One day visit

  • Wildlife tour in accursed moutains

    This is the only Wildlife tour in the accursed mountains in Kosovo. It has been developed with nature lovers and guides who know every turn in these mountains. You will have a chance to see the endangered species that hold the latin name Rupicapra, a goat antelope part of the Chamois family. Balkan Natural Adventure will organise the trip from Peja starting at 06:00 and drive for some 50 minutes. Then the sighting will start. You will walk with a guide while keeping as quite as you can. On your 4 kilometres hike you will have two sports to possibly spot the goats and other wildlife like deer, fox or wild boar. You will continue to the third spot where the possibility increases a lot. Balkan Natural adventure will bring two paris of binoculars to be used by guests who are encouraged to bring their own vision equipment including cameras with a big zoom. Rupicapra, lives in accursed mountains and in Sharr mountains and is native to this region and south Asia. In Europe it lives in Alps as in Pyrenean mountains it is considered to be a different species. The sighting will be from a distance in order to […]

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  • Daily Kosovo excursions

    You are based in Kosovo you have guests and you want to take them for a daily Kosovo excursion. Balkan Natural Adventure has extended their services to these cultural and natural on demand visits. We do several itineraries with an eight seater for better comfort for smaller groups and possibility to have more people joining. We do two tours with a guide who will drive and explain their story about Kosovo: Western – trip: This trip will take you through some of the top cultural and natural spots of Kosovo. The trip can be a cultural voyage to Kosovo’s rich multicultural heritage, both ethnically and religiously, spiced with traditional food made in kulla or restaurants where the cooking is brought directly from the family kitchen. Or you can switch to a natural adventure with Mirusha Waterfalls, Via Ferrata and exotic caving and archery that would include kids. Tell us what you prefer and we make it happen. Prishtina – Peja – Prizren – Prishtina. Optional stops: Mirusha Waterfalls, Peja and outdoor activities such as Via Ferrata, Zip Line and Caving; Isniq Albanian traditional Kulla; Decan Monastery; Gjakova; Rahovec wine tasting and dervish culture; Prizren a rich cultural inheritance. Northern trip: […]

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  • Cool Peja Nordic Walking

    Nordic walking cool tour is designed for everyone. Those who do not want to walk too long; those who do not have time for a full day hike and those who have all this time and want to squeeze a two hour tour in the itinerary and get some great views. The trail starts t the centre of the city goes next to the city park to enter the hillside. Going through some narrow roads of the Kapeshnica neighbourhood, the trail goes above the city. It offers views of Peja and Pecka Patrijarsija from a bird’s eye view. It goes next to a water channel partly extended in a location used as a pool, and arrives to a nice cafe next to the river. All of this walk will be done in the company of a Nordic Walking Specialist, and specialised top shelf Nordic Walking sticks. Its a promenade hike and a walk with a view in the city next to the mountains. It will make you sweat if you like, or not – you will set the pace. At the end of the trail you will be awarded with a cold drink. For the way back you can walk […]

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  • Liqunat Lake, Rugova Kosovo
    Hiking in Lake Liqunat

    This hike to Lake Liqunat in Rugova Mountains will take you to the magnificent region of Kosovo next to the Montenegrin border. You will see two glacial lakes, valleys, and the saw-toothed peaks of the Accursed Mountains as far as the eye can see. After a 40 minute ride from Peja, the hiking trail begins from a picturesque restaurant and continues along a path known for its abundant supply of wild blueberries and mushrooms depending on the season. We will stop for a short break at the first of the two lakes, where in the summer you can even go for a dip in its chilly waters. From here, the group can either decide to continue on to the second lake or rest and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. The full trip is recommended only for participants over the age of 15. The best thing about this trail is that one can choose from three different points where to end the hike and still enjoy beautiful views. Or you can just take a lot of time to walk slowly and do all the trail for a long time if your are not in the best shape. This trail is also part […]

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  • Via Ferrata
    Via Ferrata Mat and Ari

    Via Ferrata Ari is the most advanced adventure product in Kosovo. Though its full of adrenaline no previous training is needed. Some 90 per cent of our clients are firs timers. But still, your heart will race as you make the vertical climb through metallic scales high above Rugova Canyon. You will bereaching some unmatched views of the surrounding mountains. Its a must do when you visit Kosovo. Discover ancient caves used over the years by monks, villagers, or soldiers (depending on who you ask) and now provide shelter for native birds and other wildlife. Italian for “iron road,” via ferrata is a climbing method in which climbers navigate a series of steel ropes and stairs while always firmly secured to the rock. Built with support from Italian experts from the Dolomites using state-of- the art techniques and equipment, Via Ferrata Ari is as safe as it is memorable. The via ferrata ascent and hike back down generally takes approximately 2-3 hours. Need to work your way up to Ari? Start with Via Ferrata Mat (2 hrs), our newest route, which takes a more leisurely path horizontal to the river and offers similarly rewarding views of the canyon. The technical difficulty of both routes is […]

