2 independent reviews for Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia vacation

Reviews for Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia vacation

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review 10 Aug 2017

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

The variation between the coast and the mountains was amazing and we enjoyed the trip immensely. We saw some beautiful countryside and towns, villages, monasteries, castles etc, it was great. The standout highlights, and there were many, were Skopje, Budva, Kotor, Biogradska Gora National Park, Ohrid, Prizren, Blue Eye National Park, Gjirokastra to name a few.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

Understand the driving was long some days, but to see what we saw we knew we would have long days in the vehicle. Stop every hour for a coffee or a break, lunch, etc this will take up a large part of the day. Enjoy the contrasts, the people, the experience and go with the flow , you will love it.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

We tried to share and spend our $'s in various outlets, restaurants, cafe's, shops, etc. Do have a go and attempt to communicate with shop keepers, in particular in Bazaars and "old Towns', the locals seemed to enjoy the patter and it is terrific to witness their smiles as they welcome your attempts

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

A great trip, a great driver/guide would highly recommend the Balkans Tour to everyone. And, do visit Albania now, as it is just getting into the Tourism business. Unemployment in Albania is high, by visiting and touring and enjoying and- spending of course, you will benefit the young and old. The young wish to expand their english language skills, help them along it will give them future opportunities.

Read the operator's response here:

Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed the tour.

review 2 Oct 2016

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

Kayaking down a lake - visiting Roman remains, swimming in Lake Ohrid, walking in and staying in the Rugova valley.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

Travel light and take warm clothes for the mountains as well as cool clothes.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

We were welcomed everywhere, particularly in Albania - tourism is an important source of income.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

Tremendously intereresting - very varied.

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