Tour of Valbona and Theth in 3 Days from Tirana

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With the magnificent mountain scenery as your backdrop, you’ll be traveling on Lake Koman and do one of the most panoramic hikes in northern Albania on a historic trail from Valbona to Theth, a path that has been used for centuries for trade and exchanging goods. To add to your authentic experience of Albania, you stay at traditional, family-based guesthouses where you usually get welcomed not as a customer, but rather as a family guest.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Go as Local

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Day 1 Tirana – Koman Lake – Valbona

Stop At: Tirana

We will leave Tirana at 5:00 am to drive toward the Koman Lake and depart at 9:00 am to the other side of the lake, Fierza.

Duration: 30 hour

Stop At: Koman

From 1985 this manmade lake is the only way how locals who live in the surroundings get in touch with the modern world. Driving from Fierza to Valbona will needs around 45 minutes, passing through Bajram Curri, the municipally of the area.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Valbona

Lunch break in Valbona and hiking in Kukaj, a very remote area in Valbona Valley surroundings when we will see how the people do their living.

Duration: 4 hour

Day 2 Hiking from Valbona – Theth

Stop At: Valbona Pass

Also called as the Big Day of the tour, we now set off on the thrilling hike from Valbona to Theth following the ancient path that the locals have been using for years. Back in the day, it was only possible to travel from Valbona to Shkoder on foot taking two full days of walking! Walking on this path we will pass through the oldest part of the village where people are still living in their more than 100-year-old stone houses that are remarkable remnants of the past. The 18-km trek offers spectacular views of long rocky valleys and lush green forests. We stop for lunch at one of the traditional cafés along the way but do stock up on snacks just in case.

Duration: 7 hour

Stop At: Theth

After trekking for about 7-8 hours we arrive in Theth that will for sure amaze us with its unique nature, history, and traditions including the village’s symbol, the Lock-In Tower. Overnight and dinner at the guesthouse.

Duration: 10 hour

Day 3 Theth – Shkoder – Tirana

Stop At: Grunasi Waterfall

After breakfast at the Guesthouse, the” Gurnas” Waterfall is the next attraction. Around 45 minutes walk from the center of the village the round to their pass through most of the village into soft hilly terrain.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Shkoder

Living Theth behind and driving for around 3 hours we will reach Shkoder, the biggest city of the Albanian North. Free time in Shkoder and return to Tirana in the evening where it is the end of our tour.

Duration: 3 hour
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