The start of this adventure after the instruction will be from the port.
Driving by the main road always to the coast side next to the Ionian sea and passing from several village which looks typical Mediterranean architecture, our first coffee break will be to Borsh village, to the fall water coffee stop. Coffee or soft drinks included.
Leaving from Borsh, passing from Qeparo village and destination will be the mountain village from where the Albanian Polyphony was create. This village is call PILUR and is situated 950 m vertical from the level of the sea. From Qeparo to Pilur almost the driving will be old military road and almost 80% up hill driving.
To Pilur we will have the opportunity to visit the church af Saint Maria, walking around the village, meat local people and enjoy the local dish just home made by the orderly people. The dish will be including.
After the local dish and enjoyable view which very clear from the top we can see all the Ionian island drive down hill to Himara beach. Stay for aprox 1/30 hours to enjoy the Albanian coffee.
Round noon on our departure from Himara, on way to Saranda will pass from the Castle of Porto Palermo, the second biggest NAVY BASE during the Communist system. This Castle was build from the 15-th Century (Venetian period) and later on was complete during the 18-th Century ( Ottomans period).
On our return back to Sarande by the Good Bye from Sipa Tours, you will receive an local traditional souvenir for free (CD Polyphonic Music made by Lefter Cipa).
Breakdown-Timing 7 – 8 / hours
00:00 Dep from Saranda
00:40 Arrive in Borsh village/ waterfall place.
01:10 Dep to Piluri after coffe break.
02:10 Photo stop point.
02:30 Arrive to Piluri vilage.
03:00 End of guiding in the village.
03:40 End of visiting a local house.
04:00 Lunch time..
05:00 End of lunch
06:00 Arrival in Himara.
07:00 End of visiting Himara.
08:00 Arrival back to the port.
- Jeep transfer compulsory 4 pax per each jeep.
- All soft drinks and beers during our stop.
- Local licensed guide.
- Entry fees to Porto Palermo Castle.
- Lunch buffet.