- Vikos Gorge and the Zagori arch stone bridges
- Hike to the stunning Dragon Lake
- Spectacular Meteora 'columns in the sky'
Unknown to most of the world, both beautiful and unspoiled, the Zagori area is one of the best walking regions in Greece. Learn more about the myths and stories and history of the area, observe the unique flora and fauna and taste the delicious local cuisine. Walk amongst traditional stone made villages, arch stone bridges, gorges, mountains and pristine natural landscapes in Vikos-Aoos National Park, recognised as a UNESCO Geopark Network. Follow this with the chance to visit the UNESCO Worldwide Heritage Site of Meteora, exploring the trails of the ancient monks and clifftop monasteries.
Day 1: Start Thessaloniki
Day 2: To Monodendri, walk to the byzantine church of Agia Paraskevi and then to the
Day 3: Morning walk through the Vradeto steps up to Vradeto and the Beloi
viewpoint. Afternoon walk the beautiful stone arch bridges of Zagoria
Day 4: Walk through Vikos-Aoos N.P. and the Vikos Gorge, one of the deepest in the
Day 5: Hike to the stunning alpine Dragon Lake at 2050m.
Day 6: Final day in the Zagori area, walk to Papingo village; visit Ovires natural
swimming pools. To Meteora.
Day 7: Walk through the spectacular rock pillars of Meteora stone forest; visit
cliff-top monastery. To Thessaloniki
Day 8: End Thessaloniki.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Greece: Zagori & Meteora tour. You can cancel the tour up to 71 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 70 days of departure.Payment
For any tour departures within 09 December 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 09 December 2022, a deposit of 15% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 70 days before trip departure.Travel Insurance
Greece: Zagori & Meteora 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 Greece: Zagori & Meteora 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.COVID-19 Safety Measures
This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:
- This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
- Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
- Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
- Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
- All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
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