activities

In Syrrako

The mountainous bulk and the wild landscape of Tzoumerka and Peristeri Mt. offer an ideal chance for hiking tours and climbing.

The majority of the paths are well preserved, and many of them with signs and maps:

Mountain hiking and mountaineering

During your stay in the region of Syrrako, you will have the chance to enjoy many activities and become one with the nature. Please see some of the best below:

Syrrako - Chrousia canyon - Kalarrytes

Syrrako - Chrousia canyon - Kalarrytes

Difficulty degree: low 

time of the route: 1 – 1.30 h.
Altitude gradation: 1.200 m. – 900 m. – 1.100 m.

A magificent passage through the canyon of Chrousia and final destination to Kalarrytes, The communication path of two historical towns until the end of the past century was the passage from the turkish to the greek terrain (Syrrako was liberated later than Kalarryted did) and was guarded by the Turkish.

Agios Georgios of Syrrako - Patza forest - bridge of Kiuasa - Kalarrytes

Agios Georgios of Syrrako - Patza forest - bridge of Kiuasa - Kalarrytes

Difficulty degree: low 

time of the route: 1.30 h.
Altitude gradation: 1.200 m. – 800 m.

A beautiful passage through Patza forest, where there is an observatory of flora and fauna. You also cross the bridge of Kiuasa and then you go up to Kalarrytes

Matsouki - Monastery of Viliza - Kalarrytes

Matsouki - Monastery of Viliza - Kalarrytes

Difficulty degree: medioacre

time of the route: 3 h.
Altitude gradation: 1.000 m. – 750 m. – 1.100 m.

A larger passage than the previous, ideal for experienced climbers. It can be combined also with a visit to both monasteries, this of Viliza and that of Kipina.

Syrrako - spring of Sterpa - chruch of Agioi Apostoli

Syrrako - spring of Sterpa - chruch of Agioi Apostoli

Difficulty degree: low 

time of the route: 2.30 – 3 h.
Altitude gradation: 1.200 m. – 1.520 m.

The absolute mountainous passage with a start point the village and final destination the church of Agioi Apostoli, where the spectacle is magnificent while you see the lake Pamvotida and the city of Ioannina.

Rafting - Canyoning - Kayak

Arachthos and Kalarrytikos are ideal rivers for kayaking and rafting with high difficulty routes through inaccessible ravines and carved rocks where the spectacle will literally leave you speechless. The area is characterized by specialists, among the best in Greece for Canyoning. Our specialized partners will lead you to experience unforgettable moments with adrenaline reaching its heights.

Rafting from the Polcha bridge to the Plaka bridge

Rafting from the Polcha bridge to the Plaka bridge

The route is of difficulty III and its duration is 2 hours.

The route combines wild landscape, many springs and waterfalls, as well as the beautiful Arachthos Gorge! Children from 12 years of age can participate in this route.

All the equipment for the activity is provided by our specialized partners (uniforms, shoes, raincoats, life jackets, helmets, etc.)

Canyoning: Canyon Stafraetos or Mpozias

Canyoning: Canyon Stafraetos or Mpozias

Degree of difficulty: There are 2 options: level 2 or level 3
Length of canyon 4 hours, hiking 1 hour.
Stavraetos or Bozia canyon is located just below the village of Syrrako. The route starts gently without difficulty with small 7-12 meter waterfalls and walking intervals. At the point where the canyon intersects the Chrusia gorge, a 48 meter waterfall is created and then continues with four other 8-18 meters waterfalls with impressive sloping rocks and deep lakes.

Canyoning in Paradise Gate

Canyoning in Paradise Gate

Degree of difficulty: level 3

Length of gorge 4 hours
hiking 1 hour.

The Paradise Gate is one of the best gorges in Greece.
The route continues with river trekking in the Kalaritiko River.
The combination of abundant water and imposing mountain volumes shapes the aesthetics of the region’s landscape with special interest.

kayak in Arachthos

kayak in Arachthos

Runtime: 2-2.30 hours

Degree of difficulty: difficult

The kayak is much more versatile than a rafting boat, the flow of the river is what determines its course as we with our paddle avoids possible obstacles in our path. Absolute extreme as water velocity and ripples increase adrenaline to the maximum, this extremely pleasant browsing needs a very good physical condition.

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