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Amazing Horse Riding Experience and Adventures in Permet, Albania provided by Funky Adventures

Amazing Horse Riding Experience and Adventures in Permet, Albania

Amazing Horse Riding Experience and Adventures in Permet, Albania
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Duration:
4h
Group size:
10
Near public transportation
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    4h
  • Group size:
    10
  • Near public transportation
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
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Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
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Important information
Inclusions
  • Fruits, cookies, water
  • Safety rider cap
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Insurance
  • Optional (15 euro pp) including drinks
Duration
4h
Departure details
  • Funky Guest House & Adventures, Sheshi: Abdyl Frasheri, Përmet Permet, Përmet 6401, Albania We will meet at 8:30 a.m in front of Funky Guest House & Adventures, where we will travel for 30 minutes by a 4x4 jeep to Vinja (the place where the horses are kept), so, you will also enjoy the off-roading experience during this adventure.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Inclusions
  • Fruits, cookies, water
  • Safety rider cap
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Insurance
  • Optional (15 euro pp) including drinks
Departure details
  • Funky Guest House & Adventures, Sheshi: Abdyl Frasheri, Përmet Permet, Përmet 6401, Albania We will meet at 8:30 a.m in front of Funky Guest House & Adventures, where we will travel for 30 minutes by a 4x4 jeep to Vinja (the place where the horses are kept), so, you will also enjoy the off-roading experience during this adventure.
Duration
4h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
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Sal Schmidt
Belgrade, Serbia4,145 contributions
Mar 2021
Horse riding in Albania, absolutely outstanding, the best horse ride we have experienced.

The morning starts with being picked up from the hotel, and then a beautiful 4x4 drive through the mountains towards Lengarica Canyon that stretches across a length of 4 – 5 km, with a height of up to 150m. The Canyon is just past the Benjë thermal baths, located in the Fir of Hotova National Park. Providing you a taste of the exciting adventure you are about to experience.

About 30 minutes from Përmet, you are mesmerised by the endless views and where the horses are tacked up and ready. You get fitted up with a safety hat and feed the horses bread upon arrival, as a special thank you for the ride ahead.

It was lovely to see the horses were in a natural environment with endless meadows to spend their days.

The horses were incredible, all extremely friendly and well behaved. They were Albanian mountain horses, so are perfect in the rocky mountain terrain.

We opted for Intermediate riding, and the ride course they chose was ideal, definitely needed experience which made it more exciting and the horses were incredible with some of the tricky situations they needed to get through. You also get to ride through streams and along the edge of the canyon.

The ride took you through the mountains over 2 hours, the views were breathtaking!

We stopped half way through to enjoy a break, and we were surprised with mulled wine and a snack, the break was on a landing at the peak of the canyon, it was another world!

The guides Avenir and Olsi were so much fun and very knowledgeable, they made sure you were safe at all times, but also could have some fun, we enjoyed trotting and galloping to music while we took in the landscapes. They both absolutely made this a very special day.

Upon arriving back we experienced riding through a flock of sheep and goats with their shepherd which was a perfect end to the most magical ride.

Highly recommend the riding experience, there is no better way to enjoy the Albanian landscape on the back of a horse, you will be talking about it for months.

Thank you so much to Avenir and Olsi for providing this opportunity, a memory of a lifetime. A very special surprise is Avenir captures the complete experience and sends you the pictures and videos for your memories.
Written 11 April 2021
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H D
Canggu, Indonesia4 contributions
Apr 2021
I went horse riding with my girlfriend and with another couple of friends and we all agreed it was an amazing day. I'd say it was my favourite experience in Albania in the 3 months we've spent here.

Avenir was a great host and guide and was able to communicate effectively with us. He was always looking out for everyone and was very enthusiastic about providing us with a great experience which he fully delivered on.

None of us had experience with horses but they were so docile and well behaved that we very quickly became comfortable and any initial anxiety quickly disappeared. During this day out we went on narrow and often steep tracks which was very cool, it made me feel connected with the horse and nature. You don't just ride around a flat grass area, you actually going into the mountains to visit the remote and hard to reach villages.

