Tour overview

Self-Drive Tzoumerka & Zagori 5 days/ 4 nights Tour is an exciting exploration of two spectacular regions. Trekking Hellas arranges all trip logistics so you can discover the natural wonders of those fascinating regions.

Preveza Tzoumerka is a wild mountainous area, in northwestern Greece, between Arta and Ioannina. It is part of the wider Pindus mountain range. Discover the stunning scenery and the beauty of picturesque villages, with their rich, living tradition. Enjoy a rafting activity in Arachthos River which is definitely one of the most impressive rivers of our country. Continue your exploration in Zagori,  one of the most picturesque regions of Greece. Its authentic, stone villages and magnificent views of the Pindos Mountains will captivate you. In the well preserved villages of the Zagori, you will find traditional guesthouses, with hospitable owners and savor traditional meals made with local ingredients.

Our Self-Drive Tzoumerka & Zagori 5 days/ 4 nights Tour  includes two exciting activities. A hike in the renowned Vikos Gorge and a day of canyoning in Rogovos.

Our tour can be totally customized according to your preferences. Feel free to contact us in order to add more dates in each region or add different activities. In the region of Tzoumerka you can choose between our discovery tour or canyoning in a beautiful gorge. In Zagori the options are countless from a beautiful rafting descent in Voidomatis, softer hikes or extreme canyoning.

Activities

Tour Summary

Duration

5 days

Period of operation: Throughout the year

Price per person:

  • 325€ for 4-5 participants
  • 375€ for 2-3 participants

Tour Details

Tour inclusions
  • 5 days/4 nights, accommodation in standard DBL or TRPL room in 3* hotels on BB basis
  • 3 activities with an English-speaking Trekking Hellas guide: rafting Arachthos, family canyoning Papingo & Vikos gorge crossing
Tour exclusions
  • Transportation
  • Meals
  • Anything not mentioned in above program
  • Hotel stayover tax payable on the spot by participants (1,5€low budget or 3€ boutique)/room/day

Itinerary

Arrive on your own to Tzoumerka, check in and enjoy the relaxing and peaceful  atmosphere of the area.

Overnight in Tzoumerka

Rafting Arachthos is a unique rafting experience, an easy and beautiful descent, ideal for beginners with some light waves, repeated turns and 2nd to 3rd-degree crossings.

We start our descent at the bridge of Politsa in Abelochori and end in the bridge of Plaka* (very recently destroyed by floods and in process of reconstruction). The entrance to the narrow canyon of Arachtos is truly imposing, with the highest pitch reaching 700m. We see many springs coming out of the rocks from chinks, and rare birds nesting in the remote rocks of the canyon.

Activity duration 4 hours, paddling time 2 hours

Drive from Tzoumerka to Zagori – 2 hours

Overnight in Zagori

You will meet our team in Megalo Papigko parking lot at the entrance of the village. Our expert guides will show you all the secrets of the sport and you will have the chance to enjoy this unique adventure with your loved ones.

The Rogovos Canyon in Papingo is a truly stunning and precious natural environment! Imposing ravines, crystal clear waters and …. exciting natural water slides await our canyoning team.

The canyon is located between the picturesque villages of Megalo and Mikro Papigo. The entry location is a 30 minute easy downhill hike. To reach the canyon’s exit point, a 25-minute uphill hike is required, leading back to your cars.

Technical characteristics

Time to accomplish: 2 hours

Canyon length: 450 meters

Canyon status: Wet canyon

Total rappels: 4

Water slides: 2

Highest rappel: 14 meters

Overnight in Zagori

The hike starts from Monodendri village with a 45 minute descend until we reach 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, we will visit Voidomati’s 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 Voidomatis springs.

Duration: 6-7 hours

Overnight in Zagori

Explore small villages and old stoned bridges of Zagori on your own.

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