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Walking in Albania

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Walking in Albania - Exodus Travels
Walking in Albania - Exodus Travels
Excellent
7 reviews
Starts
Tirana
Destinations
+9
Ends
Kruje
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Highlights

Start in Tirana and end in Kruje! With the hiking & trekking tour Walking in Albania, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Tirana, Albania and 9 other destinations in Europe. Walking in Albania is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Age range
16 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Mountain Hikes, In-depth Cultural

7 Reviews

  • Walking in Albania reviewer 1
    Written on September 22, 2013
    3.0 - Average

    I would give 5 stars to the first part of the trip - Thethi and Valbona National Parks, the walks, and the guest houses we stayed in were all fantastic and just what I was hoping for in my holiday. But the rest of the trip was a very slow paced... Read more

  • Walking in Albania reviewer 2
    Written on September 22, 2013
    3.0 - Average

    This is a new trip which still needs some work to get the balance right.  It either needs a downgrading of the difficulty level or changes to the itinerary.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The walking from Thethi and in the Valbona Valley... Read more

  • Walking in Albania reviewer 3
    Written on September 13, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    A few beautiful walks and then some sightseeing. Great country, lovely food, better hotels than I expected.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Walking in Thethi & Valbona was great.What did you think of your group leader?Julian was... Read more

  • Walking in Albania reviewer 4
    Written on September 1, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    The holiday is a mixture of walking and cultural sightseeing rather than a purely walking holiday. Albania is a wonderful country, with incredible mountains and superb History. Its tourist industry is only just beginning, meaning that some features (e.g.... Read more

  • Walking in Albania reviewer 5
    Written on August 6, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    A great introduction to the northern parts of this fascianting country!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Standing on top of Valbona pass, looking in the one direction down into Theth valley, and in the other Valbona valley. Remote,... Read more

  • Walking in Albania reviewer 6
    Written on July 31, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Like the other nine people in my Exodus group I had only a vague preconceived image of what to expect in Albania ; possibly a rather drab, depressed society still struggling to free itself from the recent shackles of communism but with the compensatory... Read more

  • Walking in Albania reviewer 7
    Written on July 10, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    A fabulous holiday - superb landscape, wonderful ancient history, inspiring modern history, extremely hospitable people, we were treated like guests not tourists and the walking was good too!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Walking -... Read more

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Tirana
  2. Day 2: Drive via Shkodër and Rozafa Castle to Theth; short walk around the village
  3. Day 3: Walk to Grunas waterfall, Nderlyse and the 'Blue Eye of Kapre'
  4. Day 4: Trek over Valbonë Pass to Rragam village; transfer to Valbonë, home of Albanian folk culture
  5. Day 5: Follow a route below Rosi Peak, passing through forest to the 'White Circle'
  6. Day 6: We take a boat on Komani Lake; continue to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Berat
  7. Day 7: Visit the Ethnographic Museum and the King Mosque in Berat; drive to Krujë in the afternoon, followed by a folklore evening
  8. Day 8: End Kruje

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    This trip doesn't include a trip to Lake Koman but please check the itinerary and map for all the other great places that this tour includes.

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About the countries

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Albania and Kosovo

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Vaccinations

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. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Albania. 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.

Policies

Location
Tirana is the starting point and Kruje 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.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Exodus Travels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 13 February 2019 the full payment of $1,235 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1235 for Walking in Albania, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Exodus Travels tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 543 km.
  • Tirana (Albania)
  • 87 km
  • Shkoder (Albania)
  • 42 km
  • Theth (Albania)
  • 4 km
  • Grunas (Albania)
  • 4 km
  • Theth (Albania)
  • 12 km
  • Valbone (Albania)
  • 75 km
  • Prizren (Kosovo)
  • 93 km
  • Rubik (Albania)
  • 58 km
  • Durres (Albania)
  • 79 km
  • Berat (Albania)
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