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Hiking Day Trip – Crossing of Vikos canyon in Zagori.
Hike Vikos Canyon, a 15 km long trench with perpendicular rock faces rising as high as 1 km, cross its narrow passes and be rewarded with the incredible views this piece of land has to offer.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Moderate
Group Size Small Group
A Hiking Day Out!
Description: Embark on an epic hiking adventure through the spine of mainland Greece by following rugged 16th century trails of merchants and craftsmen, through the Epirus mountain range and the amazing Zagorohoria National Park, one of the most spectacular ecosystems in Europe! Explore the wilderness as you trek in parts of northern Greece that very few outsiders have had the privilege of visiting. Accept this once-in-a-lifetime challenge and hike on 500 year old trails through deep valleys, steep cliffs and pristine forests. Hike Vikos gorge, a 15 km long trench with perpendicular rock faces rising as high as 1 km, cross its narrow passes and be rewarded with the incredible views this piece of land has to offer.
Location: Zagori is a region of astonishing beauty in Epirus, in the northwestern part of Greece. It contains 46 villages known as the Zagorochoria (choria = villages in Greek). The Zagorochoria villages are typical, built around a central square with a large church, a plane tree and a public fountain, and date as far back as the 17th century.
Destination: 75′ van transfer to Zagori – Vikos gorge
Available Starting Point: Explore the Outside spot (at MarBella Elix Hotel)
Duration: 8-9 hours (08:30 – 18:30)
Don’t forget to bring: Backpack, Trekking Footwear, Windproof/waterproof Membrane, Light pants or short Pants, Base Layer, T-Shirt, Hat, Sun protection.
Suitable For Children: Yes, 10 years and up.
Price: The cost for all guided activities in this hiking trip is:
- Adults: 120€ (16+ y.o.)
- Children: 90€ (8 y.o – 16 y.o.)
* VAT included | Minimum 4 persons | Maximum 7 persons
- All Transfers during the trip
- All Guiding
- Snacks, fruits, refreshments
- Emergency assistance
- Third party insurance
- Local Greek contact on the ground
- Lunch at local restaurant
- Transport to our Explore the Outside spot in Karavostasi beach is not included (Can be arranged upon request)
- Personal Travel & Health Insurance (However, it is strongly advise that you take out this type of cover for your own protection, ensuring the policy includes adventurous activities such as Hiking/Trekking).
08:30 – 18:30 (8-9 hours)
Start from the hotel, 1 hour and 20 minutes drive to our starting point. Monodendri to Papigo through Vikos Gorge.
From Monodendri village we will descend towards the Vikos Gorge. It is one of the most picturesque routes, that will take us to the Voidomatis river springs, the clearest river in Europe, from where we will head towards the villages of Papigo and Mikro Papigo, where we will rest.
Dine at a local restaurant or just rest under the plane trees. Head back to the hotel.