Albanian Alpine Adventure: Valbona and Theth

Experience the best of Albanian natural beauty on this immersive tour.


615 per person

4 Days

Private/ Families/Friends/Lustrum

Difficulty: Moderate


  • Scenic Ferry Journey: Sail through the stunning Albanian Alps on a ferry from Koman to Valbone, offering panoramic views and a unique perspective of the region.
  • Theth Valbone Hike: Trek through the peaks of the Balkans on a memorable hike from Valbone to Theth, immersing yourself in the rugged beauty of Albania’s mountainous terrain.
  • Blue Eye Exploration: Discover the mesmerizing Blue Eye, a natural spring of stunning turquoise waters nestled amidst lush greenery, offering a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle.
  • Optional 4×4 Adventure: Extend your journey with an exhilarating 4×4 tour to Doberdol Village, exploring the border region between Albania, Macedonia, and Montenegro for an extra dose of adventure.
2 travelers € 740 pp
3 travelers € 650 pp
4 travelers € 600 pp
5+ travelers € 550 pp


We can accommodate from 2 persons to Large groups

Including  Accommodation/Tour guide/Ferry fees/Transportation /Entrance fees

Breakfast / Dinner x 3 / Picnic lunch x 1/ Lunch x 1

DAYS 1-2

Tirane – Shkoder – Ferry – Valbona

Day 1: Arrival and Shkoder Exploration**


Meet at the airport or in Tirana and journey to Shkoder (timing depends on arrival)

Meet the guide in the hotel lobby. We’ll then embark on a journey to the city of Kruja, a historical and cultural gem located in northern Albania. As we wander through the bustling old bazaar, we’ll be surrounded by the vibrant colors and sounds of the city.

Perched atop a hill, the castle of the national hero Skanderbeg will loom majestically over us, inviting us to explore its rich history. As we step inside, we’ll be transported back in time, learning about this small but mighty nation and its heroic leader.

After our visit to Kruja, we’ll continue on to Scutari, where we’ll arrive at the hotel in the early afternoon. Our guide will be more than happy to recommend local restaurants for lunch and dinner, so you can sample some of the delicious traditional cuisines of northern Albania. After a full day of sightseeing and exploration, we’ll settle into our hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.

  • Including Entrance fee for Kruje Museum and Rozafa castle
  • Dinner

Day 2: Ferry to Valbone Village

Early departure from the hotel at 6 am.A Journey  Through the Northern Albanian Wilderness

As the sun rises, we’ll start our second day with a “take-away” breakfast from the hotel. We’ll then board our minibus and set off towards Lake Koman, surrounded by the verdant mountains. When we reach the departure terminal, we’ll board a traditional boat and embark on peaceful navigation along the Shala River.

After about an hour, the stunning scenery of  Lake will come into view, with its crystal-clear waters surrounded by towering rocks

Our journey will then continue towards the Valbona National Park, stopping along the way to admire the stunning Valbona River and the ancient mill that once provided local farmers with a place to grind their grain into flour. When we reach our guesthouse, we’ll be greeted by the warm hospitality of the local population, and enjoy a traditional dinner under the sound of the ciftelia, a type of Albanian folk instrument.


  • Including Fery ticket and Dinner in Valbona


  • You need to take for the alps small backpack
  • Snacks,1.5 l water and warm clothes
  • Day 2 we have to stat early in the morning 6 am from hotel- breakfast to go

DAYS 3-4

Hike from Valbone to Theth

Day 3: Theth Valbone Hike

After a hearty breakfast, we’ll be ready to start the third day of our adventure, this time heading towards the picturesque town of Theth. We’ll make our way through the Dinaric Alps, home to the highest peak in Albania, the Cresta del Drago (Jezerca).

We’ll embark on a challenging but rewarding 17 km trek through the Albanian Alps, gaining 1072 meters in altitude as we make our way to the highest point of 1795 meters. Our journey will take around 7 hours on average, but along the way, we’ll have the opportunity to stop and recharge with a refreshing drink of raki, a traditional Albanian spirit.

When we reach the valley of Theth, a jeep will be waiting to take us to one of the true wonders of northern Albania: the stunning Blue Eye. You’ll have the chance to relax in the icy waters of this beautiful karst spring or take a refreshing swim if you’re feeling brave.

After a full day of exploring, we’ll return to our guesthouse for a traditional dinner and a well-deserved rest.

  • Including Picnic Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Blue Eye Hike and Return to Tirana

After a hearty breakfast at the Guesthouse, you will set out to explore one of the most breathtaking natural wonders within the Theth National Park: the Grunas Waterfall. This magnificent waterfall is surrounded by towering cliffs and lush greenery, making it a truly unforgettable experience.

As you make your way to the waterfall or Blue eye you will stop at the historic “Kulla”, an ancient stone tower that has stood the test of time. Your guide will share with you the rich cultural traditions of the people of Northern Albania, giving you a deeper appreciation for the history and heritage of this fascinating region.

After that your way back to Theth where we will have lunch

On the way back to Tirana you will travel along the winding roads of Qafe Thore and cross the stunning Boge Valley, surrounded by rolling hills and vibrant green landscapes.

The experience of exploring the natural wonders of Theth National Park and learning about the rich cultural heritage of Northern Albania will stay with you long after your trip is over

  • Including Lunch
  • Opportunity to spend one more night in Valbona and add a 4×4 tour
  • Hike requires good health conditions
  • Take warm clothes and good hiking shoes with you

Additional info

More info about this trip
  • Available from May to September
  • We can accommodate larger groups
  • Tour is customizable


Have any questions? Contact us!

+355 69 68 98 232

Monday - Sunday: 09:30 - 20:00