Today is a learning experience of some of the folk songs and dances we will experience during the tour. There will be Albanian folk dance in the morning and then a traditional lunch. After lunch we take a tour of the major sites and visit the National Historic Museum which gives an in-depth introduction into Albanian history and culture from antiquity to present time. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Tirana.
Today we will continue learning some of the Albanian folk songs and dances. There will be Albanian folk dance classes in the in the morning and in the evening with some of the most experienced leading dancers of the National Ensemble of Folk and Dance which have won many prizes in Albania and abroad. During the break of the middle part of the day visit of the National Gallery of Arts and then lunch on your own. After lunch you will return to continue the learning process of Albanian folk dances. Dinner at a local restaurant with live music where you will be able to showcase your newly acquired skills. The best performers will be issued encouraging prizes. Overnight in Tirana.
Today the tour continues from Tirana to Elbasan, the old Roman town of Scampis, one of the towns along the Via Egnatia connecting Rome through the Via Apia with Constantinople, where the ethnographical museum located in a traditional house will be visited. Continue to Pogradec at the shore of Lake Ohrid, where we will visit the Drilon natural oasis and the Villa of the ex-Albanian dictator. Have lunch in a family run restaurant with home cooking (optional). After a walk around Drilon with lush vegetation we depart for Korca one of the most important towns of South East Albania, where the first school in Albania was founded and is now a museum of Education. The Han I Elbasanit is one of the remaining inns from the Ottoman period. Traditional dinner with famous Korca town serenades music at traditional restaurant. Overnight in Korca.
Depending on flight timing we proceed to Tirana Airport.
303 Euro per person for minimum 5 pax sharing a double room HB
267 Euro per person for minimum 10 pax sharing a double room HB
238 Euro per person for minimum 15 pax sharing a double room HB
225 Euro per person for minimum 20 pax sharing a double room HB
Single supplement = 60 Euro
Note: This prices are valid for the middle and low season.