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Meteora Hiking Tour

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Overview


On the Meteora Hiking Tour you hike through ancient paths among the giant rocks, discover historical places and enjoy a hike suitable for the whole family. Discover Meteora hidden gems, and admire the church of Ypapanti. Feel the greatness of the nature here where the Divine meets human.

Highlights


  • Hike in a beautiful landscape filled with history!
  • Discover impressive monastries hidden in the mountains!
  • Learn local history from your certified mountain guide!
  • Pick-up directly from your hotel in Kalabaka or Kastraki!
Meteora Hiking Tour

Description


Meteora Hiking Tour

The Meteora Hiking Tour is an ideal activity for the whole family, this is an alternative way for you to discover Meteora. This tour is the only way is for travellers who want to immerse themselves in area's history and get a closer look at this bizarre and amazing geological formation.

Your tour starts from Kalambaka, where you board a luxury mini-bus and head to Kastraki, where the hiking-path begins.

The route of Meteora Hiking Tour takes you to the heart of the green forest and leads you to the abandoned and restored Monastery of Visitation of Jesus and to the statue of Papathymios Vlahavas (a fighter during the rebellion against the Turks). Also, you will see St Dimitrios church which was used as headquarters by the rebels during the Greek-Turkish war and which was destroyed by Ottomans in the early 18th century. From there, your path leads you to the top of the rocks until you will reach the impressive monasteries of 'Great Meteoron' and 'Varlaam'. Then descend through a path to Kastraki, where you pass near the cave of St George Mandilas. Here, every year people climb to hang their handkerchiefs, as tradition dictates.

What's included


  • Inclusions:
  • Round trip from your accommodation either Kalambaka or Kastraki.
  • Certified English-speaking mountain guide.
  • Water and hot drink.
  • Entry to 1 monastery.
  • Wi-fi on-board.
  • Taxes and services.
  • Exclusions:
  • Entrance to other monasteries (entrance fees 3 Euros).
  • Gratuities (optional).

Itinerary


  1. Visited Places:

The Meteora Hiking Tour starts from Kalabaka or Kastraki and you are doing a hike among absolutely impressive giant rocks. The route is flexible and depend on monasteries timetable. - Distance: about 8 km. - Difficulty level: easy. - Wear comfortable shoes and clothes. - Raincoat and a hat recommended. - A second change of clothes recommended in case that you get sweaty. - Bring a backpack with bottled water. - Bring a hat or a skullcap.

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