1. Albania
  2. Tirana District
  3. Tirana

Tiran: Albanian Alps 6-Day Food & Hiking Tour

Product ID: 213534
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Experience a great introduction to the culinary traditions of Northern Albania as you explore the amazing mountain landscape of the Albanian Alps. Discover great scenery in the high mountains, green valleys, canyons, and fresh air.
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Duration: 6 days
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the breathtaking mountain scenery of the Albanian Alps
  • Enjoy lunch in Fishtë, hometown of famous Albanian writer At’ Gjergj Fishta
  • Reach Dajti Mountain by the longest cable car in the Balkans
  • Visit Shkodra, the city of bicycles and other Alpine villages
Full description
Be welcomed by the tour leader in Tiran and transfer to Rubik. Take a 2-hour walk to the nearby village or enjoy the spectacular view from the 12th-century church before staying overnight in Rubik. The next morning, visit the city of Lezhë and the memorial grave of Scanderbeg. Each lunch in the agritourism center of Fishtë. After this, go to the city of Puka to visit the nearby agricultural farms before your overnight stay in Pukë.

On the 3rd day, travel in a local minibus from Puka to Koman where you will embark on a boat cruise to Fierza. Admire the spectacular views of the canyon and its towering peaks that were created by the lake. From Fierze, continue by minibus to Bujan where you will visit the tower of Mic Sokoli, a typical North Albanian tower. Enjoy a picnic lunch then head on to Valbona with some short breaks on the way at natural attractions like the canyon of Shoshan, the cave of Dragobin, and more. Stay overnight in Valbona. On day 4 take a 2-3 hour hike to reach the summit of Valbona Pass at an altitude of 1815 m. Stop to marvel at the breathtaking panorama of the Valbona and Theth Valleys and eat another picnic lunch. In the afternoon, reach Theth for dinner and an overnight stay in the Petrit Gjecaj guesthouse.

On day 5, drive from Thethi back to Tirana and enjoy the beautiful scenery of T’thorePass, Boga, Thethi valley and Bjeshkët e Namuna (the cursed Mountains). In Shkodër, make a short break for lunch near the old part of the city. After visiting the northern city of Shkodër, resume driving toward Tirana. When you arrive, take the Dajti cable car (the longest in the Balkan region) to reach Dajti Mountain. Stay overnight in Dajti. After breakfast on the final day, depending on your flight departure, take a walk in Dajti National Park and its surrounding mountains for 2 hours before you are dropped off at Tirana International Airport where the tour will end.
Includes
  • 5 nights accommodation in hotel and guesthouses
  • 5 dinners in hotel or guesthouse restaurants
  • 4 lunches
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Ferry tickets
  • Luggage transportation with horses
  • Luggage transportation with minibus
  • Transportation through destinations
  • Transfers from airport to hotel and vice-versa
  • Assistance from agency
What’s Not Included
  • 110 EUR per single supplement
  • Everything else that is not mentioned above
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Rubik Bus Station, Rubik, Albania. Someone will be at the arrivals area waiting for you with a board with the local partner's name on it.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Dress code is smart casual

From US$ 1,341.84 per person

Organized by

Sondor Travel

Product ID: 213534