Canyoning Galanorema at Pelion
About The Place
Pelion Mountain, a haven of natural splendor nestled on the eastern coast of Greece’s mainland, is a symphony of landscapes that captivates with its diverse beauty. Rising gracefully from the azure waters of the Aegean Sea, this mountainous paradise is a mosaic of lush forests, charming villages, and stunning coastline, all woven together by a tapestry of myth and history.
The mountain’s forests are a living testament to its ecological richness. Verdant beech, oak, and chestnut trees blanket the slopes, creating a tranquil haven for flora and fauna. Meandering through these woodlands, you’ll discover hidden springs, babbling brooks, and enchanting glades that invite moments of quiet reflection.
Pelion’s uniqueness is not just in its natural landscapes but also in its harmonious blend of tradition and culture. The mountain is dotted with timeless villages, each exuding a distinct charm. Cobbled streets wind through picturesque settlements like Makrinitsa and Tsagarada, where traditional stone houses adorned with vibrant flowers transport you to a bygone era.
The mountain’s coastline is equally enchanting, with pristine beaches fringed by turquoise waters. The coastal villages of Agios Ioannis and Damouchari offer a seaside retreat that balances mountain serenity with beachside relaxation. Swimming in the Aegean’s gentle embrace and watching the sun paint the sky with hues of gold are experiences that anchor you to Pelion’s natural beauty.
One of the mountain’s most celebrated features is its network of hiking trails. These paths lead through forests, across stone bridges, and up to panoramic viewpoints that offer vistas of the Aegean stretching to the horizon. The Centaurs’ Path, named after the mythical creatures who inhabited these lands, is a journey through history and natural wonders that connects mountain and sea.
Training duration : 20΄
Hiking before : 15΄
Duration of main activity : 3 hours
Hiking after : 20΄
- 4 hours
Join us a for an exhilarating canyoning adventure in the heart of Pelion. Our experienced guide will provide all the necessary information to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.
Equipped with special backpacks, we embark on a short 5-minute hike through a lush and verdant path that leads us to the canyon entrance. Here, we begin our basic training for descending the canyon, which features a series of stunning waterfalls, including the magnificent 17-meter high waterfall. Prepare to be amazed as you gracefully rappel down this beautiful cascade, guided by ropes and harnesses.
The entire activity spans approximately 4 hours, allowing plenty of time to soak in the breathtaking scenery of serene lakes and dramatic rock formations. As we reach the end of the canyon, there are optional opportunities to swim and play in the crystal clear waters, adding an extra element of fun and relaxation to the adventure. Our return journey to the Hellas canyon base takes around 20 minutes, leading us through the enchanting forest of apple trees where our journey initially began.
Whether you’re seeking an adrenaline rush or a chance to connect with nature, this canyoning tour in Pelion promises an unforgettable experience.
Suitable period: May to September
What to Bring
Bathing suit (already dressed)
Bathing suit Shorts or leggings for hiking
An extra t-shirt
Underwear for after the activity
Hair elastic (if applicable)
Wear contact lenses or glasses with optical cords
Have an extra pair of sports shoes or hiking shoes + a pair of socks
All Canyoning equipment (fully equipped harness, wetsuits, helmet, special backpack, waterproof container)
- Minimum number of people : 4
- Maximum number of people : 8
- The minimum age is 14 years old
- Normal physical and mental condition
- Normal body weight
- Capable swimmer
- Ease with heights
- No prior use of alcohol and drugs
- Minors accompanied by a parent or legal guardian
- Meeting time 10.00
- Ending Time 14.00
Cancellation Policy - Flexible
- Whenever you cancel 4 days or earlier than the confirmed activity starting date, your fee will be refunded for the entire activity charge.
- In case of cancellation within 48 and 96 hours before the scheduled activity starting date, you'll get 50% reimbursed.
- Those who cancel 48 hours or beyond are considered last-minute cancellations. There will be no refunds