Hiking tour of Koman Lake, Valbona Valley and Theth in six days

Hiking tour of Koman Lake, Valbona Valley and Theth in six days

Duration :   6 Days 5 Nights
The Price :   799 
Max People :    50
Start Location:   799
Age Range :   18-90
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Start and end in Tirana! With the Hiking tour of Koman Lake, Valbona Valley and Theth in six days, you have a 6 days tour package taking you through Tirana, Albania and 3 other destinations in Albania. Hiking tour of Koman Lake, Valbona Valley and Theth in six days includes accommodation, an expert guide, transport and more.

According to Bradt Travel Guides, the Komani Lake journey is described as “one of the World’s greatest boat trips”.  The tour to Koman Lake, Valbona and Theth is a special interest hiking tour program exclusively designed to offer participants the best combination of pristine wild nature, unforgettable ferry ride through the heart of the Albanian Alps, local folklore and traditions.  During these 6 days, you will be able to visit most of the attractions of Northern Albania, combining a variety of exciting outdoor activities with plenty of time to soak up the local culture.

Day 1 Tirana – Komani Lake – Rural Village

Our journey towards Komani Lake begins early in the morning at 05:00 am. Our tour leader will come and pick you up at your hotel in Tirana. As we take the turn from the main road to Vau i Dejës the area becomes more rural with fewer cars but more wild nature and amazing landscapes. We will stop for a short break by Vau i Dejes Lake, a beautiful and tranquil setting, and from here on we will experience local transport over bumpy roads but with a great view.

We get on a local boat (this destination is only reachable by boat) that will take us through Komani Lake. It is considered by many as an exotic experience combined with the unmatched hospitality of the locals. After settling ourselves in this small village, we will explore the homestay and learn more about local life. Overnight in a traditional guesthouse by Komani Lake in a small village.

Day 2 Rural Village – Valbona Valley

Waking up with such a magnificent view of Komani Lake and the Albanian Alps will make you want to stay longer, however, after breakfast we will have to continue our journey to other astonishing wonders. Our next destination will be Valbona Valley National Park. After a delicious traditional lunch, we explore the area and admire the so-called Crown of the Albanian Alps. Overnight in a guesthouse in Valbona.

Day 3 Valbona – Rosi Peak – Valbona

Rosi Peak: Elevation up to 1576 m, hiking 6 hours one way.

The hiking tour of the Albanian Alps gets more intense during this day. Our hiking objective is “Maja e Rosit” one of the Balkan Peaks, and located on the Montenegrin–Albanian border. “Maja e Rosit” is the highest peak of Mt Bjelic, which belongs to most karstic part of Montenegrin Prokletije massif. On the way to the Maja e Rosit Peak we pass through Kukaj. The trekking takes about 6 hours on the way up. The view from Maja e Rosit offers a 360° spectacular panorama of the wild nature of Valbona Valley and Accursed Mountains. We will enjoy a picnic lunch from this breath-taking corner of the world. We will have a rest before heading back down to Valbona Valley. Overnight in a guest house in Valbona.

Day 4 Valbona Valley – Valbona Pass – Theth

Valbona Pass: elevation up to 1050m, hiking 6 to 8 hours.

Get ready for the highlight of this trip. Trekking to Theth from Valbona will be an intense day as the walk takes about 6 to 8 hours (about 1050m elevation) in a remote terrain, nevertheless unquestionably worthy! The Valbona pass to Theth offers a spectacular view of the Peaks of the Balkans and “Accursed Mountains”. When reaching the top of the Valbona Pass, you will experience a serious shot of adrenaline. From here you will be able to see at both sides of the valleys. This top viewpoint is perfect for a short break and the possibility to capture amazing pictures of the Albanian Alps. On our descent to Theth (1,100m in elevation and over a 6km distance) we will pass through some beautiful landscapes and wild forests. The path toward Theth National Park is shaded by the forest. After reaching the village, we will walk towards the traditional guesthouse. Overnight in Theth.

Day 5 Theth – Blue Eye – Theth

Blue eye: elevation up to 789 m, hiking 3-4 hours one way.

After having traditional Albanian breakfast at our guesthouse, we will start our hiking adventure. We will head towards Nderlysja, the village you can find the canyon with so many beautiful natural pools. From Nderlysaj we continue our hiking tour of Theth to the natural wonder the so called “Blue Eye of Theth”. The hike lasts 3 to 4 hours both ways. The Blue Eye is formed by the erosion of the rocks by the water that descends from melting snow of the Albanian Alps. You will keep your eyes peeled from the iridescent glow of greens and blues colours of this marvel of nature, inviting you to dive in. Last but not least, if you are brave enough, don’t forget to bring your swimming suits with you as some of us will dare to swim in these cold crystal-clear waters. We will have some free time to enjoy the amazing view, dive in and take amazing pictures. Overnight in a guesthouse in Theth.

Day 6 Theth – Grunas Waterfall – Theth – Tirana

Grunas Waterfall: elevation up to 270m, hiking 1 hour one way.

Waking up with such a magnificent view of the Albanian Alps will make you want to stay longer, however, after breakfast we will hike from Theth to Grunas Waterfall (about 1-hour hike). A curtain of white water comes over the grey rocks as if it were being poured from a bucket that never empties. The water tumbles down the hillside in a series of mini waterfalls. At around midday we get ready to get back to Tirana. Our Driver will take us back to the modern and dynamic city of Tirana. We will drive through the elaborated zig-zags road. You will return home full of the wonders of Albania, with a new sense of self-excitement to share with those around you.

What’s Included

  • Accommodation

Accommodation in 3* & 4* hotels.

  • Guide

English speaking guide.

  • Meals

5 Breakfasts.

This tour offers Vegetarian, Vegan and Halal food options on request.

  • Additional Services

Entrance fees as per program.

  • Transport

Transportation by minibus or bus for all the tour.

What’s Not Included

  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional

Other activities and services not included

  • Additional Services

Lunch and dinners


Price per person from 799 (in a double room/multi-bedroom)

Single bedroom request will be calculated based on the season of the trip!

What's Included

  • Accommodation
  • Airport Transfer
  • Breakfast
  • Flights
  • Guide
  • Transport


  • Hiking