Albanian Highlands Experience

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Albanian Highlands Experience

7 days

Warning! 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 rivers and a mountain pass. Discover the hospitality of Albanian Highlanders and enjoy food and Raki with them, while sharing knowledge about life and nature.

Max group size: 16 travelers

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

 

 

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Expert Tour Director

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Local cousine

 

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Traditional Guesthouses (Bujtine)

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Trekking with local guides

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Private transport

 

Your tour includes :                   Your tour highlights :

  • 6 nights in handpicked Hotels
  • Breakfast daily, 5 three-course meals and 3 lunch picnics
  • Multilingual Tour Director
  • Private deluxe motor coach
  • Guided trekking
  • A boat ride via private water taxi from Koman to Fierze 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

 

 

 

 

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Tirane  1 night

 

Day 1: Travel day

Included meals: Dinner

 

Airport pick-up service available throughout the day (included).

Welcome to Albania! Get settled in the hotel and for those of you not too tired, there is a

guided walking tour of the city center before a welcome cocktail in the evening.

 

 

Valbone  2 nights

Day 2: Transfer to Valbone via Boat Ride

Cutlery-52Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Early morning transfer to Koman, where you’ll take a scenic boat ride passing by rocky mountains and vivid green hills.

On our way to Fierze, stop for lunch in the house-made-restaurant on a hill facing the river.

  • Walk through gardens, picking ingredients by yourself, and learn how to cook Albanian traditional food.
  • Enjoy the view of the mirror river, green hills and rocky mountains, while eating.

Transfer to Valbone, and get settled in a typical guesthouse (Bujtine), where a delicious, traditional dinner is to be savored.

 

 

Day 3: Hiking to Kukaj

Cutlery-52Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Explore the village of Kukaj, the beautifully restored water mill, holding its original features, and the cold waters of Xhemes Lake.

 

 

Theth  2 nights

Day 4: Pass from Valbone to Theth

Cutlery-52Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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.

 

 

 

Day 5: Natural wonders of Theth

Cutlery-52Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Spend a day exploring Theth National Park, where a local guide shares Highlander legends and explains nature around you.

  • Marvel at the view and sound of the waterfall and canyon.
  • Enjoy a refreshing bath at the Natural Pools.

 

 

Day 6: Tirane via Shkoder

Cutlery-52Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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

  • Enjoy free time walking in the famous city boulevard “Pedonalja” and visiting the Ethnographic museum.

In the evening, transfer to Tirane.

 

Day 7: Departure day

Cutlery-52Included meals: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

 

Transfer to the airport for your return flight home.

 


650 € / person

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