Albania Folklore Dance Tour For 11 Days

From Tirana to Kruje, 11 days

Tour Overview

Tour Language(s):
Group Size:
1 - 30
Suitable Ages:
7 - 75
Tour Provider:
Sky Tour Albania

This tour offers the possibility to learn some of the amazing Albanian folk songs and dances. Starting from Tirana the capital city of Albania, and then visiting some of the most wonderful and architectural places.

Tour route map


Best of Albanian culture


· The roundtrip will start with a traditional welcome dinner in restaurant in Tirana.

· Overnight in Tirana.

· Today is a learning experience of some of the folk songs and dances

· 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.

· Dinner at a local restaurant.

· Overnight in Tirana.

· Today we will continue learning some of the Albanian folk songs and dances.

· 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,dancing.

· Overnight in Tirana.

· Continue to Elbasan

· Ethnographical museum located in a traditional house will be visited.

· Continue to Pogradec at the shore of Lake Ohrid.

· 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,

· 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

· Visiting Voskopoja with a monastery and more than 26 churches, now a rural.

· The region is one of the centres of the Vlach or Aruman people,

with their own language and traditions.

· A family lunch in Voskopoja (optional) and visit to church.

· Return to Korca where dinner is in the traditional restaurant ,

accompanied by a Saze playing and singing group from Korça.

· Saze is a clarinet type instrument widespread in Albania ,

but especially in the south eastern part.

· Overnight in Korca.

· From Korca to Permet along the beautiful plain of Korca.

· The spectacular Vjosa canyons accompany us from Leskovik to Permet,

· which is the “Mecca” of Albanian Tosk music with many famous singers.

· Lunch is optional at a restaurant in Leskovik.

· Dinner in Permetin musical affair with performances in local music group.

· Overnight in Permet.

· Short walk of 20-30 minutes in one of the villages of Permet.

· Leusa is a traditional village made of stone.

· We will visit the church and a local family and their authentic way of life.

· having dinner at local restaurant enjoy traditional music.

· Overnight in Permet.

· Today’s travel takes us through the breathtaking Kelcyra.

· To the town of Gjirokastra - a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

· It is also the place where Albania’s national Folkloric Festival

· The dwelling houses have the form of medieval towers.

· The town was besieged and captured by the Ottomans in the 15th cent.

· Traditional dinner will be accompanied by a polyphonic Group from Gjirokastra.

· The phenomenon of Albanian folk iso-polyphony has been proclaimed

· by UNESCO a "Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity".

· Overnight in Gjirokastra.

· Depart to Berat a town more than 2400 years.

· Berat is situated at the foot of Tomorri Mountain and on the shores of River Osum.

· “town of a thousand windows”with narrow and stone paved streets.

· Visit the Fortress, Onufri Museum and some small old churches remaining .

· In the downtown we visit the Leaden Mosque

· , the King's Mosque, the Bachelor's Mosque and the AlvetiTekke.

· We also pay a visit at a local house.

· Dinner is a traditional feast at Mangalemi with folk musicians.

· Overnight in Berat.

· Drive to Kruja, the centre of Albanian resistance against the Turks

· under our national hero Scanderbeg.

· Called as “Protector of Christianity” given by the Pope.

· We visit one of the most beautiful ethnographical museums of Albania

· , packed with lots of folk dresses, utensils, furniture etcetera.

· Have traditional lunch in Kruja Castle (optional).

· In the afternoon return to Tirana for a driven tour of the capital.

· Have dinner in local restaurant where Albanian chefs show their skills.

· Overnight in Tirana.

· After breakfast relax until time of transfer to the airport.


Accommodation in very good standard hotels with breakfast

Experienced English speaking tour leader, knowledgeable in Albanian history, antiquity and traditions

All the dinners from Day1 to Day10

Transportation with luxury a/c vehicle.19+1 seats 

All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary 


International or Domestic flights

Insurance: All types

Personal expenses: extras at hotel or additional meals

Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

City Tax



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