Drakolimni at Mt. Timfi, National Park of Vikos-Aoos, Greece

Walking holidays

Advanced

1st day: Pick up from Ioannina and transfer to Saxonis Houses, Papigo village. Dinner, settle in hotel
2nd day: Breakfast. Trekking to refuge. Snack. Continue to Drakolimni. Return to refuge. Dinner and spend the night there. Walking time: 5 – 6 hours
3day: Breakfast. Trekking through the plateau that leads to Megas Lakos gorge. Snack at Vradeto village. Continue down the famous steps to Kapesovo village. Dinner and spend the night there. Walking time: 5 – 7 hours
4th day: Breakfast. Transfer with van at Vovousa village. Trekking through Arkoudorema path forest (Bear Path forest) to Avdella village where we spend the day and have snack and dinner. Sleep. Walking time: 4 – 5 hours
5th day: Breakfast. Transfer with van to Papigo, Saxonis Houses. To the way we visit the most impressive stone bridges of the area. Snack at Koukouli village. Return to Papigo for dinner and sleep.
6th day: Breakfast. Relaxation day with walk to Ovires, mikro Papigo where we have snack, and return to Papigo for walks around the area and BBQ goodbye dinner. Walking time: 2 hours
7th day: Breakfast and transfer to Ioannina

Cost: €640/person

Amateur

1st day: Pick up from Ioannina and transfer to Saxonis Houses, Papigo. Dinner, settle in Saxonis Houses hotel
2nd day: Breakfast. Trekking to refuge. Snack. Continue to Drakolimni. Return to refuge. Dinner and spend the night there. Walking time: 5 – 6 hours
3rd day: Breakfast. Trekking through the Davalista stream and huge pine trees forest to Stomiou Monastery. Tour in the monastery from the monks. Trekking next to river Aoos and snack in Konitsa village. Transfer with van to Papigo. Dinner and sleep in Papigo. Walking time: 5 – 6 hours
4th day: Breakfast, transfer to Kapesovo village and river trekking in Vikaki gorge. Snack at Koukouli village and transfer with van to Papigo for dinner and sleep. Walking time: 3 – 4 hours
5th day: Breakfast. Relaxation day with walk to Ovires, mikro Papigo where we have snack, and return to Papigo for walks around the area and dinner. Walking time: 2 hours
6th day: Breakfast. Trekking through Vikos gorge to Monodendri village. Snack. Transfer from Monodendri to Papigo, Saxonis Houses for BBQ good bye dinner. Walking time: 7 hours
7th day: Breakfast and transfer to Ioannina

Cost: €550/person

Novice

1st day: Pick up from Ioannina and transfer to Saxonis Houses, Papigo. Dinner, settle in Saxonis Houses Hotel
2nd day: Breakfast. Trekking to refuge. Snack. Continue to Drakolimni. Return to Papigo for dinner and sleep. Walking time: 8 hours
3rd day: Breakfast. Relaxation day with walk to Ovires, mikro Papigo where we have snack, and return to Papigo for walks around the area dinner. Walking time: 2 hours
4th day: Breakfast. Trekking through Vikos gorge to Monodendri village. Snack. Transfer from Monodendri to Papigo, Saxonis Houses for dinner. Walking time: 7 hours
5th day: Breakfast. Rafting in Voidomatis river to Klidonia village for snack. Transfer to Papigo for walks in the village and dinner
6th day: Breakfast. Trekking to Ano Klidonia village. Snack. Return to Papigo for BBQ good bye dinner
7th day: Breakfast and transfer to Ioannina

Cost*: €530/person

 

* Costs include Breakfast, dinner, snack, transportation, guiding with a certified mountain guide, accommodation and insurance. Not included are airplane tickets and drinks

Air rescue services are included in cooperation with the Hellenic Rotors who provide helicopter services as part of Saxoni's Houses Guesthouse effort for continuous upgrade of their services
**  Air rescue services are included in cooperation with the Hellenic Rotors who provide helicopter services as part of Saxoni’s Houses Guesthouse effort for continuous upgrade of their services

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