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  • Downhill biking Kosovo
    Downhill biking

    Experience Rugova’s ultimate adrenaline rush atop our top-of- the-line mountain bikes as you feel the wind in your hair and the trees whiz by. The journey begins with a transfer by 4×4 Land Rover, delivering you and your bike to the trailhead at the top of Milisevc Mountain. The descent on your bike will take you over 26 kilometers of off-road mountain trails towards Decan. Along the way, you will experience some breathtaking views of some of the major peaks of the Accursed Mountains – including Marijash and Gjeravica – as well as some of the region’s most beautiful wooded valleys. In Decan, you can pause your journey for lunch or to visit the UNESCO-protected Decan Monastery (long pants required). Round out the day with a leisurely 15 kilometer ride on the village roads back to Peja. Our guide is an experienced mountain biker and member of the Cycling Association of Peja, while the bike – should you choose to ride ours – is a 2016 Cross Euphoria with Shimano Rock Shock fork and 30 speed Shimano Deore/Simano DLX gear system. Upon request, we can also organize different variations of this trip, including a shorter route from Boge in the Sharr Mountains, which can also include […]

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  • Zip Line Kosovo
    Zip Line Kosovo

    Fly like an eagle with the longest Zip Line in the region, 700 meters in less then a minute will give you the best view above the Rugova Canyon. This is the only major Zip Line in Kosovo and it has been certified by an international organisation. The Zip Line utilises US made equipment, and professional trained staff. If you are in Kosovo this is one of the must activities at a price of 10 euro.

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  • Temple visit – religious patrimony

    Religious patrimony of Kosovo is unique. The country is a mix of religions, cultures and temples. While the orthodox churches are considered as the most beautiful of their kind, mosques compete with architecture designed by best of their time including Sinan, who has designed the larges mosque of Istanbul. A visit in Kosovo is worth maybe just for this. Western Kosovo is home to Patriarch in Peja (1346-1463), Monastery of Decan (1335), Hadumi Mosque (1594) in Gjakova with best acoustics of their time enabled by small pin-halls, Qashi Mosque in Peja (1462), and Sinan Pasha Mosque in Prizren (1615). On your way you can also satisfy your curiosity with the biggest Shia monument in the region the newly constructed Teke in Junik, or the very modest Qoku Mosque, considered as the first one build in Kosovo. The mix of cultures and religions in such a small place is quite a unique experience. What makes Kosovo even more interesting is that the country has been hit by wars way to often and people of this part of the world have succeeded to save these monuments that talk of peace and war. Balkan Natural Adventure in this two day travel will provide […]

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  • Sharr mountain Kosovo
    Hiking in Sharr Mountains

    Spanning from central Kosovo to the southern border with Macedonia, the Sharr Mountain offer some of Kosovo’s most beautiful hiking routes. Slightly more rounded than the Accursed Mountains that form Kosovo’s western border with Montenegro, the Sharr Mountains are home to a diverse array of flora and fauna and a wealth of 2500+ meter peaks to explore. Balkan Natural Adventure offers hiking tours near the Brezovica ski center and also from the village of Brod near the Macedonian border. Upon request, we can also organize trips to either the Macedonian or Albanian side of  Mount Korab, which is the highest mountain in the region (2,764 m). Brezovica Hike: Leave Prishtina by 7:15 to reach Brezovica at 9:00. We will begin the hike from Hotel Bucan (elevation 1600 meters) and gain over 900 meters in elevation before reaching the summit of Guri Zi (2536 meters). The hike takes approximately six to eight hours, including a stop for your takeawat lunch. Brod Hike: Leave from Prishtina by 7:00 to reach Dragash around 9:15. We will begin the hike from Hotel Arxhena and gain elevation to reach the summit of Vraca e Madhe (2582 meters). The six to eight hour hike will take you in a loop […]

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  • Hike the hajla peak

    Hike to Hajla Mountain begins from the quaint village of Pepiq. Nestled in the Accursed Mountains at around 1000 meters, the village appears to be frozen in time. The walk from the village starts with an easy trail, which offers open views of the mountains and the city of Peja. The 7 hour hike will take you to the base of Hajla Mountain (2403 meters), which forms the administrative and natural border between Kosovo and Montenegro. From here, guests have the option to rest for a short time or even overnight at the nearby mountain hut, or continue up the steep trail to reach the peak. Though challenging, the climb to the summit will reward you with 360 degree views of the mountainous Kosovo and Montenegrin sides of the border, making clear why Montenegro earned the moniker “black mountains.” This trail is part of the Peaks of the Balkans mega trail. From this mountain you can go in Reka e Allages or in Drelaj where you can use the local guest houses for a mountain hospitality. Overnight Options: The newly-constructed mountain hut at the foot of the mountain offers basic amenities, including a roof, clean water, and cooking facilities. If you prefer, you can also camp at the […]

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