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Cycling in Albania

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Cycling in Albania

Huge snow capped mountains, inviting beaches, pretty rural villages and exceptionally freindly hoospitality await as you cycle through some of Europe's best kept secrets.    

  • Style: Guided Small Group Cycling Tour
  • Duration: 8 days/7 nights
  • Starts in: Pogradec
Guide Price £1299
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
Highlights:
  • Pogradec
  • Germenj
  • Benje
  • Saranda
Itinerary:

Day 1 Pogradec    
Arrive in Pogradec at any time with the rest of your day at leisure.    

Day 2 Pogradec to Germenj    
Begin cycling this morning after a short bus transfer to Korce. Leaving the agricultural plateau, ride towards the magnificent imposing mountains, before reaching Germenj in the depths of its own pretty valley.    

Day 3 Germenj to Benje    
This morning, start with a climb out of Germenj before a spectacular descent to Carshove and a very scenic route to Benje. After lunch, soak your climbing legs in some thermal springs.

Day 4 Benje to Gjirokastra    
Continue riding through the valley towards Kelcyra with its many peaks, until entering a gorge where you will pause for lunch next to a waterfall. Afterwards, transfer to Gjirokastra for a cultural tour off the bike.    

Day 5 Gjirokastra to Saranda    
After a transfer to the top of Muzina Pass, start cycling the wonderful descent to Saranda on the Ionian Coast. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Butrint and learn about the ancient remains.    

Day 6 Saranda to Himare    
After breakfast, a steep climb to a rocky plateau is rewarded with stunning views. The ride stays along the coast, keeping the mountains on the right, until a descent into the bay of Himare.    

Day 7 Himare to Vlore    
Today is challenging if you choose to ride, as you climb Llogara pass. The support vehicle is often used, but strong riders will challenge themselves on the pass. End today by relaxing on the beach.    

Day 8 Vlore    
Your tour ends after breakfast.    

Departs:
Selected departures, Aug-Oct 2020 & Apr-Oct 2021.  

Prices
Guide Price £1299
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
Inclusions
  • 5 nights simple accommodation and 2 nights local guesthouses
  • 7 breakfasts & 2 dinners
  • Bike Hire
Not Included
  • International flights
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/04/2020 to 31/01/2021. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
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