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Rafting Tour In Vjosa River

Country: Albania
City: Berat
Duration: 2 Day(s) - 1 Night(s)
Tour Category: Sport Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

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RAFTING IN VJOSA RIVER,PERMET

During the rafting, there is combined nature, adventure, adrenaline, entertainment, relaxation, positive emotions, and friendship. Vjosa river has enough streams all year round and sections with different levels of difficulty depending on the water level. The river trip lasts about 2,5 – 3,5 hours and depends largely on the water level. The Vjosa River is one of Europe's last living wild rivers.

A typical class of water: class III

Best season to experience: February - November

Previous experience or skill is not required and all people with good health conditions can participate, including children over 5 yrs old, who must be accompanied by an adult.
The professional guide will teach the group basics of paddling necessary for the trip.

Each visitor should wear: bath suit, old sneakers or sandals, sport's wear ( T-shirt, sportive trousers)

You should take with yourself: towel, warm clothes to be changed, old sneakers sandals to change at the end of the trip.

We provide white water rafts, neoprene suits, life jackets, helmets, and paddles.

Packages

A

The cost is euro/person including the transport from the city to the river, rafting, packed lunch, accommodation in the hotel, traditional dinner.

B

The cost increases by some euro/person as mentioned in the tour which including the transport from the city to the river, rafting, barbecue lunch, accommodation in the hotel, traditional dinner, visit in thermal baths of Benja, and canyon exploration of Lengarica.

Know some more about the Vjosa River:

The Vjosa River in Albania is one of Europe’s last living wild rivers. Along its entire course of over 270 kilometers, it is untamed and free-flowing and characterized by beautiful canyons, braided river sections, islands, oxbows, and meandering stretches. In some areas, the riverbed expands over more than 2 km in width. However, what makes this river really outstanding internationally is the fact, that almost all its tributaries are free-flowing and intact as well, creating a living rivers network that is without par in Europe.

The Vjosa River in Albania is of pan-European or even global importance. It represents one of the last intact large river systems in Europe, hosting all different types of ecosystems: from the narrow gorges in the upper part to the wide braided river sections in the middle part to the near-natural delta at the Adriatic Sea. Scientific knowledge about the Vjosa and its biodiversity or crucial physical processes such as sediment transport or groundwater systems is very limited.

The Vjosa River has a special and crucial place in the daily lives of the people that live along its banks. Its terraces provide the villages with fertile land for agricultural activities such as crop production and livestock farming. The abundance and diversity of fish is vital for the economy and the well-being of local fishermen.

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