General

Day 1:
The journey will start with the departure from Prishtina to Durrës, 26/05/2018 at 8 a.m. The take-off will be from the `NewBorn` monument, with a mini bus. Around 13 p.m. you will be arriving in Durrës where you`ll be able to have lunch. After lunch, you will be traveling 90km. from Durrës to Berat for around an hour and a half. When you arrive to Berat , you will be able to visit the beautiful city, the Castle of Berat and the Mangalem neighborhood accompanied by the guide. Afterwards, you will be accommodated in Berat and eat a  dinner.

Day 2:
After the breakfast in the hotel, around 12:30 o`clock we will take you to the Osumi Canyon – Skrapar around 1h driving . This journey will provide you amazing and breathtaking landscapes while you slope-off on the Canyon, as we`re assertive, it will be an unforgettable experience. 8 waterfalls, a Cathedral, virgin nature, and the calming sounds of the flowing water are combined to grant you a unique and astonishing trip. The lunch is prepared before head (sandwich, fruits, water) to be served at the blue waterfall.
The journey lasts 2,4-5 hours, and it depends quite a lot on the level of the water.

The level of difficulty: Class III.
During rafting ride you will be accompanied by a professional guide, licensed by The Albanian Rafting Federation. – After the rafting ride, you will return back at the hotel and then you`ll be returning to Prishtina.

If weather does not permit to raft in the canyon the Albanian Rafting Federation will change the rafting course, in best place possible.

Price : 89.00 €/ per person.
The price includes : Transportation, breakfast(served o the bus), accommodation and the traditional dinner at the hotel, ,rafting, a packed lunch, the guide and the entrance on the monuments.

The price does not include lunch of day 1 (Saturday), drinks (non-alcoholic and alcoholic).

If you book a single room the extra cost is 10 Euro
If rafting is canceled, while you are in Berat due to security concerns the client will be compensated 45 Euro.
If the whole trip is canceled all prepayment will be returned.

INSTRUCTIONS:
You have to be wearing :

  • Swimsuit
  • Old sneakers
  • T-shirt(to be worn while rafting)
  • Sports wear

You need to have:

  • A towel
  • Some extra warm clothes to change after the ride.(t-shirt)
  • A pair of sneakers to change after the ride.

Every participant will be furnished with these equipment’s:

  • Neoprene costume which preserves body temperature
  • Thermal sweatshirt
  • Life vest
  • Skafandra

Qualifications required :

  • Age from 18-75 years old
  • To know how to swim
  • Must be in a good health condition, and to have consulted their doctor throughout the year
  • To weight no more than 100kg. (there`s no limits for lighter weights)

By no means, the participant should not obtain the medical complications below:

  • Any sort of heart disease
  • Hypertension
  • Any kind of fainting issues
  • Backbone or muscular inconvenience of any sort, in case of self-salvation.
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Mental issues
  • Pregnancy
  • Sight issues (myopia, retinal detachment, glaucoma)
  • To be under the influence of medications, alcohol or drugs.

Available departures

Unfortunately, no places are available on this tour at the moment

Berat

Berat

 

Berat is a city and a municipality located in south-central Albania, and the capital of the County of Berat and also one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities. In July 2008, the old town called Mangalem district, was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The municipality was formed at the 2015 local government reform by the merger of the former municipalities Berat, Otllak, Roshnik, Sinjë and Velabisht, that became municipal units.

The seat of the municipality is the city Berat. The total population is 60,031 (2011 census), in a total area of 379.98 km2 (146.71 sq mi). The population of the former municipality at the 2011 census was 32,606.

What to See:

  • The Kala, a castle mostly built in the 13th century, but with origins going back to the 4th century BC. A very beautiful place with great views of the surrounding area. Getting to the Kala requires a steep walk up a cobbled path – take care, the stones are worn and slippery. The citadel is still inhabited, with many churches, and there are a couple of bars and shops in the Kala area.
  • Onufri Iconography Museum [2] located within the Kala at the site of a Dormition Cathedral, features the vivid iconography works of the famous 16th century painter Onufri and others. The museum hold other artifacts gathered form nearby churches and others around Albania. Closed Mondays.
  • Berat Ethnographic Museum [3] located in the grounds of a traditional house, on the way up to the castle. It features traditional local furniture and house utensils.
  • Below the Kala are two other old town areas – Mangalem north of the river (a traditionally Muslim area), and Gorica south of the river (a traditionally Orthodox Christian area).
  • Numerous Byzantine Churches, dating from the 13th century.
  • Several Mosques from the Ottoman era (starting from 1417).
  • Nearby Tomorri Mountain can be reached with 4×4 vehicles. At mountain peak a Bektashi Tekke is located.
  • Bogova Waterfall between Berat and Corovode.
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