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Rafting at Arachthos river

Adventure rafting routes at Tzoumerka, Ioannina area

  • 5 hours
  • From 40 euros
  • Plaka bridge, Tzoumerka

Service Description

Arachthos springs from Mountain Lakmos near Metsovo in the general area of Ioannina. It crosses the mountain range of Tzoumerka and forms one of the most impressive gorges in Greece. At his exit gorge there is the famous bridge of Plaka which is the largest single-arched bridge of the Balkans and the 3rd in Europe. Arachthos as a river is of 3rd degree of difficulty and is suitable for beginners and advanced crews according to the route we follow. For experienced crews there is the Kalarrytikos river (more rapid) which flows into Arachthos, with a smaller but annual duration and Voidomatis river that passes through the Vikos-Aoos national park which is ideal for beginners. We can cover one-day, 2-day and multi-day programs. We will meet at our base at the bridge of Plaka, after our short lesson, we will take the company’s vehicles and head to Ampelochori 30 minutes drive up the river. We will prepare equipment and go rafting down the river for 2-4 hours depending on the route. We will stop in the middle of the river to visit a waterfall, we will enter the beautiful gorge and we will pass under the bridge of Plaka, where will be our finishing point. More details : Distance from Athens : 400 km, 4,5 hours drive. Duration of activity : 4 - 5 hours Difficulty : Beginner, moderate, expert depending the route and season Availability : All year round. Arachthos Rafting – The procedure: Our appointment for rafting in Tzoumerka alongside Arachthos river depends on the location you accommodate, always for the best of your convenience. If you are located in Zagori, Konitsa, Metsovo or Iooannina, our meeting place will be somewhere at Ioannina. If you accommodate in the Tzoumerka region or Arta, our appointment will be in Arachthos base, which is the historical bridge in Plaka. What we provide: -Neopren outfit, (cleaned after use) neopren rafting shoes, life jacket, helmet and paddle Arachthos Rafting Trail 1 Route: Charokopi bridge (Tsibovo) – Plaka bridge. Duration: 3.30 hours long. Difficulty level: IV w.w. A rafting itinerary for experiences riders Arachthos Rafting Trail 2 Route: Ambelochori bridge (Politsa) – Plaka bridge. Duration: 2 hours long. Difficulty level: III w.w. Rafting trail only after having prior experience into this sport. Rafting at Kalarritikos – Rafting on the main tributary of Arachthos Route: Mihalitsi Bridge – Plaka Bridge. Duration: 4 hours. Degree of difficulty: III w.w. – IV w.w. Rafting route for experienced

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Fees -In case of no show of a client in a tour the Company reserves the right to keep the whole paid amount. -In case the client requests cancellation more than 20 days before the tour the company will keep 30% of the deposit. -In case the client requests cancellation more than 10 days before the tour the company will keep 50% of the deposit. -In case the client requests cancellation more than 5 days before the tour the company will keep 100% of the deposit. Alterations/Cancellations from the company. The company reserves the right to cancel a planned trip for safety reasons due to bad weather conditions or other unpredictable reason. In that case full refund will be given. The company and the leaders may suggest an alternative tour or activity accordingly. Our terms and conditions can be found here :

Contact Details

+30 6944056356

Andreadou 44, Athens, Greece

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