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6 Days Jeep Safari tour itinerary for albania: Kayak, Snorkel, Rafting, Canyon Exploration & Hiking In Tomor

Çorovodë, Divjakë-Karavasta National Park, Vlore, Tomorr National Park, Berat

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Adventure Sports Tour
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Jeep Safari Tour

Explore mysterious caves, snorkel in remote bays and kayak an uncrowded lagoon. Travel to a part of Europe still untouched by mass tourism. Visit an ancient fortified city, explore the beautiful Karaburun peninsula by speedboat and meet a local family in the Tomor holy mountain enjoying the best traditional recipes made from handpicked local organic food. 

DAY 01

Arrival into Tirana

  • Fly to Tirana Airport in Albania and get transferred to your guesthouse for the night before sitting down for a meal of traditional Albanian food with your fellow adventurers.

  • Visit the Skanderbeg Square if we have time, and we will see the Et’hem Beu Mosque, the Clock Tower and the place where old Tirana has been.

  • Continue at New Bazar, the Tabak’s bridge and the old Castle of Tirana.

  • See the Bunkart'2 and the House of Leaves. 

DAY 02

Divjakë-Karavasta National Park

  • Drive for around 1 hour to the largest lagoon in Albania.

  • Visit the museum of the park.

  • Hike and ride a bicycle inside of the green forests.

  • Enjoy bird watching from the tallest observation tower.

  • Enjoy 2-2,5 hours of paddling and swimming into the lagoon and sightseeing the Mediterranean Pine Forest near the Karavasta Lagoon, and it contains one of the most interesting faunas of the country.

  • Do bird watching. Divjake-Karavasta area provides the special conditions for accommodation of a number of plant communities and animal species, among which many of them are at risk of extinction in the world such as Pelican (Pelicanus Crispus Bruch).

  • Finish the kayaking.

  • Jump to the car and go to taste delicious local lunch (fish food-based but also meet upon request).

  • Drive after a lunch of locally caught fish for around two hours to the historic city of Vlora on the Adriatic coast.

  • Sit down for a meal of traditional Albanian seafood.

DAY 03

Vlora, Protected Waters and Mysterious Caves

  • Explore after breakfast the beautiful Karaburun peninsula by speedboat, including the Karaburun-Sazan National Marine Park. This is the only reserve of its kind in the country, and little is understood yet of the biodiversity of the park; if you’re fortunate, turtles, seals and dolphins have been sighted previously.

  • 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.

  • Return to Vlore and check into your guesthouse, followed by dinner of locally caught fish and seafood.

  • Visit the center of Vlora to enjoy the nightlife.

DAY 04

ÇOROVODË/ Osumi's Canyon

  • Check out of your hotel and drive for around ninety minutes to Berat city.

  • Eat a late breakfast to the hotel in Berat.

  • Drive to the ancient Osumi's Canyons for about 1 hour and 30 min.

  • 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.

  • Go rafting from March-June & river hiking and canyon exploration from July-October along 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.

  • Savour a local lunch with natural and traditional food of Skrapar city

  • Return to Berat and check into your guesthouse. Tonight you are free to explore the town and eat in any of the local restaurants (dinner not included).

DAY 05

BERAT

  • Witness the blessings and harmony the wild has to offer on the back of a sturdy mule. 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 by calling it Tomaros but the myth is far more ancient. The toponym Tomaros, Tamari, or 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. 

  • Drive through a remote village road witnessing the way people live around the area. 

  • Experience 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.

  • Enjoy 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.

DAY 06

TIRANA

  • Visit the Castle of Berat after breakfast and before departing to Tirana. For departure before 15.00 - you go directly back to the airport after breakfast to catch your return flight home. For departures after 15.00- after breakfast, you depart to Pellumbas Village, Tirana for a hike and Black Cave exploration. The Cave of Pellumbas, or the Black Cave (Shpelle e Zezë), is about an hour hike outside the village of Pellumbas. The cave itself is approximately 360 meters deep, and inside are impressive stalagmites and stalactites, as well as bats flying around the cave. The inside of the cave is completely dark after single upon entrance.

  • Eat a local lunch in the villages.

  • Get a short guided tour of Tirana city for the afternoon.

  • Get dropped back at the airport in time to get your return flight home.

  • 720 EUR Per Adult , 720 EUR Per Child
  • Experienced, English speaking guide

  • 5 nights accommodation

  • 5 breakfasts 5 lunches and 4 dinners

  • Local transportation & airport transfers

  • Kayak, snorkelling and river hiking equipment

  • Food and drinks, unless specified

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

  • Kayak, Canyon Exploration, Off-Road and Caravan Mule-6 Day Tour: Perfect for active travellers who want to experience a range of different outdoor activities in one of Europe’s best-kept secrets.

Recommended packing includes:

  • Comfortable boots

  • Lightweight, breathable clothing that’s suitable for hiking

  • Wind/waterproof jacket

  • Hat

  • Warm fleece or jumper

  • Water bottle

  • Sunglasses

  • Sunscreen

  • Headtorch

  • Insect repellent

  • Hiking poles

  • Swimwear

  • Towel

  • A small backpack

Çorovodë, Divjakë-Karavasta National Park, Vlore, Tomorr National Park, Berat

Adventure
Adventure Sports Tour
Eco
Eco Tourism Tour
Jeep
Jeep Safari Tour
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