A walking tour that will show you another side of Albania and the amazing nature of Ohrid. In this tour, you will be experiencing a new culture, tradition, nature, wonderful walks, meeting with the locals, cooking lessons, national parks and leisure time.
Visit of 2 countries on 8 days (Albania and Ohrid city in North Macedonia).
Visit of 1 Unesco Site of Ohrid lake.
Perfect selection of Accommodation settlements, mostly 4-star facilities and very charming!
Exceptional culinary and a selection of the best local food every day.
600 km itinerary on 8 days with an estimated driving time of 12 hours.
Average driving time 90 minutes/day on 75 km of very good road infrastructure.
So, discover more about Albania with this Walking Delights tour starting from Tirana. Click here for more information regarding the country.
Day 1: Tirana Airport – Elbasan
After you arrive at Tirana International Airport Mother Teresa, you will meet with your driver and guide. You will be transferred to Elbasan for a short visit of Elbasan city, well-known as the city of Education, visit the old castle, King Mosque, ruins of Basilica with its great mosaic, St.Mary church and old quarter. Dinner in a very good restaurant inside the castle and you will stay overnight in Elbasan.
Day 2: Elbasan – Pogradec – Voskopoje
After breakfast, you will meet with your guide and transfer to a village nearby. You will walk ”Via Egnatia” around 8km and approximately 3 hrs. Then, you will be transferred to Pogradec for lunch nearby the Ohrid lake shores, where the former residence of the Albanian dictator is still present. Next, you will be transferred to Voskopoje for some short walking around the village. You will have dinner and stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 3:Voskopoja – Shipske – Voskopoja
After breakfast at the hotel, you will start by having a morning walk to Shipska and visit the wonderful monastery of Shipska. Next, for lunch, you will have some salads and Albanian pies in local restaurant in Shipske village. In the afternoon you will visit a local house in Voskopoja. Later on, you will have dinner at a very good restaurant in Voskopoja and you will stay overnight at your hotel.
Day 4: Voskopoja – Korca
First, you will have some walking in Voskopoja for around 5 hours and you are going to take picnic lunch from the hotel. After lunch, you will be transferred to Korca, the cradle of Culture in Albania. You will visit Korca city center, the old quarter with the cobbled streets, the old market quarter and open market, the Orthodox cathedral, the medieval art of Iconography and at the end the youth park of Korce. Next, you will be tasting some Korca Beer and visit of its brewery as well as free time during the afternoon to relax or for shopping. You will have dinner and stay overnight at a hotel in Korca.
Day 5: Korca – Ohrid
After breakfast, you will buy some food in the supermarket for lunch (on your own not included in the quotation). Firstly, you will be transferred to Saint Naum for a coffee break. After that, there will be another transfer to the Galichica National Park where you will meet with a local guide. You will have round hiking to Magaro peak, Galicica National Park Ohrid lake around 4.5 hours. Next, you will be transferred to Ohrid for some sightseeing. You will visit the City center, main square, and promenade with the local guide. By the end of the day, you will have dinner at a restaurant in front of the lake and stay overnight at a hotel.
Day 6: Ohrid
After having breakfast in Ohrid, you will be transferred to Velostovo village. You will be walking from Velestovo village to Elshani for around 3 hours. Then, you will have lunch at a Guest House in Elshani village. Later, on you will be transferred to Bay of Bones to visit the Museum on the water. After visiting it, you will be transferred back to the hotel for free time at your leisure and overnight stay.
Day 7: Ohrid – Tirana
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will start the transfer to Krrabe, (Old road to Tirana). There you will from Gracen village to Ismeti restaurant and it will take around 3 hours. After lunch at Restaurant Ismeti, you will be transferred to Tirana. There you are going to visit the main boulevard, Scanderbeg square, main administrative buildings, presidency, pyramid, etc. Then, you will have free time at your leisure. Nex, a farewell dinner will be served for you in one of the best restaurants in Tirana and you are going to stay overnight at a hotel.
Day 8: Tirana
After breakfast, you will be transferred to a winery for some wine tasting. After that, you will be transferred to the airport depending on your flight.
Kindly find as below all the details of this tour
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Elite Travel Albania. St. Donika Kastrioti, 1000, Tiranë, Albania
The local guide will be waiting for you with: ETG Welcome Sign
|DEPARTURE TIME||The tour will depart on 08:00. Please be there 15 minutes in advance|
|RETURN TIME||The tour will end approximately on 12:00 after 8 full days|
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