Day 1-Arrival to Tirana Airport (TIA) and departure to Berat City.
You will meet our guides on the Arrival gate on the Tirana International Airport (TIA) and once all the group is together we will depart to Berat City , the White City! A cultural tour will be the fun on the afternoon that day , as you learn more about the Castle of Berat , the historical neighborhoods Gorica and Mangalem . Eating dinner that night on Castle Park Hotel which is the best on the area , with the most delicious food and the best service. Sleep on Castle Park Hotel.
Day 2-Mules Caravan on the Holy Mount of Tomorr
After breakfast we will Visit one of Albania’s most magnificent mountain ranges is the traditional way! Witness the blessings of natural harmony of the elements and the Holy Mountain of Tomorr on the back of a sturdy mountain mule, just like the mountain people of times past. During ancient, Roman and medieval times, Mount Tomorr was considered the Olympus of the Illyrians, the original people of the region. Tomorr was considered the fairy house of the region, and a divine oracle of the nation. Participants will experience a traditional Albanian village and be treated to seasonal regional cuisine with fresh local products of the area. After we will back on our 4x4 cars we will head to hotel where you will take a shower and be ready for the Winery Night. We will be on Cobo Winery for wine tasting and see how the tasty and delicious Albanian wine is made. Back to hotel again. Over night in Berat.
Day 3-Rafting/River Hiking on Osumi Canyon and going to Permet.
After breakfast we will go to do rafting or river hiking is depending by the season ( hight season for rafting March -June hight season for river hiking July - November)
If you've got a taste for adventure and you are curious about wild Albania, join us! We depart from the beautiful UNESCO heritage city of Berat and head out across the wilderness of the Osumi Canyons in Skrapar.
Rafting/River Hiking will provide magnificent scenery as you float by the Canyon walls and will certainly make for a memorable experience. Eight waterfalls, a cathedral, the unspoiled nature, and the soothing sounds of running water combine to create a truly unique trip. After the adventure on the Canyon we will have a picnic lunch with fresh products of the area and head to Permet City by using the old road so we can have a little bit taste of the Offroad. While we are leaving Skrapar , a small village is known for his famous pancakes with honey , which are the best in Albania. We will leave the village and be in Permet City , the City of Roses and after we will accommodate on the hotel , we will visit the Termal Baths of Permet. Dinner in Permet and sleeping there.
Day 4-Rafting in Vjosa River and driving to Rehova Village.
After breakfast we start Rafting on Vjosa River, one of Europe’s last free-flowing rivers, is a class III rafting. Prepare for waves up to four feet and narrow passages that send the boat shimmying and water gushing over the sides. Vjosa river’s entire 270km course is wild and untamed and adorned with beautiful canyons, braided river sections, islands and oxbows.
After rafting we will have a local lunch with the products of the area and will start driving to Sotira Farm , which is one the largest and the best farms in Albania. A short look of the farm and if you want you can do a Horse Riding there (extra). Once all the group is on the cars , we will drive to Rehova. But before going to Rehova we will stop on another famous village , Leskovik. A age long plane tree looks like it want to tell us the story of that place. Leskovik used to be the holiday place for the richest people back then. After we will visit Leskovik we will head to Rehova Village. Sleeping in Rehova that night and see the beauties of that village. Dinner there with fresh and local products of the area.
Day 5- Rehova to Korca
After breakfast we will do a short hike around Rehova village so you can have a look on how people live there, work there etc. Then after all the group gets in the car , we will drive to Korca , one of the most beautiful city in Albania. There you will let your luggage on the hotel , and we can start on exploring Korca together. You will see that people in Korca city are so smiley , so nice and kind. We will visit some museums and then it is time to eat. A perfect lunch with local products , and serenades (tradition of Korca) will make you feel really calm and happy. We can go to the hotel , because it is going to be a long night. Together we will explore Korca’s pub , discos and more. We will enjoy the nightlife in Korca , because is the best for nightlife.
Day 6-From Prespa to Pogradec
After breakfast you will be a little bit exhausted from the last night , but this trip will make you forget about being tired. A short drive to Prespa Lake will be our next thing. After we will be on the lake , a small boat will take us around the lake. The Prespa lakes are two freshwater lakes, with the larger shared between North Macedonia, Albania, and Greece. It is not over yet. Inside the lake is a small island called Maligrad. Maligrad is an island situated deep within the Albanian part of Lake Prespa, with many caves suitable for wildlife and a circular cliff. Shaped like a tadpole, it contains some trees and an area of sand. The island contains a famous Saint Mary Church, built by Qesar Novaku, a local noble, in 1369. After a short hike and an island explore there , we will head to another amazing city which is Pogradec. After you will let your things on the hotel , we will start by visiting some museums , square and all the traditional places in Pogradec. Then we will drive to Drilon ! A national park with all the beauties and charm inside. The perfect place to relax and calm your body and your soul. Drilon , used to be the favorite place for our dictator , Enver Hoxha . He used to come here and take a break from everything. A perfect lunch will take place with some fresh and local food. Then we will go back to our hotel and can have a some free time to spend with each other on the side of the lake.
Day 6-Going to Tirana and ending this adventure.
After breakfast, it is time to go to airport. While we are getting near to Tirana you will want to stay on Albania more but next time make sure you have plan some extra days in Albania. The last point is Tirana International Airport where we will meet for the last time and our adventure here in Albania is finished.
! Kindly keep all your clothes and personal belongings in a backpack, which can be easily transported.
Meeting point – Tirana International Airport
Length of trip - 7 Days long
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Our trips are scheduled and well organized, but we can adapt to your needs and schedules as giving you the best experience is crucial to us. We also can be forced to make some changes to our trips depending on weather condition and availability. In case of special needs let us know and kindly complete the form below.
Everything that it is not mention on the scheduled trip is not included, such as: coffee, other kind of drinks or other foods. Although you are going to feel like tipping the guides at the end of a beautiful trip, we don’t want you pulling out the wallet every minute.
Albania Rafting Group provides:
All the accomoditation is included and it will be in guest houses and hotels, all of the accommodations is chosen in the places near with the center of the cities.
All the guides are included, we have in our team guides with a long experience and English speakers.
All the meals are included, We have chosen restaurants with fresh food, handmade and bio. We offer all types of food. (vegan, vegetarian, meet, seafood)