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1 day
Availability : January - December
Tirana & On request.
Min Age : 4+
Max People : 50
Tour Details

The cultural North Albania Tour. In just one day, visit the attractions of the historical cities of Kruja and Shkodra and learn about the origins of the Albanians, their history and culture. Have an amazing experience and learn about two of the most important cities in Albania.

Departure & Return Location

Tirana & On request

Departure Time

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before departure.

Price Includes

  • Entrance fees
  • 4×4 Jeeps & Fuel
  • Professional guide/driver
  • Local Taxes

Price Excludes

  • Airfare
  • Drinks
  • Lunch (add 10€, optional)
What to Expect

Visit the city of Kruja and see for yourself why is this city so famous about, visit the Rozafa Castle and take in the superb view of Shkodra Lake surrounded by mountains.

  • Wander around the old Bazaar
  • Visit the castle and the museum
  • Visit the Rozafa castle

We will pick you up at Scanderbeg Square in Tirana, 9:00 am, and drive you up to Kruja town. Kruja was the most important Albanian town during the 15th century, successfully withstanding at least 3 major sieges by the Ottoman Empire. Here, you’ll step back into medieval history by visiting the castle and Scanderbeg Museum. Then, walk through the Old Bazaar and brows the old shops selling traditional handmade items. We will stop for lunch on a traditional restaurant.

Next, we will drive to Shkodra, the largest city in the north. Shkodra- known as the “capital of north Albania” is one of the oldest cities in the country, founded in the 4th century B.C. as the center of the Labeat tribe of Illyrians. Shkodra’s main tourist attraction is Rozafa Castle. Rising majestically upon a rocky hill west of the city, the outcroppings and battlements paint a blazing picture against the setting sun. Here we will visit the Rozafa Castle and take in the superb view of Shkodra Lake surrounded by mountains and a guided tour of the city. After this amazing experience we return to Tirana.


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C. Schauman

Couple Traveller

Awesome tour leader like Eno who knew so much history about the places we visited, making the experience so much better!

September 22, 2019

D. Grasshoff

Solo Traveller

Very good tour, covering all the key attractions of Albania, with informative, knowledgeable guide. No time was wasted and the mix between activities and relaxation was perfect.

August 27, 2019

Maj-Britt Lundberg

Family Traveller

An amazing cultural experience. It was well organized fantastic food wonderful people who supported us through the holiday. Very interesting tours with very informative and knowledgeable local guides.

August 7, 2019

A. Ginsberg

Group Traveller

Great tour covering many aspects of city of Kruja (city bazaar shopping, city castle, mountains and villages) in a short amount of time. Overall I’d recommend it and its made me want to return and explore the other cities.

May 30, 2019
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