Trekking in Drakolimni Mount Tymphe
About The Place
In the heart of an unspoiled wilderness, Mount Tymphe rises majestically, captivating the hearts of adventurers and nature enthusiasts alike. This awe-inspiring peak, nestled amidst stunning landscapes, stands as a testament to the mesmerizing beauty of the natural world. Ascending to an impressive height of 2,500 meters (8,202 feet), Mount Tymphe challenges hikers and mountaineers, beckoning them to conquer its summit. One of the remarkable aspects of trekking in Drakolimni is the opportunity to witness the region’s rich biodiversity up close. The trail winds through diverse ecosystems, from dense forests filled with vibrant flora to alpine meadows adorned with an array of wildflowers.
- 9-10 Hours
Prepare for an awe-inspiring adventure as you ascend to the majestic Mt. Tymphe, standing proudly at an elevation of 2050 meters above sea level. With its tranquil waters and picturesque surroundings, this captivating mountain lake awaits your exploration. Encompassing nearly 2 acres of pristine beauty, Drakolimni reveals a world of wonder as you embark on your rambling journey.
Trekking in Drakolimni, surrounded by towering peaks and panoramic views, offers an opportunity to witness the splendor of nature firsthand. Breathe in the fresh mountain air as you traverse the trails, enjoying the serenity of your environment. Embarking on the ascent to Mt. Tymphe’s Drakolimni is a rewarding endeavor, albeit of medium difficulty. The uphill trek presents a notable altitude difference, which can be physically demanding yet ultimately gratifying.
Our remarkable journey commences from Little Papigo in Zagorochoria, spanning an exhilarating duration of 9-10 hours. Along the way, firstly, we are presented with the opportunity to visit the Astraka refuge, nestled at an elevation of 1950 meters above sea level.
Scaling the lofty peaks and descending into verdant alpine valleys is an experience that surpasses expectations. Moreover, the captivating panorama of Smolikas Mountain and the scenic expanse of the Aoos River’s valley reward your efforts with unparalleled grandeur.
Trekking in Drakolimni Mt. Tymphe is a highly recommended expedition for hikers and nature enthusiasts alike. Undoubtedly, this remarkable journey offers an unforgettable encounter with the wonders of the natural world.
Suitable season: Every day of the week, from May to September.
What to Bring For Trekking In Drakolimni Mount Tymphe
Be prepared for unexpected rain by bringing a raincoat to protect yourself and stay dry during the trekking in Drakolimni Mt. Tymphe.
Wear suitable hiking shoes and clothes that provide comfort and freedom of movement, ensuring an enjoyable and hassle-free experience on the trails.
Protect yourself from the sun’s rays by wearing a hat, sunglasses, and applying sunscreen, safeguarding your skin and eyes during the trek.
Keep yourself refreshed and energized throughout the hiking adventure by carrying plenty of water.
Carry a backpack that includes a second change of clothes, allowing you to be prepared for any unforeseen circumstances and ensuring you stay comfortable during the expedition.
An experienced and certified guide will accompany you, ensuring a safe and knowledgeable trekking experience in Drakolimni Mt. Tymphe.
Capture your memorable moments with free video and photos, recorded using a GoPro. Remember to bring an 8GB USB stick to receive your digital keepsakes.
Rest assured with civil liability insurance included, providing peace of mind throughout your rambling adventure.
Limitation For Trekking In Drakolimni Mount Tymphe
- Minimum 4 people
- Maximum 30 people
- Ages 14+ accompanied by a legal guardian
- Starting time 10:00
- Ending time 20:00
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
Several factors contribute to the length of the trek, including the chosen route and the pace of the hiker. Generally, it takes between 9-10 hours to accomplish the trek, inclusive of rest stops.
While not mandatory, having an experienced guide is highly recommended. They possess valuable knowledge about the area, guarantee your safety, and enhance your trek.
It is recommended to bring suitable hiking shoes, comfortable clothing, a raincoat, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, a sufficient amount of water, a backpack, and snacks. It is also advisable to carry a map, compass, and a first aid kit.