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Albanian Riviera Escape: Saranda, Ksamil, Himara, Dhermi & Vlora in 5 days

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

8 people




Number of PersonsPrice / Person
16th of September – 31st of May
Price / Person
1st of June -15th of September
Group 8+700 €825 €
Group 2-7 pax875€1031 €
Solo Traveler1662 €1959 €

This 5-day tour is designed for those who want to visit the most beautiful beaches of South Albania, so called Albanian Riviera, in just a few days. Drive along the coastline in this Albanian Riviera Tour and be amazed by the mesmerizing blue waters of Saranda, Ksamil, Himara, Dhermi and Vlora.

Important information:

* All participants are responsible for having their own health/travel insurance.

* Single Supplement: To guarantee tour departure even for one participant we require a single supplement. If other participants join this tour, you will be refunded 50% of the single supplement amount (393 Euros) and your room occupancy will still be private. We organize small groups up to 8 pax. Please contact us if you are a larger group of participants for a quotation.

* Please note that prices are calculated on double/twin/triple/quadruple room occupancy in a 3 stars hotel accommodation.

* Single room occupancy is possible on 45 Euros extra charge per night per person in a 3 stars hotel accommodation.

* Hotel upgrade is possible on extra charge.

* Children pricing: Age 0 – 1.99 Free of charge; Age 2+ full fare.

* Choose Balkans reserves the rights to add other participants in and during the tour program. If you are interested in a private tour, please contact us for a quotation.

* Private tour is possible on 225 Euros/person extra charge.

* Tour’s schedule or itinerary may be affected/adopted due to; weather, Acts of God, labour strikes, bank holidays, site temporary closure/renovation or other external forces outside the Company’s control.

* On request this tour may also depart from other cities of Albania or neighboring countries such as Kosovo, Montenegro or N. Macedonia. Please contact us for more information on the extra costs.

* Please note that Choose Balkans needs to receive the net (full) quoted amount. Transaction and payment fees are on the sender (you in this case). We will notify you with a print screen of the amount received at our account as soon as we receive your down payment.

* Please note that Credit/Debit card payments are possible at our office in Tirana and apply a 5% bank commission.

* If you confirm to book this tour or any other service offered by Choose Balkans, via Choose Balkans official channels; email/facebook/whatsapp/phonecall or any other form of communication it means that you have read and agreed to the terms &conditions.

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  • Saranda
  • Ksamil
  • Himare
  • Dhermi
  • Albanian Riviera
  • Historical centre of Vlora
  • The Independence Monument in Vlora
  • Muradie Neighbourhood
  • Muradie Mosque


Day 1 Tirane – Sarande– Albanian Riviera
Day 1 Tirane – Sarande– Albanian Riviera

Our professional tour leader will come and pick you up at your hotel in Tirana. Our first destination will be Saranda, considered to be the pearl of the Albanian Riviera, especially during the summer period, when many refer to it as the unofficial capital of Albania. Located in a perfect natural bay of the Ionian Sea with an amazing view of Corfu Island. Saranda is blessed with more than 300 days of sunshine during a year, making it a favourite destination for both local and international tourists. Saranda is known for its rocky beaches, numerous bays, rich flora and fauna, citrus plantations, olive groves and vineyards. The port of Saranda is one of the most important in the southern region of Albania, thus becoming a connecting point with the Mediterranean countries. After exploring the city, have some free time soak up the sun and relax by the rocky and pebble beach of Saranda.
In the afternoon you can have a walk throw the promenade of Saranda, by the Ionian Sea enjoying the view, drink a coffee or have an ice cream by the seaside. Overnight near Albanian Riviera.

