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Albanian Alps Off-Road Adventure:Shkoder,Bogë & Theth 1Day

Albanian Alps Off-Road Adventure:Shkoder,Bogë & Theth 1Day

Experience the rugged beauty of the Albanian Alps on this exciting off-road adventure. We will travel into the heart of the Albanian Alps, passing through picturesque villages and stunning mountain scenery on our way to Bogë. Here you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture, visit monuments such as the Church of Saint Mhill and enjoy a traditional Albanian lunch. After lunch, we will continue our journey to Theth, a hidden gem nestled in the mountains. Explore the village's traditional stone houses, visit the theth church and hike to the stunning Blue Eye Waterfall, where you can cool off with a refreshing swim in the crystal clear waters. Throughout the day, our experienced guide will share insights into the history, culture and natural beauty of the region, providing a truly immersive experience. This off-road adventure is perfect for nature lovers, history buffs and anyone looking to discover the hidden treasures of Northern Albania.

Tirana: Shkoder, Lezhe and Kruje Day Trip with Rozafa Castle

Tirana: Shkoder, Lezhe and Kruje Day Trip with Rozafa Castle

Go beyond Tirana to discover more of Albania on this guided day trip to Shkodër, Lezhe, and Kruje Explore the history and archaeology of the cities and their sights. Visit landmarks like Rozafa Castle, Gjuhadol, and Kruja Castle, and get the lowdown on the storied monuments as you explore. Drive from Tirana towards Shkoder. Visit imposing Rozafa Castle and admire breathtaking views 360-degree views over the valley, the Buna and Drin Rivers, as well as Shkoder's lake and surrounding mountains. Take a walking tour in Gjuhadol, a newly renovated pedestrian area of Italian and Austrian architectural influences, testimony to this city’s historic links with both these countries. Then, visit the Marubi Museum (optional) which houses an exposition of old prints. In Lezhe, see the mausoleum of Skanderbeg, the national hero of the Albanians, inside the church of Saint Nicholas. Proceed to Kruja, the center of Albanian resistance against the Ottomans. Visit the Skanderbeg Museum and a rich Ethnographic Museum with almost all items being original from the end of the 19th century. Finally, make your way through Kruja’s famous Bazaar full of traditional handicrafts and souvenirs before returning to Tirana.

Fom Tirana: Day tour of Shkodra and Lezha (Scutari & Lisus)

Fom Tirana: Day tour of Shkodra and Lezha (Scutari & Lisus)

Join this unforgettable journey to explore the enchanting attractions of Shkodra and Lezha, two of Albania's most historic cities. The tour guide will pick you up from your accommodation located in Tirana to kickstart the adventure. The first destination is the charming city of Lezha. Dive into its rich history and pay homage to Albania's national hero, Gjergj Kastriot Skanderbeg, at his revered tomb. After that, we will visit the center of Lezha city. Then, we'll venture to the iconic Rozafa Castle, perched majestically just 3km south of Shkodra's bustling center. This ancient fortress boasts a captivating past dating back to the early Bronze Age, revealed through fascinating archaeological finds. Step inside the castle's walls to uncover architectural marvels and remnants of Venetian administrative buildings. From the castle's vantage points, soak in panoramic views of the picturesque landscape, adorned by the Buna and Drin Rivers. Our journey continues to the breathtaking Shkodra Lake, straddling the border between Montenegro and Albania. Once a bay of the Adriatic Sea, this expansive lake stands as the largest in the Balkans, spanning over 41km in length and teeming with diverse birdlife, including the majestic pelicans. Free time for lunch, with the possibility to enjoy the panoramic lake view. Conclude our tour with a visit to Shkodra's vibrant main boulevard, immersing yourself in the city's dynamic fusion of history, culture, and modernity. Also visit the awe-inspiring Catholic Cathedral, dedicated to St. Stephen and hailed as one of the Balkans' largest. Back to Tirana at your hotel.

