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Tour of Pogradec and around Ohrid Lake

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8 Hours
Tirana
Pogradec

Join us in this Day Tour of Pogradec & Ohrid Lake to enjoy and relaxed one of the oldest and deepest lakes in Europe. Known also as the “Favorite Holidays Place” of many kings and politicians, Pogradec has been the favorite holiday place of Enver Hoxha, the former Albanian Communist Leader. It is also where Costantine’s parents (Emperor of Byzant) spending most of the holidays.

During this Day Tour of Pogradec from Tirana, we will visit also the astonishing Lin Peninsular, Tushemisht, and Drilon. This tour will bring nearer to you gorgeous nature, delicious food and warm, local welcome.

Tour Details

The earliest human traces in Pogradec area belong to the Early Neolithic period, 8600 cal. B.P, when a small settlement was formed by the shore of the lake in the eastern part of the modern city. During the 5th and 4th century B.C the area was the center of the First Illyrian Kingdom led by king Bardylis.

Known also as one of the most relaxing regions with an amazing culinary during this tour we will be able to visit most of its Natural Resources. 

Departure & Return Location

Hotel Pick Up in Tirana. 

Pick Up in other cities available on request. 

Departure Time

09:00 am

Price Includes

  • Comfortable Ac Car
  • Professional Driver & Tour Guide
  • All road Taxes
  • Entrance Fees
  • Hotel Pick Up / Drop Off

Price Excludes

  • Lunch
  • Any Private Expenses

Complementaries

  • Comfortable Sandals, flip flop or shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimwear
What to Expect

This Tour is based mainly on driving. The total distance will be around 270 Km (round trip) in a very very comfortable, new road. During the tour, we will walk to some of the attractions and participate in a boat ride in Lin. During the tour we will participate in the following attractions. 

  • Walking visit at the main boulevard of Pogradec
  • Visit at the Tushemisht, traditional village.
  • Visit at Drilon, natural water park.
Itinerary

1st Visit Arrive in Pogradec, Visit at the Main Boulevard of the City.

Leaving Tirana at 09:00 we will head toward the South-East of Albania. In around 2 hours we will be in Pogradec. The city is lied under a soft hill, by the shores of Ohrid Lake. This is also how it has got his name from the Slavic Languages.
Main Boulevard of the city, situated along all Lake shores for years has been the main afternoon attractions for the locals. It is the place where they do their afternoon walking ritual.

2nd Visit Natural Park of Drilon

Situated less than 5 Km from Pogradec this park has been the poetic muse of many poets and artists. The magnetic and relaxing atmosphere created from the shallow waters, swamps, and Willow trees make this place very romantic. It is not surprising seeing just married couples shooting their wedding albums there.

3rd VisitVillage of Tushemisht

Visit in one of the most characteristic villages of all the area. Mainly inhabited by Orthodox, this village is unique in traditions and culture from the rest of others in the area. Known also as part of one of the most well-known movies in Albanian Cinematography it looks like small Venice with the water springs running above the houses.

4th Visit Exploring the Peninsular of Lin

With its amazing view Lin, it is one of the most interesting and untouched attractions of the area. Famous for its mosaic and Paleo Cristian Basilica it also offers crystal clear waters and amazing lake shores.
After Lin, we will start our way back to Tirana where it will be the end of our tour.

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