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The Peaks of the Balkans trail is generally hiked between May and October. During winter, much of the route is impassable due to snow.


Your choice of flight depends on which country in the Balkans you plan to visit. In Albania, has flights from Mumbai and New Delhi ₹, with is connected to Mumbai and Delhi with a layover in Istanbul ₹ followed by a five-hour onward drive to Vusanje. Kosovos has flights from Mumbai and Delhi with a long layover in Istanbul ₹, which will entail a two-hour drive to Peja, close to Rekë e Allagës. Car hire is available at all locations. Be warned you might need to pay additional insurance if you plan to cross national borders in your vehicle.

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