Hiking

In Zagorochoria
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Choose the trail you prefer, and see all that nature has to offer. The routes are easy to medium difficulty, last from 1.5 to 6 hours and under the guidance of our certified guides, they are ideal for beginners with average fitness levels, and families with children.

Description

There are two kinds of hiking and river trekking: Simple and Mountain.

In the first category, the minimum ground covered is 5km. It usually takes 1-2 hours and takes place in small to no incline trails with low altitude difference, and light equipment.

In the second category the minimum ground covered is 15-20km and 5-8 hours is usually how long it takes.  The equipment provided is highly specialised, and during winter it must be suitable. Mountain hiking can take place in any mountain.

The basic features characterising hiking is the altitude difference of the route, which can be up to 500-600m and the fact that the hiking trail usually takes place in altitudes greater than 500m.

Trekking in Vikos gorge

It is the most well-known and beautiful gorge of Greece, which is right in the heart of Vikos-Aoos Nature Reserve in Zagorochoria. 

Our trail begins in Monodendri village and crosses Vikos gorge.

The impressive landscape, with its rich flora, and the fountains along the vertical rocks will thrill you! This beautiful route, is 5 hours long and at the end we come across Voidomatis fountains, and enjoy its crystal-clear, blue waters. Then we finish in Vikos village.

The activity Trekking in Vikos gorge is recommended for every hiker and nature-lover.  

Availability – Cost – Activity Hours

  • Every day of the week – April to November
  • 9:00am
  • Minimum 4 people
  • Maximum 30 people
  • Cost per person 40 Euro
  • Ages 12+ accompanied by a legal guardian

Book now and experience the unique adventure of Hiking in Vikos gorge, enjoying the safety and security provided by our own, Active Nature’s, certified canyoning trainers.

Meeting Point:

Monodendri:

River trekking in Voidomatis

Voidomatis river, which crosses the Vikos-Aoos Nature Reserve, invites us to its crystal-clear waters to enjoy moments of leisure and adventure along with our friends and loved-ones.

The route is 1.5-2 hours long right in the heart of Vikos-Aoos Nature Reserve in Zagorochoria. It is very easy to access, provided of route you have an average fitness and know how to swim!

River trekking in Voidomatis river is the ultimate summer experience, since it combines hiking and swimming in the river!

Our route begins in Aristi bridge, as we trek along the cleanest river in Europe, Voidomatis river.  Around the middle of the trail, we meet the Agii Anargiri Monastery, and finish in the old bridge of Klidonia.

The impressive landscape with its rich flora, along with the numerous fountains and jumps in Voidomatis river crystal-clear waters will thrill you!

Availability – Cost – Activity Hours

  • Every day of the week throughout the year.
  • 10:00am
  • Minimum 4 people
  • Maximum 50 people
  • Cost per person 30 Euro
  • Ages 10+ accompanied by a legal guardian

Book now and experience the unique adventure of Trekking in Voidomatis river, enjoying the safety and security provided by our own, Active Nature’s, certified canyoning trainers.

Meeting Point:

Klidonia bridge:

Trekking in Drakolimni in Mt. Tymphe

On top of Mt. Tymphe, 2050m above sea level, one can find one of the most beautiful mountain lakes, Drakolimni.  It is almost 2 acres, and a rare species of alpic salamanders can be found in its waters.

The ascend to Mt Tymphe’s Drakolimni, is mostly uphill, and is of medium difficulty. Mainly due to the vast altitude difference it can be fatiguing.

Our trek, begins from Little Papigo in Zagorochoria. It is 9-10 hours long, and we have the opportunity to do it in a single day, or spend the night in Astrakas refuge, which is located 1950m above sea level, making the hike a little bit easier.

High peak climbs, combined with the descend in deep, green, alpic valleys, are truly worth the effort. The enchanting view of Smolikas and Aoos river’s valley, will give you your money’s worth.

Trekking in Mt Tymphe’s Drakolimni, is recommended to every hiker and nature-lover.

Availability – Cost – Activity Hours

  • Every day of the week – May to September
  • 10:00am
  • Minimum 4 people
  • Maximum 30 people
  • Cost per person 80 Euros
  • Ages 14+ accompanied by a legal guardian

Book now and experience Trekking in Zagorochoria, while enjoying the safety and security provided by our own, Active Nature’s certified guides.

Meeting Point:

Mikro Papigo:

During the activity, Trekking in Zagorochoria, the following are provided:

  • Certified guide
  • Transportation in our own mini buses.
  • Free video and photos, recorded with a GoPro (you will need to bring an at least 8gb USB stick)
  • Civil Liability Insurance

All you have to provide is:

  • Raincoat (in case of rain)
  • Shoes and clothes suitable for hiking
  • Hat or beanie hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.
  • Water
  • Backpack, with a second change of clothes.

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