Itinerary:Berat Cathedral- (Kulmaku Teke)Mt Tomorri-Sari Salltik Teke-Saint Anthony church,Lac- Grand MosqueShkoder
Albania’s Religious tolerance
Albania is one of the few places in the World at least where true inter-faith harmony exists. It is not something that came about in recent history but rather something that has existed for centuries. Through these tours we aim to present the religious monuments that still co-exist in different regions of Albania with their architectural and spiritual values. In many cases mosques, churches and tekes exist next to each other testimony of religious tolerance.
Day 1. Arrival in Albania
Meet and assist in arrival. Transfer to Berat city. Visit the fortress of the city and its churches: St. Michael built in the 13’Th century, St. Theodore, Saint Trinity and the most interesting is the Orthodox Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Accommodation in hotel Tomori 3 stars. Dinner and overnight in Berat.
Day 2. Berat – Father Tomori (Pilgrimage sufi Bektashi)
After breakfast in hotel departure to Father Tomori tekke,to visit Kulmaku tekke.The place where it is held the biggest pilgrimage in Albania for the Bektashian sect. A holy place for bektashian devotees, but is attended even by the devotees of other religions. In afternoon transfer to Durres city, accommodation in 4 stars hotel. Dinner and overnight in Durres.
Day 3. Sari Salltik – Lac Sebaste- Shkoder
After breakfast at hotel transfer to Sari Salltik tekke which is found on the top of Kruja mountain and it is build in the honor of saint sari Salltik since year 1300.The tour will proceed at Lac Sebaste, visit to Saint Anthony church, a holy place which is known since the arrival of the Franciscan-monks in the XIV century. On 13 of June of every year is the celebration of the great saint Anthony-day. In this holy temple, a lot of people from 4 kinds of religions that are in a complete harmony with each other came here in pilgrimage.Accommodation in 3 stars hotel. Overnight in Shkodra.
After breakfast at hotel visit to Rozafa’s castle build in the II century BC. You can learn here about the legend of the woman with the same name who was buried alive. Inside the castle you’ll visit the Church-Mosque which has a combined history in accordance with different influences of the invaders taking place sometime as a church and sometimes as a mosque. Visit in the Grand Mosque and the church “lady of Shkodra”. In afternoon transfer to Tirana City. Accommodation in 4 star hotel . Overnight iTirana .
Day 5.Departure from Albania
After breakfast at the hotel, visit to E’them bey mosque build in 1789.Transfer to departure from Albania
Group rates, per pax ( in double room ) in euro
|Periods||10-15 pax||15-20 pax||20-25 pax||25 – 30 pax||Up 35 pax|
In this price is included:
- Assist and transfers in arrival and departure
- Tours and excursions as per the itinerary
- Transportation by private coach with air-conditioned
- Multi lingual, speaking guide during the tour
- 4 overnights inc breakfast at 3/4 stars hotels
- Entrance fees
- All taxes
- Travel tickets in Albania
- Lunch and Dinner
- Tips and personal exes
- Euro 60,– Single supplement
- Euro 50,–dinners included
- Euro 60,– lunches included