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Albania

ALBANIA AND THE BALKANS TOURS

This small country which was onced ruled by the Ottoman Empire over 100 years ago can be found on Southeastern Europe's Balkan Peninsula and is bordered by three countries - Montenegro, Greece and Macedonia.

Our Balkans tours takes you to its capital city of Tirana, which is one of Europe's sunniest cities, boasting an an average 2,544 hours of sunshine annually. Albania may be small, but it hosts an incredible amount of flora - in fact, it boasts more than 3,250 species of plants, which accounts for 30 percent of all flora in Europe.

Our walking tours in Albania educates you about the country's iron communist regime that survived until 1990, five years after the death of its great dictator, Enver Hoxha.

TOP Albania TRAVEL DEALS & UPCOMING TOURS

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Discover the Balkans Small Group 16 3rd of Jun 2019
Discover the Balkans
US$3789
US$3029
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Discover the Balkans Small Group 16 17th of Jun 2019
Discover the Balkans
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Discover the Balkans Small Group 16 1st of Jul 2019
Discover the Balkans
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Discover the Balkans Small Group 16 15th of Jul 2019
Discover the Balkans
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Discover the Balkans Small Group 16 29th of Jul 2019
Discover the Balkans
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Taste of the Balkans Small Group 8 3rd of Jun 2019
Taste of the Balkans
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Taste of the Balkans Small Group 8 17th of Jun 2019
Taste of the Balkans
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Taste of the Balkans Small Group 8 1st of Jul 2019
Taste of the Balkans
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Taste of the Balkans Small Group 8 15th of Jul 2019
Taste of the Balkans
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Taste of the Balkans Small Group 8 29th of Jul 2019
Taste of the Balkans
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Small Group Albania TOURS

Discover the Balkans

This comprehensive two week Balkans tour circles through 7 countries taking in a huge variety of ancient towns & cities, World Heritage Sites and mountain & coastal scenery with some great food and drink to enjoy along the way.

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Days

Price

Small Group

16

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$3029

$3789


Taste of the Balkans
Albania , Croatia
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Countries Visited

This compact Balkans tour gives a great introduction to this beautiful region. Enjoy ancient towns & cities, several World Heritage Sites, spectacular mountain & coastal scenery, great food & drink, and finish at Split's beaches.

Type

Days

Price

Small Group

8

From

$1799


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TAILOR-MADE Albania TOURS

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Our tailor-made tours seek to create a personalised experience – one that is completely exclusive to you. By taking all your interests and requests into consideration, we design an itinerary that ticks off your specific boxes. If you are after adventurous exploration, cultural immersion, a relaxing escape or a balanced blend of everything, we can make it happen.

A highlight of our tailor-made tours is that the itinerary is flexible and incorporates plenty of free time – so you can do some exploring on your own. Our local, friendly guides, experts in their country’s history and culture, will be happy to adjust the activities or your schedule as you travel.

If you are a group of friends, a large family or a company, our tailor-made tours are an ideal, stress-free option. You can even select your own hotels or make use of our recommended accommodation. We have a varied selection of sample holiday itineraries to choose from, either as they stand or as a base for inspiration.

TOUR REVIEWS

My experience with Encounters was excellent from start to finish. The Tour Guide, Sheriff, was the most passionate, enthusiastic and professional guide I have ever had on a tour and his love for Egypt really made me enjoy my time so much more.
I was cautious about arriving in Egypt given the current circumstances about the country, but felt safer that I did living in London as soon as I arrived. All of the Encounters staff are very professional.

I liked the fact we were met at the airport and helped thru customs and getting a visa and then upon leaving taken to where we needed to go. Its always tough to figure out where everything is in a foreign airport when you do not travel much
We had a wonderful time and great memories. We felt safe the whole time and would recommend this trip to anyone of any age as long as you can walk a lot. They are with you from arrival to departure and any problems that arose the guides would try their best to solve. They also showed remarkable patience for other people in other groups we saw that were acting like idiots.

I liked the fact we were met at the airport and helped thru customs and getting a visa and then upon leaving taken to where we needed to go. Its always tough to figure out where everything is in a foreign airport when you do not travel much
Everything was great. Our guide was very knowledgeable and liked that we were interested in what he was telling us. We were lucky to be in a group with like minded people who also wanted to stay in places longer of which our guide accommodated. Only negative thing was the sitting train. Best to just take the flying option. Train was not bad but has no services, no alcohol, and breakfast was all carbs and an egg. Egypt really seems to like their breads and pastries....

Everything about the trip was thought through, fine-tuned , and marvelous. From Ant Horribin helping us arrange the trip, to rep Waled Ali, and our guide Big Mo, we could not have asked for a better team. Our sincere thanks to them.

Anthony has been amazing throughout my planning of my tour. He has been very quick in replying to my emails and always answering with everything I wanted to know. I look forward to hopefully planning my next trip through him next year!

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