Rustic Albania during a private tour

Albania & the Balkans

The vast cultural and ethnic diversity of the Balkans region, combined with its history and natural beauty, offer travelers an immersion into old world Europe which is no longer found in the West.

Albania is perhaps Europe’s most undiscovered gem.  A former enclave of the Ottoman Empire, this country is just emerging from its medieval existence under a very strict Communist regime.  In the heart of the Mediterranean, on the Adriatic and Ionian Seas, Albanian travel offers something increasingly rare in Europe these days: a glimpse into a culture heritage that is all its own.  On one of our small group guided tours enjoy beautiful pristine beaches, charming towns, dramatic mountain citadels, and fascinating Ottoman cities such as ancient Berat (recently added to the World Heritage List).

The countries of the former Yugoslavia are ethnically, geographically, and religiously diverse; a fascinating and strikingly beautiful region to visit.  From the turquoise waters of the Adriatic coastline of Slovenia, Croatia and Montenegro to the rugged mountain interiors of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, Macedonia and Kosovo, Balkans travel will not disappoint.  With our knowledgable guide visit mosques and monasteries, Roman ruins and Ottoman fortresses, all the while connecting with friendly locals in charming, bustling villages.

Travel to the Balkans on one of our fabulous small group Balkans tours or create your own custom journey with the help of our expert Balkans and Albanian travel specialists.

Balkans & Albania Small Group Tours

Croatia Tours

Historic Villages of the Adriatic:

Journey to Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Montenegro to explore historic sites and picturesque traditional villages along the coast of the crystal blue Adriatic.Option to join Slovenia-Croatia only, 12 days.
Group Departures: May/June & September
Duration: 20 days
Priced From: $4755 MAY/SEP TBA (USD)
Albanian Travel

Undiscovered Albania with Macedonia, Kosovo and Serbia

Albanian travel is a step back in time. Enjoy this this fascinating and hidden country with its unique cultural heritage.
Group Departures: June & September
Duration: 18 days
Priced From: $4520 (USD)

Option to end in Macedonia or Kosovo:

Group Departures: June & September
Duration: 14 days
Priced From: $3265 (USD)
Albanian Travel

Balkans Explorer: Bosnia-Montenegro-Albania-Macedonia-Kosovo-Serbia

We start in Sarajevo, Bosnia and travel to Montenegro, then through Albania to Macedonia, Kosovo and Serbia, visiting charming villages, open air museums and ancient monasteries.
Group Departures: May/June & September
Duration: 23 days
Priced From: $5685 (USD)
Albanian Travel

Comprehensive Balkans:

We start in Ljubliana Slovenia on the Historic Villages of the Adriatic tour and travel through Slovenia and Croatia. When we arrive in Sarajevo, Bosnia we are joined by the Balkans Explorer group and continue to Montenegro, then through Albania to Macedonia, Kosovo and Serbia, visiting charming villages, open air museums and ancient monasteries. You can add a post tour to Bulgaria to complete the Balkans tour experience.
Group Departures: May/June & September
Duration: 33 days
Priced From: $8875 (USD)
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Our Clients Say

"Guide was better than excellent, went out of his way to accommodate our wishes, even on our free day. We were fortunate to have Reshat, probably the best driver in Albania. We visited some interesting extra sites at his suggestion. Loved the hotels, all well located, clean, interesting and Albanian.
The highlight of the trip was the warm Albanian people who have managed to keep their humanity and sense of humor in spite of their daily hardship."
- Marie M.
"We covered more than expected. We did everything on your itinerary plus 2-3 extras. Both our guide and driver were absolutely outstanding in all respects."
- Edward L.
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