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Vikos Gorge Crossing

Vikos Gorge Crossing

Product Code : 9602

About The Place

Vikos Gorge is located in the Pindus Mountains of northwestern Greece. With its dramatic cliffs and crystal-clear turquoise waters, it is renowned as one of the deepest gorges in the world. Hiking through Vikos Canyon provides an exhilarating experience for outdoor enthusiasts and hiking lovers both. The path winds through challenging scenery, providing breathtaking panoramic views at every turn. The combination of challenging terrain, striking vistas, and abundant wildlife makes Vikos Gorge hiking an unforgettable and rewarding expedition for those seeking an authentic connection with nature.


  • Hike the world’s deepest canyon, a UNESCO Global Geopark

  • Discover the beauty of Voidomatis springs

  • Live an unforgettable experience

Total Duration

  • 7 Hours

Full description

Embark on an exhilarating Gorge Crossing adventure in Epirus, Greece, and explore the awe-inspiring Vikos Gorge. Located within the magnificent Vikos-Aoos National Park, this natural wonder has earned its place in the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s deepest canyon in proportion to its width. With a difficulty level of 3, this thrilling activity promises an unforgettable experience.

The Vikos Gorge spans an impressive 20 kilometers and is characterized by its diverse and dramatic landscape. The canyon’s steep cliffs, reaching a towering height of 1700 meters, showcase the stunning rock formations of limestone and dolomite, dating back millions of years. As you traverse the cobblestone paths and footpaths, you’ll witness abrupt changes in altitude, adding to the excitement of the crossing.

Access to the Vikos Gorge is available from multiple entry points. One end features the gravity-defying Agia Paraskevi monastery, perched on a cliff-face, while the other end leads you to the ridge-top village of Vikos. Along your journey, you’ll be captivated by the breathtaking views and the sheer magnificence of this natural masterpiece.

Technical Information:

Distance: 12.5 km

Elevation Gain: 825 m

Descent: 1138 m

Terrain: Cobblestone path, footpath

Suitable Seasons: April – November

What to Bring

  • Hiking boots

  • Breathable and quick drying sports clothes

  • Hat / Sunglasses / Suncream (for summer months)

  • Beanie (for winter months)

  • Backpack 20-30L

  • Water bottle


  • Experienced local Guide

  • Hiking poles

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

  • Backpacks (upon request)

  • Necessary local transfer

  • Waterproof poncho jacket

  • Liability insurance

  • Taxes


  • Minimum 4 Participants
  • 12 years and above
  • Good physical condition
  • Lack of acrophobia
  • Previous experience in long hikes
  • Use of hiking shoes


  • Starting Time 09:00
  • Ending Time 16:00

Meeting point

Monodentri 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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