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10 Days Program

Program orientation

The participant will be welcomed at the airport by a representative of Experiment Albania. A one day orientation will be provided upon arrival in Tirana. This program orientation will cover basic information about customs, values and daily life in Albania. Basic Albanian language course will be provided to the participant, in order to enable him/her to communicate with the local people. This orientation concludes with the exploration of Tirana, the capital of Albania, visiting many cultural and historical buildings like National Historic Museum, Mosque of Et’hem Bej, Ottoman bridge of Tabakeve, etc.

Volunteer service

Following the orientation, the participant will start the volunteer program. Some available volunteer projects are as follows:

-working in orphanage (animation with children, helping the teachers, the cookers of orphanage, arranging the garden, painting the classes, rooms of orphanage)

-working for different local NGO’s and their projects

-working in the local schools in Albania

-working with street children and disabled people

Projects are available all year around and are only in Tirana, the capital of Albania.

Visits during the program

Throughout the program, the participant, accompanied by the local experiment guide, will visit the cities of Kruja and Berat, including the most important historical and cultural places of these cities like Museum of Gjergj Kastrioti Scanderbeg, Ethnographic Museum and Traditional Bazaar in the city of Kruja, the archaeological museum and roman amphitheatre in the city of Durres.

Homestay

During the program, the participant will live with an Albanian host family and will experience the famous “Albanian warm hospitality”, as it is said in the Albanian expression: “Buke, kripe dhe zemer (Bread, Salt and warm heart).

ITINERARY OF THE PROGRAM

Day 1: Arrival to the Mother Teresa International Airport and transfer to Tirana

Day 2: One day orientation in Tirana, including basic Albanian language course and visits to cultural & historical places

Day 3: Full day visit in the city of Kruja, including visits to cultural & historical places

Day 4-10: Volunteer project in Tirana and a visit in the city of Durres, including entries in cultural & historical places

Day 11: Departure to the Mother Teresa International Airport

2 weeks Program

Program orientation

The participant will be welcomed at the airport by a representative of Experiment Albania. A one day orientation will be provided upon arrival in Tirana. This program orientation will cover basic information about customs, values and daily life in Albania. Basic Albanian language course will be provided to the participant, in order to enable him/her to communicate with the local people. This orientation concludes with the exploration of Tirana, the capital of Albania, visiting many cultural and historical buildings like National Historic Museum, Mosque of Et’hem Bej, Ottoman bridge of Tabakeve, etc.

Volunteer service

Following the orientation, the participant will start the volunteer program. Some available volunteer projects are as follows:

-working in orphanage (animation with children, helping the teachers, the cookers of orphanage, arranging the garden, painting the classes, rooms of orphanage)

-working for different local NGO’s and their projects

-working in the local schools in Albania

-working with street children and disabled people

Projects are available all year around and are only in Tirana, the capital of Albania.

Visits during the program

Throughout the program, the participant, accompanied by the local experiment guide, will visit the cities of Kruja, Saranda, Gjirokastra and Berat, including the most important historical and cultural places of these cities like Museum of Gjergj Kastrioti Scanderbeg, Ethnographic Museum and Traditional Bazaar in the city of Kruja, archaeological site and Archaeological Museum of Butrinti, the most visited site in Albania, museum of weapons and castle of Gjirokastra, Museum of iconography “Onufri” and Castle of Berat, on the hill of the City.

Homestay

During the program, the participant will live with an Albanian host family and will experience the famous “Albanian warm hospitality”, as it is said in the Albanian expression: “Buke, kripe dhe zemer (Bread, Salt and warm heart).

ITINERARY OF THE PROGRAM

Day 1: Arrival to the Mother Teresa International Airport and transfer to Tirana

Day 2: One day orientation in Tirana, including basic Albanian language course and visits to cultural & historical places

Day 3: Full day visit in the city of Kruja, including visits to cultural & historical places

Day 4-10: Volunteer project in Tirana.

Day 11-12: Full visit in the city of Saranda & the famous archaeological site of Butrinti, one of the world's archeological wonders and a Unesco World Heritage site.

Day 13: Full visit in the city of Gjirokastra, including visits to cultural & historical places and return back to Tirana.

Day 14: Full visit in the city of Berat, including visits to cultural & historical places and return back to Tirana.

Day 15: Departure to the Mother Teresa International Airport

 

Last Updated ( Thursday, 12 April 2012 )
 
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