Greece: Adventure in Hellas

  • Destination: Greece
  • Duration: 9 days
  • Departs: 17/07/2020
  • Price: $1300

Overview

A summer adventure in the beautiful country of Greece. From the floating Monasteries of Meteora to an island hopping odyssey around the Ionian Islands.

Highlights

- The Floating Monasteries of Meteora
- Hiking Vikos Gorge
- Island Hopping the Ionian Sea
- Kefalonia’s Iconic beaches
- Hiking to the secluded beach of Fteri
- Sea Kayaking Adventure to explore Keaflonia’s hidden beaches and caves
- Sailing the Ionian Sea to the blue caves & Shipwreck beach on Zakynthos Island
- Athens, the capital of Greece

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Itinerary & Trip Details

Day 1: Arrival in Athens
Arrival in Athens

Arrival in Athens, pickup and transfer to the city of Kalampaka at the foothills of the rock towers of Meteora.

Accommodation: Standard Hotel

Day 2: The Floating Monasteries

The Floating Monasteries

Meteora is a unique site in the heart of Thessaly which means ‘Suspended in the Air’ in Greek. It is a climbing and hiking haven due its unique geological formations with mountains in the form of rock pillars with some of the most important eastern orthodox monasteries built on top of these towers. We will go on a hiking tour to explore some of the best views of the area and to visit some of its impressive monasteries. Afterwards we will drive to Ioannina for overnight.

Accommodation: Standard Hotel
Meals: B

Day 3: Vikos Gorge

Vikos Gorge

Today we hike the amazing Vikos Gorge! The gorge is located in Pindus Mountains in northern Greece and it is considered to be the world’s deepest gorge relative to its width. The hike starts from Monodendri village with a 45 minute descent until we reach the river bed surrounded by steep mountain tops and dense forests of deciduous trees. Picnic lunch by the river then continue to visit Voidomati’s springs, Greece’s cleanest and coldest river, with an average all year temperature of 8,5°C. We can opt to try a very refreshing dive in its crystal clear waters. Afterwards we continue our hike until we reach Vikos village where we will be transferred back to Monodendri village then drive to Lefkada Island in the Ionian Sea.

Accommodation: Standard Hotel
Meals: BL

Day 4: The Ionian Islands

The Ionian Islands

Breakfast then transfer to Nidri port to catch our ferry to Kefalonia Island, the largest of the Ionian Islands. Pickup upon arrival and transfer to our hotel. After check-in formalities we will drive to the viewpoint of amazing Myrtos beach then drive to the ultra-stunning Antisamos beach for a well-deserved relaxation time.

Accommodation: Standard Hotel
Meals: B

Day 5: The Hidden Beach

The Hidden Beach

Today we hike to the hidden beach of Fteri. A trip that combines hiking, swimming and sunbathing and a short boat trip. Fteri Beach could be described as one of the most virgin spots of Kefalonia that is accessible to only a few! We will hike down an old donkey path which leads to the White sands and the endless blue of the horizon at Fteri .The backdrop of white cliffs, magnificent limestone and luscious greenery creates an idyllic setting to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Afterwards we will take a short boat trip to Agia Kiriaki Bay where we will meet our pickup and drive back to our hotel.

Accommodation: Standard Hotel
Meals: B

Day 6: Kayaking Odyssey

Kayaking Odyssey

Today we go on a Sea Kayaking odyssey around the island where we get to explore numerous caves, amazing secluded beaches and sunbathing under the blue skies of the paradise island of Kefalonia.

Accommodation: Standard Hotel
Meals: B

Day 7: Sailing the Ionian Sea

Sailing the Ionian Sea

A visit to Greece is never complete without sailing to secluded beaches and the amazing rock formations that defines Greece unique landscape. Today we get to experience sailing the Ionian Sea to Zakynthos island to explore the amazing Blue Caves and visit Shipwreck beach, one of the world’s most beautiful beaches.

Accommodation: Standard Hotel
Meals: B

Day 8: Athens

Athens

Transfer to the airport and take a short flight to Athens. Spend the rest of the day exploring the ancient capital of Greece.

Accommodation: Standard Hotel
Meals: B

Day 9: Departure

Departure

Breakfast then transfer to the airport for final departure.

Meals: B

Price Includes/Excludes

Price Includes

- Accommodation for 8 nights in standard hotels as per the itinerary
- All mentioned activities and tours
- All land and water transfers
- All mentioned meals (B=Breakfast – L=Lunch – D=Dinner)
- Airport Pickups

Price Excludes

- International flights to Athens
- One way domestic Flight Kefalonia-Athens
- Visa Expenses


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