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Duration
3 days

Max Group Size
40

Tour Code
3DAYAL

Tour Type
Request as Private

Age Requirement
1 - 90 Ages

Guiding Method
Fully guided

Operated In
English

Physical level
relax

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Tour Overview

Komani Lake,Valbona Valley Thethi National Park

This self-guided tour to Komani Lake, Valbona Valley, and Thethi National Park offer you the best of the Albanian Alps in just two nights and three days. This tour organizes and ensure for you all the logistics and assist you during all time from the start to the end of the service. 

The main destinations of the Albanian Alps are included in this tour are:

Ferry trip on Komani lake;

Visit in Valbona valley;

Moderate hike to Thethi valley within Thethi National Park,

Visit of the Thethi’s waterfall and canyon.

The unique experience of the two hours boat trip with the peaceful 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 the God and the guest,’ you can in all get a unique experience to take with you back at home.

Highlights

  • Eco Tour Albania
  • Komani Lake, Koman Albania
  • Valbona Valley National Park, Valbona Albania
  • Grunasi Waterfall, Theth Albania

Itinerary

The start of this tour is from the hotel door, from early morning at 04.30 am with a private car/taxi which will bring you on time to the starting point, minivans station to Komani. The only minivan to Komani uses to leave once a day at 05.00 is from Tirana.

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, you will get a coffee stop at any Bar on the way to Komani.

Traveling time: 2.5 hours

Pass by: Komani Lake, Koman Albania

The ferry leaves every morning at 09.00 am.

During the ferry trip, you can fully enjoy the view of the lake, of the rocky slopes, of the reflections of the nature on the water, amazing pictures 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 trips, 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. Tickets for the ferry and the other van to Valbona will be provided for you from the first minivan driver.

Ferry tickets: included

Ferry traveling time: 2 hours

Stop at: Valbona Valley National Park, Valbona Albania

Accommodation around 13.30 am, and dinner at about 19.30 am at the guesthouse;

Free time in the afternoon for you to have a walk around the valley before dinner time.

From the ferry stop in Feirze to Valbona valley, at the guesthouse door, you will travel with the minivans arranged from the ferry company using the tickets that will be provided for you from the first driver from Shkodra/Tirana to Komani.

Meals included:

• Dinner

Accommodation included: Accommodation in Guesthouse, traditional house

Stop At: Theth National Park

After an early breakfast, around 08.00 am, the day will start walking and hiking toward Thethi valley for about 6-7 hours.

The guesthouse owner will arrange the man with a mule to carry your luggage.

During this hike, you will walk straight ahead on the main road of the valley to Rragam village and then to the Gjelaj quarter. Here in Gjelaj starts the trail to Valbona pass (1750 mt) to proceed later in the Thethi National Park area between the woods and pastures. Usually, it takes 3 hours up and 3 hours down. This is a very well-marked trail and very trafficked with other foreign hikers. There are to cottage coffee – bars to stop for a short break or lunch break. You will find springs on the way to refill your bottles.

Duration: approximately 7 hours

Meals included:

• Breakfast

• Lunch: Lunch box prepared from the first guesthouse in advance.

• Dinner: Fix menu with traditional dishes around 7.30 pm.

For special requests, please write to us after your booking.

Accommodation included: Accommodation in Guesthouse.

Stop At: Thethi National Park

After breakfast in the guesthouse, the day will start by walking to the waterfall and canyon.

Other cultural attraction you will visit is the Saint John Church, the Ethnographic museum and the Lock-in Tower and you will learn more about them from our local guide.

Return at the guesthouse at 12.00 and be ready for the minivan pick up to Shkodra. From Shkodra to Tirana, you will exchange and get an intercity bus or a private shared car like a minivan back to Tirana.

Room Check out: After breakfast, before going for a walk.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Grunasi Waterfall, Theth Albania

That Waterfall in Grunasi is one of the highest ones in the Balkans, which source at his top rock, easy to be reached by walking in just 30 min. On the way there, in the same area of Grunasi, you can see even the canyon on the river of Theth, with goes all through the valley and create this fantastic canyon not to miss.

Duration:1 hours

Meals included:

• Breakfast

No accommodation included on this day.

Trip includes

Included

2 x Accommodation

Mule to carry the luggage. The mule's owner (non English speaking) may help to facilitate with indications.

2 x Breakfast

2 x Dinner

1 x Lunch Box on the second day

Transfers with minivan/public transport.

Ferry tickets, Entry/Admission - Komani Lake, Entry/Admission - Thethi National Park

Taxi for the local transfer on the first day

Private transportation (Optional: extra charge)

Drinks/coffees; the lunch on first and third day.

Full-Time Guide (Optional: Extra charge)

Other local transfers to/from the trail (Extra charge)

Entry/Admission fee - Komani Lake

Guide for the visit on Thethi's attraction (3hours)

Excluded

International or Domestic flights

Insurance: All types

Personal expenses: extras at hotel or additional meals

Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

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