Tirana is blessed with stunning nature, various landscapes and breathtaking waterfalls. In Tirana outskirts there are some truly amazing waterfalls that not all of them are known. Shëngjergji waterfall is the most popular. Below are waterfalls that are waiting for you to discover.
Shengjergji Waterfall is another treasure of nature in Tirana surroundings. It is situated near the village Shegjin, in Shengjergj district, Tirana. Everyone can reach there, because the road is in good condition, and you can go by car. This nature’s little miracle was hidden among mountains for long time, while these last years outdoor lovers visit this place almost every year. The water to Shengjergji Waterfall comes from Mali me Gropa, and while the water falls down, it creates one of the streams flowing to the river Erzen. The altitudes of the Waterfall are 30 meters high, while it flows in spirals through different funnels which are not visible for the eyes of visitors. The rock formation around the Waterfall is very interesting with different colorful layers, where the red color is dominant. The best moment to visit it is the Spring and Autumn, where it displays its amazing beauty surrounded by variety of colors.
Photo: Visar Bucpapaj
It is one of the most unique waterfalls of the Murdhari brook. The waterfall it flows inside the mountain. The stream water passes through its bed in the depths of the mountain and creates a waterfall of about 7-8 meters high. The place where it falls is almost in the darkness except the part of the river that allows the light to enter. The inhabitants of the area call it "The Black Pond”. To reach the path there is a bit difficult and slippery. The waterfall is very impressive and mystical.
Kakunja waterfall is located near the village of Kakunjë. It is also known as the waterfall of Askolaj cliff. At about 8-9m, Kakunja waterfall is a continuous torrent of water pouring off the side of a cliff especially during spring and autumn. The water is fed from river of Zhulimë. To go up there you have to take the road from Tirana to Baldushk and then to the village of Kakunje.
Photo: Valter Zhara
The Waterfall of Besh-Livadhi is situated in the brook that passes near the village of Besh-Livadh. It has a height of over 10 meters and in the spring season there are large water flows. The cliffs that pass through are layered and look like tiled tiles on top of each other. The waterfall is hidden in a green vegetation oasis and is not easy to find. To go up there you have to follow the road from Tirana to the village of Besh near the ‘Shkallët e Tujanit’.