5-Day Tour of Valbona Valley & Theth

$782,93

Tour of Valbona Valley & Theth in 5 days, is exclusively designed to offer participants the best combination of pristine wild nature, unforgettable hikes through the heart of the Albanian Alps, and local folklore and traditions.

Tour of Valbona Valley & Theth highlights:

  • Hike in the company of a guide
  • Snap stunning photos on a scenic ferry ride across Lake Koman
  • Stay in local guesthouses
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Description

Tour of Valbona Valley & Theth Itinerary

Day 1: Tirana – Komani Lake – Valbona Valley National Park

  • Our Tour of Valbona Valley & Theth begins at 5:00 a.m. in the morning when the tour guide will pick you up at your accommodation in Tirana.
  • We drive off the main road and enter the village of Vau I Dejs, in a more rural area, with fewer cars and more untamed nature.
  • A brief break near Vau I Dejes Lake, a gorgeous and serene spot.
  • We continue by local transportation along uneven roads with magnificent views.
  • We board a ferry at 9:00 a.m. to cross the Komani Lake, which offers breathtaking views of the Albanian Alps, waterfalls, rural settlements, and untamed forests. Many people regard it as a unique experience paired with unrivaled local warmth.
  • Valbona Valley National Park will be our next stop. We will arrive in Valbona at about 13:00 and will explore the area and appreciate the so-called Crown of the Albanian Alps after a delicious traditional lunch (lunch break will be about noon on all three days of the tour).
  • Accommodation in a guesthouse in Valbona.

Day 2: Valbona – Maja e Rosit – Valbona

  • The second day of the Tour of Valbona Valley & Theth becomes increasingly challenging.
  • One of the Balkan peaks, Maja e Rosit, is our hiking goal. We pass via Kukaj on our way to Rosi Peak.
  • Maja e Rosit provides a breathtaking perspective of the Valbona Valley and the Accursed Mountains.
  • We’ll have a picnic lunch in this beautiful part of the earth.
  • Accommodation in a guesthouse in Valbona. Breakfast included for the next morning.

Day 3: Valbona Valley – Valbona Pass – Theth

  • Trekking to Theth from Valbona will take us almost the entire day, as the trip takes around 6 to 8 hours
  • We will reach a height of roughly 1050 meters in an isolated and beautiful area.
  • The Balkan Peaks and Bjeshket e Nemuna can be seen from the Valbona pass on the way to Theth.
  • After the Valbona Pass, we continue our Tour of Valbona Valley through some lovely landscapes and untamed forests on our way to Theth.
  • Accommodation in a guesthouse in Theth. Breakfast included for the next morning.

Day 4: Theth – Blue Eye – Theth

  • Our hiking excursion of Theth continues to the so-called Blue Eye of Theth, a natural beauty.
  • The Blue Eye is produced by water eroding the rocks as it descends from the Albanian Alps’ melting snow.
  • You will be unable to take your gaze away from the iridescent light of green and blue colors that invites you to dive in.
  • Accommodation in a guesthouse in Theth. Breakfast included for the next morning.

Day 5: Theth – Grunas Waterfall – Theth – Shkoder – Tirana

  • In the midst of the Albanian Alps, we’ll have our final traditional breakfast.
  • From Theth, we climb to Grunas Waterfall.
  • On our way back, we stop at the old Church and the Lock-in Tower (a symbol of Theth) to learn about its intriguing history.
  • At Qafa e Thores, we use local transit along a steep, deceptive mountainside that rises to 1700 meters above sea level. This is said to be the best photo site in Albania, with a superb view of the Albanian Alps.
  • The intricate zigzag path through the hilly landscape gradually smooths out, leading us to Shkodra Lake.
  • Our driver will meet us in Shkoder and bring us back to Tirana, Albania’s sophisticated and lively capital city.
  • The Tour of Valbona Valley will finish in the late afternoon.

The Tour of Valbona Valley will have a maximum of 8 travelers

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Included

BB (Accommodation and Breakfast) for 4 nights, Professional tour guide, Hotel pick up, Transport, Tickets to all the attractions, Road taxes, Tourist taxes, Petrol

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Important information

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level. Not wheelchair accessible. For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. 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.

Tour of Valbona Valley & Theth
5-Day Tour of Valbona Valley & Theth
$782,93