Highlands & Beach Tour

$349 $219 per person

This enhanced itinerary offers a rich and immersive experience of the beauty, culture, and history of Albania. You’ll get to explore stunning natural landmarks like the Caparjel canyon and the Pestura waterfall, visit charming towns and villages, and relax on some of the most beautiful beaches in the region. Additionally, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about traditional Albanian woodworking, traditional food, and meet the friendly locals. Overall, this tour is an unforgettable adventure that will leave you with lasting memories of the breathtaking beauty and rich culture of Albania.


  • For a minimum of 2 people: 349 Eur/person
  • 2 – 5 people: 249 Eur/person
  • For a minimum of 6-10 people: 219 Eur/person
  • Destination
  • Departure
  • Departure Time
    Please arrive by 9:30 AM for a prompt departure at 10:00 AM.
  • Return Time
    Approximately 6:00 PM.
  • Dress Code
    Casual. Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat, light jacket.
Day 1
  • 10:00 am - Depart from Gjirokaster and drive to Zhulat.
  • 10:40 am - Arrive at Zhulat and visit the statue of the first Albanian Legislator "Idriz Sulli."
  • 11:00 am - Take a break for coffee and visit a local wood-crafting workshop where you can learn about traditional Albanian woodworking techniques.
  • 11:40 am - Start hiking the stunning Caparjel canyon, a natural gem with breathtaking views.
  • 1:00 pm - Stop at the Old Mill for lunch, which is a historic landmark and a popular local eatery known for serving delicious traditional Albanian food.
  • 2:30 pm - Continue hiking the Caparjel canyon and admire the scenic landscapes.
  • 4:00 pm - Visit the fascinating Vezhishtit Waterfalls, where you can swim in the cool, refreshing water.
  • 6:00 pm - Check into the charming and rustic Vila Dalbero, a traditional Albanian villa with stunning views of the surrounding mountains and forests.
  • 7:00 pm - Join a local guide for a tour of the village, where you'll see historical landmarks, traditional architecture, and meet the friendly locals.
  • 8:00 pm - Have dinner at Vila Dalbero and try some traditional Albanian cuisine.
Day 2
  • 8:00 am - Have a delicious breakfast at Vila Dalbero.
  • 9:00 am - Depart for Progonat, a historic village with a rich cultural heritage.
  • 10:00 am - Visit the Pestura waterfall, which is a hidden gem located in a remote area. You'll hike through the lush forests and admire the stunning views of the waterfall.
  • 12:00 pm - Explore the picturesque villages of Gusmar, Kuc, and Borsh, where you'll see traditional Albanian houses, charming streets, and local shops.
  • 1:30 pm - Stop at a local olive grove for a picnic lunch, where you can sample some of the finest olive oils in Albania and enjoy a delicious meal under the shade of the trees.
  • 3:00 pm - Head to the fabulous beach of Borsh, where you can swim in the crystal-clear waters and relax on the sandy beach.
  • 6:00 pm - Depart Borsh and return to Gjirokaster, where you can enjoy the vibrant local nightlife, delicious food, and cultural attractions.
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