Tour of Valbona and Theth in 3 Days from Tirana

With the magnificent mountain scenery as your backdrop, you’ll be traveling on Lake Koman and do one of the most panoramic hikes in northern Albania on a historic trail from Valbona to Theth, a path that has been used for centuries for trade and exchanging goods. To add to your authentic experience of Albania, you stay at traditional, family-based guesthouses where you usually get welcomed not as a customer, but rather as a family guest.

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 2x Dinner
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Entry/Admission - Valbona Pass
    • Entry/Admission - Grunasi Waterfall
    What's excluded :
    • Breakfast of the First Day & Dinner of the Last Day
    • Drinks & Beverages

  • Day 1: Tirana – Koman Lake – Valbona

    Stop At: Tirana, Tirana, Tirana County
    We will leave Tirana at 5:00 am to drive toward the Koman Lake and depart at 9:00 am to the other side of the lake, Fierza.
    Duration: 1 day 6 hours

    Stop At: Koman, Koman, Shkoder County
    From 1985 this manmade lake is the only way how locals who live in the surroundings get in touch with the modern world.
    Driving from Fierza to Valbona will needs around 45 minutes, passing through Bajram Curri, the municipally of the area.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Valbona, Valbona, Kukes County
    Lunch break in Valbona and hiking in Kukaj, a very remote area in Valbona Valley surroundings when we will see how the people do their living.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Traditional Lunch at the Guesthouse. Appropriate also for Vegetarians and Vegans.
    • Dinner: Traditional Dinner at the Guesthouse. Appropriate also for Vegetarians and Vegans.
    Accommodation included: Traditional Guesthouse.
    Shared or Private Room

    Day 2: Hiking from Valbona – Theth

    Stop At: Valbona Pass, Rruga Azem Hajdari, Bajram Curri Albania
    Also called as the Big Day of the tour, we now set off on the thrilling hike from Valbona to Theth following the ancient path that the locals have been using for years. Back in the day, it was only possible to travel from Valbona to Shkoder on foot taking two full days of walking!
    Walking on this path we will pass through the oldest part of the village where people are still living in their more than 100-year-old stone houses that are remarkable remnants of the past. The 18-km trek offers spectacular views of long rocky valleys and lush green forests. We stop for lunch at one of the traditional cafés along the way but do stock up on snacks just in case.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Stop At: Theth, Theth, Shkoder County
    After trekking for about 7-8 hours we arrive in Theth that will for sure amaze us with its unique nature, history, and traditions including the village’s symbol, the Lock-In Tower. Overnight and dinner at the guesthouse.
    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch: Traditional Lunch at the Guesthouse. Appropriate also for Vegetarians and Vegans.
    • Dinner: Traditional Dinner at the Guesthouse. Appropriate also for Vegetarians and Vegans.
    Accommodation included: Traditional Guesthouse.
    Private or Shared Room

    Day 3: Theth – Shkoder – Tirana

    Stop At: Grunasi Waterfall, Theth Albania
    After breakfast at the Guesthouse, the” Gurnas” Waterfall is the next attraction. Around 45 minutes walk from the center of the village the round to their pass through most of the village into soft hilly terrain.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Shkoder, Shkoder, Shkoder County
    Living Theth behind and driving for around 3 hours we will reach Shkoder, the biggest city of the Albanian North. Free time in Shkoder and return to Tirana in the evening where it is the end of our tour.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We would kindly pick up everyone from the Hotel / Apartments during their stay to Tirana.
    Departure Time :
    5:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.



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Organised by Go as Local

Activity ID: V-107865P44

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