Shala River Day Tour



From 15 April to 25 October

Shala River journey is a great boat trip. The tour to Shala River is a special boat tour program exclusively designed to offer participants the best combination of pristine wild nature, unforgettable boat ride through the heart of the Albanian Alps, local folklore and traditions. During the tour you will be able to visit one of the attractions of Northern Albania, combining a variety of exciting outdoor activities with plenty of time to get acquainted with the local gastronomy and culture.

On the day boat tour we get on a boat that will take us through Komani Lake to Shala River offering spectacular views of the Albanian Alps, waterfalls, rural villages and wild forests. It is considered by many as an exotic experience combined with the unmatched hospitality of the locals.

DEPARTURE TIME The departure of the boat from the port takes place at 09:30
Boating Professional guide
Accommodations Lunch at the guesthouse

In our hostel you can enjoy a delicious traditional lunch and you will taste the best home made food. Most of the products we consume are produced by us; bread, vegetables, yogurt, cheese, honey, meat, raki…etc. are local products.

If you come to visit us you can taste our lamb pot roast, fish of the lake, greek salad, birek, bean soup, bread of corn. Definitively you’ll loved our cuisine.




We can take over your transfer from Tirana or Shkodra by a comfortable car.

  • From Tirana departure at 05:30 on a car transfer that costs 70€.
  • From Shkodra the car transfer costs only 50€.
  • Book your car transfer online on the web or by contacting us on +355 69 512 9809.
  • Departure from the port of Koman to the river Shale by boat at 09:30


Start of the journey

The tour starts after the boat departs from the port of Lake Koman at 10:00, destination Shala River.


The journey

The boat crosses the whole lake of Koman to reach the Shala river giving you the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of virgin nature. The blue and cold color of water is characteristic of this river, the steep cliffs that surround it, look as if they touch the sky.


Journey activities

During the trip we will have the opportunity to eat lunch in the inns around the lake that offer the opportunity to enjoy traditional food. You can develop other activities like swim in it transparent water, kayaking along the river, discover the wonderful landscapes, trek in the mountains and discover our local traditions.


The end

The voyage ends when the boat returns to port at 15:00.



Included in the package is the return trip by van from Lake Koman to Shkodra