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Wild Mountains & Rivers Exploration

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Wild Mountains & Rivers Exploration - Trails Beyond
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Cris "it was an excellent choice of ours to enjoy a trip under Trailsbeyond guidance. The places were amazing and it seemed like we wouldn't find our way around if it wasn't for Dane, our guide, who reveiled to us the most special corners of the area we visted. Rafting in Voidomati was so much fun and the hike through vikos gorge was an unforgettable experience. It's nice to combine the feeling of safe..."
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10 reviews
Starts
Athens
+7 Destinations
Mainland Greece
Ends
Athens
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Highlights

Start and end in Athens! With the adventure tour Wild Mountains & Rivers Exploration, you have a 7 day tour package taking you through Athens, Greece and 7 other destinations in Greece. Wild Mountains & Rivers Exploration includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
8 to 70 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Private Vehicle

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  • Wild Mountains & Rivers Exploration reviewer 1
    Written on May 18, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Trails Beyond went above and beyond to make the most memorable trip to Greece for my Mom and I. From the lovely accommodations, to the daily activities, to the planned meals... everything was so well thought through. Every day was memorable and would have never been able to explore this mountain region of Greece without the guidance of Denae. The villages were incredibly picturesque, the hikes beautiful and interesting, as well as Greece's cultural daily life we learned along the way. Not to be missed. Can't thank Stavros and Denae enough for a great week together, we didn't want them to leave us!
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  • Wild Mountains & Rivers Exploration reviewer 2
    Written on November 26, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Danae was exceptional from my first enquiry through to the last moment of our tour and even follow up emails with pictures taken on our tour. Our time with Danae and Stavros felt like a week spent with two best friends that were locals to the area. Nothing was too much trouble, they happily accommodated our needs and answered our thousands of questions. Expert driving from town to town, meals and wine shared at beautiful locations, guidance of trails and villages was detailed and shared with genuine sincerity. Every moment, every day with Trails Beyond was exciting, fulfilling and vistas to inspire even the well travelled tourist. It was sad to leave our time with this pair and end our week of walk visiting off the beaten track places. Trails Beyond the best tour organiser in Greece!
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  • IS
    Written on August 17, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    As off the beaten track explorers our expectations were high and met, even exceeded in many areas! Danae and Stavros spent the week driving us and sharing many authentic experiences throughout the mountains always smiling and sharing valuable tips. From daily hiking to amazing places (my favourite being the stone bridges day), to meals shared at quiet hotels, drinks in local pubs, rafting on the Papigo River and horse riding through the fir forest, every day was filled with adventure and smiles. Nothing was too much for this pair, sharing sunglasses when mine were broken, adapting walks to suit fitness, tiredness or over enthusiasm to watch a sunrise. Accomodation was always very comfortable in small locally run hotels where we had a chance to chat with the owners and experience local food cooked especially for us, even my husbands difficult dietary requirements were catered for. Stavros was forever ready with his camera snapping amazing shots featuring us that we would not be able to capture. From pickup on day one to drop off on conclusion nothing was too much trouble for these fantastic guides and it was sad to say goodbye. I would recommend Trails Beyond if you are looking for an authentic adventure with plenty of activity. Thankyou Danae and Stavros for our week with you, a highlight of our 8 weeks in Europe!
    Trails Beyond commented on this review
    Dear Ingrid, thank you for your really wonderful words! It was a great pleasure having you with us, you were a great company, really easygoing and interesting people to meet and spend time with, we wish all our guests are like you guys! I hope you enjoyed your European trip and it would be great to see you again, if you come back to Europe!!
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  • RH
    Written on May 5, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    I can't recommend this tour and Trails Beyond enough. The Greek mountains are breathtakingly beautiful, photos can't do them justice. The hotels we stayed in were very nice, but the guesthouses were even better, with a real sense of Greek hospitality. Our guides, Danae and Stavros, were so warm and friendly. We were a very small group so it seemed less like a tour, and more like two people showing their friends around their awesome country. The itinerary packed a lot in, but we never felt hurried. The hikes were a bit taxing, but that was part of the appeal. The other activities were all fun and allowed additional opportunities to see the landscape and learn about the area. An unexpected bonus was all the delicious food we ate. This could almost have been a gastronomic tour! All of these combined to make one of the best experiences I have ever had.
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  • Wild Mountains & Rivers Exploration reviewer 5
    Written on July 29, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    Enjoyed the trip very, very much and highly recommend Trails Beyond to anyone who wants to travel to Greece beneath the beaten tourist tracks. Danae was such a fantastic guide who really lives her passion to show the unknown parts of her beautiful country to the travellers. Ευχαριστώ πολύ Danae!!!
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  • Wild Mountains & Rivers Exploration reviewer 6
    Written on May 17, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    Exploration, nature, action, history, food, freedom, landscape, stars, moon... this tour was amazing, a big experience. Everybody love exploration and to feel radical have to book it! I hope to do it again. Let me end saying thank you to Danae, ours guide...the best one with the right stuff! Yhooo!!!!!
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  • Wild Mountains & Rivers Exploration reviewer 7
    Written on May 17, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

