PEAKS OF THE BALKANS 5 DAYS       

  

5 DAYS 

 

This  “Peaks of the Balkans“ trekking adventure takes us to the border triangle area of Albania, Kosovo and Montenegro where a new International Peace Park has been established. 

The trek takes place in the Dinaric Alps where people have lived for centuries, as shepards and farmers.  Famous for their hospitality, and challenged by a changing world, this trip promotes sustainable, nature-based tourism that gives hope and real economic benefit to the local population.  We spend each night in rustic inns or guest houses  that have been established along the route where locals provide our meals.  Luggage is transported by local pack animals or cars, depending on the day.

This is an area of spectacular nature including rare flora and fauna.  Rugged peaks rise from alpine lakes and lush green meadows. With this new project, border-crossing procedures for hikers have been simplified and a mountain security system has been established. Our local guides are trained according to international standards.

 

PROGRAM 5 DAYS

 

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1st day 

Arrival in Vusanje

Free time till dinner. Accommodation in private guesthouses.

2nd day

Vusanje- Theth

After breakfast start hiking via Ropojana Valley. On the way hike pass near Ropojana lake which is the border between Montenegro and Albania. On the way will enjoy in numerous of view point to the peaks of Albanian Alps, how is know mountain Prokletije. Arrival in Theth at the afternoon. Accommodation in guesthouse. Dinner and overnight.

Cumulative height uphill 1.110 m, downhill: 1440 m

Distance trail 23km, Time 7-8 h. (it is possible to cut for 6km at the beginning and at the end)

 

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3rd day 

Theth - Valbona

After breakfast we start with hike. Lunch – lunch package. The trail will continue in the center and then up to Gjelaj then through the forest and field Bregu I Bubes. Before of the Valbona pass we have chance for a small stop to drink something and to get more energy before leaving the Thethi valley. After that we have 40 min walk to the Valbona Pass which is 1670 m above sea level. From this point we have to walk down to Valbona valley. A minibus will await for us in Rragam to take us to the guest house. Dinner and overnight.

Cumulative height uphill 1.068 m, downhill: 792 m

Distance trail 13.9  km , Time 7 h.

4th day

Valbona - Cerem (crossing Persllopit pass - Mt Kollata)

After breakfast start with hike. Lunch-lunch package.Çerem is a small village, largely abandoned, located approx. 17 kilometers northeast of Valbonë. At the moment it is populated only during the summer time by shepherds. The village is empty during the winter time due to poor weather conditions. Dinner and overnight.

Uphil 541m, downhill 382m

Trail distance: 19.8 kilometers, Time:   7hours 

 

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5th day

Cerem – Vusanje

From Çerem, the hike climbs up to the Montenegrin border (Borid Qafa), passes the beautiful summer shepherd’s village. Enjoying in magnificent view to the peaks of prokeltije, Zla Kolata, Dobra Kolata. Continue downhill to Vusanje. Arrival in Vusanje, End of program!

Cumulative height uphill: 750 meters downhill: 820meters

Trail distance: 11 kilometers  Time:   6 hours

 

 

Included

        – 4 overnights in guesthouses with HB service – home made food, first day dinner, last day breakfast + lunch(sandwiches, water and fruit)

-          Guide for 5 days

-          Transfer within tour

-          Border permits

-          Vat tax

Not included:

-         transfer to/from Vusanje

-         Mules for luggage

 

4 pax

6pax

8pax

10 pax

420e

345e

310e

290e

AGENCY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCELL THE TOUR DUE TO INSUFFICIENT NUMBER OF CLIENTS.

 

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Recomennded dates:

25-29.June min 2 pax/max 10 pax open for registratioin
16-20.July
min 2 pax/max 10 pax
 
open for registration
24-28.Septembar min 2 pax/max 10 pax open for registration

 

 


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