Trek The Accursed Albanian Alps

Date - Various

Location - Albania

Difficulty - Tough

Duration - 8 Days

A challenging and spectacular trek at the very heart of the Albanian Alps, known as ‘The Accursed Mountains’. Amazing scenery, ancient traditions and welcoming hospitality along with some incredible hikes will fill your days in this hidden corner of Europe.

About the event

  • Traverse lush green valleys, wildflower meadows and craggy passes in Albania and Montenegro
  • Hike to the remote valley of Theth in the heart of the Albanian Alps
  • Take in the spectacular scenery of the Accursed Mountain Ranges
  • Cross the jagged heights of the Valbona Pass
  • Encounter a traditional way of life in remote villages

Albania is a country with unspoiled landscapes and a traditional way of life. This little visited corner of Europe offers both astonishing beauty and wonderful hospitality. The spectacular Accursed Mountains are virtually impenetrable apart from a series of high passes that link remote communities to the outside world. 

Following some ancient paths, you will hike in the south west of Montenegro and encounter some breath-taking landscapes with views of mount Taljanka and mount Volušnica, as well as the majestic Karanfili peaks. 

From the remote village of Thethi in the heart of the Albanian Alps, you’ll head over the spectacular Valbona Pass and down into the Valbona valley. Then, finally celebrating your achievements with a boat trip on Lake Koman. 

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