At 08:00 am our professional guide will pick you up at your hotel in Tirana. After short a drive we arrive at the city of Elbasan where we take a brief city tour within castle. Struga would be our next stop. We will have a quick drink by the beautiful source of Drini River, one of the longest in Western Balkans. Our tour continues toward the city of Ohrid (UNESCO protected) an important center of Orthodoxy. In Ohrid we visit the church of St. George, the church of St. Nicolas and the mosque Helvite Drimeni Tekke. Late in the evening we drive aside Mali i Thatë (Mountain) by the eastside of Ohrid Lake towards Tushemisht. Overnight in Tushemisht (Albania).
Breakfast in Drilon (a tourist destination near Tushemisht) a beautiful natural park by the lake is home to many sources of cold drinkable waters coming from beneath the Mountain Mali i Thatë and run through and inside the houses of this village. Tushemisht is famous for its rich traditional cuisine and the unique way of cooking the Koran (an autochthone fish found only in Ohrid Lake).
City tour of Pogradec, visiting the main square and the Old city. Later in the afternoon we start heading back to Tirana.
Will be visited
- Castle of Elbasan
- Drini Riversource in Struga City
- Ohrid City Centre
- Church of St. George,
- Church of St. Nicolas
- Helvite Drimeni Tekke
- The old characteristic neighbourhood of Top Leci
- City Centre and Boulevard
- Koran Fish Farming