3 Days of thrilling adventure in the Albanian Alps, and explorations of ancient cities Shkoder & Kruje.
*Available only from 15 May - 30 September. (may extend longer if weather permits)
Discover the beauty and history of Shkoder, a city that has witnessed the rise and fall of empires, and has preserved its culture and spirit through the ages. Explore the Marubi museum of photography, where you can see the faces and stories of the past captured in stunning images. Visit the Rozafa Castle, a fortress that stands on a hill overlooking the city and the lake, and hear the legends of its origin and resistance. Experience the vibrant life of Shkoder today, with its palaces, restaurants, bars, museums and parks. Savor the local raki and wine, and enjoy the traditional Albanian cuisine in a cozy atmosphere.
For an unforgettable adventure, join us on a boat ride through the Koman lake, a hidden gem surrounded by towering cliffs and lush forests. Feel the thrill of entering the Shala river canyon, a narrow passage that leads to a paradise of crystal-clear water and white sand. Relax on the beach, swim in the river, or hike in the wilderness. Witness the majestic beauty of the Albanian Alps, and connect with nature in this serene and secluded spot.
- Private Transfer from Tirana to Shkoder
- Visit of Rozafa Castle
- Hotel check in. Hotel located in the middle of the old strip.
- Free to enjoy the city, visit Marubi museum of Photography, and city's Catholic Cathedral and main Mosque.
- Breakfast at the hotel
- 08:00 AM, group transfer to Koman Lake
- 09:30 AM group boat transfer from Koman port to Shala River
- Around 11:30 AM, arrival to Shala River. Here you can enjoy the river, or hike through the mountain trails to enjoy the spectacular views of the River from above. 12:30 PM lunch with traditional meals made locally, Albanian highland recipes. Here you can have some fun with (extra cost) the Shala zipline, river canoe, horse-riding, or simply relax in the sunbeds set up perfectly to give you feeling of tropic, without having to fly in Bali :)
- 15:00 PM, Transfer back to Shkoder, return to the hotel at around 18:00 PM.
- Free evening.
- After breakfast check out around 09:00 AM
- Private transfer to Kruja Historical City, visit of Kruja Castle and museum of history inside the castle. Recommended lunch in a Kruja traditional restaurant.
- Private transfer to Tirana.
- Drop off in Tirana.
- Private transfer Tirana-Shkoder-Kruje-Tirana with Air-conditioned vehicle
- 2 Nights, hotel accommodation.
- Breakfast at the hotel
- Car/Bus transfer from Shkoder to port of Koman Lake (round trip)
- Boat transfer from Koman port to Shala River (round trip)
- 1 Lunch at Shala River
- Tickets to enter Marubi museum
- Ticket to the place of witness and memoir
- Hotel pickup is offered in Tirana (Other locations with extra charge €0.50 per 1 kilometer)
- Fuel/Petrol surcharge
- Sales tax
- Hotel Accommodation (Estimated based on quality 60 - 150 euros per night per double room). On request, we can book the hotel for you.
- Meals and beverages (Estimated 10 - 15 euros per meal per person)
- Entry fees in museums and parks (Estimated10 euros per person in total)
- Cost for special off road vehicles to remote areas in the alps if you choose not to hike. (Theth Blue eye estimated 50 euro for SUV, and 100 euro for an off-road minibus)
- Departure from Tirana, Albania.
- 3 Days
- Returns to original departure point
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate