Greece Central Highlands (multiple adventures)*Delphi, Arachova, national Park of Parnassus, Karpenisi, monastery Prousou & black cave 6 DAYS by bus
Archeological museum and Oracle of Delphi, Arachova. Cycling or horse riding in the national park of Parnassus. Karpenisi-Koryschades, river rafting Tavropos, trekking on the river in the Canyon "always raining." Visit of the monastery of Prousou and black cave.
Each season has its own charm; from spring to winter: the winter landscape literally transformed, offering unforgettable images that you want to visit them several times. Landscapes of inconceivable beauty welcome all activities you like to practice like mountain climbing, hiking, mountain biking ... Take your friends, your equipment and start the adventure. Your trip includes 7 nights at a hotel of your choice with breakfast, transfers and experienced team.
Day 1: Athens - Delphi
In the morning, you meet with your group and the tour leader gives you a brief introduction about our exploration. We board our mini – bus with first direction the archaeological site of Delphi, one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece. We visit the Oracle of Delphi and the Museum, while our professional guide will take you on a trip through the ancient Greek history and the Greek mythology! After lunch, you are free to explore the traditional mountainous village of Arachova, located at the foot of Mt. Parnassos. Our overnight is a surprise in a beautiful wooden chalet in the heart of Mt. Parnassus.
Day 2: Explore Mount Parnassus National Park
After breakfast, we will explore Mount Parnassus National Park through a wide range of activities. Choose among mountain biking, horseback riding, archery or take a trip to the earth’s core and explore mythical caves or find out step by step the bauxite mining process!
Day 3: Karpenisi
This morning we will depart for Karpenisi, one of the most beautiful and unspoiled mountainous areas in Greece, also known as the “Hellenic Alps” or “Switzerland of Greece”. For the coming 3 days, we will use Karpenisi as our base and we will explore the amazing region of Evritania, which offers numerous outdoor opportunities all year round. In the afternoon, we will visit the picturesque village of Korischades and we will enjoy horse riding through pristine fir forests!
Day 4: River trekking in Karpenisi
Are you keen on river trekking? Today we start our day at the spectacular canyon of “Panta Vrechi” that offers to its visitors impressive views of rockery scene and exclusive variety of flora*. Waterproof clothes and swimming suits are necessary since we can swim under the beautiful waterfalls! Then we drive over Kaliakouda peak to Megalo Chorio, where you have free time to visit the village and the local shops and have lunch. * River trekking in Panta Vrechi is available only between June – October. The rest of the year, there are other alternatives to this activity, such as canyoning through the Via Ferrata or rafting in Tavropos river.
Day 5: Karpenissi - Prousos Monastery & the Black Cave
After breakfast, we will visit the historic Prousos Monastery, build on a steep rock, above Karpenisiotis river canyon. Then, following a narrow mountain trail we will hike to the gorge of Mavri Spilia (Black cave). The path will take us through beautiful bridges and incredible waterfalls! At the end of our visit, we will arrive at the village of Prousos, where the local butcher shop of "Stremmenos" produces high quality cold cuts, naturally matured with no preservatives! You are free to try the "Greek" prosciutto, or the salami from the delicatessen and you can buy whatever you like from the shop.
Day 6: Return to Athens
After breakfast, we depart for Athens. We stop for coffee and lunch at the coastal town of Kammena Vourla and we arrive in Athens late afternoon. Depending on your flight schedule, you can either head straight to the airport or spend your last night, enjoying the city’s nightlife.
- 5 Days of accommodation in 3* traditional hotels, based on double occupancy
- Trails Beyond tour leader for the whole trip
- Local guides
- Activity instructors
- Licensed guide in the archaeological site of Delphi and entrance fees
- 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches (2 of them pick nicks), 4 dinners
- Car rental for 6 days, fuel consumption during the whole trip and tolls
- Cost for all activities included in the tour program and all necessary equipment
- All taxes
PACKAGE NOT INCLUDE
- Travel insurance is not covered in the tour price
PRICE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM
Single supplement 40%
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