This 8 Days Northern Albania Cycling tour explores Albania’s culture, culinary traditions and impressive landscape of the Alps. Cycle along interesting villages around Tirana and taste the local Kokomani wine.
Cycle through picturesque village and roads
Take a boat tour of Koman Lake
Taste local products in Agri-tourist farms
Experience wine tasting in Tirana
• Accommodation for 7 nights in hotels and guesthouses, HB service
• 5 dinners and 4 lunches
• Folk activity in Valbone (day 5)
• Guide in English for 8 days
• Local guide for 1 day of walking
• Luggage transportation by horses
• Minibus transportation in Albania for 8 days
• Bicycle support for 3 days
• Driver’s accommodation expenses for 6 nights
• Bicycle rentals for 6 days
• Ferry Tickets
Day 1: Transfer Airport – Tirana
Visit Tirana highlights: Ethem Beu Mosque, Toptan’s castle, ex-residential area Block etc.
Cycling around the villages of Tirana enjoying the scenery. Short break in “Kokomani” winery and the agro-touristic centers in Marikaj. In Kruja we visit the castle, Scanderbeg museum and the old bazaar.
Day 3: Rubik – Kukës (Driving); Kukës – Golaj – Qafë Prush – Gjakovë (Cycling) 60 Km
Drive to Kukes. Cycle for about 60 km to the old city of Gjakova. Enjoy beautiful sceneries and visit the old town of Gjakova.
Day 4: Gjakovë – Deçan – Junik – Kosharë, Kosovo (Cycling) 50 Km; Padesh Village – Tropojë Village (Albania) – Cycling 15 Km
We start cycling toward to visit Visoki Deçani this 14 century Monastery (UNESCO) Next passing through the panoramic route of Junik, Botushë, Kosharë.
Day 5: Tropoja e Vjetër – Cërnicë – Shoshan – Dragobi – Valbonë (cycling) 35 Km
On this day we will cycle toward the National Park of Valbone through this itinerary Tropoje – Cernice – Shoshan – Dragobi – Valbone. During the way we will make short breaks in Klysyre, Dragobi and Xhema lake etc.
Day 6: Valbone – Cerem – Valbonë (Cycling) 35 Km
We cycle in graveled road to Cerem Village where we will meet with local farmers and experience the local hospitality. After lunch in Cerem we head back to Valbonë. Folks performance in the evening.
Take a fascinating boat trip in the Komani lake and get marveled of the gorgeous rocks and waters. The lake is very important for the production of the country’s electric needs. Cycle in Shkoder and visit Rozafa Castle.
Day 8: Tirana – Mother Teresa Airport
Breakfast in Tirana. Transfer to the airport. End of the program.