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Tour overview

Hiking Meteora is a unique tour to the cliff top monasteries following a trail known by the locals!

Enjoy amazing views from the top of the rocks and learn by our professional mountain guides about the history and the geological significance of the area. 

Our Hiking Meteora tour starts from St. Nicolas Monastery in Kastraki village, following the same old paths the monks used, which wind their way amongst the tall rock-towers.

We pass beneath the ruined monastery of Pantocrator on the north side of the rock of Dupiani. Then the path takes us to the heart of the lush forest reaching the abandoned and restored Monastery of “Ypapanti” and the ruins of St. Dimitrios. Afterwards, our trail turns uphill. A short walk leads us to the cliff top monasteries Varlaam and Great Meteoro where we visit one of them.

We then walk downhill to Kastraki through the rocks by the ancient path used by the monks, passing next to the cave of St. George Mandila, where every year climbers hang their scarves.

Trekking Hellas offer numerous other exciting activities in Meteora for all types of travelers. Try our Meteora Experience tour if you are interested in culture. Adrenaline seekers try our Rock Climbing or Meteora Scramble tour. Families are welcome to combine our hiking tour with a spider man style  rappel from the rocky pinnacles of Meteora.

  • Duration: 5 Hours
  • Distance: 7.0 km /4,3 miles
  • Minimum Elevation: 321 m  (1053ft) / Maximum Elevation: 612 m (2007ft)
  • Total Ascent: 320 m (1049ft) /Total Descent: 323 m (1059ft)

Activities

Tour Summary

Duration

5 hours

Period of Operation: All year round

Price:

  • 25€/pp for 3-8 participants
  • 30€/pp for 2 participants

For less or more participants please contact us by completing our Enquiry Form

Optional Hotel Pick Up / Drop Off:

  • (From Kastraki, Kalabaka & Trikala): 5€ / person

Participation requirements

Basic physical condition

Dress Code for Monasteries: For men shirts that cover the shoulder and trousers or shorts over the knee length. Sleeveless clothing and shorts shorter than the knee are prohibited. For women, skirts over the knee length and clothing that covers shoulders and chest are required in order to enter the monasteries. Sleeveless clothing, shorts or trousers are prohibited for women.

Tour Details

Tour inclusions
  • English speaking Trekking Hellas Guide
  • Free photos & videos
  • Taxes
Tour exclusions
  • Entrance fees to the monasteries (3€/monastery)
  • Tips & Gratuities

FAQ

Meeting Point: St Nicolas Monastery parking lot. Click here for our meeting point on the map.

Following the main road from Kalampaka to Meteora monasteries, St Nicolas is the first monastery you meet after you exit Kastraki Village.

Meeting Time: 09.00am

  • Dress Code for Monasteries: For men shirts that cover the shoulder and trousers or shorts over the knee length. Sleeveless clothing and shorts shorter than the knee are prohibited. For women, skirts over the knee length and clothing that covers shoulders and chest are required in order to enter the monasteries. Sleeveless clothing, shorts or trousers are prohibited for women.
  • Small backpack
  • Comfortable clothes (preferably quick-drying material: cotton or polycotton not denim)
  • Light hiking shoes or hiking boots
  • Hat or beanie sunglasses  sunblock
  • Waterproof jacket / membrane (for the rainy days)
  • Your own personal water bottle. As part of our environmental policy and actions, we are committed to eliminating the use of plastic water bottles.

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