Mules Caravan Riding in the Mountain of Tomor

Visit one of Albania's most magnificent mountains and experience the blessings and harmony from the sanctuary of the gods, possessing a view of the horizon, on mules caravan riding towards the holy mountain of Tomorr. During ancient and medieval times, as well as in Romantic literature it was envisioned as the Olympics mountain of Albanians, and the fairy house in the mountains, as the divine oracle of the nation.
All year Long

Tirana International Airport Mother Teresa, Tirana (TIA)


  • Mules rifing
  • Local picnic lunch
  • Visit of a local house in the village

Optional trips

Rafting or river hiking in the Osumi Canyons (starting from 45 Eur/pers)

Hiking to Sotire waterfall (starting from 60 Eur/pers)

General Trip Information

Level of difficulty (1-5) 2

Experience required

No previous experience required.

Best Period to Experience All year long

Duration of the tour 7 hours



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Meeting point –  Berat. We can come and pick you up in any hotel or guest house in Berat.

SUV trip to the village of Qafe Dardhe  (about 2 hours including stops). Meeting with the shepherds and the mules. The mule caravan tour tour lasts around 2 hours . After arriving to the valley we will do a short hike of about 30 min to the castle of the mountain of Tomor. Later we will have a picnic lunch with local products. Than we will turn back (2 hors hiking) and visit a local family in the Qaf Dardhe village. We will drive for other 1,5 hours and do a stop and a wine tasting to Alpeta winery (optional). This is a full day tour. You will be back in Berat city around 8 p.m.


Things You Should Bring on the Hike

  1. Backpack.
  2. Appropriate footwear. Hiking shoes;
  3. Sun cream, sun glasses and an hat;
  4. Camera;
  5. BONUS: Trash Bag. This 5th piece of gear is essential to making sure that the trails you love stay beautiful for generations to come. A zip lock bag is a great option as well for keeping the trash you pick up along the trail separate from the rest of your gear.

What to Expect

SUV trip to the village of Qafe Dardhe (about 2 hours including short stops). The mule caravan lasts around 4 hours and it is available to everyone (no professional skills are required). After mule riding for about 2 hours we will visit the castle of the mountain of Tomor where we will have a picnic lunch with local products. Than we will turn back and visit a local family in the Qaf Dardhe village. After that we will drive back for 1,5 hours till to Alpeta winery where we will taste some local wines. Traditional dinner is offered for an extra of 20 Eur/person.

Not Included

The trip fare doesn’t include coffee and any kind of drink except water. You’ll have extra activities (optional tour) if you choose them, and you’ll probably feel like tipping your guides at the end of a fabulous trip, though you won’t need to pull out your wallet every few minutes on your Active Albania adventure tour!


We’re really flexible and none of our itineraries are written in stone, so if you have a particular interest you’d like to include or you need to leave a trip earlier or join later (at a pro-rated fare), just let us know and we can almost always make it happen. Likewise, all adventure travel requires a certain amount of flexibility and we sometimes have to make minor changes to the activities because of weather and availability, but we have plenty of options up our sleeve.

Optional Extras

Dinner to the local winery Alpeta for an extra of 20 Eur/person.

Dates & Prices

Price: 60 €

Available Dates
  • January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2022
E.g., 11/30/2020
Please choose the date of your tour from the allowed dates in the left.


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Active Albania offers pickup service from the airport and back after you finish your trip if preferred. Contact Us for more information.

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