Vikos Gorge - Papingo

Cultural & Theme Tours in Greece

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4x4 safari to the most famous places of Epirus! We will visit the traditional villages of Zagori, the famous and deepest canyon in the world, Vikos and one of the clearest and coldest rivers in Europe, Voidomatis. We will also taste the traditional food of Zagori and the local spirit, Tsipouro. Ideal excursion for families or friends who loves the beauties of nature. Duration: 7 hoursDifficulty: easyDistance: 155 kmAltitude: 1350 metersMinimum no. persons: 2Max no. persons: 6*The price includes a (1) meal
The excursion starts from the place you are (hotel, guesthouse, airbnb, etc.) in region of Epirus. The first stop will be in the village Aristi so as to enjoy our coffee or juice. The second spot for our stop will be near the river Voidomatis, so as to explore the place and swim at its clear water as well. The third stop at the Kolimpithres of Papingo, a beautiful place where natural pools are formed by the river. Our fourth stop at the village Papingo will be for a walk around the narrow streets and the taste of the local dishes of Zagori. The fifth stop will be at the village Vikos, one of the most beautiful places that offers a breathtaking view of the canyon. The final stop will take place in the village Monodendri, where we’ll visit the monastery of Saint Paraskevi, a building placed on the edge of a cliff as well as the highest point of Vikos canyon, the spot “beech”. Finally, we’ll return to our starting point.

What’s included

  • Local taxes
  • National Park fees
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Sightseeing cruise
  • Walking tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Local food tasting
  • Tsipouro (Greek spirit) tasting

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)