60 €
/ per person  

Mules Caravan & Off Road in the Mountain of Tomor

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Mount Tomorri located in southern Albania, with an elevation of 2417 meters has undoubtedly a special place in every Albanians heart. The so called throne of gods, or home of deities has been mentioned more than ones in the course of history. It was Homer who speaks 8 centuries bc ny calling it Tomaros but the myth is far more ancient. The toponym Tomaros, Tamari, Tmari appears in Strabon and Plin Secundi´s documents. This mountain breathes! If you wanna visit the most mystic grounds this country has to offer you are in the right place. Witness the blessings and harmony the wild has to offer on the back of a sturdy mule.

Overview

Highlights

  • Mules rifing
  • Local picnic lunch
  • Visit of a local house in the village

Optional trips

  • Rafting or river hiking in the Osumi Canyons (starting from 45 Eur/pers)
  • Hiking to Sotire waterfall (starting from 60 Eur/pers)

General Trip Information

Level of difficulty (1-5) 2

Experience required

No previous hiking experience required.

Best Period to Experience

All year long

Duration of the tour

5 hours

What to Expect

A drive through a remote village road witnessing the way people live around the area.
The honest hospitality of the shepherd and occasional members of his family.
The deep forest with its unique aura and animals around.
Unique landscapes from where all the area around is going to be at the palm of your hand.
Enjoying a picnic with local products facing the Tomorri mountain with all his might.
If all this wasn’t enough, experiencing this while riding a mule and hearing the vast legends and stories that are part of this mountain is going to make this a memory you are going to cherish for a long time.

Things You Should Bring on the Hike

  1. Backpack.
  2. Appropriate footwear. Hiking shoes;
  3. Sun cream, sun glasses and an hat;
  4. Camera;
  5. BONUS: Trash Bag. This 7th piece of gear is essential to making sure that the trails you love stay beautiful for generations to come. A zip lock bag is a great option as well for keeping the trash you pick up along the trail separate from the rest of your gear.

Flexibility

Our guests are our priority.
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.

Not Included

Everything that it is not mention on the scheduled trip is not included, such is: 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.

Meeting point – Hotel Castle Park, Berat. We can come and pick you up in any hotel or guest house in Berat.                           

SUV trip to the village of Qafe Dardhe  (about 1 hour). Meeting with the shepherds and the mules. The rifing tour lasts around 2 hours . After arriving to the valley we will do a short hike of about 30 min to the castle of the mountain of Tomor. Later we will have a picnic lunch with local products. Than we will turn back and visit a local family in the Qaf Dardhe village.


Castle of Baba Tomor
Caravan Mule in holly mount of Tomor
hiking in Tomor mount
Caravan mule
mule caravan in Tomor,Berat
frone of gods,Tomor

Price: 60 € / person

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Mules Caravan Riding in the Mountain of Tomor
E.g., 08/03/2020
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Prices Include

  • Professional guide
  • Transportation with SUV
  • Helmet
  • First aid equipment
  • Anti Mosquito spray
  • Light head
  • Water bottle (1,5 l)
  • Picnic lunch                          

! Kindly keep all your clothes and personal belongings in a backpack, which can be easily transported on SUV.
Price: The present trip costs 60 Eur/person.


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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