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Pack Raft, Trek and Cycle across the Western Balkans - 12 Days

Packrafting / Hiking / Snorkeling / Wine tasting / UNESCO Culture Site visits / Bunker Visit / Rafting

Pack Raft, Trek, and Cycle across the Western Balkans

Discover one of the Europe hidden gems while you escape civilisation in Albania, Kosovo and North Macedonia through paddling, trekking and cycling.

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Duration

12 Days

Group of people

GROUP SIZE

Up to 14 people

Accomodation

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel / Camping / Guest House

Location W

MEETING POINT

Skopje Airport, N. Macedonia

Season W

SEASON

March—November

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DIFFICULTY

Moderate

No rafting or hiking experience is needed, just a reasonable level of fitness and the ability to handle 4-7 hours of activity a day.

From

€2100

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Mountin
Hike across the Accursed Mountains
Rafting
Pack rafting in national parks
Camping
Wils camp close to authentic mountain villages
Location/Region highlights

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.

Essential Info

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.

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Expert, friendly, English-speaking guides.

Hotel, Camping and Guesthouses

Natural, fresh food.

You’ll be transferred from Tirana and to Podgorica Airport

Everything you need for pack rafting and camping is provided.

Food in our region is very diverse and greatly influenced by its neighbouring countries. It is hearty and healthy, usually based around meat and vegetables much of which is seasonal and sourced locally. Popular dishes include turkey, lamb or goat Pershesh, served with a local bread known as Kulac, a cheese pie made with thin pastry called Fli, Musaka, Ajvar and freshly caught fish served in a Mediterranean style. Many dishes are served with wine from one the local vineyards.

Hotel Tutto
DAY 1

Hotel Tutto
Mavrovo, North Macedonia
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DAY 2

Hotel Tino
Ohrid, North Macedonia
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Tushemisht
DAY 3

Camp Fire
Guesthouse “Gita”
Tushemisht, Albania

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DAY 4

Joen Village
Librazhd, Albania
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Artistic Guesthouse
DAY 5

Artistic guesthouse
Tirana, Albania
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DAY 6

Accomodation in a Hotel

Campfire
DAY 7

Wild Camping
Korab, Albania
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Rest House Korabi
DAY 8

Rest House Korabi
Korab, Albania
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Restlice
DAY 9

Restlice, Albania
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DAY 10

Guesthouse
Dragash - Zaplluxhe , Albania
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Hotel Prizreni
DAY 11

Hotel Prizreni
Prizren, Kosovo
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Mavrovo
Hotel Tutto
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DAY 1

Arrival in Skopje Airport
Departure to Mavrovo National Park
Accommodation in hotel Tutto
20:00 Welcoming dinner

St Jovan Bigorski Monastery
Pack Rafting in Radika river
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DAY 2

Transfer to St Jovan Bigorski Monastery

8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Transfer to St Jovan Bigorski Monastery (5 km, 30 min)
9:30 Visit to St Jovan Bigorski
11:00 Pack Rafting in Radika river, 7 km
12:30 Lunch break in Beneks Restaurant
14:00 Pack Rafting in Radika River, 3 km
17:00 Transfer in Ohrid
Free evening to discover the city

Ohrid Lake
Tushemisht
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DAY 3

Travel by car to Shumbat

8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Departure to Pogradec
11:00 Pack rafting in the lake Ohrid
13:00 Fish based lunch
16:00 Accommodation in the guesthouse “Gita” Tushemisht

Shebenik
Joel Village
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DAY 4

8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Departure to Shebenik (driving 2,5 hrs)
12:00 Accommodation in hotel Joel Village
15:00 Hiking and pack rafting in Shebenike Jabllanice (4 hrs)
20:00 Traditional dinner

Tirana
Black Cave
Artist Guesthouse
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DAY 5

8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Departure to Tirana
11:00 Hiking and black cave exploration (3 hrs)
13:00 Lunch
15:00 Accommodation in Artistic Guesthouse
Free evening to explore dhe city.

Ulza

DAY 6

8:00 Breakfast and Departure to Ulza (2 hours)
10:00 Pack rafting
12:00 Local fish based lunch
15:00 Pack rafting (2 hours)
19:30 Traditional dinner in a local home
20:30 Accommodation in hotel

Radomire

DAY 7

8:00 Breakfast and departure to Radomire (2,5 hrs)
Accommodation in rest house Korabi
12:30 Local lunch
Hiking Korab
Wild camping under the stars close to mountain’s hut

Korab

DAY 8

5:00 Breakfast
Hiking to the peak of Korab
13:00 Packaged lunch
20:00 Dinner in rest house Korabi

Restelice

DAY 9

8:00 Breakfast
9:00 All day hiking with packaged lunch
19:00 Overnight in Restelice

Dragash

DAY 10

Pack rafting in Ohrid lake around Ohrid Town

8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Cycling Restelice – Dragash
13:00 local lunch
15:00 Cycling Dragash – Zaplluxhe
19:00 Dinner & Sleep in a a guest house

Sharr Mountain

DAY 11

Pack rafting in Ohrid lake around Ohrid Town

7:00 am Breakfast
8:00 Hike (Vertopi Peak) in Sharr Mountains
16:00 Cycling Zaplluxhe – Prizren
20:00 Dinner & Accommodation in hotel Prizreni

Drin Kanyon

DAY 12

8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Pack rafting in White Drin Canyon
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Departure to Skopje Airport and time to say goodbye

Professional English speaking guide.
Transportation with SUV, minivan.
First aid equipment.
5 nights in hotels and 1 night camping (close to a guesthouse and in a mountain hut) and 5 nights in guesthouses .
Pack rafting and Climbing equipment.
Meals.

Dinner on day 2 & 5.
Hiking boots and sticks.
Any personal expenses such as drinks.
Travel Insurance.

Hiking shoes.
Jacket or fleece in case of cold or rainy weather.
Swimming suit and towel.
Sun cream, sun glasses and hat
Small rucksack for carrying personal items.
Sun protection.

        30 Euro/person.

        45 Euro/person.

Q What is the group size going to be?

Minimum 6 persons and maximum 14 person.

Q Dietary Requirements

Please let us know of any dietary requirements in advance so we can cater to these.

QWeather

The best months for experiencing this tour are April to June and September to November when the weather is warm and sunny, reaching temperatures of around 30 degrees.

Q Minimum age (on a private trip)

The children can join only private trips. They should have at least 15 years old.

Q Customer should be aware of

Previous experience, medical conditions, weight, dietary requirements.

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