Crossing of Arachthos, 30 klm
About The Place
The Arachthos River and its surrounding area form a picturesque and captivating landscape nestled in the Epirus region of northwestern Greece. This river, renowned for its stunning natural beauty and historical significance, winds its way through rugged mountains, lush valleys, and charming villages, creating an enchanting environment that captures the hearts of those who visit.
Rising from the Pindus Mountains, the Arachthos River flows gracefully through a diverse terrain that includes dense forests, rocky gorges, and tranquil meadows. Its waters carve deep canyons and gorges, creating a breathtaking natural spectacle.
For those seeking outdoor activities, the Arachthos River offers opportunities for rafting, kayaking, and canoeing, allowing visitors to experience the river’s dynamic character while surrounded by breathtaking scenery. The river’s clear waters and the surrounding natural beauty make it a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike.
The area around the Arachthos River is also steeped in history and mythology. The river flows through Plaka Bridge the largest one-arch bridge in Greece.
Paddling through 3 impressive narrow gorges
Drinking water from springs gushing from crevices in the rocks
Swimming at the Waterfalls of Klifki (20m)
Watching the rare birdlife, nesting in the gorge
Having fun at the rapids
Marveling the beautiful stone bridges and the fully reconstructed bridge of Plaka
- 6 to 7 Hours
Embark on the ultimate rafting adventure and immerse yourself in the untamed beauty of the Arachthos River in Tzoumerka. With a thrilling 30-kilometer stretch of continuous descent, this rafting experience takes you through the breathtaking landscapes along the eighth longest river in Greece. Marvel at the lush greenery, stunning gorges, and cascading waterfalls that adorn the river’s course. As you navigate the rapids, be captivated by the sight of springs gushing from the rocks and the enchanting presence of rare bird species nesting in the distant cliffs. The Crossing of Arachthos promises an exhilarating journey filled with excitement, unforgettable moments, and a deep connection with nature.
What to Bring
Swimming suit or second pair of underwear
Optional for winter, a thermal t-shirt to wear under the neoprene suit
Your own personal water bottle
All necessary local transfers for the operation of the activity
English speaking guides certified by the International Federation of Rafting (IRF)
All necessary equipment for the operation of the activity (neoprene suit & shoes, helmet, life jacket, paddle)
- Basic physical condition
- Swimming knowledge
- At least one previous rafting experience
- Age 12 years old and above, accompanied by a guardian/ parent
- Meeting time 10.00
- End of activity 16.00
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