72 hour in Peja
THE FIRST DAY
You will start your experience at an altitude of 530m above sea level, which is the center of the city, and you will reach the highest point in Peja, which is Guri i Kuq (Eng. Red Stona) at an altitude of 2522m.
First Day – We propose that firs day to be an easy day for you. Don’t forget to enjoy your morning coffee in the beautiful square in the city center or near the river Lumbardhi. Then you can start with cultural trail which contains 14 points of intangible heritage present Peja and its development in different periods of time, starting from those of Illyrian and up to the present day. Among the points you will visit are: the old houses of the city, the tower houses (Kulla), religious objects such as the mosque and the churches, the hammam, the mill of Haxhi Zeka, etc. While in the museum of Peja, you can get knowledge about tangible culture and traditions of the inhabitants of this city, which are presented through artifacts, as well as the professional tour guides who will explain it to you in this museum.
On this day you can also visit for short time Karagaqi city park and continues to the health trail which is very attractive and passing through the Lumbardhi river to reach the entrance of the Rugova Gorge or if you have more time you can do short recreation hike to Pine trial, Livadhi Sakes trail or Mule trail.
THE SECOND DAY
Second Day – Your second day can be adventure day with the mountain activity, climbing one of the attractive peaks of Peja: Guri i Kuq 2522m, Çfërla 2461, Hajla 2403m, or Vjellaku 2004m. All these peaks are very attractive and each one is unique in terms of the experiences and stunning views they offer. As the mountaineer’s tradition in Peja, the departure for climbing the mountain peaks should be done after drinking the morning coffee in one of the bars in the main square of Peja. If you decide to climb Gurin e Kuq or Hajla peak, you need transportation to the starting points, while for climbing the other two peaks, Çfërla and Vjellaku, your hike can starts right from the city center without needing of transportation. Climbing on these peaks need full day and it is not preferred for beginners.
THE THIRD DAY
Third Day – The third day is also a day of relaxation and experience. On this day, you can take all the day in peace. Your visit to Drini Bardh Waterfall will be a relaxing experience to the beautiful nature and landscape of this waterfall and also the visit of the ”Sleeping Beauty cave” which is very attractive cave. In the afternoon we suggest you have some adventure activity like Via Farrata, Zip Line, or even cycling in the flat parts of the city and rural areas.
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