Enjoy an amazing multi activity holiday in Albania. Pack raft, snorkel and hike all in the same trip
Enjoy an amazing multi activity holiday in Albania. Pack raft, snorkel and hike all in the same trip.
Travel to a part of Europe still untouched by mass tourism. Visit an ancient fortified city, explore the beautiful Karaburun – Sazan Marine National Park by speedboat, explore the spectacular Osumi Canyons and meet a local family in the Tomorr mountain.
The region is a diverse landscape of rugged hills, high cliffs, and endless, rolling agricultural land. The Mediterranean climate is perfect for growing grapes and other fruits. It’s the perfect place to get off the beaten path and have a unique Balkans experience.”
Visas :Albania & North Macedonia
No visa required for most nationalities, including UK passport holders, most other EU nationalities, US, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand.
Vaccinations: Albania and North Macedonia
There are no specific health risks.
Day 1: Welcome in Albania
Fly to Tirana Airport in Albania. Drive to the bed and breakfast. At 5 pm you’ll meet the guide for a short city tour and a welcoming dinner.
Day 2: Pack raft in Ulza lake
Drive for around one hour to Ulza National Park and kayak around Lake Ulza, enjoying the fresh air and clear water of this protected nature reserve.
After a lunch of locally caught fish, depart to Vlora and check into your guesthouse for the night.
Free evening to explore the city by your own (dinner not included)
Day 3: Protected Waters and Mysterious Caves
Check out of your hotel and be ready to explore the national marine park.
Explore the beautiful Karaburun peninsula by speedboat, including the Karaburun-Sazan National Marine Park, the only reserve of its kind in the country, home to turtles, seals and dolphins.
Visit the mysterious cave at Haxhi Aliu, used by traders and smugglers for millennia and now a national monument.
Snorkel in a remote bay, sunbathe on an untouched beach and then eat a picnic lunch on the sand.
Drive for around ninety minutes to Berat ancient city and enjoy a traditional dinner.
Day 4: Berat and the Osumi Canyon
After breakfast, take a drive (60 km, about 1,5 hours) to visit the Osumi Canyon, one of the most spectacular natural attractions in Europe and swim in a natural pool surrounded by the canyon’s unique, green ecosystem.
Walk along the banks of the river Osum through an unspoilt landscape of pine forests and river plains, visiting local landmarks like the Crocodile Head, Love Waterfall and Devils Gate.
After plenty of time to rest and relax in this spectacular canyon, drive back to Berat. This is the chance to explore the city by your own. (dinner not included)
Day 5: Hike in the Tomor Mountains
After a short break in the hotel, take a short drive to the trailhead and then hike into the rugged Tomor Mountains. (about 5 hours hike up and down)
Visit a local family and eat a picnic lunch high above the surrounding landscape, before returning to a local winery where we have a chance to taste some of the best wines in Albania accompanied with some typical food.
Return to Berat.
Day 6: Exploration of Pellumbas cave
Today we will explore the Pellumbas villag. We will do a 3 hours hike (up and down to the Pellumbas cave). After the exploration of the cave we will enjoy a local lunch.
After 2 pm we will head to Tirana International Airport and say goodbye to your Albanian adventure.