Rafting in Arachthos river in Tzoumerka, near Ioannina

Organized by Active Nature
This offer is very popular 34 people recently chose this activity

Activity Snapshot

Fitness level: Everybody welcome
Duration: 4.5 hrs
Spoken languages: English, Greek
Minimum age: From 10 years-old and up
Cancellation policy: flexible More info
Opening seasons:

Activity description

Rafting in Arachthos river, in Tzoumerka, one of the most challenging rivers in Greece, near Ioannina. Explore the rapids and the beauty of northern Greece, close to Pindus mountains.

Rafting in Tzoumerka is the ultimate adrenaline experience. Arachthos river is known as the best river for rafting for Greeks and tourists alike. Even though some passages are demanding, the route is easy, so it is ideal for beginners. You will get to swim and admire the beauty of waterfalls, gorges and wild nature.

Arachthos river finds its source in the Pindus mountains, in eastern Greece and more precisely it flows in the Epirus region. It is the eighth longest river in Greece, and it is 110 km long. While rafting, you will pass by a rugged landscape, the gorge of Arachthos and several springs.

The highlights of your route? The gorges, the famous Plaka bridge, which is the largest arch bridge in the Balcans, with an arch of 40 meters, and the waterfalls of Glyfkis.

What to expect
You will meet your guides at the arranged meeting point. From there, you will be transferred by minibus to the starting point. You will start rafting and enjoy the surrounding nature. In the middle of the way, you will get to swim in Klifki waterfalls. Once you come out of Arachthos canyon, you will arrive at Plaka bridge.

Offer Description

Total duration of the activity: 4.5 hours

Total time in the water: 2 hours

Level of difficulty: Class III

Distance covered: 10 km

Activity requirements

You must be at least 10 years old to participate in this activity.

You must know how to swim. 

This activity operates with a minimum of 2 participants. 

Special terms

This activity could be cancelled due to weather conditions. 

  • Transfer with minibus
  • Rafting boats
  • Uniforms
  • Shoes neoprene
  • Helmets
  • Lifejackets
  • Paddles
  • Waterproof gloves
  • Transfer to and from the meeting point
  • Photos on CD, GoPro video camera extra cost (you must bring a usb stick 8 GB with you)
Do not forget to bring
  • Towel
  • Swimwear
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Meeting point
Rafting Arachthos Active Nature Tzoumerka, Frasta, Tzoumerka, 455 00 Greece Get directions

Cancellation policy

Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity date
You will be automatically refunded for the full amount for the activity
4 days
Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity date
You are entitled to a 50% refund
48 hrs
Cancellation 48 hours or later prior to the agreed activity date
No refund will be possible
Weather Guarantee
Regardless of the date, if the activity is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, you will be offered a refund or the chance to reschedule


Average rating
5 / 5
  • (6)
Very good
  • 5 / 5

Kanon. Måste man pröva

  • 4.8 / 5

Amazing nature, beautifull river, exiting

  • 5 / 5

Wasn't hard even we was first time to do rafting.

  • 5 / 5

Beautiful scenery, professional and friendly guide, fun activity for the whole family!

  • 5 / 5

Great activity highly recommend

  • 5 / 5

Rafting just for the two of us.. but it was possible. Great.