Day-1 Tirana – Berat – Osum – Berat
You start your Albanian adventure weekend with the smooth land in Mother Theresa Airport and depart to the capital, from where you will depart to Berat. From Berat, you will take a drive to the place where you start your adventure in the banks of river Osum. There you will embark on the boat of adrenaline, pedaling in a rush along the river that doesn’t stops and that throws you from side to side. Selfies are not as advisable as is enjoying the rock formations of Osumi Canyon, but don’t forget also to hang on tight and to enjoy the crazy waves.
You will be in Berat for dinner and overnight.
Day-2 Berat – Vjosa – Tirana
You probably didn’t had enough in Osum, so today the adrenaline is waiting for you in Permet, in Vjosa River. The waves of the blue-green water with float you around fiercly but the adventure cannot be forgotten. You will never be so close to nature and you will enjoy it so much that you will ask for another trip.
After the excitment, is time to rest a bit and you will drive up to Tirana, where you will be for dinner and overnight.
Day-3 Tirana – Onward
You finish your Albanian adventure with the exploration of the capital, where you will get your last and best impressions of Albania. You will take a look at the Scanderbeg Square, where our national hero stands strong like he stood agains the Ottoman invaders, sorrounded by the historical buildings of the Ministries, the Opera, the Tirana International Hotel, the National Historic Museum, Bank of Albania and Et’hem Beg Mosque. Each of these buildings are symbolic representatives of the era of their construction. Your stroll continues south along Martyrs of the National Boulevard, passing other important landmarks and ending up to Mother Theresa Square at the Polytechnic University.
After setting your bond with Tirana, you will transfer to the airport for departure.
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This short weekend break is one of the best options you could make to unleash all your adrenalin over this weekend and to enjoy this crazy part of the Albanian nature. As soon as you land you will transfer to the departure site of the rafting adventure, in the georgous canyons of Osum. The river with the same name will carry you from side to side, hiting you as well with the rocks in it’s center. You can wonder and take the selfies in the calm parts, but don’t forget to hold on tight in the speedy waves. And some diversity, on the next day you will try Vjosa river, similar activity but a completely different experience. On the last day you will return to Tirana to get another glimpse of Albania in the capital. This weekend of letting go of your adrenaline is maybe what you need to start the week anew, but you’ll always keep your mind in coming back for rafting in Albania.
Countries visiting: Albania
Highlights: Canyons of Vjosa, Rafting in Vjosa, Visit of the capital, Overnight and free time in Berat,
Transport: Coach, raft, walk
Accommodation: 2 nights in hotels
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