Albania & Kosovo, Walking and Climbing

This trip will take you through some of the most breathtaking landscapes of these two countries. You will hike their highest mountains, take a ferry ride along beautiful Koman Lake, and zip-line over the Rugova River. You will end each day’s adventure by meeting the locals and enjoying the wonderful food they have to offer.

per adult from

$3,040

NZD

Duration

8 days

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  • What's included :
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • This tour is full board!
    • All meals, including breakfast, lunch and dinner
    • Accommodation in hotels on days 3, 4 and 5
    • Tents for camping on the peak of Jezerca
    • Airport transfers
    • Transportation with a minibus (22 seats)
    • Local guides
    • All gear required to climb Via Ferrata
    • Luggage transportation by horse to Jezerca Peak
    • Assistance of SONDOR
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Dajti
    • Entry/Admission - Komani Lake
    • Entry/Admission - Valbona Valley National Park
    What's excluded :
    • 130 euro per single supplement
    • Everything that is not mentioned above
    • Gratuities

  • Day 1: Tirana

    Stop At: Mount Dajti, Rruga Abdyl Frasheri Nr 3 Albania
    Transfer to Dajti Mountain (1613 m) via the longest cable car in the Balkans
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Dajti, Albania
    Walk through the National Park, a forest of pine trees and 200 years old oaks
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Tirana, Tirana, Tirana County
    In the afternoon we will visit Tirana’s highlights: Scanderbeg Square, the Clock Tower, Et’hem Bey Mosque, and more.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: . Komani Lake Boat Trip

    Stop At: Komani Lake, Koman Albania
    Drive to Koman Lake and embark on a fascinating boat trip through the high peaks and gorges of the Drini River. Often compared to the Scandinavian fjords, it is considered to be “one of the greatest boat trips”.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Kukaj, Albania
    Guided walking in the village of Kukaj in the Valbona Valley will follow.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Jezerca Peak

    Stop At: Maja Jezercë, Albania
    Walk for about 8 hours up the Albanian Alps, otherwise known as the "Accursed Mountains", to reach the glacial lakes of Jezerca Mountain, the second-highest peak of Albania.
    Duration: 8 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Jezerca
    Will camp for the night near the lakes.

    Day 4: Jezerca

    Stop At: Valbona Valley National Park, Valbona Albania
    Walk the 7 hours back from Jezerca to Valbona Valley.
    Duration: 7 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 5: GJakova, Decani, Peja (Kosovo)

    Stop At: Gjakova, Gjakova
    Drive to Kosovo where we will visit the old city of Gjakova, along with its Old Baazar and HadumiMosque (16th Century). There we meet with local craftsmen and visit their shops
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Decan, Decan
    Visit the Monastery of Decan (UNESCO heritage)
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Pec, Pec
    Visit the Serbian Patriarchate of Peja, which is on the UNESCO List.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 6: Via Ferrata

    Stop At: Pec, Pec
    Today we will explore Via Ferrata(The Iron Road) in Peja. We will climb for about 100 meters through Rugova Canyon and take the zip line across the Rugova River. There we will discover the ancient caves that have been used over the years by monks, villagers and solders.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 7: Prizren &Kruje

    Stop At: Prizren, Prizren
    Visit the old town of Prizren, Sinan Pasha Mosque and the Albanian League of Prizren.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Kruje, Kruje, Durres County
    Travel to Kruje, Albania where we will visit the Ethnographic Museum, the Old Bazaar and the Museum of Scanderbeg.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 8: Sari Salltik Mountain

    Stop At: Kruje, Kruje, Durres County
    In the morning we will take a walk (1.5 hours) up to the rocky mountain of Kruje and visit Sari Salltik, a Bektashi shrine. There we will learn more about the history of the saint and visit the underground cave (20 m deep).
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Durres, Durres, Durres County
    In Durres, we visit the Roman Amphitheatre built-in 2nd Century AD. The city was an important segment of Via Egnatia, which connected Rome to Constantinople. Next, we drive to the Airport where our tour will end.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Rinas Airport, Tirana Albania
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Sondor Travel

Activity ID: V-10217P35

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