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Kosovo, Albania & Macedonia Explorer

Albania,  Kosovo,  Macedonia

Tour length 15 daysFrom Tirana to Tirana
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About this tour

It’s hard to find a patch of Europe that as secluded as this one. Hard, but not impossible. Among the rugged mountains and green fields of Albania, Kosovo and North Macedonia there are plenty of shepherds, monasteries, lakes, valleys and Byzantine churches – what’s lacking is crowds. It’s taken decades for the Balkans to wipe away memories of conflict and communism, but (amazingly) they’ve emerged strong and smiling. From hip cafes in Skopje and the soft shores of Lake Ohrid to the mosques of picture-perfect Prizren, this 15-day adventure showcases Balkan beauty at its very best.Weather in this part of Europe can be unpredictable. Summer temperatures can be extreme in many of the regions visited (over 40°C), which can be uncomfortable. It’s important to use sun protection, wear layers to combat the heat and drink plenty of water. On the other hand, the weather in the mountains can be cold and wet throughout the year. Please carefully consider the time of the year you wish to travel and your suitability to that season.Hotels in Europe often don't have double beds, but rather two single beds that can be pushed together.On this trip you must pack as lightly as possible because you will be expected to carry your own bag and although you won't be required to walk long distances with your luggage (max 30 minutes), we strongly recommend keeping the weight under 15kg / 33lb. Most travellers carry their luggage in a backpack, although an overnight bag with a shoulder strap would suffice if you travel lightly. Smaller bags or backpacks with wheels are convenient although we recommend your bag has carry straps to accommodate the cobbled streets, uneven surfaces, stairs and steps you are likely to encounter while carrying your luggage. You'll also need a day pack/bag to carry water and a camera etc for day trips.
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Tour ID 77747
Tour length 15 days
Language English
Group size 12
Age range 15 - 99

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Intrepid Travel

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Day 1: Tirana
Day 2: Tirana / Shkoder
Day 3: Lake Koman / Valbona Valley
Day 4: Valbona Valley
Day 5: Peja
Day 6: Rugova Valley / Peja
Day 7: Gjakova / Prizren
Day 8: Prizren
Day 9: Prishtina / Prizren
Day 10: Skopje
Day 11: Matka Canyon / Skopje
Day 12: Lake Ohrid
Day 13: Lake Ohrid
Day 14: Tirana
Day 15: Tirana

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Carbon emission, kg/CO2
(Guests: 1, Nights: 1)
10
Exploreo will offset your calculated CO2e at no cost.
How is the carbon footprint calculated?
From€1,928/ Person
(-20%)€2,410
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