Alpine Dragonlake Hike

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8 hours (including return to M. Papigo)
Period of Operation : April to October
Mount Tymphy, Epirus
Min Participants : 1
Tour Description

The Alpine Dragonlake Hike (“Drakolimni”) of Mount Tymphy is one of the most impressive attractions of the area and Greece in general!

The hike starts from the village of Mikro Papigko in an uphill, wonderful forest. As we leave the green forest we come across the alpine scenery and the outstanding rock formations, known as the ‘Towers of Astraka’. As soon as we reach Astraka’s mountain refuge, located at an altitude of 1950m we will enjoy a lunch, made of Greek produce and then continue our hike towards the mythical Dragonlake.  According to local folktales the lakes used to be inhabited by dragons who fought each other by throwing pines and rocks and thus created the peculiar landscape and gave their names to the lake. 

The north side of the lake offers breathtaking views of Smolikas mountain range and Aoos valley, whereas the east side offers wonderful views of the northwest Gamilla Mount.

Return to Mikro Papigko, finishing our wonderful hiking day in Epirus.

Level of difficulty

Moderate. The distance covered, combined with the variation in elevation difference, define the level of difficulty as moderate.

Entry requirements

  • Good physical condition
  • Children from 12 years and above

Meeting point and time

  • 09:00 a.m at Mikro Papigko village entrance parking
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Pricing

Price is based on a minimum attendance of 3 people (for less or more participants, feel free to contact us).

Price Includes

  • English speaking guide
  • Pair of hiking poles per person
  • Lunch at the refuge
  • Liability insurance

Not included

  • Anything not mentioned above
  • Personal Insurance
Recommended Gear

Recommended Gear

  • Comfortable hiking shoes & trousers
  • Hat
  • Backpack
  • Bottle of water
  • Sunscreen

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