Our “Snowshoeing in Albania” tour will take you to the best snowshoeing routes in the Albanian Alps.
Along the way, you’ll enjoy both the fantastic mountain scenery and the delicious homemade food that Albania and Kosovo have to offer.
Escape the crowds and immerse yourself in the local culture, history, and natural marvels of Northern Albania!
- What Will You DoDay 1. Mother Theresa Airport - Tirana Arrival at the Mother Theresa Airport. We drive from the Airport to the city of Tirana. If the group likes, after accommodation we take a city tour of Tirana. Overnight: Tirana
Day 2. Tirana - Bajram Curri - Valbonë Breakfast in Tirana. The group starts driving into the heart of the Albanian . Overnight: Valbonë Distance 300 km. Altitude in Valbonë 750 m
Day. 3 Valbonë - Kukaj - Valbonë Breakfast in Valbonë. After breakfast we take our lunch bags and begin walking from the village of Kukaj. Overnight: Valbone Distance 10 km. Maximum altitude 1550 m. Duration 6 hours
Day. 4 Valbonë - Grykat e hapta Breakfast in Valbonë. This morning we walk to Grykat e Hapta Mountain 2625 m high. Overnight: Valbone Distance 8 km. Maximal altitude 1700 m. Duration 6-7 hours.
Day 5. Valbonë - Sopot - Tropojë Breakfast in Valbonë. In the morning we drive toward the village of Tropojë. Overnight: Tropojë village. Driving distance 40 km. Altitude 800 m. Duration 6-7 hours (from this 3 hours is only walking)
Day 6. Tropojë - Buçaj - Padesh - Botushë - Gjakovë (Kosovo) Breakfast in Tropojë. We drive for 20 min until the village of Buçaj. From there we begin walking through the snow to the village of Padesh for around 2.5 hours. Overnight: Gjakovë. Traveling distance 20 km. Altitude 1450 m. Duration 6-7 hours (from this 5 hours are walking)
Day 7. Gjakovë - Prizren - Brod Breakfast in Gjakovë. Today we will visit the city of Gjakovë and walk through the ottoman Bazaar which has around 500 stores, one of the longest in Balkan. Traveling distance 100 km. Duration (including the visits) 6 hours
Day 8. Brod - Sharri Mountain - Brod Breakfast in Brod. The group begins snowshoeing in Sharri Mountain until we reach the altitude of 1600 m. Sharri Mountain is and the most beautiful mountain ranges in Kosovo. Overnight: Brod Traveling distance 8 km. Duration 5 hours
Day 9. Brod - Tirana, Albania Breakfast in Brod. Today we will return back to Albania. Overnight: Tirana
Day 10. Tirana - Airport Breakfast in Tirana. All optional, we have a relaxed morning before departure or we visit the National History Museum and then depart to Mother Theresa Airport.
- What To Expect- Snowshoeing in the Albanian Alps and Kosovo
- Breathtaking view of Valbona Valley from Grykat e Hapta (2625m)
- Admire the wildlife of Sharri Mountain in Kosovo
- Experience the true hospitality of Albanian families
- Enjoy homemade food and drink Raki
- What Is Included- Accommodation in a 3 or 4 star hotel and BnB services for 9 nights
- 8 lunches in traditional restaurants
- 9 dinners in traditional restaurants
- English speaking guide and local assistant guide for 10 days
- Transportation with local minibus for 7 days
- Entrance tickets for museums and religious sites
- What Is Not Included- 120 euro per single supplement
- Everything that is not mentioned above