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  Tour Code: AM303
   
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The Tour includes:
6 days/5 nights
Accommodation in double
rooms on B/B basis in quality
hotels and/or guesthouses
Half-day sightseeing tour
of Athens (Organised
Touring company)
3 outdoor activities
(trekking, rafting, river
trek) with all necessary
equipment
Trip dossier
Car hire from Day 2 – 6,
Type B (Nissan Micra or
similar)
Not included:
Professional Guides at
archaeological sites
Departure Dates:
Any date upon request
Additional Information:
Minimum of 2 persons
   

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Multisport - Multisport in Arcadia and visit to Olympia (6 days)

In the heart of the Peloponnese is the area of Orini Arcadia, a region offering amazing opportunities for exploration of Greek nature, combined with a pleasant stay in picturesque stone villages. The area contains some of the most beautiful landscapes in Greece, with dramatic hills and stunning gorges, Lousios Gorge and flowing rivers. The combination of traditional villages such as Karytena, Dimitsana and Stemnitsa offer a unique experience of the real cultural Greece. The village of Dimitsana is your base in this programme. Its charm lies in its cobbled streets and tottering houses that are set between the twin hillsides that overlook the Louisios River. The village offers half a dozen churches an excellent Open Air Water Power Museum, a delightful array of traditional tavernas and local cafes.

Day 1: Arrival in Athens
Upon arrival in Athens, it is recommended that you take a taxi or metro to arrive in the city centre. This is in order to avoid driving in the city centre and save the cost of renting a car for an extra day. You will be met by a representative in your hotel lobby at an agreed time in order to give you your trip dossier containing all the necessary information and documents for your trip (vouchers, maps, directions, telephones etc). Overnight in Athens.

Day 2: Athens sightseeing and travel to Dimitsana
At a pre-arranged time you will be collected by an organised touring company for your half day Athens sightseeing tour. Visiting the Acropolis, the Parthenon and Panathinaikon Stadium, where the first Olympic Games were held in 1896. Early in the afternoon, you will pick up your car and drive to the mountain village of Dimitsana, approx 2.5 hours. Arrive in Dimitsana settle into your hotel or guesthouse. This village has a lovely selection of local tavernas and traditional Greek cafes, where you can sit back and enjoy the local wine with a variety of local delicacies. Overnight in Dimitsana

Day 3: Trekking in Loussios Gorge
In the morning you will be meet in your hotel by your local guide who will drive you to the starting point of the gorge. This trek offers a beautiful combination of history with nature. Walk amongst trails of dense vegetation parallel and crisscrossing the Lousios River. Visiting monasteries that appear to be literally hanging from the cliffs and end the trek at the archaeological site of Ancient Gortys. This is one of the most stirring of all Greek sites as it is based beside the rushing river known in ancient times as the Gortynios. A vehicle will take you back to the starting point where you will pick up your car. Overnight in the village of Dimitsana.

Day 4: Rafting
Following directions you will drive to the local base that is located in a remote mountain village. Here in a village house you will meet your local guides who will prepare you for your rafting experience. The Loussios River is where Zeus used to bathe himself. In the spectacular densely vegetated gorge and in the river’s crystal clear waters, you are invited to enjoy rafting and discover the hidden natural paradise of the area. The descent is of 2nd degree difficulty, starting from Lousios, continuing to Alfios River, and ending at the spectacular bridge of Koukos. Overnight will be in the village of Dimitsana.

Day 5: Day trip to the temple of Apollo or river trekking in Neda Gorge
Depending on the season, you will either drive to the Temple of Apollo or enjoy a river trek at the spectacular waterfalls of Neda.
- Option 1: Day trip to the Temple of Apollo. Discover the Temple of Zeus, it is said that Zeus grew up in Mt. Lykaion, and the Temple of Apollo in Vasses, built by Iktinos architect of the Acropolis Athens.
- Option 2: River trekking to Neda Gorge, during June, July, August, September. You will drive, about 1.5 hour, to a designated meeting point where you will meet your local guides. Together with your guide you will walk amongst the cliffs of a narrow gorge. During the trek you will come across natural lakes where you may have to swim, depending on the water level. Eventually ending up at a magnificent waterfall for a swim. Duration of the trek 4 hours. Overnight in the village of Dimitsana

Day 6: Ancient Olympia and return to Athens
After checking out of your hotel you will leave Dimitsana and drive to the archaeological site of Ancient Olympia, approx 2 hours drive, a place not to be missed whilst visiting the Peloponnese. Visit the site where the Olympic Games were founded and drive back to Athens, 4 hours. Overnight in Athens.


Multisport - Multisport in Arcadia and visit to Olympia (6 days)


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