Tour of Ohrid Lake and Porgadec in 2 days from Tirana
  • Tour of Ohrid Lake and Porgadec in 2 days from Tirana

    This two days tour program of Ohrid Lake offers the best traveling experience for visiting the city of Pogradec and the City of Ohrid in Macedonia. Situated in the shores of Ohrid Lake, Ohrid is one of the oldest settled civilizations in Macedonia. The diversity of beautiful nature, old civilization proofs, healthy climate and delicious cousin makes Pogradec one of the most frequented cities in Albania, especially in weekend for a fully relaxing and resting stop. On the way to Ohrid we will visit the ancient city of Elbasan and the castle (passing through the routs of “Via Egnatia” connecting Roman Empire with Constantinople). Struga, a beautiful city in Macedonia source of Drini i Zi river is our next destination.

    Day 1

    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). 

    Day Two

    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
    • Drilon
    • Tushemisht
    • Koran Fish Farming

    Informacion Adicional
    "Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
    "Not wheelchair accessible"
    "Children must be accompanied by an adult"
    "Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship"
    "Near public transportation"
    "Infant seats available"
    "Most travelers can participate"
    "Please note that prices are calculated on triple or quadruples room occupancy."
    "The Triple/Quadruple room occupancy means you might share the room with other travelers and/or the tour guide (whom could be males or females)."
    "Double or single room occupancy is possible on extra charge."
    "Double room occupancy is possible on 10 Euros extra charge per night per person."
    "Single room occupancy is possible on 20 Euros extra charge per night per person."
    "This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
    "This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
    "This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers"



    • Hora de Inicio9:00 AM
    • Lugar de comienzo: Tirana, Tirana, Tirana County

      Traveler pickup is offered
      The tour departs from Choose Balkans Office. On request (at least 12 hours before tour departure) we can pick you up at 9:00 am from your hotel in Tirana for free charge.


    • Duración: 2 days
    • Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Incluye

    • Overnight accommodation
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Local taxes
    • National Park fees
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Hotel pickup
    • Air-conditioned vehicle

    No Incluye

    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Drinks
    • Lunch
    • Please note that prices are calculated on triple or quadruples room occupancy.
    • The Triple/Quadruple room occupancy means you might share the room with
    • other travelers and/or the tour guide (whom could be males or females).
    • Double or single room occupancy is possible on extra charge.
    • Double room occupancy is possible on 10 Euros extra charge per night per person.
    • Single room occupancy is possible on 20 Euros extra charge per night per person.
    • * Tips are not a must in Albania or the Balkans, however, our recommendation is to tip
    • the tour guide/driver 5 - 6 Euros per day/person as an international practice to tip good service.
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