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Peaks of the Balkans - Hiking Beyond Borders in Albania, Kosvovo & Montenegro (12 Days) - Zbulo - Discover Albania

Peaks of the Balkans - Hiking Beyond Borders in Albania, Kosvovo & Montenegro (12 Days)

12 days
5.0
(3)
Start and end in Shkoder
Tour Operator:
Zbulo - Discover Albania
Max group size:
12
Physical rating:
Active
Age range:
18 to 80
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
154343
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Itinerary

Start and end in Shkoder! With the Hiking & Trekking tour Peaks of the Balkans - Hiking Beyond Borders in Albania, Kosvovo & Montenegro (12 Days), you have a 12 days tour package taking you through Shkoder, Albania and 10 other destinations in Europe. Peaks of the Balkans - Hiking Beyond Borders in Albania, Kosvovo & Montenegro (12 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Welcome to Albania!
  2. Day 2: Journey into the Accursed Mountains
  3. Day 3: The Highest Peaks of the Albanian Alps
  4. Day 4: High Route into the Remote Border Triangle
  5. Day 5: The Border Triangle of Mt. Trekufiri
  6. Day 6: Rugova Gorge: Kosovo’s No 1 Outdoor Stop
  7. Day 7: Ridge Hike on the Spine of Hajla
  8. Day 8: Across the Jelenka Pass into Montenegro
  9. Day 9: Grbaja Valley – The Culmination of Prokletije
  10. Day 10: Through the Heart of the Accursed Mountains
  11. Day 11: Theth – Tradition in the Albanian Highlands (Wednesday)
  12. Day 12: Farewell from Albania! (Thursday)
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
2 nights
Guesthouse
7 nights
Hut
2 nights

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Customer Reviews

  • DC
    · September 30th, 2022
    An amazing tour with a great organisation that really goes the extra mile for its travellers. The stunning locations are paired with some incredible food, guides are excellent, and the tour is very well supported. Highly recommend!
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    Trip date: September 2022
  • EK
    · August 19th, 2022
    Best tour guides there are: Mendi and Blend, very nice tour, would redo it
    Trip date: August 2022
  • Peaks of the Balkans - Hiking Beyond Borders in Albania, Kosvovo & Montenegro (12 Days) reviewer 3
    · June 25th, 2022
    Wow!!! What a trip! Where to start? Everything was wonderful!!! The hosts and their food were all amazing, the places where we stayed were all better than I expected with hot showers, much nicer rooms than what I've seen elsewhere AND incredible views,... Show more
    Zbulo - Discover Albania commented on this review
    Thanks for sharing Lyne! We're very happy to hear that you enjoyed the 12-day Peaks of the Balkans trekking with Anton and Blendi at the fullest. Sustainable tourism is the way forward for the Balkans and local communities. We would be happy to welcome... Show more
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    Trip date: June 2022

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Good to Know

  • Currencies
    Euro
    Kosovo
    L
    Lek
    Albania
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

    Type C
    Albania, Kosovo and Montenegro
    Type E
    Albania, Kosovo and Montenegro
    Type F
    Albania, Kosovo and Montenegro
  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Albania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Albania and Montenegro. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Albania 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.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • 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.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before December 6th, 2022 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after December 6th, 2022, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Zbulo - Discover Albania. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Zbulo - Discover Albania will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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  • Accessibility
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