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Zagori: Vikos Gorge full-day guided hike

Zagori: Vikos Gorge full-day guided hike

Activity provider: TREKKING HELLAS IOANNINA

From US$ 77.41 per person

Hike into the Vikos Gorge one of the world's deepest canyons. Take a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear cold waters of the Voidomatis Springs and explore the rich fauna in the Vikos National Park.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Greek

Experience

Highlights
  • Hike through the world’s steepest canyon
  • Discover the beauty of Voidomatis river springs
  • Jump into the refreshing clear waters
  • Enjoy a traditional Greek picnic
Full description
Vikos gorge is one of the most popular hiking destinations in Greece. The gorge consists of limestone and dolomite formations dating back to 150 million years ago and vertical walls extending up to a height of 1700 m. The hike starts from Monodendri village with a 45-minute descent towards the river bed. The trail is ascending and descending surrounded by steep mountain tops and dense forests of deciduous trees and 1800 plant species. Before ascending to Vikos village, visit the Voidomati Springs, Greece's cleanest and coldest river, with an average all year temperature of 8.5°C. If you are brave you might want to try the experience of a very refreshing dive in the crystal clear waters during summer months. The hike finishes at Vikos village, after a 1-hour ascent from the Voidomatis springs.
Includes
  • English-speaking experienced hiking guide
  • All necessary local transfers during the activity
  • Greek traditional picnic lunch
  • Hiking poles
  • Group backpack for every 4 participants
  • Waterproof poncho jacket if it rains
  • Taxes
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 12 years
    • People with mobility impairments
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Monodendri village, at the public parking space area, Unnamed Road, Monodendri 440 07, Greece

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Sunglasses
    • Sun hat
    • Swimwear
    • Towel
    • Hiking shoes
    • Sunscreen
    • Water
    • Rain gear
    • Comfortable clothes
    • Daypack

    Know before you go

    • Hotel transfer is not included; the meeting point is reachable by car from the Western part of the Zagorohoria Villages and from Ioannina in 30 minutes
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    5 /5

    based on 3 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Value for money
      4.5/5
    • Service
      5/5
    • Organization
      5/5

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    Absolutely perfect. Extremely professional guide, excellent timing and effort management regarding to the weather condition, one of the hottest day in 2019 Greek summer, 38C during the walk... We were kindly welcomed and we enjoyed a lot this hike, even it was so warm! The Vikos Kanyon is a must for every trekker visiting Greece. A trek agency highly recommendable, 10 stars over 5.

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    August 14, 2019

    The guide was excellent. Both knowledgeable and pleasent

    October 24, 2019

    I really have enjoyed the tour. It was a tour with 3 persons + Lucas and I would totally recommend him as a guide!

    May 27, 2022

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