Cycle the Balkans

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Cycle the Balkans - Exodus Travels
Cycle the Balkans - Exodus Travels


Start in Tirana and end in Shkodra! With the bicycle tour Cycle the Balkans, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through Tirana, Albania and 17 other destinations in Europe. Cycle the Balkans includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
16 to 99 year olds
Hotel, Guesthouse
Max Group Size
Private Vehicle
Travel style
Bicycle, Adventure
  • emily doreen schlagintweit's review about another Exodus Travels tour
    4.0 - Good

    Albania is a beautiful country, Cycle Albania was super! I would recommend this trip to others.

  • Beverley Wilkins's review about another Exodus Travels tour
    4.0 - Good

    We were very disappointed that the itinerary was changed from a supposedly 10 day tour to an 8 day tour...there was no program on either the first or last day and everything was crammed into 8 days giving us less time to enjoy the attractions. Therefore for... Read more

  • TS's review about another Exodus Travels tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great organisation, encouragement and Albania by bike is a beautiful way to see the south of the country!

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Tirana
  2. Day 2: Transfer to Lake Ohrid; cross the border into Macedonia; visit St Naum monastery before ending in Ohrid Town.
  3. Day 3: Climb to a high plateau bounded by mountains; continue following the gorge to Debar.
  4. Day 4: Cycle towards Lake Mavrovo. 
  5. Day 5: Cycle around the east side of Lake Mavrov; descend to Via Egnatia, Cycle through villages until Tetovo.
  6. Day 6: Ride from Tetovo to the Kosovo border; continue through Brezovica and Sharri National Park.
  7. Day 7: Climb up to Prevalle through the forest of Kodra e Diellit; descend to the historic city of Prizren.
  8. Day 8: Transfer to border with Montenegro; cycle from the border to Berane via Rozaje.
  9. Day 9: Pedal to Andrijevica and on to Kolasin; magnificent views of the rugged Albanian Alps.
  10. Day 10: Short transfer to Mojkovac; cycle through the Tara Canyon before reaching Zabljak.
  11. Day 11: Morning climb out of Zabljak through the Durmitor region; descend to Pluzine/Rudinice.
  12. Day 12: Cycle towards Nikšić, Montenegro’s second largest city.
  13. Day 13: Short transfer to Vilsu; cycle to the Bay of Kotor.
  14. Day 14: Transfer to Bar; cycle close to Lake Shkodra; Finish Shkodra.
  15. Day 15: End Shkoder

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

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About the countries

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Kosovo and Montenegro

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Albania, Macedonia, Kosovo and Montenegro


Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Recommended for Albania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Albania, Macedonia and Montenegro. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Albania, Macedonia and Montenegro. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Albania. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Tick-borne encephalitis
Recommended for Albania. Ideally 6 months before travel.


Tirana is the starting point and Shkodra is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Exodus Travels to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Exodus Travels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 75 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 5 August 2019 the full payment of $2,906 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 75 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2906 for Cycle the Balkans, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.
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Covering a total distance of approx 670 km.
  • Tirana (Albania)
  • 87 km
  • Ohrid (Macedonia)
  • 24 km
  • Saint Naum (Macedonia)
  • 24 km
  • Ohrid (Macedonia)
  • 50 km
  • Debar (Macedonia)
  • 22 km
  • Mavrovo (Macedonia)
  • 45 km
  • Tetovo (Macedonia)
  • 22 km
  • Brezovica (Kosovo)
  • 17 km
  • Prizren (Kosovo)
  • 84 km
  • Rozaje (Montenegro)
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