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Tours Albania - Day Tours

Tirana 1001, Albania
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Private Tour of Albania

We used Jimmy Lama of Tours Albania to help us design a customised nine day tour of Albania, and we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Irena F
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London, United Kingdom
A delightful week in Albania!

Albania is rapidly being discovered as a tourist destination. Thanks to the organization of Jimmy... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2018
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Day Trip to Tirana, Kruja and Durres & Excursion to Berat Description Tirana Begin the tour of Tirana City. It starts with a new opened Atonic nuclear bunker, the Bunk’Art2 museum in Tirana opened to the public describing it as a museum throwing light on political persecution during the Albanian communist era. The museum – called Bunk’Art 2 – is also intended as a memorial to the tens of thousands of people who were imprisoned and executed by the communist regime,” continue with National Historical museum followed by a stop at the Mosque of Et`hem Bey built in 1793. The Opera House (National Theatre of Opera and Ballet) looks over the Scanderbeg Square. A walk in the main boulevard provides a close sight of the City Hall and a number of Governmental buildings, on both sides. You cannot miss the National Gallery of Arts along this walk. In the evening, a visit to the former Communist Residential area, with modern bars, restaurants and pubs where the populated by different age groups, especially Albanian youth. Kruja Proceed to Kruja - one of the biggest cities in Northern Albania. Kruja is the "city of history" and best known as the hometown of Albania's National Hero, Gjergj Kastrioti Skanderbeg. Kruja offers many quality restaurants with magnificent views of the countryside below it. Visit the old Bazar the Castle, the Skanderbeg Museum and the Ethnographic Museum. You'll have time to explore Kruja's old bazaar with its authentic and antique shops. Durres Drive to Durres - the ancient Greco-Roman port city of Dyrrachium. Formerly called Durrazzo, Durres is one of the oldest towns in Albania. See the Byzantine city walls, Roman amphitheater and the Archaeological Museum before driving back to Tirana. Includes Qualified guide Transport Entrance fees Excludes Meals and drinks (unless specified) Personal expenses Tips and gratuities Excursion to Berat Description Leave Tirana to visit the marvelous city of Berat, the City of a Thousand Windows. Berat is home to some of the best examples of Ottoman architecture. Enjoy a wine tasting and visit of Berat’s old quarter. Berat is one of Albania’s most beautiful towns. It is known as the town of 1000 windows, due to the architecture of the houses. Visiting the Castle, Sultan’s Mosque and Onuphrie, Museum of religious art. You will also pass other mosques and churches all in the valley of the Osumi River with Tomor Mountain looking down over you. Stop at a restaurant in the Fortress where you can enjoy a rustic lunch. The Berat cellar will be open for wine tasting (optional). After your tour of Berat, we will drive you back to Tirana. Highlights Mosque of the Bachelors Tekke of the Helvetis Onuphri Icon Museum
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used Jimmy Lama of Tours Albania to help us design a customised nine day tour of Albania, and we can only praise his services: he always answered our queries promptly and was open to our own wishes and suggestions. The hotels booked by him...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Albania is rapidly being discovered as a tourist destination. Thanks to the organization of Jimmy Lama of Tours Albania and Balkans and to our very professional guide Dorian Disha who adapted our tour as we went along. Dorian's thorough historical and culinary knowledge made for...More

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Reviewed January 8, 2018

I travel quite a lot, so I typically hate guided tours. However, transportation links in Albania are not very good and information on how to get to places is very sketchy. I opted for a day tour of Berat. I was able to pay for...More

2  Thank Lawrence23
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Jimmy L, General Manager at Tours Albania - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2018

Dear Lawrence, Thank you for taking time to share your experience on the tours you have booked with us. We are very happy to know you have enjoyed the visit to our country. Best regards,

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Reviewed October 13, 2017

We had a personalized full day tour from Tirana organized by Jimmy Lama. The tour guide was excellent as was the driver. The tour was to our specifications. Jimmy was accessible via text and confirmed our pick up times. He met with us before we...More

1  Thank Jennifer K
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Jimmy L, General Manager at Tours Albania - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2018

Dear Jennifer, Thank you for taking time to share your experience on the tours you have booked with us. We are very happy to know you have enjoyed every visited part of our beautiful country. Best Regards, Jimmy Lama

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Reviewed July 19, 2017

We recently completed a 12-day private tour of Albania organized by Jimmy Lama of Tours Albania and Balkans It exceeded our expectations on all levels. We are two couples (one from Canada, one from England) and we are all experienced travelers. We all agreed this...More

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Jimmy L, General Manager at Tours Albania - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2018

Dear Richard & Ann, Thank you for taking time to share your experience on the tours you have booked with us. We are very happy to know you have enjoyed every visited part of our beautiful country. Best Regards, Jimmy Lama

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Reviewed July 7, 2017

Four of us, all retired Airline Employees, went on a one week tour of Albania with TAB, Tours Albania and Balkans, from 28 June to 4 July 2017. From start to finish it was perfect. The tour was set up by Jimmy, and our guide/driver...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2017

My husband and I recently spent 10 days touring Albania, Macedonia and Kosovo organized by Jimmy Lamas of Tours Albania. An excellent trip. We are world travelers and chose a private tour so we would be able to learn as much as possible about this...More

1  Thank Janet O
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Reviewed March 27, 2017

Elbasan is a city and a municipality in Elbasan County, central Albania. One of the largest cities in Albania, it is located on the Shkumbin River. In the second century BC, a trading post called Mansio Scampa near the site of modern Elbasan developed close...More

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Reviewed January 5, 2017

Jimmy arranged a private tour for my family of 5. We toured Durres, Berat, spending and overnight in Berat Hotel Mangalemi and then went to Gjirokastër the next day. Despite the cold weather in December we really enjoyed the tour and the price was very...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2016

I worked with Tours Albania in May and October 2016 as the specialist archaeology guide leading a 1 week tour of Albania from Tirana south, with all arrangments on the tour, driver and local guide provided by Tours Albania. Tours Albania's attention to detail, flexibility,...More

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Hello Jaqueline Really sorry for not answering on time. I have been in a business trip for a month. Just back yesterday in office. I do organize group tours but the groups are collected from my partner Agencies overseas. I... More
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