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Komani Lake, Koman
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Created when the Drini Valley was dammed, Komani Lake rests in deep gorges between the towns of Komani and Fierza; two ferries travel between the towns on the lake. The boats get packed with visitors, locals, and even animals as residents move between the two towns on their daily commute. Try to grab a seat on a ferry close to the water to appreciate the tall cliffs on either side. The cliffs' jagged faces are dotted with trees and brush growth, but the rest of the shore is sparsely populated. Book a private boat tour through one of the ferry companies for a personalized look at the lake and its environs. Some private tours even include a stop at the captain's family home for a meal and a trip to the best swimming area. Buy your ferry ticket at your hotel and the ferry company will pick you up from the hotel's door. A second lake connects to Komani and goes near the Kosovo border; before a highway was built, the lake was the only way to get to there. Plan to visit Komani Lake during your Koman vacation using our convenient Koman travel itinerary planner.
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  • Well this is definitely worth seeing if your spending some time in the north of Albania. The trip is very popular in combination with the 1 day hike from Valbone to Teth, as a 2 or 3 days tour. The tr...  more »
  • I got up early in order to catch the 1300 hours ferry from Fierze and the view made the early start worthwhile. The scenery was breathtaking right from the word go and changes along the way so you don...  more »
  • The older I get the more stunned I ma by the sheer force and beauty of 'nature'. And this journey was one of utter awe from start to finish. The magnificence of the mountain ranges and the 'emptiness'...  more »

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