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River Trekking the Vikaki Gorge

River Trekking the Vikaki Gorge

Product Code : 9562


  • Pristine nature and lush vegetation

  • Traditional Tsepelovo and Kipi villages

  • Picturesque Kontodimos bridge

  • Natural pools with crystal clear water

Total Duration

  • 5 Hours

Full description

Embark on an unforgettable river trekking adventure in the pristine landscapes of Epirus, Greece. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Vikaki Gorge, a hidden gem within the Vikos-Aoos National Geopark, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This remarkable journey combines swimming and hiking through limestone alleys filled with crystal-clear water, offering a unique experience in the heart of the untouched Zagori region.

The trek begins in the picturesque village of Tsepelovo and winds its way for 4 kilometers until it reaches the charming village of Kipi. Along the way, Vikaki Gorge merges with the Bagiotiko stream, forming the magnificent Vikos stream. Prepare to be captivated by the awe-inspiring scenery, characterized by steep slopes, vibrant light blue water ponds, and lush vegetation.

Technical Information:

Distance: 4.5 km Elevation Loss: 90 m

As you traverse this breathtaking gorge, you’ll be surrounded by the untouched beauty of nature, immersing yourself in the tranquility and serenity of the surroundings. The combination of swimming and hiking creates a dynamic and engaging experience, allowing you to connect with the natural elements of the landscape.

Tour Exclusions:

  • Personal accident insurance
  • Anything not mentioned below

Suitable Seasons: June – July

Difficulty Level: 3

What to Bring

  • A pair of sports shoes that will get wet

  • Second pair of shoes

  • Swimming suit or second pair of underwear

  • Sunglasses/ Suncream

  • Towel

  • Backpack 20-30L

  • Water bottle


  • Experienced local Trekking Hellas guide

  • All necessary river trekking equipment (neoprene suit, waterproof jacket, helmet, lifejacket)

  • Snacks (seasonal fruits, cereal bars, traditional pie)

  • Photos

  • Necessary local transfer

  • Liability insurance

  • Taxes


  • 12 years and above
  • Good physical condition
  • Knowledge of swimming ‎
  • Minimum 4 Participants


  • Starting Time 09:00
  • Ending Time 14:00

Meeting point

Kipi village, Central Zagori

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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Sold By: Trekking Hellas Ioannina


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