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Canyoning in Gkoura, Parnitha

Canyoning in Gkoura, Parnitha

A gorge of special beauty at the foothills of Mt. Parnitha

ACTIVE PERIOD
March - May
DIFFICULTY LEVEL
1
DURATION
8 hrs
MINIMUM PARTICIPANTS
6
Canyoning in Gkoura, Parnitha
Price from €60
PRICE FROM € 60 - DECLARE INTEREST

Overview

Gkoura spring is located in Mt. Parnitha there is a stream, the stream of Gkoura, which has a special beauty. Gifted with dense vegetation, its main part starts from the Pan's cave and ends at the Monastery of Kleiston in Fyli. The stream usually has enough water and one can swim, where natural lakes are formed. In summer the water is scarce and some months there is no water at all. It has a total of 16 rappels and is suitable for everyone!

Meeting point
Moni Kleiston, Fyli
Meeting time
06.00
End of activity
18.00

Highlights

Gkoura gorge combines River Trekking and hiking in the gorge thanks to its long length (4.5 km), while during spring season has plenty of running water, that makes it ideal for jumps and slides on natural pedestals.
Do not forget that Gkoura is a historic gorge for those involved in canyoning, as it is one of the first, if not the first, canyoning descents in Greece!

DISTANCE
4.500m.
SUN EXPOSURE
50%

General Info

DURATION
8 hrs
ACTIVE PERIOD
March - May
PRICE

EUR60 per person

Technical information

Number of descents: 16
Maximum descent: 10 meters
Length: 4500m

The hike to reach the entrance of the gorge will take about 1 hour and 30 minutes at the exit.

At the entrance there will be a twenty-minute beginners' lesson.

Participation requirements

  • 18 years and older
  • Mental and physical health
  • Good physical condition
  • No previous canyoning experience required
  • Swimming knowledge
  • Prior experience in rocky terrain

Tour inclusions

  • Certified and Experienced Guides from ICAN World Organization
  • All the necessary equipment (harness, helmet, gloves, personal equipment, neoprene suit and socks)
  • Team equipment
  • Taxes
  • Photo gallery
  • Liability insurance

Tour exclusions

  • what is not mentioned above

Equipment

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Canyoning in Gkoura, Parnitha

A gorge of special beauty at the foothills of Mt. Parnitha

Price from €60

DECLARE INTEREST

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WHAT SHOULD I BRING WITH ME

  • what is listed above in Equipment section

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