Lastly, we were lucky enough to go during the Orthodox Easter Sunday which meant we were treated to a proper homemade banquet. The family that hosted us were very welcoming and gave a little taste of what their life and traditions are like.
I'd recommend this to everyone young and old apart from small kids or people that have significant trouble walking as there is some hiking involved. The horses are quite stable and are easy to handle even for absolute beginners.

I highly recommend everyone to go try this you won't regret it!
Written 14 May 2021
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Fran
1 contribution
Apr 2022 • Family
Avenir is super helpful, organised and professional - he was able to arrange a trek for us at short notice. We're not horse riders but he gave us really good instructions so we were able to go on a beautiful trek up the hillsides above the river to a natural spring. We had a small picnic and he invited a local shepherd to share some wine to mark the Orthodox Easter. Perfect adventure for kids and adults alike (in our case teens and 10 year old), highly recommend to give another slice of Albanian life and heritage.
Written 1 May 2022
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John paul S
2 contributions
May 2021
So this wasn't on our initial plan for Permet or Albania but it will be one of our best memories. It is run in collaboration with the owner of the Funky House Guesthouse. They bring you up onto a plateau in the mountains to do the horse ride. The drive itself is beautiful. They take it pretty easy at the start to make sure everyone is comfortable. But they also take into account people who have experience so those type of people can enjoy their level also. The girls in our group did some galloping at the end. The horses are some of the healthiest creatures I have ever seen. When you see them running on the plateau its like out of a movie. I only feel sorry for them when they are stuck dealing with my poor horsemanship. We got to see lots of nature, spectacular views and meet new friends. You can also ask Avenir the guide anything about anything from , the local nature and geology to Albanian history. Go on this trek, you wont regret it.
Written 1 June 2021
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Gent B
7 contributions
Apr 2022
I had a great time during this horse back riding tour near Përmet with my friends. This was actually my first time mounting on a horse. The tour guide provided a bit of training to all of us before we went off to the trail, explaining how to communicate with the horse and how to stay and command it. After we all got familiar with the horse we left the farm and started the trail. The trail passed through a couple of hills covered with trees, bushes and crossed water streams. The entire tour took around 4 hours with a 30min break, where we had some fruits and drank some wine and tea, provided by the tour guide.
It was really an amazing experience and if you ever go to visit Përmet this is definitely a must do...
Written 27 April 2022
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Alesha
11 contributions
Jun 2020 • Couples
Our guide, Avenir, took us on a great adventure. He gave us great history bits and music on the ride up the mountain in his 4x4. We stopped to take pictures of the amazing canyon and mountains. He was always polite and drove safely up the mountain. Once we came to the ridge where the horses were grazing, we were able to walk around while they got the horses ready. Avenir and his partner got the horses ready with no problems and they made sure to check our helmets and our saddles were comfortable and ready for the ride up. He went through all the safety procedures. The trek up the mountain to the monastery was spectacular. Beautiful views. Once at the monastery, he gave us sweet strawberries with Prosecco and had time to relax. When we were ready we slowly went down the mountain. The whole time on the trip, Avenir made sure to take videos and pictures so that we wouldn’t miss out. Both guides are amazing and I would recommend using him again. Me and my friends will be back soon!
Written 4 June 2020
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bruna s
2 contributions
Jun 2020
We had an amazing trip with Funky Adventures. Our tour started at 8AM. Avenir took us to Funky Guest House with a jeep safari to take us first to some amazing places above the Langarica Canyon. The starting point of the horse riding was up in the mountains. Avenir (our guide who also runs the Funky Guest House) and Olsi (his colleague) had prepared the horses, and after brief instructions (we were newbies) we were set to go.

