7 days trekking-kayaking
1st day: Airport – Kala Nera
Your guide meets you at the airport and accompanies you to your hotel in Kala Nera village, 30 km far from Volos city. Once you have checked in, you can walk around, enjoy the sea and visit the local shops in Kala Nera. Overnight in hotel at Kala Nera.
2nd day: Kala Nera - Lechonia - Agios - Laurentios - Agios Vlasios - Agios Georgios
Transfer from Kala Nera to Lechonia village. We start our trek by walking to Agios Laurentios village, famous for its picturesque square. We continue our walk inside the small gorge between Agios Laurentios and Agios Vlasios, grabbing the opportunity to drink from the Agios Ioannis natural springs. After that, we traverse until Agios Georgios village with the terrific view of the Pagasetic Gulf. With our batteries fully recharged, we head for the great lunch waiting under the shadow of the platanus trees. Transfer to Kala Nera by mini bus and overnight in our hotel at Kala Nera.
3rd day: Kala Nera - Milies - Ksourichti - Tsangarada - Damouchari
On today’s hike we cross Mount Pelion from West to East and from the Pagasitikos Gulf to the Aegean sea. After a 5-minute walk, we reach the traditional path heading to the village of Milies, where we can visit the train station, the old library and the church with magnificent paintings, in the square of the village . We then head to Ksourichti via the forest road (at the beginning of the path) passing through the chestnut trees. Before we continue our hike to Tsangarada village and learn the stories about the oldest plane tree in Greece (more than 1200 years old), we will have lunch in a traditional tavern, in one of the three squares of the village. Later, we will descend to the white-rocky beach of Damouchari, following one of the most beautiful old stone paths. Overnight stay in traditional hotel at Damouchari.
4th day: Damouchari-Platanias
It's time to beggin our day taking our kayak, heading south to the Platanias village. On our way, we visit the famous beaches of Potistika and Paltsi, where we can have our lunch (picnic). Overnight in hotel at Platanias.
5th day: Platanias-Skiathos
In the second kayaking day, we will face the most interesting challenge, as we cross over a small part of the Aegean sea to reach the Skiathos island. We arrive in Koukounaries beach in the most famous spot of Skiathos and we continue to the Skiathos port. Overnight in a hotel in Skiathos.
6th day: Skiathos Town-Kastro
Breakfast combined with the nicest view. On our way to Kastro we visit the fountain of Agios Dimitrios and the ksoklisi of Agios Apostolos. After 2 ½ hours of walking, we arrive at the entrance of Kastro. Picnic at the Kastro beach. In the afternoon, we take the way back to Skiathos Town. We stay overnight in a hotel in Skiathos.
7th day: Skiathos-Tsougria-Aspronisi-Repi Islands
Time to start our kayaking day. Next stop- the small but very interesting islands of Tsougria,Aspronhsi and Repi. We enjoy swimming and lunch in this special spot.
8th day: Transfer to Volos by ferry boat and then to the airport for the flight home.
The cost from 1160 euros / per person
All accommodations, all meals from breakfast on day 2 through breakfast on day 7, all picnic lunches, group transfers from and to the airport, all transportations throughout the trip, luggage transportations, services of the tour leader - guide, all kayak equipment (single or double kayak, life vest, paddle) all taxes and VAT.
Insurance: Participants should be covered by their own personal travel-health insurance and prior to the trip. The personal insurance must at least cover medical expenses as well as air rescue and the cost of repatriation.
True Adventure is not responsible for any accidents or mishaps directly or indirectly related to the tour.
Period: From April to October .
Transportation : We travel by our own mini-bus, which leaves us to walk and continues, with our baggage, to the next place where we will stay for the night.
Accommodation: Hotels in the cities, village pensions throughout the trip (all with private facilities).
The trip prices are based on double occupancy.
Food: Every morning we have breakfast in the hotels, picnic lunch en route and a dinner at local tavern. (Vegetarians are welcome on the trips)
Group Size: 6-14 participants.
Difficulty Level: Hike (2) , Kayak (2)
The sea kayaking routes offer modarate with a maximum of 5-6 puddling hours coast to coast . Participants should be in good physical condition with a little of experience.