Shala River Day Trip

Shala River is considered as one of the most beautiful rivers in Albania. Located on Komani Lake the river is surrounded by the rugged landscapes of the Albanian Alps, which provide a breathtaking backdrop to the serene waters. The area is rich in biodiversity, and the rivers's shores are lined with dense forests, creating a picturesque setting that attracts visitors seeking tranquility and a chance to immerse themselves in nature.


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Shala river day trip

Shala river day trip



Price with boat ticket: 40 Euro


06:30 (Hotel Rozafa)

Hotel pickup and drop-off

What's Included

  • You can head directly to the meeting point, or request pickup
  • Children till 3 years old are free of charge
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Boat ticket
  • Language: English

Traveller Tips

  • Please  wear comfortable shoes for this trip.
  • During stops, food and drinks are not included in the price
  • If you have car or boat sickness, it is suggested that you be equipped with the relevant medicines.

Point A: Pick Up Point

Shala river day trip is a must while you explore the north of Albania. The trip is made in a comfortable minivan with air conditioning.The tour starts every day at 06:45 near Rozafa Hotel.  We can also offer pick-up at the hotel where you are staying.

Point B: Break Stop

After you are accommodated in the minivan, the journey begins during which you will enjoy the wonderful landscapes of the Albanian Alps. Approximately after 1 hour and 40 minutes we will stop for a short break (20 minutes) where you can have breakfast or drink a coffee. After this stop, the journey continues towards the port of Koman (10 minutes) where you will board the boat.

Point C: Komani Lake - Shala River

After arriving at Komani Lake , at 9:30 you will take the boat to Shala River. The boat ride takes approximately 1 hours and 15 minutes, so around 10:45 you will arrive at Shala River. We have 4 hours to explore the area. In Shala river you will find a lot of activities like : sswimming in the freshness  of Shala river, renting a canoe boat, zip-line etc. At 14:00 we will leave Shala river and return at Komani Lake at 15:30. After arriving at Komani Lake port its time to take the minivan and return to Shkoder. At 17:00 you will arrive at Shkoder and end your tour.