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Hiking trail from Teth to Valbona

Hiking trail · Albania
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From the valley of Theth to the valley of Valbona there is a trail of 17 kilometers which is the most visited in all of Albania but with the reason because it is beautiful and offers beautiful views of both valleys, especially when you reach an altitude of 1800 meters that is, the Valbona pass from where the trail descends to the Valbona valley and the park of the same name.
Distance 24.6 km
8:40 h
1,303 m
1,170 m
1,820 m
720 m

During the walk on both sides of the slope there are makeshift coffee bars that give you refreshment at the right time.

When you reach the valley and the first houses, the trail continues along the dry riverbed to the beginning of the asphalt road that leads to the center of Valbona, where the official route of  Via Dinarica in Albania finish.

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Naida Mandal
Update: April 20, 2021
Highest point
1,820 m
Lowest point
720 m


Teth (722 m)
42.385757, 19.782090
42°23'08.7"N 19°46'55.5"E
34T 399746 4693326




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42.385757, 19.782090
42°23'08.7"N 19°46'55.5"E
34T 399746 4693326
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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24.6 km
8:40 h
1,303 m
1,170 m
Highest point
1,820 m
Lowest point
720 m
Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available Geological highlights Botanical highlights Flora and fauna Insider tip Linear route Healthy climate


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