Explore 3 bazaars & enjoy local street food in Tirana day tour

Departure Date

01 Jan - 31 Dec

Duration

1 day

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1038

Maximum Seats

8

Epic journeys

Professional tour guide
Traditional Albanian coffee
Local street food (Byrek and Qofte)
Tourist taxes

Tour Overview

Day 1

Tirana

If you want to get a taste of the authentic local culture instead of visiting the standard tourist attractions in Tirana, the best thing to do is to jump into this day tour. Our tour guide will come and meet you at our office at 9:00 am in the morning. First thing on the menu today is a delicious traditional Albanian coffee, which we will enjoy on our way to the first bazaar called Çam bazaar. Çam bazaar was founded by the Albanian Çam community, who originally came from an area called Çameria in today’s North-western Greece. Here you can buy all kinds of goods from clothes to kitchen equipment and bargain with the sellers for a cheaper price. We will have a chance to try Byrek, which is dough with all kinds of filling such as cheese, meat or spinach, at a small local place that only locals know how to find. On our way to the next bazaar, we will pass by some famous sites in Tirana, such as the Skanderbeg Square and the clock tower, and walk through local neighbourhoods. The tour will continue towards the Medrese bazaar, which is a busy bazaar full of colours and people. This bazaar is the biggest one in Albania. There are wholesalers, retailers, and you can certainly find everything you are looking for. On our way to the third bazaar, we will pass some cheap shops run by the Chinese community in Albania, who got stuck here during the communist period, and the bicycle bazaar where you can find a lot of antiques (and of course bikes). The third big bazaar, located in the most colourful area of Tirana, is called the New Bazaar. Here we will try the traditional Qofte, small pieces of meat filled with spices, and a traditional Albanian refreshing drink called Bozë. To end this tour in the best way, we will try some Albanian Raki as well. As we Albanians say, there is nothing that Raki can’t fix!
Number of Persons
1
2
3
4 +
Price / Person
75 €
50 €
45 €
40 €

Will be visited:

  • Çam bazaar
  • Medrese bazaar
  • New Bazaar
  • Skanderbeg Square
  • Bicycle bazaar
  • Local neighbourhoods

Included in the price:

  • Professional tour guide
  • Traditional Albanian coffee
  • Local street food (Byrek and Qofte)
  • One traditional drink (Bozë) at the New Bazaar
  • Tasting Raki
  • Tourist taxes

Not Included:

  • Drinks & snacks not mentioned in the included
  • 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 guide/driver 5 – 6 Euros per day/person as an international practice to tip good service.

* Small groups of 8 pax (larger groups on request).

* 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.

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

* Children Discounts: Age 0 – 3 Free of charge; Age 4 – 8 discount of 50%; Age 9 – 12 discount of 30%, Age 13+ full fare.

* Please note that 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.

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Tour NamePrice Per Adult (13-99)Price Per Child (9-12)Price Per Child (4-8)Price Per Infant (0-3)Available SeatsSeasonDuration
Explore 3 bazaars & enjoy local street food in Tirana day tour75.0035.0025.000.00801 Jan ~ 31 Dec1 day

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