6-Day Albanian Highlands Experience from Durres and Tirana

This tour has definitely.
Waring: There is a high chance of personal growth during this experience. On this tour you’ll explore natural wonders such as canyons, natural pools and waterfalls walking along river and a mountain pass. Discover the hospitality of Albanian highlanders and enjoy food, raki and their knowledge about life and nature.

Tour pace: During day 2 and 5 you will walk for about 3-4 hours across mostly flat terrain (dirt paths) and an day 4 there will be a 7-8 hour walk including rough paths and high altitudes (1200 m).

HIGHLIGHTS

– Boat ride in Koman Lake, across highlands and vivid green hills
– The amazing pass from Valbone to Theth
– Canyons, waterfalls and Natural pools in Theth
– The endurance richness of the Highlanders culture

per adult from

$1,465

NZD

Duration

7 days

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 5x Dinner
    • 5x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • 2 guided sightseeing tours and select entrance fees 
    • Private deluxe motor coach
    • Expert Trekking Guide & local guides
    • Boat Ride x 1
    • Entry/Admission - Komani Lake
    • Entry/Admission - Theth National Park
    What's excluded :
    • Anything else not mentioned in inclusions
    • Single supplement is not included €.140
    • Gratuities (optional)

  • Day 1: Travel day & Tirana

    Stop At: Tirana, Tirana, Tirana County
    Welcome to Albania!
    Transfer to Tirana and settle in to your hotel. For those of you not too tired, there is a guided walking tour of the city center, including Skanderbeg Square, Et’hem Bey Mosque, the Pyramid and the Blloku area.

    Then, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers at tonight’s welcome dinner.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Tirana, a 3-star Hotel

    Day 2: Transfer to Valbone via Koman Lake boat ride

    Stop At: Komani Lake, Koman Albania
    Transfer to Koman, where you’ll take a scenic boat ride passing by rocky mountains and vivid green hills.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Pass By: Bajram Curri, Bajram Curri, Kukes County
    Transfer to the northern city of Bajram Curri for lunch.

    Pass By: Valbone, Valbone, Kukes County
    On the way to Valbone, check out the old water mill with holding its original features and get settled in a typical guesthouse (Bujtine), where a delicious, traditional dinner is to be savored.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Valbone, Guesthouse

    Day 3: Hiking to Kukaj & Rama’s Hut

    Stop At: Valbone, Valbone, Kukes County
    Enjoy Valbona’s gorgeous setting, on a wide plain surrounded by towering mountain peaks. Explore the village of Kukaj and reach Rama’s Hut for a picnic lunch around trees and mountains.

    Celebrate your day in the guesthouse with a hot drink and a mountain view.

    Celebrate your day in the guesthouse with a hot drink and a mountain view.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch: Pik nik
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Valbone, Guesthouse

    Day 4: Pass from Valbone to Theth

    Stop At: Theth, Theth, Shkoder County
    Transfer to “Fusha e Gjese” and set off on a guided hike through a well-maintained trail suitable also for families and “Sunday hikers”.

    The route across the Accursed Mountains takes a total of 8 hours with many stops to enjoy, eat (picnic) and take photos of breathtaking panoramas.
    Duration: 8 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch: Pik nik
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Theth, Guesthouse

    Day 5: Natural wonders of Theth

    Stop At: Theth National Park, Rruga Nikgjonaj Rruga Nikgjonaj, Nr.18, Theth 4009 Albania
    Spend a day exploring Theth National Park.

    Marvel at the view and sound of the waterfall and canyon.
    Enjoy a refreshing bath at the Natural Pools and a picnic lunch at the Blue Eye of Theth.

    Visit the village of Theth in the afternoon, where a four century old tower used as reconciliation tower and the 100 – year – old, well-preserved church are the highlights.
    Duration: 6 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch: Pik nik
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Theth, Guesthouse

    Day 6: Tirana via Shkoder

    Stop At: Shkoder, Shkoder, Shkoder County
    Transfer to Shkoder, stopping for a delicious seafood lunch by the Shkoder lake in Shiroke.

    Have a guided tour of Shkodra. Enter in the Ebu Bekr Mosque and the Rozafa Castle.
    Enjoy free time walking in the famous city boulevard “Pedonalja”.
    Transfer to Tirana and get settled in the hotel
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Tirana, a 3-star Hotel

    Day 7: Departure Day

    Pass By: Tirana, Tirana, Tirana County
    Please note that the airport drop off is not included on tour. If you want to include this service, you can book it during your reservation.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Tirana City Center ( Airport/Hotel Pickup) TiranaDurres City Center ( Hotel Pickup) DurresAirports
    • Rinas Airport, Tirana Albania
    Ports
    • Durres Port, Rruga Pavaresia 66, Durrës, Albania
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Good Albania

Activity ID: V-75059P17

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