Self Guided Hiking Tour includes transfers from Shkodër.
Declared a national park in 1966, the Theth National Park covers an area of 2,630 hectares. Winding through the park, the river Theth has created a lush, green, and inviting landscape that is a must-see when visiting N. Albania. Located near to the city of Shkodër and the home office of North Albania Tours, a hike through this national park is both calming and will refresh your mind and soul.
Theth and Valbone
If your travel time permits (* this hike is only available during warm months, June- early November) and you want to see some of the highlights of the Theth National Park then we have the perfect tour for you! This tour includes…
- Transfers from Shkodër to Theth.
- A map to help you navigate the hike; showing you the signposts on the trail from Theth to Valbonë.
- Overnight Guesthouse accommodations, includes Dinner and Breakfast in Valbonë .
- Transfers from Valbonë to Koman Lake Ferry
- Koman Lake Ferry ride (approx. 3 hours)
- Transfer back to Shkodër (approx. 2 hours).
This tour starts at 8am from Florian Guesthouse or your hotel choice in Shkodër. A minibus will drop you off around 12pm in Theth. You will begin your hike from Theth. You must pack a lunch (and snacks) with you as there is no time to stay in Theth. So depending on your experience, the hike takes around 6 hours. So you will arrive into Valbonë around 18.00-19.00.
There are a few small cafes (seasonal) on the trail approximately half way between Theth and Valbonë. It’s a comfortable spot to take a rest. Once you reach Valbonë, a small village with one road, you will easily find the Guesthouse where you will stay overnight. You will enjoy a hot evening meal there. There are Private rooms for couples, or for solo or single travelers (groups too) dormitory style sleeping arrangements fit all sizes. After breakfast the minibus will leave at 7am sharp enabling to transfer you to the 9am departure of the Koman Lake Ferry. This gorgeous 3 hour cruise along Koman Lake is a highlight with deep blue water, fjords and colorful landscapes. You will depart by minibus to Shkodër returning you to where you last stayed.
This tour is available at €90 Euros per person (or payable in Albanian Lek equivalence).
The Theth to Valbonë tour is designed by sharing the same minibus with other guests (included in the price of €90 Euros per person). If you prefer private transfer, we can arrange this for you and your guest(s) at an additional cost of €80 Euros per car ~ up to a maximum of 4 people, one-way. Therefore, it is €160 Euros total for a private car round-trip.
Please be aware you need to be in good physical health to hike the trail. You need the proper hiking gear as well. You will need to carry a water bottle. Be prepared to be safe. Guides are available to walk with you at an addition expense. Call to inquire and/or customize your trip.