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3 Days 4X4 Tour at the Canyons

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Duration

3 days 2 nights

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

25 people

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Category

Multiactivity

Overview

This 3 days tour with 4×4 at the canyons is designed for those who want to travel off the beaten track. Having the opportunity to explore some of the amazing rural locations that ordinary tour buses just cannot reach. Our specialized vehicles make it possible to reach areas such as the Osumi Canyon, old villages of Albania, and the off-road path to Permet.

We head to Durres, located in central-western Albania. Meanwhile, there visit the Durres Amphitheater. Located in the center of the city, it was built in the second century and is one of the largest amphitheaters in the Balkan. From Durres, we travel to Berat, the antique city. While, on our way to Berat, there are wonderful views of the agricultural region of Lushnja. Once in Berat, we have the opportunity to visit the castle of Berat, which is an ancient fortress overlooking the city.

After, we head to the Osumi River and Canyon. One of the most spectacular natural attractions in Albania with heights up to 26 km. Moreover, the canyon contains many underground passages and unexplored caves and provides breathtaking views.

Next, we head off-road to Permet via the mountain road to experience the adrenaline rush. Located 14 km from Permet, the Benje thermal baths with their sulfur-rich waters offer many curative effects. With temperatures from 26º to 32º Celsius, the healing waters are known for curing chronic diseases. Moreover, each of the baths with 1 curative effect such as rheumatism, stomach conditions and skin diseases.

These 3 days on a tour with 4×4 at the Albanian canyons are not to miss.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit the city of Durres
  • Visit the Amphitheater
  • Visit the city of Berat
  • Visit the castle of Berat & the churches
  • Visit the Osumi river & Canyon
  • Visit the city of Permet
  • Thermal water bath
  • Visit the city of Gjirokastra
  • Visit the city castle

Itinerary

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Day 1: Tirana - Durres - Berat

From Tirana, we head to Durres, located in central-western Albania. We stop for a coffee to enjoy the beautiful view of the Adriatic Sea, then visit the Durres Amphitheater. Located in the center of the city, it was built in the second century and is one of the largest amphitheaters in the Balkan. From Durres, we travel to Berat, the antique city. On our way to Berat, there are wonderful views of the agricultural region of Lushnja. Once in Berat, we have the opportunity to visit the castle of Berat, which is an ancient fortress overlooking the city. We dine and stay the night in Berat’s historic Old Town.

Day 2: Berat - Osumi River & Canyon - Permet - Benje thermal waters

After taking in all the beauty that Berat has to offer we head to the Osumi River and Canyon. One of the most spectacular natural attractions in Albania with heights up to 26 km, the canyon contains many underground passages and unexplored caves and provides breathtaking views. Next, we head off-road to Permet via the mountain road where the adrenaline rush is guaranteed. Located 14 km from Permet, the Benje thermal baths with their sulfur-rich waters offer many curative effects. With temperatures from 26º to 32º Celsius, the healing waters are known for curing chronic diseases such as rheumatism, stomach conditions and skin diseases. We return to Permet to dine and stay the night.

Day 3: Permet - Gjirokaster - Tepelene - Tirana

On our final day, we visit Gjirokaster, an ancient city that lies in the historical region of Epirus. Nestled in a valley of the Gjere Mountains, Gjirokaster sits beside the Drino River at 300m (984 ft.) above sea level and is famous for its beautiful stone houses and steep stone streets. We take some time to wander the ruins of the castle of Gjirokaster which overlooks the city. The castle contains a military museum featuring German and Italian artillery from the Communist resistance as well as a captured US Air Force plane which commemorates the Communist regime's struggle against the "imperialist" Western powers. As we head back to Tirana.

Departure and Arrival

Departure Point: Tirana or hotel pick-up
Departure Time: 09:00 Am
Return Details: 18:00 PM

Additional Info

Every trip is different, depending on weather conditions. Our trips are not recommended for pregnant women, children under 2 years old and people who suffer from any medication disability. Do not bring unnecessary items or items of high value on board, our company will not take responsibility for any loss.

Included/Excluded

  • 2 breakfasts
  • Hotel 3* (2 nights)
  • Private 4WD
  • Experienced Driver/Guide
  • Drinks & snacks
  • Lunch (to include please pay 35€)
  • Dinner (to include please pay 35€)
  • Individual daily expenses/gratuities
  • Driving the Jeep (optional)

Tour's Location

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