Example schedule in detail
Arrival day: We pick you up at Thessaloniki or Kavala airport and drive to Kavala. We talk and plan about the next days over a dinner and beer. If you plan to arrive on an earlier date, we’ll happily help you arrange accommodation, if possible in the same hotel you’ll be staying at.
Day 2: One of the nearby mountains, summiting at 1956m above sea level, is Mt. Paggaio, where dozens of long, waymarked trails exist. We ascend moderate level 5hrs trail. This is an one-way route and we will get a ride back. There will be time to enjoy the views from up there! Dinner together. TOTAL HIKING DISTANCE 8.5km, MIN.ELEV. 590m, MAX.ELEV. 1946m
Day 3: Shorter hike option: we follow an easier, 3hrs trail, along the old path of the roman aqueduct of Kavala city. Free evening and dinner together. TOTAL HIKING DISTANCE 9km, MIN.ELEV. 70m, MAX.ELEV. 480m
Day 4: We set off for the Rodopi Mountain Range. Here is one of the tallest and most spectacular waterfalls of the Balkans! There are hundreds of kilometers of trails but we planned a route for you to see as much of this unspoiled wilderness of Rodopi Mountain Range. We stay at the very organized forest village. Dinner together: barbecue. TOTAL HIKING DISTANCE 18km, MIN.ELEV. 620m, MAX.ELEV. 1220m
Day 5: We take the way back and the team is dropped off at an old village close to Komnina. There starts our last hike trough the straits and valley of Greece’s 5th river, Nestos. Evening in Kavala and dinner together. TOTAL HIKING DISTANCE 10km, MIN.ELEV. 40m, MAX.ELEV. 520m
Day 6: Transport to the aiport(s). Depending on when your flight is leaving, we will have a breakfast together. We will happily assist you to extend your visit, if you wish, before you arrive or during your stay.
Notice that in case you are interested in staying and hiking more days than the event’s duration, we will help you in anyway we can with advice, proposals, tips and suggestions on where to stay, to eat etc. You’ll also have the awesome and extremely accurate Geopsis Maps!