About Kosovo

Kosovo is in South Eastern Europe and was a part of the erstwhile Yugoslavia. The Republic of Kosovo is made up of people of many ethnicities such as Albanians, Serbs, Bosniaks, Turks, Gorani. The country is made up of hills and valleys and has many ethnic monuments waiting to be explored as part of your Luxury holiday packages to Kosovo. The Capital Pristina is located at the edge of the town of Gra?anica with its 14th-century Serbian Orthodox monastery and nearby Ulpiana archaeological site. The whole country is dotted with UNESCO Heritage sites and national parks intent on preserving the natural beauty of the country.

Weather and Clothing

Kosovo has what is termed as a continental climate. The plains have hot summers and cold winters. The hills have cool summers and extremely cold winters. Carry light woolens if visiting in summer months and heavy winter wear for the winter months.

What to eat

Being a multi-ethnic nation, the cuisine of Kosovo has many influences. Their pastries and barbeque dishes are a treat for the senses. They also specialize in making preserves and jams of all the naturally available fruits. Locally made cheeses and milk dishes abound. A must try are the Flija, Rakia, grilled trout, many forms of dips and the espresso coffee.

Popular Attractions

Mirusha Waterfalls: Close to the capital city of Pristina is a beautiful set of sixteen waterfalls. Over the centuries these have eroded the stone strata showing all the layers in vivid colors. There is no better way to begin exploring the country during the Kosovo International tour package with a visit here.

Gjakova Old Bazaar: The bazaar dates back to the 17th century. Burnt down during the War of 1999, it has been rebuilt as it was before. The bazaar surrounds a mosque dating back to the 15th century.

The Pec Patriarchy: The seat of the Patriarchy of the Serbian Orthodox Church, The monastery is over 200 years old. It is Serb center in an Albanian Country being guarded by NATO troupes.

Ulpiana: One pf the oldest cities in the Balkan Peninsula, it dates back to the 13th century. Full of ancient sites this city is an explorer’s delight.

 

With its quaint hill villages and pristine beauty Kosovo is a perfect vacation destination. You can customize your Honeymoon tour packages to Kosovo to suit all you vacation needs.

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