Shala River komani lake daily getaway

This is the last discovery yet to be discovered. In just one day you will enjoy the trip by boat in the Komani Lake destination, relaxing next in Shala river and hiking to the surrounding mountain area.

If you are looking for a breathtakingly beautiful and unique experience in Europe, then the Koman Lake boat ride is one of the best options available. It is not only renowned in Europe, but also recognized as one of the premier boat rides on the planet, as per the esteemed Brandt Guide.

Originally built in the late 1970s to generate electricity, Koman Lake has since transformed into a veritable paradise for anyone who loves the natural beauty of fjords, mountains, dense forests, and mesmerizing rivers like the Shala River. The area is remote and replete with quaint, picturesque villages that have retained their centuries-old traditions and charm.

An excursion on the Koman Lake boat ride showcases the stunning landscape, a kaleidoscope of colors, and incredible photo opportunities that will leave you speechless. The ride is certainly not just about reaching a destination but is also an experience in and of itself filled with wonder and awe.

The daily getaway to Koman Lake & Shala River

Are you looking for a sun-drenched adventure filled with gorgeous views, delicious food, and exciting activities? Look no further than our daily tour of the Shala River through Koman Lake by boat!
Starting bright and early at 8:00 AM in the stunning city of Shkodra at Nicko bar Joker Shkoder, our adventure will take you up the winding mountain roads for two hours, giving you ample time to take in the jaw-dropping scenery. Once we’ve arrived, we’ll stop for a quick coffee break at the terminal before officially starting our boat tour at 10:00 AM.

For the next hour, you’ll bask in the breathtaking alpine landscapes as we sail through the turquoise waters of Koman Lake, sipping on refreshing drinks and snacking on delicious fruits from the nearby villages. Once we reach Shala River, we’ll stop for a mouthwatering lunch at Blini Park before enjoying two hours of relaxation and adventure. Take a dip in the water, paddle a canoe, or explore the nearby hiking trails at your own pace.

Our return trip will take us back the same way, giving you one last chance to drink in the incredible views of Koman Lake before we arrive back in Shkodra around 5:30-6:00 PM. So why wait? Book your spot on the tour today to experience an unforgettable adventure you’ll cherish for years!


  • Pick up from Shkoder
  • Lake Views
  • Full Day Tour
  • Raki, Snacks & Lunch
  • Swimming stops
  • mind blowing sceneries 


  • private boat       €140 for up to 7 people
  • private vehicle   € 75€ round trip for up to 4 people
  • private vehicle   € 90 round trip for up to 8 people

Private tours have different rates.

*Prices do not include drinks 

Daily Tour
LOCATION: Koman lake & Shala river
AREA: North Albania
TRIP TYPE: Day Tour & Boat tour
DIFFICULTY: 2 out of 10

Your questions answered

Common questions

Komani Lake is reachable by car from Shkoder is 1h 45m and from Tirana is 3h 30m

you can drive any car not only SUVs but the last 20km is a bit bumpy and you must take it quite slowly. learn more

Depends on the period but mostly the temperatures of Koman Lake are between 15 to 26 Learn more

dock is 8.4knots from shala river which means is 16 kilometers and by boat is around 1 hour or speedboat is 25 minutes  

Koman lake is a perfect place for swimming as the water is quite warm and clean