Ένας παραδοσιακός ξενώνας με θέα το Μαίναλο επαναπροσδιορίζει τις αξίες της ζωής
και σας προτείνει πανέμορφες διαδρομές προς Δημητσάνα, Βυτίνα και Στεμνίτσα.

E4 Πελοποννήσου

“Hiking … the utmost tranquility experience for the soul”

E4 European long distance path, Peloponnese part
the passage from Achaia to Arcadia
A trekking guide for the 125 Km cultural & naturalist walking trail

Period: March – November

Trek in comfort without a sleeping bag or a tent … enjoy the moment

Package tours for 9-11 days (8-10 nights) with booked accommodation at
a two-bed room for every stage of the tour and luggage
transportation at the E4 stations.

No mountain guides required. All you need is your backpack.

This package tour is addressed to small groups, up to 20 people, or individual guests.

Our guests will receive free of charge descriptions for all the stages of the tour
as well as GPS instructions in electronic form after booking a package holiday.

 

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Have this once-in-a-lifetime experience in Peloponnese, on a route up on the Greek
mountains that will take you from Diakopto, Achaia, toTripoli, Arcadia.
Cover 125km of natural beauty and cultural interest in 7 or 9 stages.

 

Routes

1. Stage: Diakopto-Kato Zachlorou-Kalavryta

Level of difficulty: Easy

Duration: 6 hours (23 km)

Elevation gain: 0 -735m

Description:
You can admire the majestic alternating landscape through the Vouraikos river gorge,
next to impetuous waterfalls that startle travelers, alongside the rails of the Odontotos railway.
Make a stop at the picturesque “Mega Spelaion” station in Kato Zachlorou to wander around
or simply to rest under the shade of the plane trees before you continue to Kalavryta
bearing the memory of the beautiful images you have just relished.

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2. Stage: Kalavryta – Kato Lousoi – Planitero

Level of difficulty: Medium - hard

Duration: 6 hours (18 km)

Elevation gain: 735m – 1250m – 700m

Description:
Leaving the beautiful and historical town of Kalavryta, take an ascending course
past green fields up to the big turn towards the Helmos ski resort.
This is the best spot to admire the view of the valley of Ano Lousoi below
and then continue to have a picnic at Kato Lousoi. As you proceed, there
is a surprise awaiting at the village of Kastria (a small detour) …
the Lake Caves. At the end of the day, all fatigue will just vanish into thin air
as the amphitheatrical Planitero looms into view above a plane-tree forest
at the source of the Aroanios River…

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3. Stage: Planitero – Arbounas – Agios Nikolaos – Tourlada – Krinofita – Lykoyria

Level of difficulty: Medium - difficult

Duration: 6.5 – 7 hours (18 km)

Elevation gain: 700m – 900m – 750m

Description:
The new ascending route to Arbounas village takes us through the plane-tree fores t at
the source of the Aroanios River. We have a full view from above.
The rocky path leads us through forests, goat-paths and prairies to Agios Nikolaos and,
then,to a dirt road over Tourlada village. With a little effort, we will reach Krinofyta.
The last leg of this stage starts at the upper part of Krinofyta as we head to Lykouria …

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4. Stage:  Lykoyria – Ladonas Source – Pagrati - Dara

Level of difficulty: Medium - difficult

Duration: 5 hours (12 km)

Elevation gain: 750m – 1,100m – 700m

Description:
Leaving Lykouria, we take a southward route through the forest road that leads
us to the asphalt road, according to the signs. It is imperative that we stop at
the source of the Ladon River. This place is also called “Rahi Pyrgou” or “Kefalovryso”.
The water surges from swallow holes with such force that it could operate
simultaneously 20 mills… Continue upwards to Pagrati through flowery prairies,
cedars, oak trees and bushes. On the way, you will definitely bump into several flocks
of goats. Once you reach the clearing, take a look at the valley below and, then,
you will soon arrive at picturesque Dara. Welcome to Arcadia.

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5.  Stage:   Dara – Kamenitsa – Nymphasia - Vytina

Level of difficulty: Easy

Duration: 5 hours (18.5 km)

Elevation gain: 700m – 500m – 1,000m

Description:
This is a rather easy part of the trail as it takes you through asphalt and dirt
roads crossing the fertile Dara plain, next to the bridge upon the Tragos River,
a unique sample of architectural beauty. Go to Kamenitsa through a refreshing
plane-tree forest and then go on to explore the amazing pine and spruce tree
forests as you trek along the trail path on the way from Nymphasia to Vytina.

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6.  Stage: Vytina – Menalo – EOS Mountain Refuge - Kardaras

Level of difficulty: Medium - Easy

Duration: 7.5 hours (20 km)

Elevation gain: 700m – 500m – 1,000m

Description:
It is from Vytina that we start a wonderful course through a spurce-tree forest
with the aim to reach the top at 1,600m, at which altitude there is a ski resort
and a mountain refuge for climbers. It is about 10km from Vytina (2.5 – 3 hours)
and the path is signposted by climbing clubs from Tripoli. You must constantly
follow the signs with a yellow square in white background. A bit further ahead,
you’ll come across orange squares in white background signs as well as E4 signs.
This stage of the trail ends up in Kardaras.

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7.  Stage: Kardaras – Kapsia – Perthori - Tripoli

Level of difficulty: Easy

Duration: 5 - 5.5 hours (20 km)

Elevation gain: 1,050m – 750m – 800m

Description:
Starting out at Kardaras, the path is on the asphalt road for a short while and
leads to the village of Kapsia, following the main road. Attention: approximately
400m from the village, on the big turn, the E4 trail crosses with the path to Roeino village
on the right (the signs are orange squares in white background). Since you are at Kapsia,
you can pay a visit to the colourful “Kapsia Caves”. From this spot on, you are in for
a trekking trail through awesome lush prairies and dirt roads, leading you to the
bustling city of Tripoli, through Perthori village.

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Prices / Trekking package tour E4 Peloponnese / Achaia-Arcadia:

Basic package tour:

9 days – 8 nights:

430€/per person. Two-bed room

510€/per person. One-bed room

490€/per person. Two-bed room & luggage transportation.

565€/per person. One-bed room & luggage transportation

 

Upgraded package tour No 1:

10 days – 9 nights:

500€/per person. Two-bed room

570€/per person. One-bed room

550€/per person. Two-bed room & luggage transportation.

625€/per person. One-bed room & luggage transportation

Note: This package tour includes an overnight stay at
either Kato Zachlorou or Kato Lousoi

 

Upgraded package tour No 2:

11 days – 10 nights:

560€/per person. Two-bed room

630€/per person. One-bed room

610€/per person. Two-bed room & luggage transportation.

685€/per person. One-bed room & luggage transportation

Note: This package tour includes an overnight stay at either
Kato Zachlorou & Kato Lousoi
 

Details:

The package includes:

Bed & breakfast

Shuttle service to and from 2 stages of the tour
(Planitero, Krinofita or Lykouria) to the hotel.

On the next day, you will be transported at the starting
point of the next stage of the tour.

Luggage transportation (to 4 or 5 stations)

Detailed instructions for all stages
of the tour as well as GPS instructions

3 picnics
 

Payment: Paypal & Easypay

https://www.paypal.me/E4Peloponnese

https://www.easypay.gr/kordopati.pay

 

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