Shkodra Bike tour

Shkodra Bike tour

We start the day by meeting at the city center from 08:00-10:00 ( like you decide it) o’clock. After a short presentation of the main square and the buildings surrounding it, we start riding through main "Pedonale" Street which has become one of the country's most valued tourist attractions. The pedestrian walkway connects the city center with the Historical Museum. Afteward we will pedal towards the city's castle and learn about the legend of this castle.After the castle, we will pedal towards the tourist village of Shiroka, we will get to know the history and fishing tradition of this village. We will also visit the small beach of the lake called white stones when we will have a break to eat a snack. Then will pedal along the lake and return to the city center

3 Days in the Albanian Alps

3 Days in the Albanian Alps

Day 1: Tirane - Theth Start your Theth adventure by leaving Tirana bright and early. Our first stop is in Shkodra, where we'll explore the fascinating Rozafa Castle in the morning, soaking in its breathtaking views. Afterward, we'll wander through Shkodra's charming Old Town, filled with history and character, and grab a tasty lunch at a local spot. Once we've taken in the sights, we'll hit the road again, this time bound for Theth in the afternoon. As we arrive in Theth, we'll check into our accommodation, getting ready to relax after the journey. Cap off the day with a delicious dinner, maybe trying some traditional Albanian dishes to fully embrace the local flavors and atmosphere of Theth. Day 2: Theth - Blue Eye - Nderlysaj - Theth On the second day of our meticulously planned itinerary, we will commence our exploration of the picturesque locales in Theth. The day begins with a hearty breakfast, setting the tone for a day filled with captivating experiences. Our first destination is the village of Nderlysaj, where a refreshing interlude awaits at the Natural Baths. Guests can relish a dip in the invigorating cold waters before embarking on a scenic hike to the renowned Blue Eye. The trek, lasting approximately 40 minutes each way, unveils breathtaking views. Upon reaching the Blue Eye, guests have the option to partake in a serene lunch amidst this natural marvel or indulge in a refreshing swim in its crystalline waters. Alternatively, one can simply bask in the splendor of the surroundings. Post this rejuvenating experience, our journey takes us back to the village. Here, we will visit the iconic Church of Theth, a cultural gem situated amidst the scenic mountain backdrop. Immerse yourself in the rich history and tranquility that this revered landmark offers. Day 3: Theth - Grrunas Waterfall - Theth Concluding our immersive Theth tour, the last day commences with a post-breakfast expedition to Grrunasi Waterfall, involving a moderate hike lasting approximately 25-30 minutes each way. This scenic journey leads to the captivating waterfall, providing a serene natural encounter. Subsequent to the waterfall exploration, our itinerary includes a concise visit to "Kulla Ngujimit." Here, participants will gain valuable insights into the historical intricacies of blood revenge and the proactive measures implemented for resolution. This educational visit offers a comprehensive understanding of the cultural context and the effective strategies employed to address this complex societal issue. As the culmination of our enriching tour, we will commence the return journey to Tirana. Our transport service ensures a convenient drop-off at your preferred location, marking the conclusion of a thoroughly curated and insightful exploration of Theth.

From Ulcinj: Rozafa Castle ,Skadar Lake and Skadar Tour

From Ulcinj: Rozafa Castle ,Skadar Lake and Skadar Tour

Skadar Lake Nestled amidst the stunning Balkan landscape lies Skadar Lake, a true natural wonder that captivates visitors with its breathtaking beauty and rich biodiversity. Spanning the border between Montenegro and Albania, this shimmering jewel is the largest lake in the Balkan Peninsula, offering a myriad of enchanting experiences for nature enthusiasts, photographers, and adventure seekers alike. Rozafa Castle Perched majestically atop a hill overlooking the city of Shkodër in northern Albania, Rozafa Castle stands as a symbol of resilience, history, and enduring legends. With its commanding presence and panoramic views, this ancient fortress offers visitors a glimpse into the region's rich past and captivates them with its intriguing stories and architectural marvels. Skadar-Shkoder Stroll along Shkodër's bustling pedestrian street, Rruga Kolë Idromeno, lined with shops, cafes, and restaurants. This lively thoroughfare leads to the city's historic center, where you can admire beautifully preserved Ottoman-era architecture and visit landmarks like the Lead Mosque and the Catholic Cathedral of Shkodër.

