Course of events
Prepare for 3 days of pure enjoyment in nature and hike through Meteora's magnificent "rock forest," explore the greatest monasteries, and take in the most breathtaking views from the top. Stay at the foothills of the Meteora rocks, while experiencing this rare geological phenomenon in the best way possible, through the eyes of the Monks who lived here centuries ago.
Allow us to take you on a journey back in time, through the footsteps of the first hermits and monks who originally arrived here more than 15 centuries ago, to stroll through hidden trails and undiscovered paths, the same ancient trails the monks used for centuries, learn all about the history of this magical place and discover all the hidden gems.
Day 1: You will join the morning hiking tour of Meteora, setting off from the foothills of Doupiani rock, right beneath the old ruins of Pantokrator monastery. From there you will walk among giant rocks, between the massive rock pillars of Meteora towards the northern side. You’ll have the chance to visit the monastery of Great Meteoron and you will learn all the stories behind each landmark.
The afternoon hike will take you on an adventurous exploration along Meteora's hermit caves, where the first anchorite of Meteora lived more than a thousand of years ago. You will climb the Aghio Pnevma (Holy Spirit) rock pillar by following the ancient, winding trail above Kastraki, while soaking in some breathtaking views of Meteora's rock formations and the surrounding valleys!
Day 2: Prepare for the ultimate trekking adventure of Great Saint, an awe-inspiring tour that will surely boost your adrenaline! The hike will take you to the tallest rocks of Meteora, 400 meters above the town of Kalampaka, via an ancient path that winds around the rock of Great Saint.
- Reasonable physical and mental health on behalf of all participants is required.
- This tour is not subject to favorable weather conditions, and we advise you to dress according to weather requirements.
- You are expected to respect the holiness of the spot, keep it clean and seek the right balance between tourism and spiritual activities as there are monks who pray throughout the day.
2-night accommodation in a hotel and breakfast are included in this expedition.