The combined tour of Kosovo will provide you with a rich experience of the Kosovo history (past and recent), religious and historical monuments, traditions, and beautiful landscapes on the way. Prishtina is capital of Kosovo with 350-400 000 inhabitants, and also a University City with over 50 000 students from throughout the country. Pristina is a political, economic, cultural, and diplomatic center of Kosovo. It is very dynamic city, with bright and positive youth, with many cultural, arts, urban and sport events held in the town through the year. Visit to Gracanica Monastery Unesco site built in 1321Prizren, situated in the south of Kosovo, is a beautiful and one of the oldest towns in Kosovo, known for its ancient history, the rich cultural and religious heritage, traditional handicraft shops, variety of festivals, film, music, art etc. It is the most multiethnic, multi religious and multicultural city of Kosovo.
Prizren, in Kosovo, is a charming city of mosques and monasteries dating back to the 14th century. Happily spared (mostly) from both the "destroy the old, build the new" drive of the communists during the early years of their rule in Yugoslavia, as well as the ethnic and religious atrocities that plagued the Western Balkans in the last decade of the 20th century, Prizren has the best-preserved old town in the country so far, and is often referred to as the cultural capital of Kosovo.
As the capital city of the Republic of Kosovo, it is the center of cultural and artistic development of all Albanians that live in Kosovo. Pristina is home to the largest cultural institutions of the country, such as the National Theatre of Kosovo, National Archaeology, Ethnography and Natural science Museum, National Art Gallery and the Ethnological Museum. The National Library of Kosovo has than 1.8 million books, periodicals, maps, atlases, microfilms and other library materials.
We will pick you up at your hotel, early in the morning, at 7:30am, and we head to Morina Pass Border checkpoint, which is located between Kukes and Prizren. After we arrive in Prizren, we visit the Fortress over the town hill, (appropriate footwear recommended). Next, we visit the Museum of the League of Prizren and pass by another important landmark for the locals and in the same time a touristic destination, the Mehmet Pasha Hamam, an old Turkish bath. Next, we will take a walk through Carshia e Vjeter, and admire old architectural buildings such as Sinan Pasha Mosque, St George Orthodox Cathedral, and many traditional small shops.Later, we pass through Prizren’s stone bridge, between 15th and 16th centuries, which is on the way to "Tek Syla" restaurant, which is known for its grilled specialties. We finish here the tour to let you enjoy a tasty lunch of grilled Kosovo specialties here.After lunch, we will continue our journey to Tirana, where our trip ends up there.
Discover Prishtina, the vibrant capital of Kosovo, on a full-day tour that takes in all the highlights. Visit landmarks such as Skenderbeg Square, Mother Teresa square, and the Imperial Mosque; learn about Kosavan history at the Kosovo Museum; browse the stalls of the old bazaar; and admire the views from Mother Teresa Cathedral. After lunch (own expense), head out of the city to visit the archaeological site of Ulpiana and Gadima Cave.
Take in the highlights in and around Pristina, Kosovo’s capital and largest city, on this full-day tour. Learn more about Kosovo’s troubled history and fight for independence as you visit the Battle of Kosovo monument, admire the UNESCO-listed Gračanica Monastery, and explore the ancient ruins of Ulpiana. Back in the city, see landmarks including Mother Teresa Square, the Fatih Mosque, and the 'New Born' monument; and visit the Ethnographic Museum.
Visit and feel capital of the newest country in Europe and its monuments.Enjoy the view of the monuments that have kept their origin for centuries, by exploring the most visited cultural, historical and natural sites in Prishtina and its monuments outside the city. .Pristina (and its monuments outside the city) - City center walk, University Campus, National Library, National Gallery, Mother Teresa Cathedral, Newborn Monument, Monument of Heroines, Mother Teresa Boulevard - Statue of Skanderbeg (National Albanian Hero), Statue of Ibrahim Rugova (Historical President of Kosovo), Monument of brotherhood; Prishtina old part of the city - Bazaar, Jashar Pasha Mosque, Clock Tower, Sulltan Mehmet Fatih - Big Mosque, Hamam (Public bath from Ottoman Empire), Ethnological Museum of Kosova. Sultan Murat Tomb. Monument of Battle of Kosovo of 1389; Gracanica Orthodox Monastery (UNESCO site), Ulpiana Ancient City, Marble Cave and visit to Bear Sanctuary Park to see about 20 brown bears..
Explore Pristina highlights, from a magnificent Orthodox church to the 14th-century Carshia Mosque, on a tour that combines top Kosovo sights into a single day of sightseeing. Pickup and drop-off at Pristina hotels make this a convenient way to explore Pristina attractions with limited time, including hard-to-reach destinations beyond the city limits, and it offers fascinating insight into the young European country.
Gjakova is a city very rich in culture, heritage and history and is one the most visited cities in Kosovo, offering to the visitors a unique experience. The walking and sightseeing through the beautiful streets of Gjakova, museums, old stone houses, the hypnotic vibes of historic cobblestone paved streets of the old Grand Bazaar and the general relaxed ambience of the area are cherished and appreciated by everyone who visits here. Valbona valley (north Albania, only 1h 20min drive from Gjakova), with its mountainous terrain, alpine landscapes, glacial springs, deep depressions, various rock formations, waterfalls, and with very remote areas which have a large preserved ecosystem all of which is primarily untouched with pure quality, is the centrepiece of what has been referred to as the Albanian Miracle of the Alps. This Tour will give you the best opportunity to explore the History & Culture and by ending it with an Adventure.
This Tour in Valbona Valley National Park offers a unique experience of nature and mountain lovers. The Albanian alps extended on both the sides, the crystal clear river cutting through the valley, the green surroundings, the quietness and traditional food, make this one day Tour unforgettable experience. This area where we visit, has been isolated for more than 40 years during the communism period in Albania, and along the way you're still able to see the traces of that period, bunkers, old buildings and also hear the storytelling and history of the region. Valbona Valley has recently become one of the most favourite places to be visited in North Albania by tourists, because of its uniqueness and yet unexplored place.
Gjakova and Prizren are two cities very rich in culture, heritage and history and are the most visited cities in Kosovo, offering to the visitors a unique experience. The walking and sightseeing through the beautiful streets of Gjakova, museums, old stone houses, the hypnotic vibes of historic cobblestone paved streets of the old Grand Bazaar and the general relaxed ambience of the area are cherished and appreciated by everyone who visits there. The old architecture of the city of Prizren, the castle at the top, the river that cuts through the middle, the old fountain square, the mosques, churches and Ottoman style public bath building are what make this city the pearl of Kosovo. This full day quality tour of both cities will be an unforgettable experience for the visitors.