Multi-day trip

Hiking Tour: Albania & Montenegro - 7 days

Activity provider: GoodAlbania

Hiking Tour: Albania & Montenegro - 7 days

Activity provider: GoodAlbania

From US$ 1,608.98 per person

When it comes to bucket-list scenery, the Peaks of the Balkans deliver the goods. With pristine forests, rugged karst mountains, if off-the-beaten-path fits you, this tour has your name all over it.

About this activity

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Duration 7 days
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
English, Italian
Pickup included
Please specify upon booking whether pick up will be from the airport or from your accommodation in Tirana. The day of the activity, the driver will be holding a sign with your last name on it.
Small group
Limited to 12 participants

Experience

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
  • Vajusha Peak and Prokletije National Park
  • The scenic road via Leqet e Hotit Pass
Full description
Day 1: Arrival to Tirana Airport pickup service is available throughout the day and will bring you to the hotel in Tirana. Explore the city in a guided walking tour before sitting down to a traditional dinner in a local restaurant. Day 2: Lepushe village via Shkoder Head to the northernmost part of Albania in the region of Kelmendi, home to mountain slopes covered with forests and pastures that rise into the view. Stop along the way for a guided tour in Rozafa Fortress with its amazing 360-degree views and fascinating history. Enjoy lunch and free time in the cobblestone promenade along Cem River of the village of Tamara Reach and get settled into the guesthouse in Lepushe Village Discover the waterfall and the old stone mill, and set off to explore some trails Arrive in the guesthouse in the evening where a delicious, traditional dinner is to be savored. Day 3: The Accursed Mountains: Vajusha Peak and Grebaje Valley Following a hearty breakfast and with your picnic-lunch packed, we start hiking towards Vajusha Peak along the forest of Dobku mountain. Enjoy lunch with the stunning views of the Accursed Mountains. Reach Grebaje valley in Prokletije National Park where we hop on a local transportation to arrive in our guesthouse in Vusanje (Vuthaj). Celebrate your day in the guesthouse with dinner and a mountain view. Day 4: Vusanje to Theth via Peja Pass Drive through Grebaje valley until you reach the start of the hike. The path passes along the craggiest part of the Prokletije/Bjeshkёt e Namuna mountains. Almost the entire hike is surrounded by steep mountains with stunning views. This itinerary allows us a glance into the region’s past when it was a forbidden zone during the Communist era. A border military post, a bunker and the border crossing pyramid sign still remain by the crossing. The transfer hike finishes at the beautiful village of Theth with its traditional tower houses surrounded by steep mountains. Day 5: Natural wonders of Theth Spend a day exploring Theth National Park and admiring the views of the waterfall and canyon. Take a refreshing dip at the natural pools and have a picnic lunch at the Blue Eye of Theth. Visit the village of Theth in the afternoon and check out the centuries-old tower and well-preserved church. Included meals: breakfast, picnic lunch, dinner.  Day 6: Pass from Theth to Valbone 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. Day 7: Tirana via Koman Lake Boat Ride Enjoy Valbona’s gorgeous setting, on a wide plain surrounded by towering mountain peaks in the morning. Explore the village of Kukaj or enjoy your morning in Valbone Valley before transferring to Fierze Dam to hop on a boat for a scenic ride passing by rocky mountains and vivid green hills. Transfer to Tirana get settled in the hotel.
Includes
  • 7 nights in handpicked hotels/guesthouses
  • Breakfast daily
  • 5 Dinners
  • 1 Lunch
  • 5 Picnic Lunches
  • Expert Trekking Guide & local guides
  • Private deluxe motor coach
  • 1 Boat Ride
  • 2 guided sightseeing tours and select entrance fees
  • Gratuities
  • Drop-off service
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Hiking shoes
  • Biodegradable sunscreen
  • Reusable water bottle

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility.

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