Evening arrival at "Mother Theresa" International Airport in Tirana and transfer to Sheraton Hotel 5*. Welcome dinner from Albania Explorer at Sofra e Ariut, and overnight in Tirana.
Tirana. After breakfast, we spend the day exploring the city of Tirana. Tirana is located on a plain on the site of a Byzantine fortress and has been the capital since 1920. Included are visits to the Mosque of Ethem Bey, the Clock Tower, the National Museum, National Art Gallery, Skanderbeg Square, Grand Park and government buildings. Lunch at Pizzeria �Era�. In afternoon visit to Dajti Mountain via Lift, depending on your preferences, Castle of Petrela, have a walk and a coffee at the Bllok area, or you can enjoy other cultural activities and night life. Return to hotel late afternoon/evening (Sheraton Hotel 5*).
Lezha - Shkodra. After breakfast, we go to Lezha, a town located on north-west of Albania. Visit to Mausoleum of Scanderbeg (Albanian National Hero), visit to the castle of Lezha. Lunch. We continue to Shkodra and enjoy wonderful views of mountains, valleys as traveling northward. Introduction to Shkodra�s old history as one of the oldest cities of Balkan and the capital of Illyrian Empire. Visit to the Castle of Rosafa (info about Rozafa�s Legend) and the museum inside the castle. City tour of Shkodra, Old Bazaar, Centrum, cathedral and mosque. Visit to Vila e Zogut (ex king of Albania) and dinner at Shiroka with a nice view of Shkodra�s Lake. En the evening return to Shkodra and accommodation to hotel (Europa Grand Hotel 5*). And overnight.
After breakfast we departure, from Shkodra to �Mother Teresa� International Airport of Tirana.