day 7: Berat – Durres
  8. Day 8: Transfer to the airport
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.4
  • 4.7
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  • K
    · November 11, 2019
    We had a great 10 days in Albania and Kosovo visiting archaeology, historical, religious and cultural sites. Ervin was an excellent host and superb driver and tour leader. The sites were far more interesting than we even expected, the local guides... Show more
    Balkan Insight commented on this review
    Dear Mrs.Karen, Thank you for choosing us to provide the services for your trip through Albania and Kosovo.We are happy to hear that you had a wonderful time exploring our region under care of Ervin. We were pleased to have you and Mr.Dan as our guests... Show more
    Trip date: November 2019
  • EH
    · August 17, 2019
    An exceptional tour in every way. Mrs. Myzejen Curri is the best tour guide we could ever imagine. She ihasa an encyclopedic knowledge of Balkan history and culture. She and our driver Vinnie attended to every tiny detail of the tour for our comfort,... Show more
    Balkan Insight commented on this review
    Dear Mrs.Edith, Thank you very much. Your comments are highly appreciated. We are pleased to hear that you and your daughter had a wonderful trip as our guest in Albania. Wish you all the best and good luck! Best regards from Xhensila and Balkan Insight... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • YL
    · July 14, 2019
    It was a great trip, very interesting. I would recommend making some changes. I think somehow the least interesting place is Pristina, so I would not spend a night there and I think it could be skipped all together. Instead the night in Skopje is a... Show more
    Balkan Insight commented on this review
    Dear Mr.Levitan, Thank you very much for your comments and suggestions, they are highly appreciated. We will keep these suggestions in mind in order to create a perfect itinerary in the future. Hope you had a great time as our guest and enjoyed the... Show more
    Trip date: July 2019
  • Classical tour of Albania   reviewer 4
    · July 10, 2019
    Overall an excellent holiday. Franko our guide and driver was brilliant - he did everything he could to ensure that we had a great time. Highly recommended. All the organisation was first class too.
    Balkan Insight commented on this review
    Dear Mr.Ellis. Thank You very much for choosing Balkan Insight to travel through Albania. We are very pleased that you had a nice tour and experience through our country. Your comments are highly appreciated. Best regards from all the team of Balkan... Show more
    Trip date: June 2019
  • AM
    · September 26, 2018
    The tour was superb. It was made even more interesting by our guide, Ervin, whose knowledge of the country and its history was extraordinary. His driving skill was exemplary and we felt totally safe with him at the wheel. He went out of his way to... Show more
    Balkan Insight commented on this review
    Dear Mr. Anthony , Thank You very much for all your comments ! We are really pleased that you had a good time in Albania and are satisfied with our services . Was a pleasure to have You a our guest of Balkan Insight in Albania. Respectfully - Balkan... Show more
    Trip date: September 2018
  • A
    · September 23, 2018
    The tour exceeded my expectations. It gave me good insight into the history and the geography of the country. Our guide, Ervin DAJA was more than perfect. His knowledge of the country and explications were extraordinairy. In addition to this, his... Show more
    Balkan Insight commented on this review
    Dear Mr. Anthony , Thank You very much for all your comments ! We are really pleased that you had a good time in Albania and are satisfied with our services . Was a pleasure to have You a our guest of Balkan Insight in Albania. Respectfully - Balkan... Show more
    Trip date: September 2018

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8 days
Classical tour of Albania
From Tirana to Tirana
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    Vaccines

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Albania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Albania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Albania. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Albania. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Albania. Ideally 6 months before travel.
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    • For any tour departing before 28 May 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 28 May 2020, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Balkan Insight . The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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