We had a fantastic horse riding adventure in an incredible environment in the mountains around the Langanica Canyon. The horses looked absolutely healthy, were very well educated and calm. Avenir and his cousin led us through the forest and mountains and offered us enough time to see the best mountain views and to feel absolutely safe on the horses. Even galopping felt easy and was great fun. We really enjoyed this adventure, especially our children and it was absolutely the right decision to do this during our visit in Përmet . I can highly recommend this horse riding tour with family and friends.
Written 8 July 2020
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Annie
5 contributions
Mar 2022 • Solo
I stayed at Funky Guest House while travelling alone, and Avenir said I could go on a horse trek as one of the packages he offers. It was just me and him, and it was one of the highlights of my time in Albania. Avenir is a great guy, really interesting to talk to and funny too! The trek itself is beautiful. The views atop the mountain were just out of this world. We trekked over mountain ridges, up rocky paths, across steep mountain sides, through windy forests, next to rivers, over large grassy fields, through tiny little villages. All of it! Going up and down a mountain on horseback was something I’d never done before but was unbelievable. I was an experienced rider so Avenir took me on a suitable trail, but even beginners should do this! The horses are so sweet and really well trained too, and Avenir made me feel very comfortable and safe the whole way. He also takes lots of videos and pictures so you can relax and enjoy and know you have good content when you’re finished! He also brought snacks and lovely wine for us for when we took a break. On the way back we also galloped the way home! It was so much fun and I wish I could do it all over again. I can’t recommend it enough. Thank you Avenir 🤩
Written 21 March 2022
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Tim B
1 contribution
Jul 2021
We stayed at the Funky Guest House and went on a horse riding tour. We met around 8 in the morning after having a super nice breakfast at the guest house. After an exiting off road ride we met up with the horses somewhere in the mountains around Permet. The horses all looked good, relaxed and well-fed. The trip itself went through the beautiful mountains and forests and took around 3 hours. It was quite steep sometimes but the horses managed well. We stopped a few times to let the horses drink, and once to have some fruits and drinks ourselves. I had little experience in riding horses, but the guys make sure to get you the most suitable horse. All in all, I would definitely recommend this trip as it is a very nice way to explore the surroundings of Permet.
Written 9 August 2021
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Maxime
Amsterdam, The Netherlands1 contribution
We had the most amazing experience (me and my boyfriend) horseriding with Avi. We saw this as the highlight of our trip to Permet, Avi and Lilli were amazing guides and own great horses (and take great care of them)! Avi told us amazing stories about Albania, had a nice lunch prepared and made a lot of photo’s of us so we could enjoy and have amazing memories. When we come back to Albania we will take this trip again for sure.
Written 15 May 2022
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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1986juliank
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Fantastic experience
Had a great time! The whole experience was amazing. The horseback riding was breathtaking. The traditional lunch wa
996florinan
996florinan
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Amazing views, people, and horses
Such a great experience! It was mine and my cousins first time ever horseback riding. We checked into the guesthous
davidlekli02
davidlekli02
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A must do in Përmet
A mixture of beautiful nature, adrenalin and Albanian hospitality. A recipe for a great weekend. Thanks to Avenir a
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Amazing experience
Me and my family really enjoyed the horse riding so much. The staff was very kind and friendly, very nice persons.
15Ahmad
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Fun activities, Reliable and Trustworthy staff and owner
We booked Horse ride trek with 2 kids 7 and 5 years old in the mountains, it was fun, kids liked it so much, and th
AmiKone
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Amazing
Can't imagine a better way to explore the beautiful surroundings of Permet. Fantastic, friendly and knowledgeable g
GentSaraci
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Superb experience!
Really a MUST DO in Albania! They are so nice and helpful. Their horses are well maintained, super healthy and abso
LvdK1987
LvdK1987
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Great adventure, very well organised!
This trip was awesome! Very well organised. We went up the mountain by 4 wheel drive, then the horses were waiting
makkinkg
makkinkg
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nice stay
very nice and friendly people. nice and clean hotel in the city centre. the tours you dan do are great. we did the
Leo K
Leo K
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Best experience in albania!!
We did the 1 day horse trek through the albanian mountains and it was hands down the best and most memorable experi
GASalldone
GASalldone
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Funky must be the place
Avenir is The perfect Host! Funky Guest House located in the center of Permet is a great place for accommodation, b
Linda T
Linda T
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Fab landscapes and fun adventure riding a horse
One of the best way to explore the Bredhi I Hotoves National Park is letting local guide to drive you: better if by
Rimba T
Rimba T
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The thermal baths at Benja and canyon trekking
Avenir from funky adventures was friendly and helpful. He picked us up in the morning from our guest house and we d
roelvdam
roelvdam
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Just perfect
We had a wonderful stay in the guesthouse for two nights. The excursions you can arange with the owner, Avenir, are
Holiday0819
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Great horse riding adventure
We had a wonderful stay in permet. Permet is a worth seeing city sourrounded by a breathtaking nature. We stayed fo
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