Peak of the Balkans (Trekkingtour) durch den Kosovo, Montenegro und Albanien

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The Peak of the Balkans is the most famous long-distance hiking trail in the Balkans and leads through the still little known tri-border area of Kosovo - Albania - Montenegro through the wild and still pristine mountain world of the Dinaric Alps. With wild berries, speckled forests, rugged cliffs, mountain lakes, warm hospitality, solitude, narrow paths, lush green alpine meadows surrounded by high peaks! Discover one of the last white spots of Europe, far from our digital world! HIGHLIGHTS: - An absolute highlight with breathtaking panoramic views and remarkably varied landscape - Challenging mountain hike through the wild Dinaric Alps - Fantastic trekking round trip through three countries: Albania, Kosovo and Montenegro - warm hospitality in original mountain villages - overnight stays in hostels, huts and hotels - additional summit possibilities on Hajla/Kosovo (2.403m) and Gjeravica/Kosovo (2.656m) - delicious home cooking I am Anna, a 40-year-old globetrotter, adventurer and digital nomad. I love nature, camping, hiking, mountaineering, biking, swimming and exploring new countries and cultures. Included in the price: - 2 nights in double occupancy hotels in Peja. - 10 nights in simple local guesthouses / with local families with double or shared room occupancy - All transfers from/to Pristina - All meals as per program - Welcome and farewell dinner - Complete organization of the tour - First aid kit, walkie talkies, Garmin Live Trackin I am looking forward to your messages!
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Trip Itinerary

Prishtina International Airport “Adem Jashari”

Day 1-2
Start of the tour in Pristina/Kosovo and welcome dinner - Individual arrival to Pristina/Kosovo (excl.) - Meeting at the airport - Transfer together to Peja - Welcome dinner - Briefing of the trekking tour - Overnight stay with double room occupancy in Peja

Rekë e Allagës

Day 2-3
Trekking from Reke e Allages to Gjvukaj - Breakfast - Check-Out - Transfer to Reke e Allages (about 40min) to the starting point of Peak of the Balkans - Trekking from Reke e Allages to Gjvukaj along several villages and with wonderful views of the densely forested Prokletje massif - Packed lunch - Dinner and overnight in guesthouse in Gjvukaj 21km - 1220 hm up - 1310 hm down - ca.7 h

Babino Polje

Day 3-4
Trekking from Gjvukaj to Babino Polje - breakfast - wonderful ridge hike with 2 pass crossings and unforgettable panoramic views into the heart of Prokletije - packed lunch - Dinner and overnight stay in Guest House in Babino Poje 17.6km - 1420 hm up - 1120 hm down - approx. 8h


Day 4-5
Trekking from Babino Poje to Plav (Montenegro) - Breakfast - Hike to the beautiful mountain lake "Hridsko". The clear water reflects the peaks Hridski Krs (2.358m) and Veliki Krs (2.374m) of the Bogicevica massif - Descent to Montenegrin Plav with its minarets and deep blue lake - Entry formalities at the police station in Plav - packed lunch - Dinner and overnight stay by the lake in Plav 20.9km - 800 hm up - 1350 hm down - approx. 7.5h


Day 5-6
Trekking from Plav to Vusanje - Breakfast - Crossing of the Bora and with one of the most imposing sections of our circular hike - Ascent of Bajrak (2.044m) and of Bora (2.092m) - Pleasure ridge hike - packed lunch - Dinner and overnight stay in Vusanje 21.5km - 1250 hm up - 1180 hm down - approx. 8h


Day 6-7
Trekking from Vusanje to Thethi (Albania) - Breakfast - Trekking between the highest peaks of Prokletje and pleasure for all senses: we walk along turquoise springs in the Ropojana valley, across the fragrant meadows of the grandiose trough valley Fusha e Runices and ascend to the 1000m towering cliffs towards Arapi - wild beauty of Bjeshket e Nemuna / Prokletje - through karstic rocky landscape ascent to Peja pass - lunch package - Dinner and overnight in Thethi 21.3 km - 1150 hm up - 1400 hm down - approx. 8 hrs.


Day 7-8
Trekking from Thethi to Valbona - Breakfast - on old mule tracks to the neighboring valley/Valbona valley over the Valbona pass - Packed lunch - Dinner and overnight stay in Valbona 17.6 km - 1220 hm up - 1040 hm down - approx. 6.5h


Day 8-9
Trekking from Valbona to Cerem OPTION A: . Breakfast - relaxed half-day hike with relatively few vertical meters - Ascent through the gorge of Perroi i Ceremit into a great mountain basin - lunch package - Free afternoon / relaxation - Dinner and overnight stay with local family in Cerem 10.7 km - 670 hm up - 410 hm down - approx. 4h OPTION B: - Breakfast - Demanding hike over the Prosllopit pass - Crossing of the impressive main ridge of Prokletje - Packed lunch - Dinner and overnight stay with local family in Cerem ca. 12.8km - 1200 hm up - 950 hm down - ca. 7h


Day 9-10
Trekking from Cerem to Doberdöl - Breakfast - Ascent to the beautiful trough valley Doberdöl with fantastic panoramic views and through great enchanted forests - lunch package - Dinner and overnight stay in simple guesthouse in Doberdöl approx. 16.5 km - 1290 hm up - 680 hm down - approx. 6 hrs.


Day 10-11
Rest day or optional ascent to Gjeravica (2.656m) - Breakfast - Option A: Rest day in Doberdöl - Option B: Ascent to Gjeravica (2.656m) along red colored blueberry plants - panoramic views - unforgettable natural spectacles: blue shimmering stone slabs, meandering streams and mountain lake in the shape of a heart - second highest mountain in Kosovo - lunch package - dinner and overnight stay in Doberdöl approx. 19.4 km - 1450 hm up - 1450 hm down - approx. 8.5h


Day 11-12
Trekking from Doberdol to Milishevc (Kosovo) - Breakfast - seen from the heights: 3 countries in one day - long ridge walk across the border ridge between Albania and Kosovo lunch package - Dinner and overnight stay in Milishevc approx. 18.5 km - 1060 hm up - 1180 hm down - approx. 7h

Rekë e Allagës

Day 12-13
Trekking from Milishevc to Reke e Allages - Breakfast - from the high plateau to the canyon - via a steep meadow slope ascent to the wide meadows of Bjeshka e Lumbardhit - Panoramic view of the highest peak of the massif: Guri i Kuq (2,522m) - Descent down to the Rugova valley - Packed lunch - Transfer back to Peja with short photo stop in Rugova Gorge - Farewell dinner in Peja - Overnight stay in Peja approx. 15.7 km - 970 hm up - 1360 hm down - approx. 6h


Day 13
End of the tour - Breakfast - Transfer back to the airport in Pristina - Farewell - Individual journey home (excl.) - End of the tour PACKING LIST: - Hiking socks and thick merino socks (2x each) - Leggings, soft shell pants, Gore-Tex pants and shorts - Gore-Tex jacket (with high water column) - sun hat, buff, cap, sunglasses - Functional underwear, fleece jacket - Light gloves - Down jacket - Hiking poles, flashlight, bottle 1l, soft bottle, thermos, possibly drinking system - Sunscreen SPF 30, lip protection, personal first aid kit, toiletries, garbage bag - Ankle-high hiking boots with solid soles - pocket knife - Hiking backpack 35 - 50l,
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