From Tirana: Shkoder, Rozafa Castle, & Lake Skadar Day Trip

From Tirana: Shkoder, Rozafa Castle, & Lake Skadar Day Trip

Departure from Tirana. Arrival in Shkodra and start of the tour with a visit to the Castle and the Museum inside, which houses an interesting collection of objects and documents, which illustrate the history of the city from the Illyrian to the Ottoman periods, the wars fought by Scutari against Romans, Byzantines and Slavs, and the heroic resistance of the locals to the siege of the Ottoman army. Guided tour of the city and the Marubi museum (optional), the most important photographic museum in the country and one of the most important in the Balkans. In return lunch possibility by the Skadar Lake, in an area commonly known as “Shiroke” where the fish lovers may have the chance to taste the local specialty, Karp cooked in casarole.

From Tirana: 2-Day Tour of Theth and Shkoder

From Tirana: 2-Day Tour of Theth and Shkoder

Leave Tirana on day one and head toward the North of Albania to stop at the Castle of Rozafa. Learn about the castle's role in Albanian history, dating from the Antiquity and the Illiryan-Roman wars, and see the castle, built over the top of a hill. Discover the fascinating legends of the Albanian Epos and how it relates to the castle's history. Depart from the Castle and head down to the city of Shkoder. Marvel at the city famous for its typical architecture, sense of humor, and friendly atmosphere, it is one of the most important city centers of Albania. Take in the religious diversity of the city where one can find a Catholic Church, Orthodox Church, and Muslim Mosque next to each other. Walk through Shkoder and take in some of the most interesting parts of the city, including the most famous “Pedonale”, a pedestrian-friendly area with bars and restaurants. Travel out of Shkoder in the afternoon to head North toward Theth to stay overnight. Drive on the winding road to Theth and upon reaching the destination, be welcomed by a local family in their guesthouse. Hike to the beautiful Gurnas waterfall after breakfast at the guesthouse. Enjoy a leisurely 45-min walk from the center of the village to the waterfall. Visit also the Catholic Church of Theth on the trip out of Theth and see the Lock-in Tower. With more than 4 centuries of history, this building is the symbol of settling the Blood Feuds in Albania.

Day Tour Shkodra and Mrizi i Zanave from Tirana/Durres/Golem

Day Tour Shkodra and Mrizi i Zanave from Tirana/Durres/Golem

Embark on an enriching day tour from Tirana, Durres, or Golem to explore the historic city of Shkodra and the renowned Mrizi i Zanave Agrotourism Farm. Our adventure begins with pick-up from your hotel in the morning, at 08:00 am in Golem, at 08:30 in Durres and at 09:00 in Tirana, setting off on a scenic drive through the Albanian countryside towards Shkodra. As we arrive in Shkodra, known for its rich history and cultural heritage, we delve into the city's past with a visit to the iconic Rozafa Castle. Perched atop a hill, the castle offers panoramic views of Lake Skadar and the surrounding landscape, providing a glimpse into Albania's ancient roots. Strolling through the charming streets of Shkodra, we explore landmarks such as the Great Mosque, the Catholic Cathedral, and the vibrant pedestrian street, immersing ourselves in the city's eclectic architecture and bustling atmosphere. After our exploration of Shkodra, we continue our journey to the picturesque Mrizi i Zanave Agrotourism Farm. Nestled amidst lush countryside, the farm is a testament to sustainable agriculture and community development, offering a glimpse into rural life in Albania. At the farm, we embark on a guided tour, learning about its history, agricultural practices, and commitment to preserving local bio products. We have the opportunity to interact with farm animals, explore the fields and orchards, and discover the traditional methods used to produce artisanal goods. Indulge in a delicious lunch featuring farm-fresh ingredients, savoring traditional Albanian dishes prepared with care and passion. Afterward, take time to browse the farm's market, where you can purchase handmade crafts, organic produce, and other local delicacies to take home as souvenirs. As our day draws to a close, we bid farewell to the tranquil surroundings of Mrizi i Zanave and embark on our return journey to Tirana, Durres, or Golem, reflecting on the memorable experiences and cultural insights gained during our day tour.