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  • A
    Written on May 16, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    There are no words to describe how we enjoyed this tour! We could hardly believe our eyes with the landscapes we visited and the quaint mountain villages we visited. The tour program was really balanced, so that we would always do and see things at the right pace, having the time to elaborate and get the most of all the experienced we lived. Even when a sudden snowstorm caused us some trouble on our way to Metsovo, the driver and tour guide kept their temper and knew exactly what to do. They clearly knew all those remote areas very well, found us a shelter in a warm cafe where we eventually spent the night thanks to the generosity of the villagers. We will always keep vivid memory of those hikes through the Epirus mountains and those incredible canyons. Highly recommended!
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  • NT
    Written on May 15, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    "we never thought that Greece mainland would be so beautiful and there are so many secret places that if it wasn't for Trails Beyond, we wouldn't have been there! Combining adventure, culture, good food and hospitality with a great sense of safety, this tour exceeded our expectations! Thank you Danae for this amazing experience! We'll definitely join you again :)
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  • Wild Mountains & Rivers Exploration reviewer 10
    Written on May 15, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    it was an excellent choice of ours to enjoy a trip under Trailsbeyond guidance. The places were amazing and it seemed like we wouldn't find our way around if it wasn't for Dane, our guide, who reveiled to us the most special corners of the area we visted. Rafting in Voidomati was so much fun and the hike through vikos gorge was an unforgettable experience. It's nice to combine the feeling of safety and adventure without losing the leisure feeling of one's own holiday! We would repeat it any time and recommend it to everybody!
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Itinerary

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  1. Day 1: Athens
  2. Day 2: Athens - Lake Plastira - Elati
  3. Day 3: Elati - Pertouli - Vitsa
  4. Day 4: Vradeto steps, Beloi viewpoint & Zagoria arch stone bridges
  5. Day 5: Crossing Vikos Gorge
  6. Day 6: Papigo (rafting) - Meteora
  7. Day 7: Meteora - Athens

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Questions & Answers

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    • January 1, 2017

      I'd like to know if accommodation is included?

      Accommodation is included. The 7th night is dependant on your schedule.

    • October 1, 2016

      Are airport transfers included in this tour package?

      Aiport pick up is available for this tour but only in dates specified in the itinerary.

    • September 1, 2016

      Where does the tour start?

      This trip starts in Athens.

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    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Greece. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Greece. Ideally 2 months before travel.

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    Location
    Start and end in Athens.
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    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Trails Beyond booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 July 2018 the full payment of $1,042 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1042 for Wild Mountains & Rivers Exploration, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 696 km.
    • Athens (Greece)
    • 225 km
    • Plastiras Lake (Greece)
    • 30 km
    • Elati (Greece)
    • 7 km
    • Pertouli (Greece)
    • 64 km
    • Zagori (Greece)
    • 9 km
    • Vitsa (Greece)
    • 13 km
    • Vikos-Aoos National Park (Greece)
    • 76 km
    • Meteora (Greece)
    • 272 km
    • Athens (Greece)

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