Rafting in Arachthos river in Tzoumerka, near Ioannina

Rafting in Arachthos river in Tzoumerka, near Ioannina

Activity Snapshot

  • Sensation Level: Adventurous
  • Spoken languages: English, Greek
  • Fitness level: Everybody welcome
  • Minimum age: minimum 10 y/o
  • Duration: 4.5 hrs
  • Cancellation policy: 
    flexible 1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

    2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are entitled to a 50% refund

    3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Meeting point:
    Rafting Arachthos Active Nature Tzoumerka, Frasta, Tzoumerka, 455 00 Greece
  • 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
Meeting point
Rafting Arachthos Active Nature Tzoumerka, Frasta, Tzoumerka, 455 00 Greece Get directions



Average rating
5 / 5
Very good
Awsome experience!
  • 5 / 5

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

A great experience!
  • 5 / 5

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

Family holiday
  • 5 / 5

Great activity highly recommend

Great experience in beautiful nature
  • 5 / 5

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

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