Hiking through Vikos gorge

Total time : 6-7 hrs

Technical difficulty: Moderate

Elevation gain: +1.000m

 

Terms of participation:

                                -Kids from 12 years old (parent escort mandatory)

                                -Average fitness

 

Price:        -40€/person for 4-6 participants

                 -50€/person for 3 participants

                 -60€/person for 2 participants

 

Time schedule:

    -8:00 Departure from Ioannina

    -9:00 Arrival at Monodendri village

    -9:15 Quick briefing about activity from your escort and start.

    -12:30 Break fpr snack and rest at Klima 

    -15:00 Arrival at Voidomatis' riversprings

    -16:00 End of hike at Vikos village

 

Click on the link below to see the meeting point on Google Maps:

 

https://www.google.gr/maps/place/Moni+Agias+Paraskevis+view+PARKING/@39.8824863,20.7453473,627m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x0000000000000000:0x4990b7cd9ec32ab2!8m2!3d39.8814936!4d20.7491522

 

You must have:

   -Casual sports clothes

   -Light jacket

   -Hiking shoes or boots

   -Bottle of water

   -Hat

   -Sunscreen

 

Route description:

   Vikos gorge is one of the most famous in Greece. It is located 30 kilometers northwest of Ioannina and is the deepest gorge, in terms of length - width - height worldwide, according to the Guinness Book. It is the core of the Vikos-Aoos National Park, in the area of ​​which a large variety of rare species of flora and fauna finds refuge. The gorge is a popular tourist route. The tour for an experienced team lasts from 6 to 7 hours, offering wonderful images. It has a length of about 11 kilometers and in many places the depth exceeds 1,000 meters.