Our Ski Tour Holiday in Montenegro, Kosovo and Albania is the ideal winter break for those who would like to experience the untouched landscapes of the Western Balkans during the winter time.
You will be skiing along scenic routes from Kolasin and Bjelasica Mountain in Montenegro to Boga and Valbona Valley in Kosovo and Albania. Along the way, you’ll taste the delicious culinary delights of Balkan Cuisine.
- What Will You DoDay 1. Podgorica Airport – Kolašin You will be met by a guide when you land in Montenegro. Next, you will be transferred to Kolašin, a small town in Northern Montenegro. Overnight in Kolašin.
Day 2. Kolašin – Rozaje We will explore the area around Kolašin as we ski from Kolašin to Bojiste and back. This trail is 8 kilometres long and will take us around five hours. The total ascent and descent is +/- 200m. In the afternoon we will leave the hotel in Kolašin and will drive toward the city of Rožaje about 100 km away from Kolašin, where we will spend the night.
Day 3. Rožaje – Hajla We will ski from Rožaje at an altitude of 1045 m up to Mountain Cabin “Grope” at 1900 m. This 10km long trail will take us around 6-7 hours. We will spend the night in the cabin so we are situated well for the next day's skiing.
Day 4. Hajla – Pejë After a wonderful day skiing from Grope Mountain Cabin, we will ski back down to the city of Rožaje from where we will depart for the city of Peja in Kosovo. We will reach Peja in the afternoon and stay the night in the city centre. It will take us about 1.5 hours to reach the city.
Day 5. Pejë – Bogë We will be leave for the village of Bogë and from there start skiing toward Haile Mountain. On the way to Bogë, we will travel through Rugova Gorge which is about 25 km in length and about 1,000 meters deep. Rugova gorge is considered one of the longest and deepest canyons in Europe. We will stay the night in the village of Bogë.
Day 6. Bogë – Deçan – Tropojë
In the morning we will visit one of the largest and most beautifully preserved medieval churches in the Balkans. After that, we will drive to the border village of Koshare. We will switch to skis, then cross the border into Albania. In the afternoon we will reach the small Albanian village of Tropoja where we will stay the night in a small guest house.
Day 7. Tropojë – Valbonë We will be transferred for about 1 hour from the village to Valbona National Park. The peaks surrounding Valbona Valley range from 2500 m and up so the view will be marvelous. On a clear day we can see the Peak of Jezerca Mountain which, at 2642m high, is the highest mountain in Northern Albania.
Day 8. Valbonë We will spend another beautiful day in Valbona Valley. Overnight: Margjeka Hotel
Day 9. Valbonë – Prizren – Kruje We will leave the valley and travel to the city of Prizren in Kosovo. After the visit and lunch in Prizren we will resume driving toward the city of Kruja in Albania where we will spend the night.
Day 10. Krujë – Tirana Airport Before our departure from Krujë we will visit Kruja bazaar and the Ethnographic museum. After this, we will transfer to the Tirana Airport where our tour will end.
- What To Expect- Breathtaking views of Valbona Valley and Haile Mountain
- Enjoy culinary delights of the Balkans
- Visit the Monastery of Decan in Kosovo (UNESCO)
- What Is Included- Accommodation in a 3 or 4 star hotel, guest-houses and BnB services for 9 nights.
- 7 lunches and 9 dinners
- English speaking guide for 10 days
- Entrance tickets for museums and religious sites
- Assistance of Sondor Travel
- What Is Not Included- 130 euro per single supplement
- Everything that is not mentioned above