Off-Road excursion to the mountains & lakes of the Northern Peloponnese
This excursion tour takes place in the below dates. More dates will be added soon.
06-08 November 2020
13-15 November 2020
27-29 November 2020
04-06 December 2020
11-13 December 2020
18-20 December 2020
08-10 January 2021
15-17 January 2021
22-24 January 2021
12-14 February 2021
26-28 February 2021
05-07 March 2021
09-11 April 2021
16-18 April 2021
23-25 April 2021
07-09 May 2021
28-30 May 2021
4×4 Off-Road ISUZU with ALU-CAB camping equipment (Off-Road Tour)
310€/day/person, for min. 2 people
235€/day/person, for 3 people
200€/day/person, for 4 people
160€/day/person, as passenger in another vehicle
VW T6 Campervan (Adventure Tour)
270€/day/person, for min. 2 people
205€/day/person, for 3 people
170€/day/person, for 4 people
135€/day/person, as passenger in another vehicle
In case you want to participate your own vehicle, send us the inquiry form and we will inform you for the availability and the price.
All prices include 24% VAT and taxes.
Self-driving vehicles with camping gear
AWD escort vehicles
2Way VHF & CB intercom
Provision for technical support
First Aid kit
Tour booklet with pictures
Pictures, videos & drone captures
Tour description booklet
Optional Services (not included in price)
Hotel room or organized camping fees (available upon request)
Food & drinks in local Greek traditional cafes & taverns (available upon request)
Fuel, tolls, admission tickets, fines and anything that is not written expressively
A 3-day journey with off-road 4×4 routes in alpine meadows, in dense forests with firs and black pine, trails around blue mountain lakes, dirt road routes in forests with Walnuts, Chestnuts and narrow gorges, with plane trees, crossed by impetuous rushing waters.
The imposing mountains of Helmos and Ziria rise from the shores of the Corinthian Gulf. We follow asphalt and dirt roads and visit picturesque secluded villages with hospitable residents, to taste the local pure products of the area. We camp next to the calm waters of lakes and at altitudes at 1500 m, in a unique protected habitat with rare species of plants, birds and animals included in the Natura 2000 network.
Leaving Athens, at the 80th km of the Athens-Corinth national road, we will admire the Isthmus of Corinth, the canal that separates Central Greece with Peloponnese. After another half hour drive, we leave the coast of the Peloponnese to follow a picturesque 4×4 route through the gorge of Krathi river to Lake Tsivlou at 800 m, to emerge through the forest. The surrounding slopes of Chelmos are reflected in the lake’s clear blue waters, which makes it an ideal place for camping as the first day ends.
The route initially leads us under the Waters of Stygos, the waterfall that springs from the top of Neraidorarahi (2300 m). There are countless myths about the terrible Styx, which is the river that crossed Hades, where the gods of Olympus swore, while in its waters the Goddess Thetis dived Achilles to make him immortal. The route continues to the picturesque mountain villages of the area and the ascent through the dense fir forest of Zarouchla, following a descend to 900 m in the valley of Feneos between the snowy mountain massifs of Helmos, Dourdouvanas, Kyllini, Oligyrtou and Saita. At this spot, lake Doxa which is surrounded by dense forests with plane trees, black pine, Kefalonian fir, cedars and chestnuts is a small mountainous wetland. In the middle of the lake stands the iconic church and a little bit higher there is the monastery of Agios Georgios, an imposing 17th century building, with panoramic views of its mansion throughout the lake.
We follow an impressive road through the dense river greenery that evokes a Camel Trophy adventure, to the main square of the village of Goura with the stone-built church standing there from 1880 and the mansions of Oikonomou – Goura, Charlie and Mourti dating from the 19th century. From this place we start an ascent, to meet wild horses galloping freely on the plateau of Mount Ziria at 1500 m. Our route continues on the mountain of the birth of the ancient god Hermes, to the campground point that we will spend the night under the tall fir trees.
The 4×4 route leads us to the alpine lake of Ziria. Lake Dassi offers unique images as it transforms throughout the seasons change. The image of its perfectly frozen surface is followed by the reflection of winter clouds in its blue waters. When the ice begins to melt, the green of the firs is refelcted in its still waters in spring. During fall, clay in its bottom is revealed, engraved by the sun’s fire. Depending on the season, herbs, aromatic plants, wildflowers, mushrooms and wild orchids are found at the mountain meadows around lake Dassi on the plateau.
The off-road route leads us to a lower altitude. Depending on the available time, we follow a mixed route to the area of Corinth in order to return to Athens via the main highway.
With 4×4 Off-Road ISUZU equiped with Alu-Cab camping equipment
(4 people in a vehicle)
With VW T6 Campervan
(4 people in a vehicle)