Corinth, Cave of Lakes, and Odontotos Railway Private Tour

Kid Friendly in Nafplio

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from$159.35
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Skip the obvious places. Visit some amazing locations that most people miss out on, with a full-day private guided day-trip. With your own private group, see the off-the-beaten track sites with your own personal driver and guide. Journey to the Cave of Lakes; Odontotos Rack Railway, passing through Vouraikos Gorge; the Corinth Canal; and your choice of Ancient Corinth or the huge Mega Spilaio Monastery. Let your private driver/guide treat you -and join you- to an authentic Greek experience, complete with ... an amazing "farm to table" lunch at a remote  top of the mountains town. An experience for ... foodies! Amazing tour even in winter. Winter types and ... we head for the snow and the beautiful mountainous countryside!A unique & authentic tour, away from the luxury offerings, all in the peaceful natural environment and beautiful scenery at the central planes of mythical Peloponnese. This private tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off from Athens or Nafplio.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Corinth Canal, Corinth, Corinthia Region, PeloponneseThe Corinth Canal connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. It cuts through the narrow Isthmus of Corinth and separates the Peloponnese from the Greek mainland, arguably making the peninsula an island.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos), Corinth, Corinthia Region, PeloponneseAncient Corinth was inhabited in the Neolithic period (6500-3250 BC) but the big prosperity begins in the 8th century.Corinth was a city-state on the Isthmus (canal) of Corinth, the narrow stretch of land that joins the Peloponnese to the mainland of Greece, roughly halfway between Athens and Sparta.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Kastria Cave of the Lakes, Kastria, Achaea Region, West GreeceTHE MYTHICAL 'CAVE OF THE LAKES' has something exclusively unique that does not exist in other well known caves. A rare creation of nature with mysterious galleries and strange stalactite formations. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Municipal Museum of the Holocaust of Kalavryta, Kalavrita, Achaea Region, West GreeceKalavrita and the surrounding area are a resort for all seasons. This is your lunch place! The museum is NOT part of the tour. We explore the town in foot before or after lunch.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Odontotos Rack Railway, Diakopto, Achaea Region, West GreeceAbout 120 years ago Odontotos rack railway started from the seaside town of Diakopto parallel to the river and climbed to Kalavrita through bridges and tunnels.The little train incorporated so well to the natural environment that it seems that it had always been there. The way it was constructed did not put a strain on the ecosystem of the gorge. Using stone and wood from the area the technicians' work is so perfect that someone may think that the nature worked on its own. Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Totally private tour. No unknown passengers.
  • Transport by private non-smoking driver/tour leader and vehicle
  • The highlight of the tour; traditional Greek lunch & drinks at the top of the mountains
  • Cave of Lakes and Odontotos Rack Railway
  • Ancient Corinth site and museum OR Mega Spilaio Monastery
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off, unless on a pedestrian street
  • In car bottled water and information booklet
  • Carry on bags

What’s not included

  • Tickets per person: Cave of Lakes at €9, Odontotos Railway at €9.50, Corinth at €8
  • Greek coffee at a mountain village central square
  • Shopping stops (unless specifically requested)
  • Professional guide (available on request before the tour)
  • Pickup and drop-off in areas outside of Athens or Nafplio
  • Excess luggage charges (please ask before the tour)
  • Graduites (optional)
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos)
  • Entry/Admission - Kastria Cave of the Lakes
  • Entry/Admission - Odontotos Rack Railway

Highlights

  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch included
  • Vegetarian meal option available
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