Thethi the “Heart” of the Accursed Mountains, the Albanian Alps

During this day trip we will visit the Boga Valley, The Thorja Pass, Thethi village with its church and the Blood-feud tower, Grunasi Waterfall and we can extend the tour with a great hike to the Blue Eye cold water spring. The village itself is situated in the National Park with the same name.
Visiting Theth in the early 20th century, the traveller Edith Durham wrote about it : I think no place where human beings live has given me such an impression of majestic isolation from all the world.

Day trip
Starting from Tirana, Durres Pier, Elbasan or anywhere else in Central Albania.
Ending at the same point where we started.
Duration:11 hours

Itinerary of the Trip:

Meet with Dorian. Depart from the pier/ hotel or your specified meeting place to reach Boga valley, which is consider as the main entrance towards the Alps. Plenty of stops along the way to the village to enjoy amazing views from the Thorja Pass just before we drive down to the Shala river valley. Visit the village with its own church and the blood feud tower, listening to the story of “Kanun” and walk towards the beautiful waterfall. According to the time, we may extend our walking to the Blue Eye spring water.
Late evening, we’ll head back to the pier or your specified place.

The Blue spring water Nderlyse

Transport with a very comfortable car, minivan or van A/C etc.
Professional, Licensed-Certified Tourist Guide/Driver.
Hotel or Pier pick-up and drop off.

Entrance fees wherever needed
Meals and drinks
Personal expenses
Tips and gratuities

Snow in Thethi

Important information:
Museums are closed on Mondays, except of any specific agreement in advance for visits of big groups, cruise ship visitors etc.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
This tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair due to hilly terrain.

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