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Kudu Travel are the leading specialists in cultural walking tours to the Balkans and beyond. They organise small group trips to some of Europe's most fascinating and lesser-visited regions, guided by highly skilled, sociable and experienced tour leaders.

Key ingredients of Kudu tours include:

  • Daily walks to connect with the natural environment & enjoy the benefits of fresh air and well-paced exercise
  • A stimulating cultural and historical element - learn something new on your holiday!
  • Very good food and wine and hand-picked, delightful places to stay
  • Special features such as opera & music festivals , bird watching and walks for wildflowers

All itineraries are unique to Kudu and are individually designed to get away from the obvious and well-trodden, and add a spice of adventure - we hope you will choose to join one of our small group tours and experience the luxury of authentic, genuinely memorable, travel.

Good to know

  • Book with confidence: free rebooking or full refund for cancelled trips.
  • All deposits and payments insured and protected.
  • Enhanced Covid-19 protocols in place.

Key information

Destinations Destinations Europe, Balkans, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro
Activity Activity Beach, Family, Active, Hiking & Trekking, Nature & Wildlife, Culture
Tour Type Tour Type Small group tour

Kudu Travel Reviews

What people are saying about Kudu Travel


Great combination of history and landscape. This tour of Albania with a day and night in Kosovo highlighted both the natural world and complex anthropology of this little known region. Our enjoyment was greatly enhanced by a knowledgeable leader and invited expert.


An eyeopening experience. This was an area that I was not familiar with and my expectations were low. But Kudu provided a magnificent trip and introduced me to the many wonders of the Balkan region. This is our fourth trip with them and each one of them has been different and each one has been wonderful. The operators and knowledgeable and enthusiastic, they add much to each trip.


Varied, interesting and unexpected delights. Escorted tour of Albania with group leader and local guides. So much history , scenery and good food and local wine. Hospitable country. Good mix of walking in the mountains and sightseeing.

Preferred hotels

A small selection of Kudu Travel's carefully-selected hotels. All hotels can be changed to suit your requirements and budget


Hotel Ovo Malo Duše

In the heart of the Bašćaršija area in central Sarajevo, Hotel Ovo malo duše offers six individually designed unique rooms featuring local craftsmen and designers, a restaurant serving international cuisine and a summer terrace.


Hotel Kastel Motovun

This family-run hotel in the heart of the medieval town of Motovun offers fantastic views of central Istria, the Mirna river valley, Motovun vineyards and city square. Facilities include an indoor swimming pool, à-la-carte restaurant, spa with sauna and gardens to relax in.


Hotel Argjiro

A fully-restored Austro-Hungarian building in the historical centre of Gjirokaster, with fantastic views of the old bazaar. This 4* hotel features comfortable air-conditioned rooms, a stylish shared lounge and garden and a restaurant offering traditional and international cuisine.


Hotel Boutique Kotoni

Situated in the heart of Tirana's upmarket Blloku area, Hotel Boutique Kotoni offers stylish, air-conditioned suites, a 2-floor à-la-carte restaurant serving Albanian and international cuisine and a large terrace for al fresco dining.


Amadria Park Hotel Milenij

This 5* luxury hotel is located in central Opatija, overlooking Kvarner Bay. With stylish contemporary suites, this hotel offers a number of facilities, including an indoor swimming pool, sundeck, tennis courts, wellness centre, sea-view terrace, 2 restaurants and a lobby bar complete with piano music.


Hotel Europe

Built in 1882 and fully restored, the Austro-Hungarian building perfectly blends oriental and modern style. Located in the centre of Sarajevo, just a few steps from the Old Town, Hotel Europe offers guests a range of luxurious rooms, a wellness centre with gym and Turkish bath, acclaimed Viennese Cafe and an à la carte restaurant serving local and international cuisine.

What's included

All trips with Kudu Travel include the following services. Get in touch to find out more.

Included Accommodation

We use 3 – 5 star hotels, which we research personally, with emphasis on character, location and good service.

Included Guided excursions

Tours are accompanied by a Kudu tour leader and local guides.
All entrance, sightseeing and National Park fees are included.

Included Ground transfers

Transport for all activities described in the itinerary is also included.

Included All meals

All meals (breakfasts, lunch and dinner) are included.
We want you to sample the best of regional cuisines.

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