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Meteora Hiking Trip
  • English English
  • 4 hours
  • Hotel pick up

Explore the incredible rock formations of Meteora and its monasteries, with a hiking route which dives into the secrets and hidden gems whilst keeping you fit!

Meteora Hiking Trip

We'll pick you up from your hotel first thing in the morning, heading for Meteora, where art and nature mix to form one of the most stunning landscapes in all Greece.

After a 20-minute minibus journey, we'll begin four hours immersed in the mountains; in the very same spot that a group of monks long ago chose to build their stunning monasteries. Accompanied by an English speaking guide, we'll follow in the footsteps of these pioneers, following the very same trails they took to get to the heart of Meteora.

We'll also discover the ruins of those monasteries which have succumbed to the years, and visit the inside of one of those still-active: the Grand Meteora Monastery, or the Varlaam Monastery (entry not included), depending on the day the tour takes place. We'll give you all the relevant information about the monastery, but the tour itself is unguided.

This is a day in touch with nature, getting some exercise and discovering one of Greece's greatest treasures, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1988.

With the route around Meteora complete, we'll head back to the minibus, which will take you back to your hotel.

Important Information

  • If you would prefer, you can choose the option of reserving the route from Kastraki.
  • The distance covered during the route is approximately 5 miles (8 km).
  • Tickets to the monastery cost 3 (US$ 3.40) per person (not included).

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
  • Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 50% of their maximum capacity.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
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Price

Adults Children from 3 to 15 Children under 3
English Language Tour
US$ 28.20
US$ 17
Free

English Language Tour

  • Adults

    US$ 28.20
  • Children from 3 to 15

    US$ 17
  • Children under 3

    Free

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Duration

4 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

Visit to one of the main monasteries (Grand Meteora or Varlaam).

English speaking guide.

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Free WiFi in the minibus.

Free Meteora map.

Mineral water.

Not included

Entry to the monastery ( 3 (US$ 3.40))

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (9:00 AM local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 28.20
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 15 days before

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 15 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel 5 days before the day of the activity, we will refund you 50%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.