Llogara National Park – Hiking Tour
- 1 Night Shared Accommodation
- Hotel dinner & breakfast (drinks not included)
- Short Hike/Walk on day One
- Full-Day Hike to “Qafa e Thelle” – on day Two – 5 hours, 600m elevation
- Certified National Guide
- Transport included for 3 & carpool for more
Llogara National Park - Hiking Tour (min 3 - 6 guests)
This tour takes us to the city of Vlora and to our final destination, Llogara Mountain Pass, part of the Ceraunian Mountains, a Coastal Mountain Range in Southwest Albania. Llogara mountain pass sits at 1027 m from sea level and it divides these mountains into the Caraburun Peninsula wing, which in itself serves as the border between Adriatic and the Ionian Sea. Llogara is a National Park spanning on a surface of 1010 ha, part of Vlore County. The park’s terrain includes alpine meadows, sharp rock faces, precipices, and dense forests of pine, oak, and fir trees. Due to its terrain, Llogara Pass is famous for its amazing views of the Ionian Sea and coastline.
We start our drive towards the city of Vlora with a short stop for coffee on the way. Brief visit of Vlora and its main attractions and continue towards the bay for a seafood lunch (your own expense). Here you'll have the option of a short swim, weather permitting. After lunch, we proceed to the last leg of our driving trip up to 'Llogara National Park' where we settle in for the evening at our hotel. We will stretch our legs with a short hike towards Cesar's Pass (3.5 km loop) and enjoy the views of Orikum from above. We end our day with a traditional dinner at our hotel.
Right after breakfast, we pay a short visit to 'Llogara National Park' - Info Point and we start our hike towards "Qafa e Thelle", proceeding to the military antennas, then and back to LLogara Pass where we will consume our lunch (your own expense). The hike will be approximately 5 hours total with an elevation of 600m. Late afternoon, we head back to Tirana. Expected time of arrival 8 pm.
What to Bring: Hiking Shoes / Walking shoes as well as flip-flops & bathing suite for the beach, a regular change of clothes. Please have a rain/wind jacket with you in case of weather changes and a warm layer for the evening at Llogara; Carry the usual hiking necessities like sunscreen, hat, water bottles (1.5+ ltr of water) & poles if you have them.
When - Meeting Time: 9 am (please arrive 15 min prior)
Where - Meeting Place: Kafe Korner at "Frederik Shopen" Square (click here for map)