60 €
/ per person  

Rafting in the Osumi Canyons

Difficulty
40%
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Local food and gastronomy
Rafting
Monument of Nature - 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.

Overview

General Trip Information

  • Typical class of water III
  • Best season to experience February – June
  • Level of difficulty (1-5) 2

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 from May to June.

Previous experience or skill is not required.

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 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.

Distance from nearest airport: 126 km (Mother Teresa Airport, Tirana, Albania)
Destination Profile: Adventure, Culture, Nature
Visitor's Profile: Nature loving, explorer, fond of authenticity and tradition

Profile attractions:

I. Natural: Canyons, mountains, waterfalls
II. Well-being: Sport
III. Cultural: Illyrian and Medieval castles, churches, mosques, medieval bridges, Albanian gastronomy, ethnography, folklore
Profile Activity: Eco -tourism

Highlights

  • Rafting in the mighty Osumi Canyons
  • Sightseeing of waterfalls
  • Unspoiled nature
  • Local lunch

Optional tour:

Attention

Rafting trips in Albania do not provide high level of difficulty, but every visitor should consider:

  • Be healthy and have consulted the doctor during the year.
  • In absolute terms, the person should not have diseases and complications following:
  • Cardiac disease of any kind
  • Hypertension
  • Flake out or lose of feeling of any kind
  • Problems of the spine and muscular system that reduce the physical possibility of safety.
  • Problems with breathing apparatus
  • Nerve Problems
  • Pregnancy
  • Problems with eyes (severe myopia, retinal detachment, glaucoma)
  • Be under the influence of pharmaceutical drugs, drugs, alcohol.

There are no limits of age and weight for the low levels: Class II (May – June)

You should have worn:

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

You should take with you:

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

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!

Meeting point – Hotel Castle Park Berat

We can organize the pick up from any other hotel or guest house in Berat and from any other city in Albania upon request.

Length of rafting trip

  • Transportation Berat – Osumi Canyons Corovode – Berat 3 – 3,5 hours
  • Preparation, instructions and downriver 3,5 - 4 hours
  • Local lunch 1 hour

Price: 60 € / person

Tour availability:
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
E.g., 07/17/2019
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Prices Include

  • Professional guide certified from the Albanian Rafting Federation
  • Rafting
  • Rafting equipment
  • Transport from Berat to Canyon
  • Local Lanch
  • Waterproof bag

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

  • Rafting: 60 Eur/person.
  • Accommodation in double room, Brekfast, Traditional Dinner: 40 Eur/person.

Please keep in mind that if you handle your own transportation, you must have a driver to turn back the car while we enjoy the trip.


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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