Shala river

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.

Supposedly one of the best boat rides in Europe (and the world, according to the Brandt Guide) Koman lake is a eservoir built in the late 70s to produce electricity But in the last two decades it has ben a paradise for travelers who loves the fjords, the steep mountains, the density forest and remote villages nearby

Enjoy the Daily tour

We organize a daily tour of Shala river through Koman lake by boat

Our adventure will start in Shkodra at 07:00 in the morning at Nicko bar Joker Shkoder
Expect two hours of traveling by bus up the mountains to Komani. We'll stop for a coffee at the terminal.
At 9:30 the boat tour starts, taking you 1 hour through wild alpine scenery, drinks on the boat, and fruits from the villages nearby.

Upon arrival in Shala rive,r there will be lunch at Blini Park. Relaxing for around 2 hours swimming, canoeing, or hiking trails nearby.

We'll take the same way back
and around 17:30-18:00, we will be in shkoder.


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


  • 1-5  people:        €45 per person  
  • 6 or more           €40 per person
  • private boat       €140 for up to 7 people
  • private vehicle   € 75€ round trip 

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

Frequently asked questions!

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

you can drive with 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 of time but mostly the temperatures of koman lake are between 15 to 26 Learn more

Koman ferry 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