Mini Tour: National Parks of Theth & Valbone - 4 Days

Mini Tour: National Parks of Theth & Valbone - 4 Days

Day 1: Theth National Park via Rozafa Fortress You'll begin your journey from Tirana, from where you'll travel directly to the city of Shkoder. Enjoy amazing views and the fascinating history of the Rozafa Fortress. Stop for a coffee break in the small town of Shiroke well – known by locals for its quietness and natural beauty. Following a drive Theth, where on route you will stop in the mountain village of Boge and Thore Pass surrounded by mountains. Get settled in the guesthouse in Theth and have a relaxing afternoon and a walking guide of the village where a four century old tower used as reconciliation tower and the 100 – year – old, well-preserved church are the highlights, before a rustic dinner with a glass or two of Raki. Day 2: The Blue Eye of Theth & Grunas Waterfall and Canyon Spend a day exploring Theth National Park on a leasure hike. Marvel at the view and sound of Grunas waterfall and Canyon. Enjoy a refreshing bath and a picnic lunch at the Natural pools and the Blue Eye of Theth, after hiking through stunning scenery. Day 3: Pass from Theth to Valbone 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 4: Tirana via Koman Lake Boat Ride Enjoy Valbona’s gorgeous setting, on a wide plain surrounded by towering mountain peaks in the morning. Explore the village of Kukaj or enjoy your morning in Valbone Valley before transferring to Fierze Dam to hop on a boat for a scenic ride passing by rocky mountains and vivid green hill

Rozafa Castle: Our most recommended tours and activities

Albanian Alps Off-Road Adventure:Shkoder,Bogë & Theth 1Day

Albanian Alps Off-Road Adventure:Shkoder,Bogë & Theth 1Day

Experience the rugged beauty of the Albanian Alps on this exciting off-road adventure. We will travel into the heart of the Albanian Alps, passing through picturesque villages and stunning mountain scenery on our way to Bogë. Here you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture, visit monuments such as the Church of Saint Mhill and enjoy a traditional Albanian lunch. After lunch, we will continue our journey to Theth, a hidden gem nestled in the mountains. Explore the village's traditional stone houses, visit the theth church and hike to the stunning Blue Eye Waterfall, where you can cool off with a refreshing swim in the crystal clear waters. Throughout the day, our experienced guide will share insights into the history, culture and natural beauty of the region, providing a truly immersive experience. This off-road adventure is perfect for nature lovers, history buffs and anyone looking to discover the hidden treasures of Northern Albania.

Tirana: Shkoder, Lezhe and Kruje Day Trip with Rozafa Castle

Tirana: Shkoder, Lezhe and Kruje Day Trip with Rozafa Castle

Go beyond Tirana to discover more of Albania on this guided day trip to Shkodër, Lezhe, and Kruje Explore the history and archaeology of the cities and their sights. Visit landmarks like Rozafa Castle, Gjuhadol, and Kruja Castle, and get the lowdown on the storied monuments as you explore. Drive from Tirana towards Shkoder. Visit imposing Rozafa Castle and admire breathtaking views 360-degree views over the valley, the Buna and Drin Rivers, as well as Shkoder's lake and surrounding mountains. Take a walking tour in Gjuhadol, a newly renovated pedestrian area of Italian and Austrian architectural influences, testimony to this city’s historic links with both these countries. Then, visit the Marubi Museum (optional) which houses an exposition of old prints. In Lezhe, see the mausoleum of Skanderbeg, the national hero of the Albanians, inside the church of Saint Nicholas. Proceed to Kruja, the center of Albanian resistance against the Ottomans. Visit the Skanderbeg Museum and a rich Ethnographic Museum with almost all items being original from the end of the 19th century. Finally, make your way through Kruja’s famous Bazaar full of traditional handicrafts and souvenirs before returning to Tirana.