Day 2 Albanian Riviera – Ksamil – Albanian Riviera
Day 2 Albanian Riviera – Ksamil – Albanian Riviera

After breakfast we will drive towards Ksmail, our main destination for today! You will feel like you are exploring some tropical paradise when being on its white sandy beaches with the view of the four islands in-front of the beach. Ksamil is the pearl of the Albanian Riviera and it surely is one of the best beach destinations in Europe. Ksamil is primarily known for its fine sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters. The Albanian Riviera has many pretty beaches; however, this beach gives you that Bora – Bora feeling. We will have some time to dive in and enjoy the turquoise colors of the sea and soak up the atmosphere. Overnight near the Albanian Riviera

Day 3 Beach Day in the Albanian Riviera
Day 3 Beach Day in the Albanian Riviera

After breakfast, get ready to explore the beautiful coastline of The Albanian Riviera. The riviera is known for some of the most famous beaches in Albania, for its hidden coves, pebble beaches and crystal-clear water inviting you to dive in. Your tour leader will drive you towards Borsh, the longest and largest beach in the Ionian Sea (7 km-long). Borsh is a quiet coastal village known for olive oil production. The beach is very clean and the water amazingly crystal clear. From the beach you have amazing views at the Ionean Sea, the coastline and the surrounding mountain range. You will have the whole day free to absorb and store all the sunshine. Overnight near the Albanian Riviera.

Day 4 Albanian Riviera – Himare – Dhermi - Albanian Riviera
Day 4 Albanian Riviera – Himare – Dhermi - Albanian Riviera

Discover the breath-taking beauty of Himara, a charming coastal town nestled along the Albanian Riviera. Immerse yourself in the rich history, stunning landscapes, and warm hospitality of this enchanting destination. We will begin our day with a scenic drive through picturesque villages, offering glimpses of Albania's rustic countryside. Upon arrival in Himara, you'll instantly be captivated by the town's tranquil atmosphere and the azure waters of the Ionian Sea. Step back in time as you wander through the narrow cobblestone streets of Himara's Old Town. Admire the traditional stone houses, each with its unique character and charm. Explore the town's historic landmarks and learn about Himara's fascinating past.
Himara is renowned for its pristine beaches, and no trip is complete without some time spent by the sea. Relax on the soft, sandy shores or take a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear waters. With its unspoiled beauty, the coastline of Himara provides an idyllic escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.You can enjoy a walk by the seaside, fantastically tasty food combining local cuisine and some influence by neighbouring Greece. The promenade by the sea side gives you the opportunity to try fresh fruit juice and even shop handmade souvenirs.
While driving along the Albanian Riviera, we will pass some of the most beautiful beaches of Albania; Vuno, Dhermi and Palasa. Along the way we will drive through some small villages one by one, clinging to rock faces by the seaside, all tumbledown stone walls and narrow pathways, overhung with vines full of grapes, and trees heavy with figs and walnuts. Our next destination will be Dhermi, one of the most famous beaches in Albania. Known for its hidden coves, pebble beaches and crystal-clear water inviting you to dive in. You will have some free time to absorb and store all the sunshine. Overnight near Albanian Riviera

Day 5 Albanian Riviera - Vlore - Tirana
Day 5 Albanian Riviera - Vlore - Tirana

After breakfast we will explore the city of Vlora, known for its balmy year-round temperatures and very little rainfall, making it a popular destination. Vlora was founded in the 6th century BC under the name of Aulona. The city is known as the ‘’City of the Flag’’; the independence of Albania was declared here on the 28th of November 1912. We will visit the Flag’s Square and the Independence Monument. We will then have a walk in Muradie Neighbourhood, visit Vlore’s main mosque an Albanian National Monument built in 1537. The Muradie mosque is a stunning Ottoman building which has been well preserved for almost half a millennium. Later we will drive back to Tirana. This marks the end of this amazing experience. You will return home with a new sense of self excitement to share with those around you.


  • BB (Accommodation and Breakfast) for all overnights, in 3 stars hotels
  • Private transport provided by the company
  • Professional tour leader
  • Entry tickets for the ‘’will be visited’’ sites
  • Hotel pick up in Tirana
  • Hotel drop off in Tirana
  • Tourist taxes
  • Road taxes
  • Petrol
  • Lunches, Dinners, Drinks & Snacks
  • Souvenirs
  • Personal spending
  • Everything that is not mentioned in the included
  • * Tips are not a must in Albania or the Balkans, however, our recommendation is to tip the tour leader/driver as an international practice to tip good service.

Epic journeys

BB for all overnights
Hotel Pick Up and Drop Off
Personal Tour Guide
Road taxes
Tourists taxes

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