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South Pindos

The off-road Jeeping experience

Discover and explore Greece’s biggest mountainous complex, Pindos, through secret passages and off road routes. South Pindos crosses central Greece, filled with landscapes of unique beauty. Traditional villages, canyons, alpine lakes, rivers, forests with rare species of fauna and flora, all accessible only with 4X4 around the year. Destinations untouched by human will travel you back in time. Itineraries are easy accessible with a low range equipped 4X4 without special equipment or lift kits. Experience unique and adventurous activities. Climbing up to 2150mts of altitude. Off-roading in 100% mountainous routes. An unforgettable experience through forests, valleys, rivers, waterfalls and traditional villages.

Trip Schedule

Day One

Arrival

Arrival at El.Venizelos airport of Athens.

Transportation to a 5 stars deluxe hotel.

Free afternoon.

Dinner and rest.

Day Two

Karpenisi

Athens-Karpenisi

Breakfast and 4X4 rentals pick up.

Briefing and departure at 10:00 for Karpenisi taking an offroad track that will lead us to our 4*hotel situated at 1000 mts altitude.

From May to September there is the possibility to swim at a beach on the way to Karpenisi.

Dinner and rest.

(total distance: 300 km. approx.)

 

Day Three

River crossing

Karpenisi- Krikelo- Karpenisi

After breakfast at 09:30 we leave the hotel taking the beautifull offroad track that will lead us through a pine forest to mount Kaliakouda at 2100 mts altitude.

Having a break there we will head for Krikelopotamos river crossing and finally arrive at the small traditional village of Krikelo for a dinner at the local tavern.

Return to Karpenisi at our hotel for rest. During summer there is also the possibility for trekking in the famous Panta Vrehi gorge.

(total distance: 140 km. approx.)

Day Four

Alpine passage

Karpenisi- Agrafa- Plastira Lake

At 09:30, after breakfast we depart to Agrafa mountains a place of unique scenery throughout the year.

We enter Tavropos river bed (one of Europe’s most clear) and we head upriver toward the stone bridge of Viviani.

Swimming is possible here during the summer months.

From here we head for the historic village of Agafa with a stop at the local water mill for “tsipouro and meze” ,the local delicacies.

We continue through an alpine passage at 2100mts altitude, to the artificial lake of Tavropos and Plastira dam.

Dinner and rest at a local 4**** hotel with lake view at 960mts altitude.

(total distance: 120 km. approx.)

Day Five

Plastira lake

Plastira Lake- Pertouli

We depart at 09:30, after breakfast, for a tour around the lake, where mud is the day’s word.

After enjoying ourselves in this natural playground we head north through a beech and pines forest to the winter resort of Pertouli.

Surrounded by pines we arrive at our 3*** hotel for dinner and rest.

(total distance: 110 km. approx.)

Day Six

Meteora

Pertouli -Aheloos river- Meteora

At 09:30 after breakfast we head for the mountainous complex of Tzoumerka and Kaziakas through a unique itinerary (Difficulty level 2/5).

Last resort for wolfs, wild boars, deers , and bears this area’s forest complex offers a unique scenery.

We follow river Aheloos also known as Aspropotamos (white river) using off-road routes that after a snack break will lead us to the muddy trails of RONA’S FOREST.

Arrival at Meteora known for its monasteries placed on top of stiff cliffs a unique scenery in the world.

Dinner and rest at a 5***** hotel in Kalabaka.

(total distance: 90 km. approx.)

Day Seven

Meteora monasteries

Kalabaka- Meteora - Athens

We depart after breakfast at 10:00 for visiting the world famous monasteries of Meteora.

After the visit we head for Athens to our 5*deluxe hotel near the airport El.Venizelos.

We return the rentals and have a good bye dinner in the hotel’s restaurant close to the airport.

(total distance: 320 km.approx.)

Day Eight

The end...

Athens

Breakfast and flight home.

Total distance: 1050 km. approx.

What's Included (+)

Travel materialinformation regarding each tour
All necessary equipmentmountain or outdoor bicycles, helmets, supplies
Vehicles and drivers
Native guidewith excellent English speaking skills
Hotel accommodationwith breakfast

What's not Included (-)

High end hotels4 and 5 star
Transportationfrom the hotel to city
Head of the tourperson in charge
Skilled bicyclinghiking
Travel Insurance
Transportationvia Jeep / SUV throughout the duration of the trip
Transportationto the center of destination at the end of the trip

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