Western Balkans Explorer

Small Group Holiday



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Explore five completely different countries in the Western Balkans, a little travelled corner of Europe. Discover Ottoman charm in Kosovo and see the grand monuments of Skopje, North Macedonia's capital before travelling into the country's canyons and mountains. Experience the magic of Lake Ohrid on a cruise, then delve into forgotten Albania where warm people, mountain villages and a bustling capital await. In Montenegro, spend some time in atmospheric Kotor, tucked between steep mountains and its bay, before entering Croatia and travelling to picture-perfect Dubrovnik.

Activity / Theme



Albania, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo

Comfort Level

Physical Rating


Leisurely / Moderate


Private vehicle, Taxi



Months of Operation

April, May, June, July, August, September

Adventure Coordinators Insider Tip:

May through September are good months to take this trip, when the weather is warm and dry.


DAY 1 Start Skopje
DAY 2 Explore Matka Canyon
DAY 3 Day trip to Prizren
DAY 4 To Lake Ohrid
DAY 5 Lake Ohrid Boat Cruise
DAY 6 To Berat in Albania, walking tour
DAY 7 To Tirana, walking tour
DAY 8 Morning in Kruja, afternoon free in Tirana
DAY 9 Via Shkoder to Kotor in Montenegro
DAY 10 Free day in Kotor
DAY 11 To Dubrovnik, City Walls Walk
DAY 12 Dubrovnik


11 breakfasts, 1 dinner
Matka Canyon - Day Trip
Prizren - Kalaja Fortress Visit
Prizren - Day Trip to Kosovo
Ohrid - Lake Ohrid Boat Cruise
Berat - Castle Visit
Berat - Walking Tour with Local Guide
Berat - Traditional Balkan Dinner
Tirana - Walking Tour with Local Guide
Kruja - Fortress Visit
Kruja - Ethnographic Museum
Kruja - Day Trip to Kruja
Shkoder - Rozafa Castle
Dubrovnik - Dubrovnik Card (1 day local transport and entry to sites)
Dubrovnik - City Walls Walk

Sample tour.  Itinerary, accommodation, transportation, inclusions and prices are correct at the time of publication but may change without prior notice.  Please inquire.

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