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Rafting in Aoos River

Rafting in Aoos River

Product Code : 6160

About The Place

The Enchanting Aoos River and its Majestic Gorge in Epirus, Greece

Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Epirus, Greece, the Aoos River emerges as a timeless testament to nature’s artistry. Flowing gracefully through the region, the Aoos River has etched its course through rugged terrains, creating a masterpiece of a gorge that stands as a symbol of both beauty and resilience.

The Aoos is a river of considerable significance, coursing through the heart of Epirus. Originating in the Pindus Mountains, this waterway winds its way through dense forests, charming villages, and steep gorges, leaving an indelible mark on the region’s geography and culture.

One of the most captivating features of the Aoos River is the awe-inspiring gorge it has carved into the Epirus landscape. The Aoos Gorge is a natural wonder, a testament to the relentless forces of nature that have shaped and molded the earth over centuries. The gorge is a dramatic spectacle of towering cliffs, moss-covered rocks, and crystal-clear waters that weave through the rugged terrain.

The lush vegetation that clings to the sides of the gorge enhances its beauty, creating a harmonious blend of greenery against the earthy tones of the rock formations. The Aoos Gorge is a haven for biodiversity, hosting a rich array of flora and fauna that find refuge in this pristine environment. Rare plant species and diverse wildlife contribute to the ecological significance of the gorge, making it a haven for nature enthusiasts and conservationists alike.

As the Aoos River meanders through the gorge, it forms cascading waterfalls that add a symphony of sounds to the already mesmerizing visuals. These waterfalls, with their glistening threads of water, create an ethereal atmosphere that further enhances the allure of the Aoos Gorge. Hiking trails along the gorge provide adventure seekers with an opportunity to immerse themselves in the beauty of the surroundings, offering panoramic views that are nothing short of breathtaking.

The Aoos River and its gorge are not merely a feast for the eyes but also a source of cultural significance. The river has played a crucial role in the history and livelihoods of the communities along its banks. Villages dotting the Aoos River have a distinct charm, with traditional stone houses and bridges that seem to blend seamlessly with the natural surroundings.

For those seeking tranquility and a break from the hustle of modern life, the Aoos River and its gorge offer a sanctuary of serenity. The sound of flowing water, the scent of wildflowers, and the sight of majestic cliffs create an atmosphere that beckons visitors to pause, reflect, and appreciate the wonders of the natural world.

In conclusion, the Aoos River and its gorge in Epirus, Greece, stand as a testament to the raw beauty and power of nature. This enchanting landscape, with its winding river, dramatic cliffs, and vibrant ecosystem, invites visitors to connect with the essence of the earth. The Aoos Gorge is not just a geographical marvel; it is a living, breathing testament to the profound relationship between nature and human culture in the heart of Greece.

Total Duration

  • 6 - 7 Hours

Full description

Embark on the ultimate adventure as you immerse yourself in the thrilling world of rafting on the magnificent Aoos River. Brace yourself for a Class 4-5 challenge, with a route spanning 20 kilometers and lasting 6-7 hours, depending on the river-stream. Under the expert guidance of certified and experienced athletes-guides, this rafting experience is tailored for seasoned rafters seeking an adrenaline-fueled journey.

Aoos River stands out as the only Greek river that flows outside of Greece, offering a unique and exhilarating rafting opportunity. The upper part of the river boasts Class 5 difficulty, providing a truly exceptional experience for the most skilled and experienced rafters.

Our journey commences at the iconic Aoos Bridge, nestled between the charming villages of “Palioseli” and “Vrisochori,” and concludes at the renowned Konitsa Bridge. Along the way, we are treated to a captivating start at Stomiou Monastery, just below the Aoos Dam, where we navigate through consecutive Class 3 passages. As we venture forward, the route leads us to the awe-inspiring Aoos Bridge, a remarkable architectural marvel with its handcrafted design spanning over 40 meters in length and 20 meters in height.

Prepare to be mesmerized by the enchanting natural landscape that surrounds you throughout the journey. From cascading waterfalls to the majestic Aoos Gorge and the historic stone bridge in Konitsa, every moment is a testament to the breathtaking beauty of this route.

Join us for this unforgettable rafting experience on the Aoos River. Contact us now to secure your spot and prepare to be amazed as you navigate the rapids and embrace the thrill of this unique adventure.

What to Bring

  • Towel

  • Swimsuit

  • Second pair of shoes that will get wet

Includes

  • Certified guides, champions in river sports.

  • Boats and paddles, neoprene suits, shoes, helmets, life jackets, anoraks and all the Rafting equipment

  • Transportation in our own mini buses.

  • Video and photos recorded on a GoPro (you must have an 8gb or above USB stick)

  • Be insured against all liability

Limitations

  • Minimum 4 people
  • Maximum 10 people
  • Ages 18+

Itinerary

  • Starting time 08:00
  • Ending time : 14:00 - 15:00

Meeting point

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

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