The mountains behind the village of Korishe near Prizren offer a chance to delve into Kosovo’s wilderness and explore local history from ancient to modern.
Residents and visitors that have been climbing the peaks of the Mokna mountains near Istog for years hope that interest in tourism in the area grows, and more people will be able to experience the unique beauty of this lesser known hiking hotspot.
Imbued with mysticism and folklore by the locals in the area, the ruins of the town of Gjytet in Vushtrri make for the perfect day trip, a rare chance to see an abandoned human settlement in Kosovo, dating back to the Neolithic era, that nature has reclaimed.
The stunning 192-kilometre-long ‘Peaks of the Balkans’ hiking trail is an unforgettable trek through the idyllic mountainous regions of Kosovo, Montenegro and Albania.
Zoos and restaurants in Kosovo housing wolves, lions, ostriches and monkeys are part of a growing trend in wild and exotic animals being illegally trapped, imported and held captive in poor conditions.