Choose Balkans is a social enterprise that creates a sustainable tourism environment that supports the local economy and helps preserve the valuable traditions and folk treasures of the Balkan region.
Revenue is invested in books, food, and clothes for communities in confinement due to blood feuds.
Any day by appointment
7AM - 11:30 AM
English, French, Italian
Tour will be cancelled or postponed in case of inclement weather
1 to 12
Easy (short walking distances, low or no physical effort)
Clothing & Equipment
Comfortable clothes, Sunscreen lotion, Water
On this 7-hour tour, you will explore Kruja. This city is the symbol of Albanian resistance against the Ottoman Empire. Situated in central Albania, Kruja is 560 meters above sea level, on the slopes of the Sari-Salltiku Mountain. There, you will see great views of majestic landscapes, and a rich collection of historical and cultural objects. One of the highlights of the tour is the castle of Kruja, which was built during the 5th and 6th centuries. You will also experience the local bazaar, which is one of the biggest and oldest in the Balkans.
Your itinerary will include visits to:
The old Bazar
Sari Salltik Holy Cave
Included in the price:
Dedicated private transport
Dedicated professional guide
Entry ticket in the castle of Kruja
Visit to “Sari Salltik” holy cave
Drinks & Snacks
Blv. "Bajram Curri" Building - 112 , Number - 19/1 or Hotel pick up, Tirana, Albania
The tour start address is 10 mins from Skanderbeg Square by Bus( unaza). Nearest public transport stop: Ekspozita
or Hotel pick up on request
To promote adventure and geo-tourism attractions in the Balkan region.