Rafting in the Osumi Canyons

Monument of Nature

Osumi Canyons is not only one of the Best Tours in Albania, but also an incredible monument of nature. For all the outdoor lovers, the wild terrain passionate´s, you are in the right place! Join us who firstly brought rafting in Albania 20 years ago, and proudly continue with the highest standards.

If you’ve got a taste for adventure and you are curious about wild Albania, join us! We depart from the beautiful UNESCO heritage city of Berat and head out across the wilderness of the Osumi Canyons in Skrapar.

Rafting will provide magnificent scenery as you float by the Canyon walls and will certainly make for a memorable experience. Eight waterfalls, a cathedral, the unspoiled nature, and the soothing sounds of running water combine to create a truly unique trip.

Distance from nearest airport: 126 km (Mother Teresa Airport, Tirana, Albania)
Destination Profile: Adventure, Culture, Nature
Visitor’s Profile: Nature loving, explorer, fond of authenticity and tradition
Profile attractions:
I. Natural: Canyons, mountains, waterfalls
II. Well-being: Sport
III. Cultural: Illyrian and Medieval castles, churches, mosques, medieval bridges, Albanian gastronomy, ethnography, folklore
Profile Activity: Eco -tourism


  • Rafting in the mighty Osumi Canyons
  • Sightseeing of waterfalls
  • Unspoiled nature
  • Local lunch

General Trip Information

Typical class of water III

Best season to experience February – June

Level of difficulty (1-5) 2

For the present activity you should love the outdoors, own good health condition and have consulted the doctor during the year. Kids over 5 years old are very welcomed from May to June.

Previous experience or skill is not required.

Meeting point – Hotel Castle Park Berat

We can organize the pick up from any other hotel or guest house in Berat and from any other city in Albania upon request.

Length of rafting trip

Transportation Berat – Osumi Canyons Corovode – Berat 3 – 3,5 hours

Preparation, instructions and downriver 3,5 – 4 hours

Local lunch 1 hour


You should have worn:

  • Swimming suit
  • Very sport light wear (short trousers and t-shirt)
  • Sandals / sneakers for walking, strong and non-slippery
  • A smile

You should take with you:

  • Sunlight protection cream
  • An extra pair of underneath
  • An extra pair of long trouser, t-shirt

Active Albania provides:

  • Professional guide certified from the Albanian Rafting Federation
  • Rafting equipment
  • Waterproof bag

! Kindly keep all your clothes and personal belongings in a backpack, which can be easily transported on minivan.

Rafting Program costs 80  Euro/person.


  1. Transportation Berat – Osumi Canyons Corovode – Berat 3 – 3,5 hours
  2. Preparation, instructions and downriver 3,5 – 4 hours
  3. Local lunch 1 hour

Please keep in mind that if you handle your own transportation, you must have a driver to turn back the car while we enjoy the trip.

Not Included: The trip fare doesn’t include coffee and any kind of drink except water. 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!

Flexibility: 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.

Attention * Rafting trips in Albania do not provide high level of difficulty, but every visitor should consider:
Age over 16-70 years (persons under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult.)
Be healthy and have consulted the doctor during the year. There are no limits of age and weight for the low levels: Class II (May – June)

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