Explore the mysteries of Albanian Alps on this scenic trekking holiday. The highlight of the trip will be the trek in the most remote area of Northern Albania, in National Park of Thethi, which is unique for the picturesque and natural beauty, interesting blood revenge stories and folklore, delicious traditional food and above of all the incomparable Albanian hospitality. A wonderful experience in the peace triangle between Albania, Montenegro and Kosovo.
Day 1 Welcome to Albania-Shkoder
Arrival in Shkodra. At 18:00, meeting the tour guide at the hotel lobby. If time permits you will have some free time to walk around the center of Shkoder before dinner. Spend the night in Shkoder.
Day 2 Travel to Thethi
After the breakfast, the driver will pick you up at the hotel. Travel to Thethi.Visit the attractions in and around Thethi, like: the Church (750m), the Kulla e Ngujimit (a tower house used in the past by men as a shelter against ongoing blood revenge), the Thethi Waterfall and the Grunasi Canyon. Home stay in Thethi.
Day 3 Kaprea Valley/ Blue Eye
After breakfast we will leave the guesthouse for a hike in the picturesque Kaprea Valley, situated above Nderlyse. We will walk on a trail that follows the Kaprea Stream with waterfalls and the large clear pool called the “Blue Eye”. On the way we will be able to enjoy superb views of the high peaks surrounding us. In the late afternoon will turn back to Thethi and overnight at the same house as the night before.
Day 4 Driving to Tirana with a stop in Kruja
Today we will transfer back to Shkoder. Visit the Marubi photography museum and then drive to Kruja. On the way we will have lunch in a traditional restaurant. After arriving in Kruja, we will take a walking tour through the city's most known spots like Kruja Bazar and the Kruja castle, epicenter of the legendary Albanian resistance to the Ottomans led by Scanderbeg in the 14th century. In the late afternoon we continue to Tirana. Dinner and overnight in Tirana
Day 5 Leaving Albania
Leisure time. Departure
Availability and Price
Tour’s Code: AL.2T (4 nights & 5 days)
Price: 290Eur/person in twin room for minimum group’s size of 6 people. Groups with less people are welcome but the price will be different.
Single supplement: 40Eur (available only in hotels)
- Accommodation: 2 nights hotel accommodation in twin room + 2 nights accommodation in guesthouse (4-5 people/room)
- Meals: 4 dinners+3 lunches (1 of them is picnic lunch on day 3) + 4 breakfasts
- Transfers as per itinerary (excluding airport’s transfers)
- Entrance fee
- English speaking guide
- Airport pick up & deliver transfers
- Everything else which is not mentioned under INCLUDED
Dates for 2016:
The tour run every Sunday starting on Jun, 12th up to Oct, 23rd
If you wish to do this tour on a different date, please fill in the booking form and send it to us. Please be aware that the season for this tour starts at the beginning of June up to the end of October. We have guides who can speak Albanian, English, Italian, French, and German*