This tour is a great introduction to the culinary traditions of Northern Albania and the amazing mountain landscape of the Albanian Alps.
The tour offers great scenery of high mountains, green valleys, canyons and fresh air.
Experience the true Albanian hospitality of guesthouses and enjoy delicious fresh food from local farms. Albanian cuisine is a representative of the cuisine of the Mediterranean.
The cooking traditions of the Albanian people are diverse in consequence of the environmental factors and in this tour will offer you the chance to try this diversity
- What Will You DoDay 1. Tirana -Rubik
When the group arrives in Albania they will be welcomed by our tour leader and transferred to Rubik. Depending onthe time we can make a 2 hour walk to the nearby village or we can enjoy the spectacular view from the 12th century Rubik Church. Dinner and accommodations in Rubik.
Day 2. Rubik –Lezhë -Pukë
Breakfast in Rubik. We will visit the city of Lezhë and the memorial grave of Scanderbeg. Lunch will be in the agriturist center of Fishtë. After this, we will go to the city of Puka where we will visit its nearby agricultural farms. Dinner and accommodation in Pukë.
Day 3. Pukë -Koman -Fierzë -Valbona
We willtravel with local minibuses from Puka to Koman. From Koman we embark on the boat that will take us to Fierza. While on the boat we will enjoy the spectacular views of the canyon and its towering peaks that were created by the lake. From Fierze we continueby minibus to Bujan where we visit the tower of Mic Sokoli, a typical North Albanian tower. Picnic lunch. On the way to Valbona we will make some short breaks at some natural attractions like the canyon of Shoshan, the cave of Dragobin, and more. Dinner and accommodation in Valbona.
Day 4. Valbonë -Valbona Pass -Theth
We will walk around 2-3 hours to reach the summit of Valbona Pass at the altitude of 1815 m. From there the panorama of both Valbona and Theth Vallys is breathtaking. Picnic lunch. In the afternoon we reach Theth where we will dine and stay the night in the “Petrit Gjecaj” guesthouse.
Day 5. Theth Valley –Shkodër -Tirana –Dajti Mountain
Today we drive from Thethi to Tirana. Along the way we will see the beautiful scenery of T’thorePass, Boga, Thethi valley and Bjeshkët e Namuna (Cursed Mountains). In Shkodër we make a short break for lunch near the old part of the city. After visiting the northern city of Shkodër we resume driving toward Tirana. In Tirana we will take the cable carof Dajti (the longest in Balkan) to reach Dajti Mountain. Dinner and accommodation will be in Dajti.
Day 6. Dajti Mountain –Tirana Airport
Breakfast in Dajti. Depending on the flight departure we can take a walk in Dajti National Park and its surroundingmountains for 2 hours before we travel to Tirana International Airport where our tour will end
- What To Expect- Enjoy breathtaking mountain sceneries
- 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.
- What Is Included- 5 nights’ accommodation in hotel and guesthouses
- 5 dinners in hotel or guesthouse restaurants
- 4 lunches
- Local guide in English
- 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 Is Not Included- 110 Euro per single supplement
- Everything else that is not mentioned above.