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Peloponnese: Neda River Guided Trekking Tour - 2020

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Grab the opportunity while you are visiting Peloponnese for a river trekking adventure to Neda Waterfalls. Take a half-day guided trekking tour and discover a hidden gem in this part of southern Greece.

DURATION: 4 hours
STARTING TIME: 9.30 am
MEETING POINT: Bridge of Feigalia (Near Platania village)
LANGUAGES: English, Greek
OPENING SEASON: All year round

Highlights

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

What is included

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

What to expect

The place
At the foothills of the 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 the river Neda is a natural wonder of the Messinian countryside. The continually varying landscape, the lush forests, the turquoise waters, and the majestic cliffs, make the crossing of this gorge an unforgettable experience.

The activity
Your trekking experience begins near ancient Fygalia, the access point to the gorge from the nearby bridge. Get all the necessary equipment and start your fantastic crossing following the stream, which leads you into an unspoiled natural environment. Walkthrough 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, 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 their course rapidly to the sea. At this spot is the end of your journey. Before your return back relax next to the gurgling water enjoying traditional delicacies and refreshing swims in the cool waters of the ponds.

Not included/Bring with you

Please bring with you a bottle of water, your swimwear, a spare pair of shoes that will get wet, and a hiking backpack for your spare clothes and your supplies

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

Country

  • Greece
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