This tour offers you the best of the Albanian Alps in just two night and three days. The main destinations of the Albanian Alps are included in this tour, which is: the ferry trip on Komani lake; the visit in Valbona valley; a kind of challenging hike to Thethi valley within Thethi National Park, visit of the Thethi waterfall and back to Shkodra or Tirana at the starting point in a three full days trip. The unique experience of the two hours boat trip with the views of landscapes; the welcoming atmosphere in the guesthouses in Valbona and Thethi; traditional cuisine tasting; experiencing traditions and cultural laws like where the house is ‘of God and of the guest’, you can in all get a unique experience to take with you after this trip.
Inclusions & Exclusions
- Dinner x 2 times
- Accommodation with Breakfast x 2 times
- Lunch box on the second day
- Guide with mule during the hiking day from Valbona to Thethi.
- Local Guide for Thethi attractions
- Transport by minivan and ferry trip
- Private transportation.
- Drinks or coffee breaks;
- Lunch on the first and third day.
- Excluded an all-time guide for the group.
Departure & Return
Traveler pickup is offered
5:00 AM – Tirana
07.30 AM – Shkodra
Returns to the original departure point
What To Expect
Day 1: Tirane, Komani Lake, Valbonne Valley
Pass By: Tirana (or Shkoder as an option)
The starting point of this tour is from the hotel door, from early morning at around 04.40 am; The transport is with minivans from Tirana to Komani ferry stop, (4x4car depending on guest request on extra charge). During the transfer to Komani ferry stop usually, get a coffee break on the way to Komani.
Stop At: Komani Lake, Shkoder County
During the two hours of ferry trip, you have the possibility to fully enjoy the view of the lake, the landscapes of the rocky slopes, the reflections of the nature on the water, amazing views to remember. In the ferry, you can enjoy even a drink or a coffee at the Bar or your lunch box.
After two hours of ferry trip, we will reach the Fierza stop. Here will be another minivan waiting to bring you toward Valbona valley, and drop off at the Guesthouse door.
Stop at: Valbona Valley, Kukes Country
Accommodation around 13.00 am and dinner around 19.30 am at the guesthouse; free time in the afternoon to have a walk around the valley before dinner time.
Day 2: Valbonne Valley and Thethi National Park
Pass By: Thethi National Park, Shkoder County
After an early breakfast, the day will start hiking toward Thethi valley for around 6-7 hours. During this hike, we will go through Rragam village to the golf of Valbona at 1750 mt to proceed then in the Thethi National Park area between the woods and pastures. Usually, it takes 3 hours up and 3 hours down for a dis-level of 1000 mt. A mule/horse with a guide will be provided to carry your luggage and to show you the way till to guesthouse door in Thethi.
During this hiking day, you will meet two wood cabins providing refreshments drinks; one on Valbona side and one on Thethi’s side and you can stop at one of these places to consume your lunch box.
Duration: 6 hours
Stop at: Theth, Shkoder County
After 6-7 hours of hiking, in the afternoon, you will reach the guesthouse in Thethi and get accommodated in the guesthouse in the late afternoon. Dinner around 19.30 am.
Accommodation included: in Guesthouse.
Day 3: Thethi National Park, Shkoder City, and Tirana.
Stop At: Theth, Shkoder County
After the breakfast in the guesthouse, the day will start with a guided walk in the valley to the church of Theth and to the shutting tower. At the tower, an English guide will translate for you the story of the place narrated by the owner itself. Then you will proceed toward the canyon and waterfall for a 3 hours round trip and back to the guesthouse in order to get ready for the departure.
Around 12.30 am and be ready for the minivan pick up to Shkodra. Room Check out – after breakfast, before going for the walk.
Duration: 3 hours
Stop At: Shkoder, Shkoder County
The tour can end in Shkodra or at the starting point in Tirana. Travel time from Thethi to Shkodra is 2.5 hours and an additional 1.5 hours to Tirana. You will change transportation in Shkodra, proceeding to Tirana with a private normal shared car. You will reach Tirana around 18.30-19.00 depending on the traffic.
Duration: 4 hours
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
- Confirmation will be received at the 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 strong physical fitness level
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
- This tour/activity have no limit on travelers.
Note: For tour customizations please write we and we will be glad to do that for you according to your needs.
Prices 200.00€ /pers. – for 2 persons group
Prices 175.00€ /pers. – for 3 persons group
Prices 160.00€ /pers. – for 4-6 persons group