Day 1. Pristina - Peja, Kosovo
Meet with our guide on your arrival at Pristina airport, then departure for the city of Peja.
Surrounded by the Albanian Alps, Peja is the largest city in western Kosovo. Depending on your arrival time, visit the Peja Ethnographic Museum retracing the history of Albanians and the Patriarchal Monastery, an important Orthodox religious center.
Dinner in a traditional Peja restaurant.
Overnight stay in Peja.
Day 2. Peja - Hiking to Kuqisthë, Kosovo - Babino Polje, Montenegro
After breakfast, you will leave for Kuqishtë, a small village in the heart of the Rugova Valley where you will start hiking.
Hiking from Kuqishtë to Babino Polje through numerous water sources and crossings through the mountains.
You will enjoy the breaks at the edge of glacial lakes "Liqeni i Kuqishtës" & "Liqeni i Drelajve".
By mid-afternoon you will reach Montenegro and reach the village of Babino Polie on the border between Kosovo and Montenegro.
Arrive in your guest room in the middle of the afternoon.
Dinner and overnight at Babino Polje
Length: 15.8 kilometers Difficulty of the hike: moderate Duration of the trip: 7 hours and 30 minutes Cumulative elevation gain: 1,151 meters Accumulated difference in descent: 1,109 meters Maximum altitude: 2,276 meters Minimum altitude: 1,438 meters
Day 3. Hiking Babino Polje - Plav - Vusanje, Montenegro
After breakfast, you will start the hike to Plav.
Arrival at the sublime glacial lake Plav located 900 meters from the sea level and free time for swimming or relaxing by the lake.
You will then embark in a vehicle for a transfer to Vusanje, valley located in the heart of the mountains.
Drop your luggage in your charming cottage and enjoy the scenery to rest.
Dinner and overnight in Vusanje.
Length: 1.3 kilometers Difficulty of the hike: moderate Duration of the trip: 7 hours and 30 minutes Cumulative elevation gain: 597 meters Altitude difference descent: 1,123 meters Maximum altitude: 2,046 meters Minimum altitude: 1,002 meters
Day 4. Hiking to Vusanje, Montenegro - Theth, Albania
After breakfast you will start trekking towards Theth.
You will cross beautiful landscapes including the Grlja waterfall on the Montenegrin side and the glacier lake Jezerce on the Albanian side.
You will make a stop in the natural source of the blue eye "Syri i Kaltër" underground cave 9 meters deep.
Mid-afternoon arrival at Theth, uninhabited village in the heart of the valley
You will settle in your guest house where you can rest after your day of walking. Then visit the Ethnographic Museum of Theth, its old church and its "Lock in" (Theth symbol) tower retracing its fascinating history over the centuries.
You will then enjoy a meal consisting mainly of local products (cheese, meat, vegetables). Overnight at Theth.
Length: 23.83 kilometers Difficulty of the hike: moderate Duration of the trip: 8 hours and 30 minutes Cumulative total climb: 1,245 meters Altitude difference descent: 1,524 meters Maximum altitude: 1,782 meters Minimum altitude: 786 meters
Day 5. Blue Eye, Albania
Breakfast at the hostel and departure in 4X4 for a one-hour trip, then hike to the "Blue Eye" or the blue eye. Incredible source of natural water and paradise where you can rest and swim in clear and clear water.
Lunch at the edge of the water source or on wooden tables built nearby by locals.
Free time, then back to your guest house. Dinner and overnight at Theth.
Difficulty of the hike: easy Walking time: 2 hours (round trip)
Day 6. Hiking Theth - Valbona, Albania - Gracanica, Kosovo
Breakfast in Theth, then start the hike to Valbona.
Hiking day through sumptuous landscapes in the Albanian mountains. You can relax during the hike in small cafes nestled in the mountains.
In the middle of the day, you will reach the Valbona Pass, which is the highest peak of altitude of this day, to admire the incredible landscape of both sides of the mountain.
Join your hotel amidst nature and relax in the swimming pool or beautiful garden.
Dinner and overnight in Gračanica
Length: 10.79 kilometers Difficulty of the hike: moderate Duration of the trip: 7 hours Cumulative total climb: 1,104 meters Altitude difference descent: 705 meters Maximum altitude: 1,806 meters Minimum altitude: 727 meters
After breakfast, free time in your hotel in Gračanica until your transfer to the airport for your return flight.