Fom Tirana: Day tour of Shkodra and Lezha (Scutari & Lisus)

Fom Tirana: Day tour of Shkodra and Lezha (Scutari & Lisus)

Join this unforgettable journey to explore the enchanting attractions of Shkodra and Lezha, two of Albania's most historic cities. The tour guide will pick you up from your accommodation located in Tirana to kickstart the adventure. The first destination is the charming city of Lezha. Dive into its rich history and pay homage to Albania's national hero, Gjergj Kastriot Skanderbeg, at his revered tomb. After that, we will visit the center of Lezha city. Then, we'll venture to the iconic Rozafa Castle, perched majestically just 3km south of Shkodra's bustling center. This ancient fortress boasts a captivating past dating back to the early Bronze Age, revealed through fascinating archaeological finds. Step inside the castle's walls to uncover architectural marvels and remnants of Venetian administrative buildings. From the castle's vantage points, soak in panoramic views of the picturesque landscape, adorned by the Buna and Drin Rivers. Our journey continues to the breathtaking Shkodra Lake, straddling the border between Montenegro and Albania. Once a bay of the Adriatic Sea, this expansive lake stands as the largest in the Balkans, spanning over 41km in length and teeming with diverse birdlife, including the majestic pelicans. Free time for lunch, with the possibility to enjoy the panoramic lake view. Conclude our tour with a visit to Shkodra's vibrant main boulevard, immersing yourself in the city's dynamic fusion of history, culture, and modernity. Also visit the awe-inspiring Catholic Cathedral, dedicated to St. Stephen and hailed as one of the Balkans' largest. Back to Tirana at your hotel.

Shkodra Bike tour

Shkodra Bike tour

We start the day by meeting at the city center from 08:00-10:00 ( like you decide it) o’clock. After a short presentation of the main square and the buildings surrounding it, we start riding through main "Pedonale" Street which has become one of the country's most valued tourist attractions. The pedestrian walkway connects the city center with the Historical Museum. Afteward we will pedal towards the city's castle and learn about the legend of this castle.After the castle, we will pedal towards the tourist village of Shiroka, we will get to know the history and fishing tradition of this village. We will also visit the small beach of the lake called white stones when we will have a break to eat a snack. Then will pedal along the lake and return to the city center

3 Days in the Albanian Alps

3 Days in the Albanian Alps

Day 1: Tirane - Theth Start your Theth adventure by leaving Tirana bright and early. Our first stop is in Shkodra, where we'll explore the fascinating Rozafa Castle in the morning, soaking in its breathtaking views. Afterward, we'll wander through Shkodra's charming Old Town, filled with history and character, and grab a tasty lunch at a local spot. Once we've taken in the sights, we'll hit the road again, this time bound for Theth in the afternoon. As we arrive in Theth, we'll check into our accommodation, getting ready to relax after the journey. Cap off the day with a delicious dinner, maybe trying some traditional Albanian dishes to fully embrace the local flavors and atmosphere of Theth. Day 2: Theth - Blue Eye - Nderlysaj - Theth On the second day of our meticulously planned itinerary, we will commence our exploration of the picturesque locales in Theth. The day begins with a hearty breakfast, setting the tone for a day filled with captivating experiences. Our first destination is the village of Nderlysaj, where a refreshing interlude awaits at the Natural Baths. Guests can relish a dip in the invigorating cold waters before embarking on a scenic hike to the renowned Blue Eye. The trek, lasting approximately 40 minutes each way, unveils breathtaking views. Upon reaching the Blue Eye, guests have the option to partake in a serene lunch amidst this natural marvel or indulge in a refreshing swim in its crystalline waters. Alternatively, one can simply bask in the splendor of the surroundings. Post this rejuvenating experience, our journey takes us back to the village. Here, we will visit the iconic Church of Theth, a cultural gem situated amidst the scenic mountain backdrop. Immerse yourself in the rich history and tranquility that this revered landmark offers. Day 3: Theth - Grrunas Waterfall - Theth Concluding our immersive Theth tour, the last day commences with a post-breakfast expedition to Grrunasi Waterfall, involving a moderate hike lasting approximately 25-30 minutes each way. This scenic journey leads to the captivating waterfall, providing a serene natural encounter. Subsequent to the waterfall exploration, our itinerary includes a concise visit to "Kulla Ngujimit." Here, participants will gain valuable insights into the historical intricacies of blood revenge and the proactive measures implemented for resolution. This educational visit offers a comprehensive understanding of the cultural context and the effective strategies employed to address this complex societal issue. As the culmination of our enriching tour, we will commence the return journey to Tirana. Our transport service ensures a convenient drop-off at your preferred location, marking the conclusion of a thoroughly curated and insightful exploration of Theth.

