Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Mountains to visit in Kosovo

Sharri Mountains

WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM SHARRI MOUNTAINS?

Sharr Mountains is a mountain range that lies in the south-east part of Kosova. They cover a territory of 60 km long and lie at an average altitude of 16-20 km. The Sharr Mountain consists of three main zones:

The zone of Luboten and Brezovica,

The central zone of Prizren, and

The zone of Opoja and Gora.

The most attractive peaks of the Sharr-Mountains are: Luboten , Bistra Peak, Black Peak, Kobilica Peak, Peak of Von Korff, Zallina Peak, Tërepeznica Peak, Great Vraca and Small Vraca. The highest peak is Luboteni Peak, which reaches an altitude of 2553 meters, and is believed to mean “Beautiful view” (originating from the French words: “le bo ten”).

The great ski and hiking terrains, picturesque landscape, and several mountain lakes make this part of Kosova one of the most beautiful and attractive places for visitors.


Sharri Mountain in Kosovo -Kosovo holidays


Boge

WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM BOGE VILLAGE?

Boge Bogë is a small mountainous village and also a holiday resort village in western Kosovo. Bogë is located at Rugova Vallery, in the Albanian Alps mountain range on an altitude of about 1,300m – 1,400m. Nearby the village is located the peak of Hajla at 2,403m. The village is nestled in by surrounding mountains many of which are picturesque.

Bogë is rapidly becoming a popular holiday resort in Kosovo; many holiday chalets have been built, and the presence of the ski resort attracts many visitors.

 

Rugova Valley

WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM RUGOVA VALLEY?

Rugova Valley is located in the heart of Dukagjini, in north-western Kosovo. It covers an area of 32.000 hectares. Its highest peak is Coursed Mountain, with an altitude of 2560 meters.

Among several characteristics that distinguish this valley, following are the most important ones

 -Bistrica River, which passes throughout 12 kilometers of the valley

-Waterfalls that fall from a height of 30 meters

-Two lakes at an altitude of 1 800 meters above sea level and

-A number of caves

Rugova Valley is considered as an ideal place to spend a day or a couple of days, when you need to relax and get away from the daily routine and dynamic life in the city. It is a quiet preserved and unexplored region, and this offers a unique entertainment opportunity for the lovers of eco and rural tourism.





Gjeravica Peak


WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM GJERAVICA PEAK?

Gjeravica Peak (maja e Gjeravices), Kosovo’s highest peak, is located in the Western part of the country near the Albanian border.At an unconfirmed altitude of 2,656 meters (8,714 feet), it is considered as the highest peak in the Bjeshkët e Nemuna (Accursed Mountains).

 

Germia National Park

WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM GERMIA NATIONAL PARK?

Germia Park is a large beautiful park located in the east part of the city of Prishtina.

Its endless forests, well maintained paths, fresh air, and the spitting distance from the city make it an attractive place to spend a nice quiet afternoon or weekend.


Prevalla National Park

WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM PREVALLA NATIONAL PARK?

Prevalla National Park is a park located in Sharr Mountains, on the road from Shterpce to Prizren, at a height of 1515 meters above sea level.



 

The mountainous terrain, amazing landscape and fresh air make it a fantastic area for hiking, skiing and unwinding. Moreover, Lepenci River derives in this territory, which makes it even more attractive and interesting for the visitors.


source: viewkosova.com

 

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