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Hiking to Mount of Shpirag, Berat - Albania Tours

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Hiking
Mali i Shiragut, previously known as "Enver Hoxha Mountain", is the little brother of the well known Mount Tomorri. “Shpiragu” is seen prominently when approaching Berat, though the gaze of the visiting tourist is usually attracted to the much more dramatic Tomorri.

Overview

As so often, the best views are not from the highest mountains, but from where the highest mountains can be seen up close and in all their full glory.

This way, we dare say that the best views of Tomorri can be seen from Shpiragut (or the road leading to Mali i Shpiragut).

Shpiragu is interesting in itself. It is not a difficult hike and absolutely worthwhile. From the distance, it looks like a mountain with stripes - many ridges leading from the main ridge to the east and the west. It is possible to pick virtually any of these and gain the main ridge.

The views in all directions are superb. You can see mountains across the border to Greece, Dajti Mountain near Tirana and even Mali i Dejes near Burrel seem to be within easy reach.

 

What to Expect

• The meeting at 7.00 am at "Castle Park"Hotel,Berat
• Minibus ride to Shpirag Mountain (about 50 min)
• Visit to the church of "Saint Mary"
• Visit to the church of "Saint Dellise"
• Walking on the Shpirag Ridge
• Picnic on the tip of Shpiragu
 

Highlights

1. Fantastic views of Mount Tomorr
2. Fantastic view of the city of Berat
If the weather is clear:
3. Greece's view of the border
4. View of Dajti Mountain in Tirana
5. View of Mount Dejes near Burrel

Things You Should Bring on the Hike:
Handbags, shoes that are suitable for walking, windproof clothing, gloves, scarf and extra clothing because the weather is not always the same. Avoid the cotton clothing (keeps moisture close to your skin). Do not forget warm hosiery and a warm waterproof jacket and hiking trousers. Sun shades and sunglasses;
Remember to pick candles to light up in the churches of "Saint Mary" and "Saint Delli" and Camera.

Flexibility

Our guests are our priority.
Our trips are scheduled and well organized, but we can adapt to your needs and schedules as giving you the best experience is crucial to us. We also can be forced to make some changes to our trips depending on weather condition and availability. In case of special needs let us know and kindly complete the form below.

Not Included

Everything that it is not mention on the scheduled trip is not included, such as coffee, other kind of drinks or other foods. Although you are going to feel like tipping the guides at the end of a beautiful trip, we don’t want you pulling out the wallet every minute.

The meeting at 7.00 am at "Castle Park"Hotel,Berat


Price: 40 € / person

Tour availability:
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Hiking to Mount of Shpirag
E.g., 09/25/2021
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Prices Include

  • Professional Guide
  • Transportation by minibus and with 4x4 vehicles
  • Emergency equipment
  • Scouts of trekking
  • Light head
  • Water bottle
  • Lunch packed

! It is good to keep all your clothes and personal belongings in the back of your backpack, which can be easily transported on 4x4 cars.


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