Posted on 15/10/2019
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Neda River Trekking Adventure, Greece  

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  • +€15.00

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Grab the opportunity while you are visiting Peloponnese for a day river trekking adventure to Neda Waterfalls , a real hidden gem in this part of southern Greece.

What is included

✔ Your guide
✔ Picnic lunch
✔ Helmet
✔ Transportation to and from the start and finish points
✔ Photographs from the tour
✔ All taxes

Highlights

◾ Enjoy a beautiful trek in unspoiled nature
◾ Swim under idyllic waterfalls and natural ponds of crystal-clear waters
◾ Enjoy a delicious homemade picnic lunch

Description

The place
At the foothills of mount Lykaion lay the springs of a beautiful "female" river called Neda. According to Greek mythology, Neda was a nymph, a goddess of water and she was one of those who nourished Zeus. The gorge of river Neda is a natural wonder of the Messinian countryside. The constantly varying landscape, the lush forests, the turquoise waters and the majestic cliffs, make the crossing of this gorge an unforgettable experience.

The activity
Your trecking experience begins near ancient Fygalia where we gain access to the gorge from the nearby bridge. We get all the necessary equipment and we are ready to do an amazing crossing. We follow the stream which leads us into a totally unspoiled natural environment. We walk through wild vegetation, old plane trees and wild oaks, through narrow rocky passages and impressive ponds discovering a well-hidden and genuine natural paradise.

Near the village of Neda we discover an enchanting portrait of nature. A creek called ‘’ neraidorema’’ (fairy creek). Crystal waterfalls flowing endlessly create blue ponds that pour into the main river and continue rapidly their course to the sea. At this spot is the end of our journey. We relax next to the gurgling water enjoying traditional delicacies and refreshing swims in the cool waters of the ponds.

Duration of activity

4 hours

Not included/Bring with you

A Bottle of water
Your swimwear
A spare pair of shoes that will get wet
A hiking backpack for your spare clothes and your supplies

Who can come/Other requirements

Participants must be in good health

Where we will meet

Bridge of Feigalia (Near Platania village) https://www.google.gr/maps/@37.3915325,21.8497123,183m/data=!3m1!1e3

Language/s

  • English
  • Greek

Starting time

9.30 am

Cutoff time before activity

  • 24 hours

Opening seasons

Summer and Autumn

Additional Info

You will walk a distance of about 4 Km on an easy or of moderate difficulty trail. In some parts of the river, you will need to get into the water and swim to cross over to the other side.

Bring with you suitable are hiking shoes or trainers. Open shoes, sandals or flip-flops are unsuitable for this activity

Country

  • Greece