From Ulcinj: Rozafa Castle ,Skadar Lake and Skadar Tour

From Ulcinj: Rozafa Castle ,Skadar Lake and Skadar Tour

Skadar Lake Nestled amidst the stunning Balkan landscape lies Skadar Lake, a true natural wonder that captivates visitors with its breathtaking beauty and rich biodiversity. Spanning the border between Montenegro and Albania, this shimmering jewel is the largest lake in the Balkan Peninsula, offering a myriad of enchanting experiences for nature enthusiasts, photographers, and adventure seekers alike. Rozafa Castle Perched majestically atop a hill overlooking the city of Shkodër in northern Albania, Rozafa Castle stands as a symbol of resilience, history, and enduring legends. With its commanding presence and panoramic views, this ancient fortress offers visitors a glimpse into the region's rich past and captivates them with its intriguing stories and architectural marvels. Skadar-Shkoder Stroll along Shkodër's bustling pedestrian street, Rruga Kolë Idromeno, lined with shops, cafes, and restaurants. This lively thoroughfare leads to the city's historic center, where you can admire beautifully preserved Ottoman-era architecture and visit landmarks like the Lead Mosque and the Catholic Cathedral of Shkodër.

From Tirana: Shkoder, Rozafa Castle, & Lake Skadar Day Trip

From Tirana: Shkoder, Rozafa Castle, & Lake Skadar Day Trip

Departure from Tirana. Arrival in Shkodra and start of the tour with a visit to the Castle and the Museum inside, which houses an interesting collection of objects and documents, which illustrate the history of the city from the Illyrian to the Ottoman periods, the wars fought by Scutari against Romans, Byzantines and Slavs, and the heroic resistance of the locals to the siege of the Ottoman army. Guided tour of the city and the Marubi museum (optional), the most important photographic museum in the country and one of the most important in the Balkans. In return lunch possibility by the Skadar Lake, in an area commonly known as “Shiroke” where the fish lovers may have the chance to taste the local specialty, Karp cooked in casarole.

From Tirana: 2-Day Tour of Theth and Shkoder

From Tirana: 2-Day Tour of Theth and Shkoder

Leave Tirana on day one and head toward the North of Albania to stop at the Castle of Rozafa. Learn about the castle's role in Albanian history, dating from the Antiquity and the Illiryan-Roman wars, and see the castle, built over the top of a hill. Discover the fascinating legends of the Albanian Epos and how it relates to the castle's history. Depart from the Castle and head down to the city of Shkoder. Marvel at the city famous for its typical architecture, sense of humor, and friendly atmosphere, it is one of the most important city centers of Albania. Take in the religious diversity of the city where one can find a Catholic Church, Orthodox Church, and Muslim Mosque next to each other. Walk through Shkoder and take in some of the most interesting parts of the city, including the most famous “Pedonale”, a pedestrian-friendly area with bars and restaurants. Travel out of Shkoder in the afternoon to head North toward Theth to stay overnight. Drive on the winding road to Theth and upon reaching the destination, be welcomed by a local family in their guesthouse. Hike to the beautiful Gurnas waterfall after breakfast at the guesthouse. Enjoy a leisurely 45-min walk from the center of the village to the waterfall. Visit also the Catholic Church of Theth on the trip out of Theth and see the Lock-in Tower. With more than 4 centuries of history, this building is the symbol of settling the Blood Feuds in Albania.

