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Rafting In The Wild River Vjosa

Kelcyre - Kelcyre
Around 3 Hours
Group Size
15 people
All Year

The Vjosa River is one of the last wild rivers in Europe. It enters Albanian territory at the Tre Urat border point and traverses the south of Albania for 192 km until it flows into the Adriatic Sea. This section of the river offers excellent opportunities for rafting and other water sports activities. The Vjosa Valley is characterized by numerous natural features such as rapid flows, canyons, water springs, islands, and turns that create marvelous meanders, offering unique panoramic landscapes, characteristic villages, and more. All these features harmoniously intertwine, placing tourists in direct contact with the untouched nature of the valley, with the people, history, traditions, and undoubtedly with the rich and diverse cuisine of the area.

The rafting tour is offered to all those passionate about wild nature and who enjoy adventure, adrenaline, and outdoor sports.

Technical Sheet of the Trip

Trip: Rafting on the Vjosa River

Type: Rafting with a 6 or 8-seater raft, accompanied by a professionally certified guide at the European level (guides speak Albanian, English, Italian, German, Greek, Romanian).

Difficulty Level: Medium

Price: 50 Euros/person

Price Includes: Transportation, personal rafting equipment, rafting guide

Price Does Not Include: Transportation to the meeting point, drinks, and food

Period: April-October (off-season requests are also accepted)

Duration: 3 hours

Time Spent on Water: 2 hours

Allowed Age: 10 years + (minors must be accompanied)

Meeting Point: In the city of Këlcyrë, as per the client\'s preference

Note: Participants, group with at least 4 people

Package Includes:

Transportation from the meeting point to the launch point

Preparation of the raft, equipment dressing, and training by the professional guide regarding the basic rafting rules

Rafting for about 9 km on the Vjosa River, Këlcyrë Gorge

Stops at designated places for swimming in the river, cliff jumping, etc.

Arrival at the exit point from the river

Transport back to the meeting point

Necessary Information:

Difficulty Level: The Vjosa River is categorized for rafting at level II-III (fast flow with small waves) without significant risks or pronounced difficulties in navigation.

Experience: No prior rafting experience is required; before starting the trip, the professional guide will explain the basic rafting rules.

Instructions for Participants: Participants must know how to swim and be in good health. People with heart problems, respiratory issues, or other health problems incompatible with sports activities are not recommended to participate in rafting. In case of known pathologies, the responsibility declaration form must be signed.

What to Bring:



Sandals or sturdy sneakers for walking and to use during rafting if necessary



Dry clothes to change after the trip

Sunglasses and a hat (optional)

\"Kelcyra Rafting Team\" Provides Personal Rafting Equipment, Including:

Neoprene suit

Water socks

Life jacket


Waterproof jacket

First aid kit

Extra materials as requested

The packages are flexible according to the schedules and requests of the clients; it is also possible to create customized packages according to requests and extra services such as additional transport, accommodation in tents or in structures we collaborate with, traditional lunch in a village home, tastings, live music with a folkloric orchestra, etc.

** Minimum of 4 people.

Terms of Service

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50 EUR