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Self-Driving Tour of Albanian Riviera; Vlora, Dhermi, Himara, Saranda and Ksamil in 3 Days

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3 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

8 people




This 3-day tour is designed for the ones who want to visit the most beautiful beaches of South of Albania in just a few days. Drive along the coastline known as the Albanian Riviera, visit Llogara National Park, be amazed by the mesmerizing blue waters of Dhermi, Himara and Ksamil.

This self-guided tour program is specially designed for travellers who wish to explore Albania independently however in a professionally organized way. By choosing this tour you will save money, time and enjoy the freedom of traveling on your own. Choose Balkans Team will apply its professionalism and knowhow in assisting you prior, during and after the tour. Once you book the tour our team will provide you all the details you need to know for this self-guided tour.

* 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 of 243 Euros. If other participants join this tour, you will be refunded 50% of the single supplement amount 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 3 stars hotel accommodation.

* Single room occupancy is possible on 35 Euros extra charge per night per person in 3 stars hotel accommodation.

* Hotel upgrade is possible on extra charge.

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

* Vehicles are covered with insurance in the entire Albanian territory to the extent 90% of the damage caused. Consequently, in case of damage or theft caused to the vehicle the client will be required to compensate the lessor 10 % for the value of the damage caused. Included in the referral price.

* Full insurance for the car can be offered by our company for 15 Euros per day. It covers theft or all damages caused to the vehicle, apart from any damage caused to the interior or underside of the car, tire and wheel damage, broken or lost keys or contamination of fuel neither in event of deliberate intent. In any case the maximum value the customer has to cover is 500 Euros

* 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.

* 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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  • Lungomare in Vlora
  • Himare
  • Dhermi
  • Saranda
  • Ksamil


Day 1 Tirana – Zvernec – Vlora
Day 1  Tirana – Zvernec – Vlora

Drive toward your fist destination for today, Vlora, where the Adriatic and Ionian Seas meet. The city is 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. Have a walk in Muradie Neighborhood, 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. After exploring the city drive towards “Lungomare”, a promenade by the seaside. Among all the activities to do in Vlora you cannot miss the joys of walking along the seafront of the city. Enjoy the sun surrounded by emerald seas, while on the other side of the street you can have a coffee with a fantastic view of Sazani Island and Karaburun Peninsula. The Southern Albania is blessed with beautiful beaches lapped by turquoise waters, coastal towns and hidden bays. Overnight near Vlora.

Day 2 Vlora – Dhermi – Himara –Albanian Riviera
Day 2 Vlora – Dhermi – Himara –Albanian Riviera

After breakfast pass nearby Llogara National Park and drive along the coastline known as the Albanian Riviera, crossing some of the most beautiful beaches of Albania; Palase, Dhermi and Llamani beaches. Pass 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. Stop at your first destination, 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. Have some time to absorb and store all the sunshine. Next destination will be Himara town, located next to imposing mountain peaks covered in deep green forests, crystal-clear seas fringed by long white beaches and sparkling springs. You can enjoy a walk by the seaside, fantastically tasty food combining local cuisine and some influence by neighboring Greece. The promenade by the sea side gives you the opportunity to try fresh fruit juice and even shop handmade souvenirs. Overnight near the Albanian Riviera.

Day 3 Saranda – Ksamil – Tirana
Day 3 Saranda – Ksamil – Tirana

Saranda is 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 favorite 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. 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. Ksmail will be your next destination! 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. You can dive in and enjoy the turquoise colour of the sea and soak up the atmosphere. 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 hotel
  • Transport provided by the company
  • Choose Balkans Assistance
  • All needed instructions and coordination about this tour
  • Tourist taxes
  • Lunches, Dinners, Drinks & Snacks
  • Tour guide
  • Petrol (same to same)
  • Souvenirs
  • Personal spending
  • Everything that is not mentioned in the included

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