Albania & Kosovo, Walking & Climbing
This trip will take you through some of the most breathtaking landscapes
of these countries, highest mountains, ferry ride in Koman
Lake, Zip Line over the Rugova River, meet the locals, enjoy good food.
- Climb Via Ferrata in Peja, Kosovo
- Walk Jezerca the second highest peak of Albania
- Visit Dajti Mountain via Cable Car
- Take a scenic boat trip in Komani Lake
- Visit the Monastery of Decani in Kosovo (UNESCO)
• This tour is a full board one! Full board meal, breakfast, lunch, dinner • Accommodation in hotels 3*, 4*, 5*, • Tents for camping in Jezerca peak
• Airport transfers
• Transportation with a minibus (22 seats),
• Ferry tickets
• Cable car tickets
• All entrance tickets
• Local guides
• All gear equipment for Via Ferrata
• Luggage transportation by horse in Jezerca Peak
• Assistance of SONDOR
Day 1. Tirana (L, D)
Transfer to Dajti Mountain (1613 m) via Cable Car, the longest in Balkan. Walk in the National Park, a forest of pine trees and 200 years old oaks. In the afternoon we will visit Tirana’s highlights: Scanderbeg Square, the Clock Tower, Et’hem Bey Mosque, etc.
Day 2. Komani Lake Boat Trip (B, L, D)
Drive to Koman Lake and embark on a fascinating boat trip through the high peaks and gorges of Drini River. Compared to the Scandinavian fjords it is considered to be as “one of the greatest boat trips”. Guided walkin in the village of Kukaj in the Valbona Valley.
Day 3. Jezerca Peak (B, L, D)
Walk for about 8 hours the second highest peak of Albania, Jezerca Peak (2694m) high. The Albanian Alps known otherwise as the “Accursed Mountains” are high peaks and rocks (all above 2500 m). Visit as well the glacial lake of Jezerca.
Day 4. Jezerca. (B, L, D)
Walk back from Jezerca to Valbona Valley for about 7 hours walk.
Day 5. GJakova, Decani, Peja (Kosovo) (B, L, D)
Drive to Kosovo. Visit old city of Gjakova, the Old Baazar and Hadumi Mosque (16 Century). There we might meet with local craftsmen and visit their shops. Visit Monastery of Decan (UNESCO heritage) as well Serbian Patriarchate of Peja, which is enlisted in the UNESCO List.
Day 6. Via Ferrata (B, L, D)
Today we will explore Via Ferrata (Iron Road) in Peja. We will climb for about 100 meters through Rugova Canyon and take the Zip Line through the Rugova River. There we will discover the ancient caves that have been used over the years by monks, villagers and solders.
Day 7. Prizren & Kruje (B, L)
Visit the old town of Prizren, Sinan Pasha Mosque and the Albanian League of Prizren. Next we travel to Kruje, Albania where we will visit the Ethnographic Museum, the Old Bazaar and the Museum of Scanderbeg.
Day 8. Sari Salltik Mountain (B, L)
This morning we will take a walk (1,5 hours) up to the rocky mountain of Kruje and visit Sari Salltik, a bektashi shrine. There we will learn more about the history of the saint and visit the underground cave (20 m deep). In Durres we visit the Roman Amphitheatre build in 2nd Century AD. The city was an important segment of Via Egnatia, which connected Roma to Constantinople. Next we drive to Airport. Departure. End of the program.