11 Days Tour :Albanian Alps & UNESCO Delights: A North to South Expedition

Embark on a mesmerizing journey through Albania’s diverse landscapes and rich cultural heritage.



Price 1490 Є Euro Per person

Group reservation 3-5 Persons 10 % Discount. 6+ Contact us for offers

Family Discount

Trip Type

Private or Small group / Fully Guided




11 Days


  • Scenic Hike to Grunas Waterfall in Thethi National Park.
  • Trekking to the Stunning Blue Eye amidst the Albanian Alps.
  • Exploring the Historic Berat Castle and Charming City.
  • Discovering Albania’s Largest Canyon, Osum Canyon.
  • Relaxing Day at the Hot Springs of Permet.
  • Exploring Ancient Sites like Apollonia and Butrint.
  • Bask in the beauty of the Albanian Riviera, with its pristine beaches and crystal waters

What's this trip about?

From Alpine Peaks to UNESCO Sites

What’s this trip about?

Embark on a mesmerizing journey through Albania’s diverse landscapes and rich cultural heritage. From the scenic hike to Grunas Waterfall in Thethi National Park to the breathtaking trek to the Blue Eye amidst the Albanian Alps, each day offers unforgettable adventures. Explore historic treasures like Berat Castle, delve into nature’s wonders at Osum Canyon, and unwind at the soothing hot springs of Permet. With visits to ancient sites like Apollonia and Butrint, this trip promises a perfect blend of adventure, relaxation, and cultural exploration in the heart of Albania.


Itinerary focus: Hiking Food History

Group size -14 Persons  ( We can accommodate smaller or larger groups upon request)

Age range No age restrictions

Start in Tirana Durres or Airport  End in Tirana Durres or Airport

Travel Themes Nature, History , Culture ,Guided, Outdoor, Family Friendly, Couples , Group of friends,

Destinations: Theth National Park  Shkoder Kruje Tirana – Berat – Osum Canyon – Apollonia – Permet – Tepelena – Gjirokaster – Butrint – Sarande – Albanian Riviera – Dhermi – Porto Palermo –Vlore

Trip includes

  • Pick up and drop off from Airport / Durres /Tirana
  • Tour Guide
  • Transport
  • Accommodation twin or double rooms 4-star
  • In the Alps Guest Houses
  • Breakfast + Lunch for all program
  • Wine tasting in Berat
  • Entrance fees

Day 1 -5

North Albania

Day 1: Arrival and Shkoder Exploration

Your journey begins with a warm welcome in Tirana or at the airport, where we’ll set off towards Shkoder via Kruje. Dive into the lively atmosphere of Kruje Bazaar and delve into history at the Kruje Museum. Later, marvel at the breathtaking views from Shkoder Castle before settling into your hotel for the night.

Day 2: Thethi National Park Adventure

Meet your guide and venture towards Thethi National Park from Shkoder. Along the way, pause at Qafa e Thores to soak in the scenic vistas. Upon arrival in Theth village, drop your bags at the guest house and embark on a picturesque hike to Grunas Waterfall. This enchanting journey lasts about 4-5 hours round trip, offering captivating views of the Albanian landscape. In the evening, enjoy a delightful dinner and experience traditional Albanian hospitality back at the guest house.

Day 3: Trekking to the Blue Eye

After a hearty breakfast, set out for an exhilarating hike to the Blue Eye of Theth. This stunning natural wonder, nestled amidst the Albanian Alps, promises breathtaking views along a challenging yet rewarding trail. The round trip spans approximately 17 kilometers and takes 3-3.5 hours each way, showcasing the beauty of the Albanian landscape. Return to Theth after exploring the Blue Eye, ready to unwind and reflect on the day’s adventures.


Day 4: Berat Bound

Bid farewell to Theth and journey to Berat, with a stop for lunch in Durres or at Ardenica Monastery. Explore the historic Berat Castle and enjoy a leisurely evening in the charming city.

Day 5: Osum Canyon Discovery Overnight Berat

Embark on a discovery of Osum Canyon, Albania’s largest canyon, offering opportunities for swimming, hiking, and scenic vistas. Delight in a leisurely lunch amidst the canyon’s natural beauty before visiting a local winery to savor the region’s finest wines.

DAYS 6-11

South Albania

Day 6: Apollonia and Gjirokaster

Visit the ancient city of Apollonia and its monastery before continuing your journey to Gjirokaster. Explore the bustling bazaar and relish a free evening in the picturesque city.

Day 7: Permet and Hot Springs Overnight Gjirokaster

Travel to Permet and explore the charming city before indulging in a relaxing day at the hot springs. En route back to Gjirokaster, stop at Tepelena Castle to soak in more history and scenic views.

Day 8: Saranda Excursio Overnight Sarande

Journey to Saranda and discover the archaeological wonders of Butrint before unwinding in the coastal paradise of Ksamil. Enjoy a leisurely evening in Saranda.

Day 9: Vlora Exploration- Overnight Vlora

Depart for Vlora, stopping to admire Porto Palermo Castle and Llogara Pass along the way. Spend a relaxing evening in Vlora, soaking in the coastal ambiance.

Day 10: Zvernec Island and Tirana Tour

Explore Zvernec Island before heading to Tirana for a walking tour and a visit to the intriguing Bunk’Art Museum. Alternatively, visit Petrela Castle for panoramic views before settling into your hotel.

Day 11: Departure

Bid farewell to Albania as you depart for the airport, carrying cherished memories of your unforgettable journey.


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