“Hiking In Northern Albania”

This item appears on page 71 of the April 2008 issue.

8-day/7-night “challenging” hiking tour (some 8-hour walking days) in Albanian Alps. Stay in traditional guest houses and local homes. June-September 2008.

Highlights: From Kruja, hike up holy mountain of Sarisalltik and visit Sufi Dervish Sanctuary/ferry Drin River Canyon and Valbona River to Dunishë/hike shepherds’ path through Alps/hike from Rragan to Valbona Pass (1,966 meters) and Thethi village/walk toward Boga, viewing “the Accursed Mountains.”

From $2,052 from New York. Single supplement, $145.

Kutrubes Travel (Boston, MA; 800/878-8566, www.kutrubestravel.com).