Uncharted Escapes: Athens Private Tour To Parnassos and Arachova
Uncharted Escapes: Athens Private Tour To Parnassos and Arachova - duration 9-10 hrs
Escape in the unspoiled nature of the oldest national park in Greece "Parnassos" and the most cosmopolitan mountain village Arachova.
Discover wooded ridges, hills, a forest of black pine trees and firs that just seems to go on forever, traditional Greek villages with long history, uncharted routes of the beaten track and taste local flavors of Greek cuisine in a private 9-10 hours all included day package. Travelling into a premium luxurious off-road vehicle driven by expert escorts is the best way to discover Parnassos Mountain in private.
Our day starts after we pick you up from your hotel or a point close to the indicated hotel if car access is not possible, and we will follow the national road heading towards central Greece. After passing Euboean Golf our route goes onwards to the north slopes of Parnassos national Park and following a breathtaking route we reach the foot of Parnassos and the springs of Voiotikos Kifisos. A true paradise of natural beauty full of plane trees with streaming waters from the springs of the Voiotikos Kifisos and an amazing view to Polydrosos village.
We take a short walk in the area while visiting the ruins of the Byzantine church of Paleopanagia or Mavromantila which was built in the 6th -7th century.
Continuing our day tour crossing traditional villages in the slopes of Parnassos we work up an appetite we arrive at Eptalofos village. There we are going to visit a traditional Greek tavern where we will be welcomed by the owner. He will introduce us to the Greek Mediterranean cuisine and heartfelt Hellenic hospitality with plenty of local food .
After our lunch break, we will follow the road through Livadi before we reach the cosmopolitan village of Arachova. The picturesque landscape, the regions history and the rustic architecture combined with the town’s sophisticated character, make the ideal scenery for a perfect coffee stop and short walk around the village.
Closing our day tour we follow the national road to Athens full of memories, with the best panoramic views of Parnassos, amazing photo opportunities to capture each and every moment and the premium service of our escorts.
A unique premium backcountry day escape, an exciting adventure to embrace the renowned Greek hospitality, enjoy the sights and professional yet relaxed service!
price for minimum 3 persons until 6 persons per vehicle
• Visit Parnassos National Park
• Enjoy the Springs of Voiotikos Kifisos
• Explore Arachova cosmopolitan village
• Follow incredible off-road routes through dense vegetation
• Savor coffee, tea or juice
• Lunch with traditional Greek food
• Free hotel pick up and drop off
• Premium off-road vehicles 7 seated driven by multilingual escort-drivers
• Coffee, tea or juice
• Lunch with traditional Greek food
• Liability Insurance and local taxes
• Coffee and drinks in tavern
Don’t forget your comfortable shoes, for example, trekking shoes or sandals, camera, sun protection, etc. During spring, autumn and winter, we advise you to bring a jacket and warm clothes.
The Trip is not recommended to people suffering from car sickness, have mobility or kinetic problems or back problems or pregnant or for children younger than 7 years old as we don't provide baby seats or people taller than 1,95cm or heavier than 130 Kg. Alcohol consumption is not allowed to minors under the age of 18 years old.
The trip is ideal for everyone who´s looking for an experience beyond the ordinary, youth groups, single or couple participants, families with older children, and companies. Wine consumption is not allowed to minors under the age of 18 years old.
The trip has guided stops every 30-40 minutes, for everyone´s convenience.
In order to arrange lunch or dinner with vegetarian alternatives, information is required upon reservation. This also counts for any kind of food allergies, so as to find possible alternatives.