8-Day Adventure Tour in North Albania from Tirana
Experience the fresh air of North Albania as you drive the Alps from Theth to Valbone along the boat tour to Koman Lake.This 4×4 tour in North Albania and its amazing circuit will reward you with mesmerizing views of Albanian Alps, steep valleys and of course the National Park of Bjeshket e Nemuna.
Travel across high passes and through Alpine meadows, recharging at night with delicious mountain cuisine with bio foods. Challenge yourself to visit one of the best national parks of Albania, uncovering the alpine heart of Balkan on this incredible off-road adventure.
This is how your adventure will look like:
Day 1: TiranaAfter your arrival at the airport and hotel check-in, your guide takes you around Tirana to get a feel of this modern capital city.
Day 2: ShkoderThe first stop on this tour is the birthplace of an Albanian National Hero, Kruja. Visit the Castle. After your visit at the castle, walk to the bazaar which features many traditional handmade items. Once you are finished in beautiful Kruja, head to the beach of Shengjin, one of the most beautiful sandy beaches on the Adriatic Sea. From there you will be driven to Shkodra, the largest city in the north.
Here visit the Rozafa Castle and take in the superb view of Shkodra Lake sur-rounded by mountains.
Dinner and accommodation are in Shkodra.
Day 3 and 4: ThethAfter breakfast you will be driven through the picturesque National Park of Theth. Then stop at Qafë Thore, a mountain pass that offers spectacular views of the Theth Valley. On arrival to Theth, spend the day in and around the area enjoying the charm of the village known for its stunning nature and traditional wooden-tiled houses.
On your second day in Theth, visit some of the most beautiful natural attractions Albania has to offer. After either a 30 minute off-road drive or 2.5 hour walk, visit the famous Blue Eye, a natural phenomenon caused by the extremely cold water that flows up from deep within the ground into the warmer waters of the river. After some time at the Blue eye, visit the waterfall and the Canyon of Theth. This day of exploring nature and enjoying the outdoors will have you ready for the wonderful dinner and accommodation that awaits back at the guest house.
Day 5 and 6: ValboneSpend the day traveling from Theth to Valbona. Your travel is filled with beautiful landscapes of the Valbona valley and park and a boat ride to cross Koman Lake.
Lunch on the road at a traditional restaurant and visit of the old mill. Dinner and accommodation are in the Valbona guesthouse.
Your second day in Valbona includes a moderate hike through the Valbona Valley National Park to the waterfall of Valbona. While you eat your picnic lunch, enjoy the view of the Albanian Alps.
After enjoying the waterfalls you will hike back to the village for another delicious traditional dinner.
Day 7: TiranaAfter breakfast, your journey continues back to Tirana. Once you‟ve had some time to relax and unwind at the hotel, head out into the capital city to enjoy a taste of the rich nightlife it has to offer. As you walk through the city, you will get to know some of the history of the country's capital.
Day 8: AirportDepending on your flight time, our staff will escort you to the airport.