Day-1 Tirana – Dajti – Tirana
You start your Albanian weekend with the smooth land in Mother Theresa Airport and depart to the capital, from where you will head to Dajti Mountain. Your adventure this weekend will be on the two wheels of your bike. the first destination is Dajti Mountain. You will be biking for several hours on the side of the grand mountain of Tirana in the dazzling road leading to Dajti Balkon, a viewpoint of Dajti from where you have a panoramic view of the whole capital from above. Just like the climb, the descend as well will be accompained with a marvellous view of the sceneries from the National Park of Dajti. Dinner and overnight will be in Tirana.
Day-2 Tirana – Petrele – Pellumbas Cave – Tirana
This second day is a second adventure. You will depart again with bike but this time in a totally different direction than yesterday; today you depart heading east to Petrela. After the road leading you to the castle, you will enjoy a break in one of the castles that just until a few centuries ago used to be of the most important castles of the area. Afterwards, you continue with bike for some more, but to reach to the next marvel, you will need to walk. The walk follows a river and is on rocky hillsides and you finally reach the Pellumbasi Cave, a cave that is one of the oldest inhabited places of this country. After this stunning day you will return back to Tirana for dinner and overnight.
Day-3 Tirana – Onwards
You finish your Albanian weekend with the exploration of the capital, where you will get your last and best impressions of Albania. You will take a look at the Scanderbeg Square, where our national hero stands strong like he stood agains the Ottoman invaders, sorrounded by the historical buildings of the Ministries, the Opera, the Tirana International Hotel, the National Historic Museum, Bank of Albania and Et’hem Beg Mosque. Each of these buildings are symbolic representatives of the era of their construction. Your stroll continues south along Martyrs of the National Boulevard, passing other important landmarks and ending up to Mother Theresa Square at the Polytechnic University.
After setting your bond with Tirana, you will transfer to the airport for departure.
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The biking tours are of the most special in Albania, for the sole reason of the immense area of nature sites that the biking tracks pass through. And you will prove this starting with your biking tour heading for the top of Mounta Dajti, the mountain looking over the capital. Cycling on the road of the National Park of Dajti is really a special experience. And a new experience awaits you on the next day with the trip to Petrela Castle, where you will see that it’s position was not only strategic for battle, but alos quite panoramic. Further on, you will also visit one of the first inhabitatons in Albania, the Pellumbas Cave, with mountains and creeks hiding the cave from the world. You will not skip the visit of the capital and on your trip home you will have many memories to share with your friends.
Countries visiting: Albania
Highlights: Cycling around the capital, Visit of Pellumbas Cave, Petrela Castle, Capital city sightseeing, etc.
Transport: Coach, bike
Accommodation: 2 nights in hotels
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