HIKING IN THETHI VALLEY

Day 1

“Mother Tereza” Airport - City of Shkoder

Our guides will be waiting you in “Mother Tereza” Airport , to depart toward the most important city in North Albania, Shkoder.

In Shkodra we will visit the Cathedral of Shkodra, called Great Church because, at the time of construction, was one of the largest churches in the Balkans. Then visit to the mosque, called New Mosque, Ebu Bekr, which is the largest in Albania and among the largest in the Balkans. Worth mentioning that one of the greatest values ​​of the Albanian people is coexistence and religious tolerance. Also the “Pedonale” boulevard, one of the most famous boulevards of the city.

 

Day 2

Shkoder – Thethi Valley

After we have breakfast we will depart towards Albanian Alps, Theth. Theth is called by foreign tourists "Last Paradise Europe". The village is located north of the Shala Valley, between the Alps with a rare beauty. Natural resources of this area are linked together with the cultural and historical heritage of local residents, thus forming, the most important bases for the development of tourism.

We will pass through the valley of Boga and we will start hiking from the Sheep path 1670 m to 1822 m altitude, and then to go down to Thethi valley 900 m altitude.

Accomodation in Theth, in guesthouse.

This itinerary:

Distance: 10 km.

Duration: 5 hours.

Difficulty level: T3.

 

   

 

Day 3

To be visit: Thethi Valley, Old Mill, Thethi Church, which is also one of the symbols of this village, Lock-in Tower & Waterfall of Grunas.

Lock-in Tower is typical of this area. A fort built on the foot of the village and used by the whole village. A fortress built at the end of the village and used by the whole village. It was home to those families who were forced to close because of blood feuds there (all men over age 14). Today the tower is the most visited and is located in an area with great tourist value.

Starting from Okol 900 m to 730 m altitude. The highest point that we will hike this day is 1000 m.

Distance: 13 km, round trip.

Duration: 6 hours.

Difficulty level: T1+.

 

 

Day 4

Hiking Peja Pass.

Starting early in the morning from Thethi 900 m to Peja Pass 1900 m altitude. This is one of the most beautiful trails in the Albanian Alps. Fantastic landscapes will appear along this itinerary and at top of the pass will be shown in front of us the view of Thethi valley.

Accomodation in Theth, in guesthouse, where we will enjoy local traditional food.

Distance: 11 km, round trip.

Duration: 7 - 8 hours.

Difficulty level: T2+.

 

 

Day 5

Visit, Blue Eye.

Blue Eye is one of the rare beauties of Albania nature. Is formed by the Black River, which originates in the Black Peak and is formed by the erosion of rock by water that comes down from the mountain. We will start hiking from Okol 900 m to go down to 500 m and then to the Blue Eye 630 m altitude. Afternoon we will come back to the guest house at 900 m altitude. Along the itinerary, we will pass throught Grunas Canyon, one of the pearls of Albanian canyons.

Distance: 24 km, round trip.

Duration: 8 - 9 hours.

Difficulty level: T3.

 

 

Day 6

Valbona Pass.

It will start from Thethi about 900 m to Valbona Pass 1812 m altitude, and at this point will have a wonderful view of both valleys, Valbona & Thethi valley.

Distance: 14 km, round trip.

Duration: 6-7 hours hours.

Difficulty level: T3.

 

Day 7

Departure from Thethi Valley to “Mother Tereza” Airport.

After reaching Airport, our service finish here otherwise is our pleasure to help you for further support.

 

Available dates:

  • 21-27 May
  • 11-17 June
  • 02-08 July
  • 06-12 August
  • 24-30 September

To be able to start this tour is necessary 6 participants and up.

Included:

  • Transport for all the tour.
  • Accommodation: 1 night in hotel 3* (2 persons sharing room) & 5 nights - guesthouse Theth.
  • Food: 6 x breakfast, 5 x lunch (always picnic lunch), 6 x dinner.

Not included:

  • Coffee breaks & alcoholic drinks.

 

 

 

649€