Hiking tour of Theth & Blue Eye in 2 days

Hiking tour of Theth & Blue Eye in 2 days

The two-day tour of Theth is a special interest hiking tour program exclusively designed to offer participants the best combination of pristine wild nature, an unforgettable view of the heart of the Albanian Alps, local folklore and traditions. During these two days you will be able to visit most of the attractions of Northern Albania, combining a variety of exciting outdoor activities with time to soak up the local culture.


Day 1: Tirana / Shkoder – Theth National Park – Blue Eye - Theth

Stop At: Tirana, Tirana, Tirana County
Our journey towards the Albanian Alps begins at 06:00 am in the morning. Our tour leader will come and pick you up at your hotel in Tirana or Shkoder.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Shkoder, Shkoder, Shkoder County
As we drive along the way towards Northern Albania, you will be amazed by beautiful landscapes; wild fields, rivers, Shkodra Lake and rugged untouched mountains. From Shkoder we will experience local transport riding at around 7:30 am.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Qafë thore, Albania
As we take the turn from the main road to Theth the area becomes more rural, with fewer cars but more wild nature and amazing landscapes. Due to its favorable position this area is famous for cultivating medicinal herbs, and if you are lucky to travel in May – June you would be amazed by the pretty and aromatic fields of lavender, making you feel like you are in Provence (France). On the way to the top, we will pass through a steep sneaky hillside reaching up to 1700 meters above sea level at Qafa e Thores. They say this is the spot with the best picture – perfect view of the Albanian Alps
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Theth National Park, Rruga Nikgjonaj Rruga Nikgjonaj, Nr.18, Theth 4009 Albania
We arrive at our Guesthouse in Theth. After resting a bit, we visit the old Church and the “Lock in” Tower (symbol of Theth) and its fascinating story in centuries. Overnight in a guesthouse in Theth
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Blue Eye of Theth, Kaprre Pusi i Zi, Syri i Kalter, Theth 4009 Albania
We will have a short break for refreshment and start our hiking journey towards the Blue Eye at around mid-day. Blue Eye was formed by the erosion of the water from the melting snow of the Albanian Alps. The hike is about 3 hours one way, with a hiking distance of 6.2 km both ways and about 700 m of elevation. This trail is considered easy to moderate, requiring some experience in hiking. You will not be able to take your eyes off this stunning scene of nature with its bright blue and green colors, it’s like being inside a postcard. Also, fun fact, the temperature of the Blue Eye is just around 5 degrees Celsius. Would you dare to dive in the blue but very cold water-
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in a guesthouse in Theth.

Day 2: Theth – Grunas Waterfall – Theth – Shkoder / Tirana

Stop At: Theth, Theth, Shkoder County
Waking up with such a magnificent view of the Albanian Alps will make you want to stay longer
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Grunasi Waterfall, Theth Albania
after breakfast we will begin our hiking adventure to Grunas Waterfall (about 1-hour hike one way). Grunas Waterfall is a curtain of white water that comes over the grey rocks as if it were being poured from a bucket that never empties. The water tumbles down the hillside in a series of mini-waterfalls.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Shkoder, Shkoder, Shkoder County
The elaborated zig-zags road through the mountainous terrain smoothens down little by little taking us towards Shkoder
Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Tirana, Tirana, Tirana County
The elaborated zig-zags road through the mountainous terrain smoothens down little by little taking us towards Tirana. You will return home full of the wonders of Albania with a new sense of self excitement to share with those around you
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:

No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This tour requires some hiking experience and good physical condition."
"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."
"The accommodation is based in traditional and simple homestay/guesthouse/lodge- style or shepherd’s hut with basic bathroom amenities. Each room typically accommodates two to five travelers, and it might be necessary for male and female groups to share a room, unless you book a private room. Private rooms are possible on 35 Euros extra charge per night per person based on availability."
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Start Time: 07:00 AM
Duration: 2 Days
Start location: 1: Choose Balkans - Albania Tour Operator, 3rd Floor, Bulevardi Dëshmorët e Kombit Twin Towers, Tower 2, Tiranë 1001, Albania
2: Shkodër, Albania
Traveler pickup is offered
The tour departs from Choose Balkans office at Rr. Reshit Çollaku. On request (at least 12 hours before tour departure) we can pick you up from your hotel in Tirana and Shkodra free of charge.


  • Rinas Airport, Tirana Albania

Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • Accommodation for 1 night in traditional and simple homestay/guesthouse/
  • Professional tour leader
  • Hotel pick up and Hotel drop off in in Tirana or Shkoder
  • Entry tickets for the ‘’will be visited’’ sites
  • Transport provided by the company
  • Tourist taxes, Road taxes, Petrol
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • 1x Breakfast
  • Entry/Admission - Theth National Park

Not Included

  • Lunches, Dinner, Drinks & Snacks, one meal cost about 12 -15 Euros
  • Souvenirs, Personal spending
  • Everything that is not mentioned in the included


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