- Raft down the Voidomatis River and venture into one of the world's deepest gorges in Zagori
- Take a cooking class and learn how to make traditional spanakopita (spinach pie)
- Visit the monasteries of Meteora, a UNESCO Heritage Site and aweinspiring geological wonder
Curious travellers seeking traditional villages away from the tourist crowds will relish this active tour. Take part in a cookery class in the elegant fishing village of Galaxidi, explore the vast Vikos Gorge and its surrounding network of ancient walking paths, and raft on the crystal-clear Voidomatis River, as we explore the stunning landscapes of northern Greece.
Meteora - Discover the stone pinnacles and historic Orthodox monasteries of this unearthly UNESCO site
Zagori - Walk into the enormous Vikos Gorge, and explore stone bridges and paths that connect remote mountain villages
Greek food - Learn how to make traditional spanakopita (spinach pie) and visit a local honey producer with a hands-on beekeeping experience
Day 1 : Join trip in Athens
Day 2 : Walk on the ancient Skala of Delphi; drive to the small fishing village of Galaxidi
Day 3 : Experience honey production at a bee farm; learn how to make traditional spinach pie
Day 4 : Drive to the mountainous Zagori region via Nafpaktos Castle and the ancient theatre of Dodoni
Day 5 : Walk the Vradheto steps to viewpoints over the Vikos Gorge; discover Zagori's famous stone arch bridges
Day 6 : Half-day rafting on the Voidomatis river; short walk into the gorge from Vikos village
Day 7 : Drive to Kastraki (Meteora) via Ioannina; sunset walk towards the monasteries
Day 8 : Free day in Meteora; optional scrambling, hiking, biking or rock climbing tours available
Day 9 : Hike to Agia Triada monastery
Day 10 : Drive to Athens via Thermopylae; enjoy a traditional evening meal
Day 11 : Trip ends in Athens
- Arion Athens Hotel (2 nights)
- Hotel Ganimede (2 nights)
- Hotel Zarkadas (3 nights)
- Doupiani House Hotel (3 nights)
- 10 Breakfasts, 1 Dinner
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- Activity Guide(s)
- Any international flights to/from Athens are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
- Travel insurance is not included in this Active Greece tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Active Greece tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.Payment
For any tour departures within 27 November 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 27 November 2022, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.Travel Insurance
Active Greece tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.Visa
For this Active Greece tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.For Solo Travelers
A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.COVID-19 Safety Measures
This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:
- The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
- Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
- All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR) within 72 hours of departure.
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