Day Tour Shkodra and Mrizi i Zanave from Tirana/Durres/Golem

Day Tour Shkodra and Mrizi i Zanave from Tirana/Durres/Golem

Embark on an enriching day tour from Tirana, Durres, or Golem to explore the historic city of Shkodra and the renowned Mrizi i Zanave Agrotourism Farm. Our adventure begins with pick-up from your hotel in the morning, at 08:00 am in Golem, at 08:30 in Durres and at 09:00 in Tirana, setting off on a scenic drive through the Albanian countryside towards Shkodra. As we arrive in Shkodra, known for its rich history and cultural heritage, we delve into the city's past with a visit to the iconic Rozafa Castle. Perched atop a hill, the castle offers panoramic views of Lake Skadar and the surrounding landscape, providing a glimpse into Albania's ancient roots. Strolling through the charming streets of Shkodra, we explore landmarks such as the Great Mosque, the Catholic Cathedral, and the vibrant pedestrian street, immersing ourselves in the city's eclectic architecture and bustling atmosphere. After our exploration of Shkodra, we continue our journey to the picturesque Mrizi i Zanave Agrotourism Farm. Nestled amidst lush countryside, the farm is a testament to sustainable agriculture and community development, offering a glimpse into rural life in Albania. At the farm, we embark on a guided tour, learning about its history, agricultural practices, and commitment to preserving local bio products. We have the opportunity to interact with farm animals, explore the fields and orchards, and discover the traditional methods used to produce artisanal goods. Indulge in a delicious lunch featuring farm-fresh ingredients, savoring traditional Albanian dishes prepared with care and passion. Afterward, take time to browse the farm's market, where you can purchase handmade crafts, organic produce, and other local delicacies to take home as souvenirs. As our day draws to a close, we bid farewell to the tranquil surroundings of Mrizi i Zanave and embark on our return journey to Tirana, Durres, or Golem, reflecting on the memorable experiences and cultural insights gained during our day tour.

Mini Tour: National Parks of Theth & Valbone - 4 Days

Mini Tour: National Parks of Theth & Valbone - 4 Days

Day 1: Theth National Park via Rozafa Fortress You'll begin your journey from Tirana, from where you'll travel directly to the city of Shkoder. Enjoy amazing views and the fascinating history of the Rozafa Fortress. Stop for a coffee break in the small town of Shiroke well – known by locals for its quietness and natural beauty. Following a drive Theth, where on route you will stop in the mountain village of Boge and Thore Pass surrounded by mountains. Get settled in the guesthouse in Theth and have a relaxing afternoon and a walking guide of the village where a four century old tower used as reconciliation tower and the 100 – year – old, well-preserved church are the highlights, before a rustic dinner with a glass or two of Raki. Day 2: The Blue Eye of Theth & Grunas Waterfall and Canyon Spend a day exploring Theth National Park on a leasure hike. Marvel at the view and sound of Grunas waterfall and Canyon. Enjoy a refreshing bath and a picnic lunch at the Natural pools and the Blue Eye of Theth, after hiking through stunning scenery. Day 3: Pass from Theth to Valbone 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 4: Tirana via Koman Lake Boat Ride Enjoy Valbona’s gorgeous setting, on a wide plain surrounded by towering mountain peaks in the morning. Explore the village of Kukaj or enjoy your morning in Valbone Valley before transferring to Fierze Dam to hop on a boat for a scenic ride passing by rocky mountains and vivid green hill

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