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Day Trip Trekking in Lousios Gorge - Dimitsana

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In the heart of the Peloponnese is the area of Orini Arcadia, a region offering amazing opportunities for exploration of the Greek nature and the picturesque stone villages.
The area contains dramatic hills, stunning gorges and flowing rivers. This, in combination with its traditional villages such as Dimitsana, Stemnitsa and Vitina offer a unique experience of the real cultural Greece. Their charm lies in its cobbled streets and tottering houses that overlook the Lousios Gorge.
 

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Code Departures
Duration Dep.Location Price
OA1LGT Daily ~12 Hours
Athens-Korinthos-Loutraki
from 95,00€
Outdoor Activities, Cultural & Theme Tours, Off Road Safari Tours
Trekking
April, May, June, July, August, September, October
1 Day Tours
Peloponnese
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• One way guided trekking in Lousios Gorge.
• Visit the hidden school of Filosofos Monastery.
• Visit the hanging from the cliffs Prodoromos Monastery.
• Cool off with a dip in the natural Crystal-clear waters of Lousios River.
• Walk through the picturesque stone-build village of Dimitsana
• Experience the spectacular Off-Road Tour of Mainalo Forest through fir and oak trees.

Inclusions:

Exclusions:

  • English speaking Group Leader
  • Transportation with a/c 4X4 Vechicles
  • Guided Trekking with picnic in Lousios Gorge
  • Tranfer back to the starting point
  • Local taxes
  • Personal insurance
  • Gratuities (optional)

Trekking_in_Lousios_Gorge_16• The Trekking in Lousios Gorge offers a beautiful combination of history with nature. We will walk amongst trails and under the shadow of dense vegetation going parallel and criss crossing the Lousios River.

• We visit the Open Air Water-Power Museum in Dimitsana, which presents the basic pre-industrial techniques using water as their main source of energy to produce various goods

• We visit the 2 old monasteries and the hidden school that appear to be literally hanging from the cliffs.

• We will have short brakes for picnic with refreshments and end the trek to the archaeological site of Ancient Gortys where the bravest can cool-off with a dip in the Crystal-clear waters of Lousios River.

So don't forget to take your swimwear and a small towel with you.

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Trekking_in_Lousios_Gorge_8Join us for an unforgettable Day Trip Safari in Orini Arcadia, through Mainalo Forest.

Visit Dimitsanas Water Power Museum and a have a unique Trek in Lousios Gorge

Visit the hanging by the cliffs monasteries of St. John the Prodrome and Panagia of Filosofos.

You will discover a different, authentic part of Greece in Peloponnese, away from mass tourism, with the help of our 4X4 Vehicles.

Departure Point: Selected hotels around Athens - Korinthos – Loutraki

Departure Time: 7:00 am from Athens -  8:30 am from Korinthos-Loutraki

Duration: 12 hours (approx.)

Return details: 7:00 pm to Korinthos-Loutraki -  8:30 pm to Athens (aproxx)

Note: The trip is not recommended for children under 12yrs

Trekking Duration: ~ 4hrs

Trek Distance ~9km |

Altitudinal difference: -530m (from 960m down to 430m)

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