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Rafting in the Osumi Canyon

This rafting trip is for adventurous people who like to work in a team. The trip takes place in the Canyon of Osumi, one of the most beautiful places in Albania where we will explore the river and its stunning surroundings with incredible rock formations and waterfalls by raft. -Explorer Full (From March to end May) This trip explores the Osumi Canyon in its entire length of about 12km. We start this guided rafting trip upstream of the Hamulli Bridge and end at the descent at the Bridge of Çorovoda. We run this trip only with high levels of water, from March to May. This is Osumi Canyon at its very best! The beauty of the canyon is enhanced by a series of waterfalls, each more beautiful than the last. The abundance of water makes rafting smooth and fun! Hurry up and book before the water is gone! Length: 12km Osumi Canyon Difficulty: Wild Water II-III – Medium. (moderate with passages clear) -Explorer Basic (From March to end June) This is a shorter version of the Full Explorer that starts from the old Mill. We start to raft a few kilometers downstream of the Hamulli Bridge, for an overall distance of 8km. This is the core section of the canyon. Length: 8km Osumi Canyon Difficulty: Wild Water II – III Medium. (moderate with passages clear)

Itinerary

Rafting in the Osumi Canyon

10:00:  Participants  meet  at  Çorovoda  rafting  base  (1,5  hour  south  of  Berat)  and  will  be  driven  to      
Hamull in OA vehicles on 16 km of village road.  
11:00:  Briefing, intro to rafting 
11:15:  Start of rafting trip at Hamull 
14:15:  End of rafting trip at Çorovoda 


Those who drive up to Corovoda in their private vehicles may park them at the base in Corovoda.

*Private tour
If you wish to do this tour on a different date, please contact us via the enquire now button.

Essential Info

Rafting in the Osumi Canyon

Level
This rafting track is classified as Wild Water II-III (running water with small waves) and, as such, does not present particular difficulties for navigation, or danger. The quality of the guides and the equipment used guarantee a completely safe trip. Previous experience or skill is not required. The guide on board will teach the group the basics of paddling necessary for the trip.

What to bring:
Please make sure you bring a bathing suit, a towel and a pair of (closed) water shoes or trainers. All other equipment is provided for (Neoprene, helmet, spray jacket, life-vest and paddle).

Tip: don't forget to bring warm clothes for after the trip!

FAQs

Rafting in the Osumi Canyon

Where is the meeting place for this rafting trip?
The meeting place is in Çorovoda hotel "Turizmi", right in the center.

Is transport included?
The transport from the meeting place in Çorovoda to the river and back is included in the itinerary. In case you need help with arranging transport to Çorovoda, please contact us via the inquire now button.

Can you help us with booking accommodation in Berat or Çorovoda?
Yes we can! We have several accommodations to choose from. Please let us know how many persons you want to accommodate and your preferred room division (single, twin, triple etc.). Accommodation in Cerovoda starts at 10 euro per persons and accommodation in Berat is about 17.50 euro per person (depending on the accommodation and kind of room)

How do I know if this trip will depart?
We need a min of 6 person in order to guarantee a departure. You can check at the departure dates which dates are guaranteed, or contact us so we can let you know the possibilities.

Is rafting in Osumi Canyon dangerous?
This rafting track is classified as Wild Water II - III (flat running water with small waves). Difficulty level is moderate. As such, it does not present particular hazards for navigation.

Do I have to be skilled?
No, previous experience is not required. The guide on board will teach passengers the basics of paddling that are needed for the trip. This level of rafting is open to any skill level, even first-timers and children age 12+

Must I know how to swim?
Yes. Although the life jacket (pfd) will not let the person go under water, swimming or flotation capacities are good reinforcement.

Am I going to be cold?
Our specialized equipment provides good protection against cold. However, everybody is different and some may experience a bit of chill.

Availability & Prices

Rafting in the Osumi Canyon

Included
- English speaking guide
- A snack and a bottle of water
- Light lunch after the rafting trip
- Transport from the meeting point in Corovoda to the rafting drop-in point
- Personal outfitting: neoprene wetsuit, nylon spray-jacket, life jacket, and helmet


Excluded
- Additional drinks
- Transport Tirana-Corovoda and Corovoda-Tirana
- Bank transfer fees
- If you wish to pay by credit card or PayPal there is a 4,5% service charce over the paid amount.

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