50 €
/ per person  

Kayaking & Stand up Paddle,Porto Palermo Castle - Himare

Culture and history
Kayaking
Local food and gastronomy
Stand up paddle
Porto Palermo is perfect for swimming, kayaking ,stand up paddle or snorkeling. So bright, crystal clear and blue that it really seems unreal

Overview

Along the southern coast of Albania, in the area between Himarë and Saranda, the small beach of Porto Palermo is certainly one of the favorite destinations for tourists. Only one hour from Saranda city the colore of the sea of this bay is simply unbelievable. Perfect for swimming, kayaking ,stand up paddle or snorkeling. So bright, crystal clear and blue that it really seems unreal. It contrasts strongly with the burned by the sun coastline, creating absolutely spectacular views.Preparing for paddling in Porto Palermo bay and kayaking for about 3 hours. Local fish lunch in a traditional restaurant. Visit Porto Palermo Castle, sometimes known as the Castle of Ali Pasha, was probably built by the Venetians when they used to rule the area. It connects to the mainland by a narrow strip of land and it used to serve as a Soviet submarine base.
The castle of Porto Palermo is fascinating and the history of the area could take up many days of reading.
If you need the transfer from any other city please inform us and we will organize your transfer.

What to Expect

Level of difficulty (1-5) 2

Best Period to Experience February - November

Meeting point – Porto Palermo Bay,Himare @ 9 a.m.

Preparing for paddling in Porto Palermo bay  and kayaking  for about 3 hours. Local fish lunch in a traditional restaurant. Visit Porto Palermo Castle, Huffington Post ranked Porto Palermo first among 15 Undiscovered European Destinations for 2014. Sometimes known as the Castle of Ali Pasha, was probably built by the Venetians when they used to rule the area. It connects to the mainland by a narrow strip of land and it used to serve as a Soviet submarine base.

The castle of Porto Palermo is fascinating and the history of the area could take up many days of reading. Sit to the soak up and look at your surroundings and think of all the people that have passed through there- Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Slavs, Serbs, Goths, Ottoman rulers, artists, aristocracy, communist prisoners, Soviet soldiers, and curious English girls, retracing the footsteps of her ancestor.

Attention

For the present activity you should love the outdoors, own good health condition and have consulted the doctor during the year. Kids over 5 years old are very welcomed.

! Kindly keep all your clothes and personal belongings in a backpack, which can be easily transported.

You should have worn:

  • Swimming bath
  • Very sport light wear (short trousers and t-shirt)
  • Sandals / sneakers for walking, strong and non-slippery
  • Hat
  • Sun glasses
  • A smile 

You should take with you:

  • Sunlight protection cream
  • A pair of underneath
  • An extra pair of long trouser, t-shirt

Albania Rafting Group provides:

  • Professional guide
  • Kayaking equipment
  • Binoculars
  • Anti Mosquito spray
  • Waterproof bag
  • Local fish lunch

Flexibility

We’re really flexible and none of our itineraries are written in stone, so if you have a particular interest you’d like to include or you need to leave a trip earlier or join later (at a pro-rated fare), just let us know and we can almost always make it happen. Likewise, all adventure travel requires a certain amount of flexibility and we sometimes have to make minor changes to the activities because of weather and availability, but we have plenty of options up our sleeve.

Not Included

The trip fare doesn’t include coffee and any kind of drink except water. You’ll probably feel like tipping your guides at the end of a fabulous trip, though you won’t need to pull out your wallet every few minutes on your Albania Rafting Group adventure tour!


Price: 50 € / person

Tour availability:
Kayaking in Porto Palermo Castle
E.g., 08/03/2020
-+

Prices Include

  • Kayaking in Port Palermo Bay
  • Visit to the Ali Pasha Castle
  • Sightseeing
  • Local fish lunch

ARG

Albania Rafting Group ( ARG ) is the first tourism and sport organization in Albania , founder of Albanian Rafting Federation , member with full rights in the International Rafting Federation.

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