Exploring and enjoying the “Black Drini” river canyon in Gradec-Hotesh, when the water and land are magic!
Description of the Tour
One of the most beautiful destinations, near the town of Peshkopi is Drini River Canyon in the Gradec-Hotesh-Selane-Katundi Ri Area, at a length of 6-9 km. The tour lasts about 5-6 hours. Black Drini River is one of two branches of the Drini River, the longest river in Albania. It flows for 149 km from its source at Lake Ohrid.
On this trip, you will have the chance to see the natural beauty of the Drin Canyon, with a diverse landscape,through rocky straits, gorgeous canyons, and low green
forests, where the water has a deep dark color. You will quickly understand why this branch of the Drini is called “Black.” During this itinerary, you will get acquainted with legends, stories, caves,towers and early archaeological settlements.
The touristic route begins in Peshkopi with two optional itineraries: one travels through the village of Peka (20 minutes) and one through the village of Topojan (30
minutes), both driving along the asphalt road.
Duration: 1 Day
Length: 6 KM – 9 KM
Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate