Hiking tour in Souli plateau, Kougi and Skala Tzavelena

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Embark on the legendary trail of "Scala Tzavelaina - Plateau of Souli - Kougi" and explore Greece's historic Souli region!

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Highlights

  • Marvel at panoramic vistas of the Acheron River and Souli mountains.
  • Explore historic landmarks, including ancient bridges and remnants of watermills
  • Immerse yourself in authentic mountain experiences, wielding a shepherd's stick.

Description

Embark on the fabled path of 'Scala Tzavelaina - Plateau of Souli - Kougi' and immerse yourself in the rich history of Souli, a revered region in Greece. Begin your journey from Glyki village, tracing the genesis of the Acheron River at 'Scala Tzavelaina.' As you traverse the iconic tunnel and reach the observatory, behold panoramic vistas of the majestic Acheron River and the rugged Souli mountains. Encounter the modern Acheron bridge and the ancient Dala bridge, where sprawling plane trees adorn the riverbanks, and the remnants of an ancient watermill stand as echoes of bygone eras. Ascend towards the plateau of Souli, amid low shrubbery of sage, thyme, and rockrose, interspersed with sparse woody vegetation, dominated by oaks. Traverse through dense forests of plane trees, hollies, and maples, offering a serene respite along the trail. Arrive at the initial village of Souli, Samoniva, followed by the historic Kougi, where the ascent culminates. The return journey to Glyki village retraces the path, offering a different perspective as you witness the breathtaking scenery from a new vantage point. Experience the ascent in the traditional manner, wielding the iconic wooden shepherd's stick, embodying the essence of mountain charm. Prepare for an unforgettable journey, where nature and history converge to reveal the soul of Souli, inviting explorers to unravel its timeless tales and awe-inspiring landscapes.

Includes

Professional escorts - Holders of valid First Aid Certificate. Snack and beverage. Traditional shepherd's stick, i.e., wooden crook or otherwise known as a glitza!

Important Information

  • You will need waterproof poncho

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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