This special interest tour program is exclusively designed to offer participants the best combination of pristine wild nature, unforgettable ferry ride through the heart of the Albanian Alps and local folklore and traditions. During these 5 days you will be able to visit most of the tourist attractions of Northern Albania.
We begin our journey toward Northern Albania, leaving Tirana early in the morning at 05:30. At 09:00 we get on the ferry that sails right in the heart of the Albanian Alps. The Koman lake ferry trip offers some spectacular views of the Albanian Alps, waterfalls, rural villages and wild forests. Overnight in a traditional guesthouse by the lake. New in 2017: Exploring the area through kayaking along the lake.
Bio Breakfast at the guesthouse. At 11:00 we get on the ferry to Fierza. Passing through Bajram Curri, we enter the national park of Valbona Valley. After a delicious traditional lunch, we explore some of the main attractions, such as a great valley named “Lugina e Valbonës”, a fountain head called “Krojet e Ragamit”, the lake “Liqeni i Xhemës” “The old Mill” “The center of the village”, “The old school” etc.
Breakfast on the nature, surrounded by the crown of the Albanian Alps. This would be an intense day, as we will hike toward Theth. A caravan of horses will be carrying your luggage through this impressive path. Panoramic picnic lunch on the top of the mountains. Overnight in Theth.
The forth days starts with visits on Thethi’s main historic and natural attractions. We will visit the famous tower “Kulla e Ngujimit”, the Church, the ethnographic museum, and some of the main natural attractions around the village. Overnight in Theth.
After a bio breakfast at the guesthouse we get on the car toward the city of Shkoder. Shkodra is the main city of Northern Albania. We will visit the city center and the unique photography Musem “Marubi”. We have our final lunch by the Buna River, with an amazing view of the Rozafa castle. After lunch we get on the way to the final destination, Tirana.
This is where we give you some warm greetings from Choose Balkans team and we wish to see you again next year.
- Dedicated Transport throughout the whole trip (Minibus, Koman Lake Ferry, Horse caravan, Canoeing)
- Professional Tour Guide throughout the tour
- 4 nights in traditional guesthouses (double /triple room occupancy)
- All meals throughout the 5 days of the tour