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Self-Guided Tour: Hiking of Komani Lake & Valbona Valley in 3 Days

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3 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

8 people




Number of PersonsPrice / Person
Solo Traveler420 €
Group 2-7 pax300€
Group 8+240€

According to Bradt Travel Guides, the Komani Lake journey is described as “one of the World’s greatest boat trips”. The tour to Komani Lake & Valbona Valley is a special interest hiking and adventure tour program exclusively designed to offer participants the best combination of pristine wild nature, unforgettable ferry ride through the heart of the Albanian Alps, local folklore and traditions.  During these three days you will be able to visit most of the attractions of Northern Albania, combining a variety of exciting outdoor activities with plenty of time to soak up the local culture.

This self-guided tour program is specially designed for travellers who wish to explore Albania independently however in a professionally organized way. By choosing this tour you will save money, time and enjoy the freedom of traveling on your own. Choose Balkans Team will apply its professionalism and knowhow in assisting you prior, during and after the tour. Once you book the tour our team will provide you all the details you need to know for this self-guided tour.

Important Information 

* All participants are responsible for having their own health/travel insurance.

* Single Supplement: To guarantee tour departure even for one participant we require a single supplement. If other participants join this tour, you will be refunded 50% of the single supplement amount (146 Euros) and your room occupancy will still be private. We organize small groups up to 8 pax. Please contact us if you are a larger group of participants for a quotation.

* This tour departs early in the morning; thus, we would recommend you to eat breakfast before the tour departure or to take some food with you.

* Maja e Rosit: elevation up to 1’605 m, 6 hours one way.

* Please note that prices are calculated on double/twin/triple/quadruple room occupancy, in traditional guesthouses

* Single room occupancy is possible on 45 Euros extra charge per night per person in traditional guesthouses

* Hotel upgrade where is possible on extra charge.

* Private tour is possible on 120 Euros/person extra charge.

* Suitable age 12+.

* Choose Balkans reserves the rights to add other participants in and during the tour program. If you are interested in a private tour, please contact us for a quotation.

* Tour’s schedule or itinerary may be affected/adopted due to; weather, Acts of God, labour strikes, bank holidays, site temporary closure/renovation or other external forces outside the Company’s control.

* On request this tour may also depart from other cities of Albania or neighboring countries such as Kosovo, Montenegro or N. Macedonia. Please contact us for more information on the extra costs.

* Please note that Choose Balkans needs to receive the net (full) quoted amount. Transaction and payment fees are on the sender (you in this case). We will notify you with a print screen of the amount received at our account as soon as we receive your down payment.

* Please note that Credit/Debit card payments are possible at our office in Tirana and apply a 5% bank commission.

* If you confirm to book this tour or any other service offered by Choose Balkans, via Choose Balkans official channels; email/facebook/whatsapp/phonecall or any other form of communication it means that you have read and agreed to the terms &conditions.

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  • Vau i Dejes Lake
  • Komani Lake
  • Komani Dam
  • Valbona Valley National Park
  • Maja e Rosit Peak


Day 1 Tirana / Shkodra – Komani Lake – Valbona Valley National Park
Day 1 Tirana / Shkodra – Komani Lake – Valbona Valley National Park

This tour departs very early in the morning from Tirana or Shkodra. You will depart towards northern Albania with a shared transportation provided by our partner. As you take the turn from the main road to Vau i Dejës the area becomes more rural with fewer cars but more wild nature and amazing landscapes. Stop for a short break by Vau i Dejes Lake, a beautiful and tranquil setting, and from here on you will experience local transport over bumpy roads but with a great view. Get on a ferry that will take you through Komani Lake offering spectacular views of the Albanian Alps, waterfalls, rural villages and wild forests. It is considered by many as an exotic experience combined with the unmatched hospitality of the locals. Your next destination will be Valbona Valley National Park. Explore the area and admire the so-called Crown of the Albanian Alps. Overnight in a guesthouse in Valbona.

Day 2 Valbona – Maja E Rosit – Valbona
Day 2 Valbona – Maja E Rosit – Valbona

The hiking tour of the Albanian Alps gets more intense during this day. The hiking objective for today is "Maja e Rosit" one of the Balkan Peaks, and located on the Montenegrin–Albanian border. "Maja e Rosit" is the highest peak of Mt Bjelic, which belongs to most karstic part of Montenegrin Prokletije massif. On the way to the Maja e Rosit Peak you will pass through Kukaj. The trekking takes about 6 hours on the way up. The view from Maja e Rosit offers a 360° spectacular panorama of the wild nature of Valbona Valley and Accursed Mountains. Enjoy a picnic lunch from this breath-taking corner of the world and have a rest before heading back down to Valbona Valley. Overnight in a guesthouse in Valbona.

Day 3 Valbona – Shkodra / Tirana
Day 3 Valbona – Shkodra / Tirana

Waking up with such a magnificent view of the Albanian Alps will make you want to stay longer. After breakfast, you will have a few more hours to explore Valbona Valley. Later start your journey back to Shkodra or Tirana following the same adventures root through the Albanian Alps as the first day.


  • BB (Accommodation and Breakfast) for all overnights
  • Local transport provided by the company from Tirana to Vau I Dejes
  • Local transport for the bumpy road from Vau I Dejes to Komani Lake
  • Ferry ticket Komani Lake to Fierza Dam
  • Local transport for the road from Fierza to Valbona
  • Tourist taxes
  • BB (Accommodation and Breakfast) for all overnights, in traditional guesthouses
  • Local transport provided by the company from Tirana or Shkodra to Vau i Dejes (and Back)
  • Local transport for the bumpy road from Vau i Dejes to Komani Lake and back)
  • Ferry ticket Komani Lake to Fierza Dam (and Back)
  • Local transport for the road from Fierza to Valbona (and back)
  • Tourist taxes

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BB for all overnights
Tourists taxes

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