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7-Day Peloponnese Off Road Safari

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Peloponnese is an extensive, varied and rich in history region. We will drive you with our Land Rovers trough authentic, lost in time villages, unique forests, flowing rivers and stay in very well preserved stone guesthouses.
Explore some of the most beautiful parts of the northern part of Peloponesse and at the same time visit two of the most important monuments of Ancient Greek civilisation; the graves of Mycenae and the place where the Olympic Games took place for the first time in history, Ancient Olympia. Experience the excitement of driving in a number of different terrains, through amazing forests and over rivers and creeks.

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Code Departures
Duration Group Size
Price
*LRSPEL.1CA Every Sunday and Monday
8D/7Ν 4-18
From 750*

Tour options:

*Code: LRSPEL.1CA: First Class Accommodation (4* Hotels in Athens - Traditional Gesthouses on trip) 

Price per person Adult (Age 13 - 99)
 -With your own 4X4 vehicle in a double room
(minimum  of 2 adults required)
€ 750
 -Embarking in our own Land Rovers
(up to 5 people in 7seats vehicles).  
€ 810
 -With a rental 4x4 Suzuki Vitara - Jeep Cherokee
(from 3 to 4 persons in each vehicle).
€ 950
 -With a rental 4x4 Suzuki Jimny - Daihatsu Terios 
(up to 2 persons in every vehicle).
€ 990
  
  • Single Supplement: €100
  • The program is not suitable for children under 13 years.
  • Please contact us for more informations for your journey.
  • Check our Discount Prices for groups > 10pax
Outdoor Activities, Cultural & Theme Tours, Multiday Tours, Off Road Safari Tours
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January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
1 Week Tours
Peloponnese

Join us for an unforgettable week of a Land Rover Safari - Archaeology tour in the southern part of Greece -- the Peloponnese. An area full of history and legends from the Greece of antiquity, yet off the well-trodden path of mass tourism. You will discover a different, authentic Greece, with the help of our Land Rovers driving by expert English speaking guides.

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  • Ancient Olympia. Visit archaeological site and museum,
  • Foloi forest famous for the long trunk oak trees,
  • Ladonas river with Outdoor Activities
  • Lake Tsivlou and Lake Dasiou through fir tree forests.
  • Mycenae guided tour of the archaeological site
  • Krathis River- unique views and paths in Ziria Mountain
  • Athens free day to see the treasures of Ancient Acropolis or to get a day cruise to the fabulous Greek Islands.

Inclusions:

Exclusions:

  • Transfers from/to Athens Airport
  • English speaking Group Leader
  • Fully insured 4X4 vehicle for 6 Days (if option selected)
  • Transportation with Land Rovers (if option selected)
  • 3x overnights in a 4* Hotel in Athens
  • 4x overnights in Traditional Guest Houses
  • 7x breakfast
  • 4x lunch (light meals or picnic) with coffee and refreshments
  • 4x dinner in Traditional Tavern
  • The Guided tour in Mycenae
  • UHF communication amongst vehicles
  • DVD with highlights of the activity
  • Air Tickets from/to the country of origin
  • Personal insurance
  • The Activity of Rafting - (40 Euro/person)
  • Entrance to museums, archaeological sites
  • Gratuities (optional)

Day 1 - Arrival

Arrival from country of origin, Tranfer from the airport to the central 4* Hotel in Athens, short briefing and free afternoon to visit Plaka for romantic dinner under Acropolis and overnight.


Day 2 - Ancient Olympia

Our Off Road Safari to Peloponnese begins early in the morning from Athens. Vehicle pick up, briefing on equipment and morning departure for Ancient Olympia. Visit archaeological site and museum. Afternoon free. Dinner at hotel.

-Day trip duration: ~ 3.5 hours | 100 % on-road | Total distance covered: ~330 km


Day 3 - Foloi Forest

Leave hotel at 10.00 heading towards Foloi forest. The forest covers and area of 21.000 acres and it is famous for the long trunk oak trees. According to the Greek Mythology it was the residence of the Centaurs. Break for light snack and coffee before we face the challenging route of driving upstream a river, encountering a difficult exit from the river bed. Alternative route is available in case level of water or weather conditions dictate so. Coffee break at the picterisque village of Foloi before we return to Olympia. Dinner at hotel.

-Day trip duration: ~ 5 hours | 30 % on-road, 70 % off-road | Total distance covered: ~80 km


Day 4 -  Ladonas River -Rafting - Kalavryta

Depart at 09.00, heading for the lake of Ladonas via asphalt road stopping by for coffee at the square of the village of Tropaia. A number of dirt roads will take us to Ladonas river in our Outdoor Activities Base for Rafting. Those who wish not to do rafting, can cycle along the river banks, with mountain bikes next to the river or have a nice walk. Experience the thrill of "flying", by practicing flying box over the crystal waters of the river Ladon and test your aiming skills by practicing archery. Light snack and coffee before we leave for Kalavryta where we will night stop in a traditional guesthouse near the ski resort. Dinner at guesthouse.

-Day trip duration: ~ 3 hours | 50% on-road, 50% off-road | Total distance covered: ~110 km

-Activity duration: ~ 1,5 hours | Difficulty: easy


Day 5 -  Lake Tsiblou - Lake Dasiou - Krathis River - Ziria Mountain

Morning departure for lake Tsivlou through fir tree forests. Driving along and across the river bed of Krathis river we will reach the village of Zarouchla, heading for Dasios lake to stop for a light snack and coffee by its shore. We continue up Ziria mountain through a number of dirt roads to reach the village of Trikala Korinthias. Night stop and dinner in a traditional hotel.

-Day trip duration: ~ 3 hours | 20% on-road, 80% off-road | Total distance covered: ~70 km


Day 6 -  Ancient Mycenae - Athens

Early morning departure for ancient Mycenae for a guided tour of the archaeological site. Light snack before we return to Athens. Free Afternoon in Athens and overnight in a central 4* Hotel.

-Day trip duration: ~ 3 hours | 100% on-road | Total distance covered: ~220 km


Day 7 - Athens Free Day

Free day to choose one of our day trips and excursions for sightseeing around Athens. See the treasures of the ancient Athens and Acropolis or take a day cruise to the fabulous Greek islands of Hydra, Poros and Egina for a relaxing day on the sea. Overnight in a central 4*Hotel in Athens.

See our day trips and excursions


Day 8 - Departure

Transfer from your central 4* Hotel in Athens to the airport and departure.


 

Total distance ~ 800 km

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Land_Rover_Safari_-_Peloponnese_23This holiday is the ultimate choice for people who consider nature as an extension of themselves and believe that outdoor activities are the best way to enjoy nature, and to maintain a healthy body and spirit. It is the ultimate choice for people who seek something special! Nowhere else in Greece will you find a holiday package offering such a diversity of activities in beautiful surroundings combined with a 3000 years old history! Ideal for everyone, including youth groups, single participants and even families, since our cooperating hotels and apartments offer a great accommodation for families too.

You will be sharing your experience with 4-18 like minded travelers and you'll have an English speaking group leader with you. Whether you are travelling alone or with friends it is a great value and a great way to meet new people!


Our aim is to complete the activity as described in our Itineray but our priority is safety. Excessive rain or snow fall, deeper than expected river beds, damaged terrain, rapidly worsening weather or any other conditions which might endanger the activity will be dealt with on the spot and alternative routes will be chosen. Frequent visits to the area guarantee vast flexibility in completing the activity irrespective of any unforeseen factors.
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