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Trekking in “Dragonlake”- Mount Timfi - Epirus, Northern Greece

Plan a trekking holiday, a unique full day trekking experience exploring the peaks of Mount Timf and visiting the famous Drakolimni. Located on an alpine valley at an altitude of 2050m, the “Lake of Dragons” is an opal blue lake that looks almost tropical in strong sunlight. The valley around the lake and the superlative mountain backdrop provides you with breathtaking views and incredible photo opportunities.

<h2>About Dragon Lake –  Where tradition and legends meet.<h2/>

The eerie beauty of Greece’s alpine landscapes, snow capped in the winter and luscious green in the summer, are one of a kind and with many tales and legends having been inspired.

Especially, the lakes have been associated with many stories of legendary animals that once lived in their waters. Local people call them “Dragon Lakes” (Drakolimnes) because according to the myth monsters tossied stones at each other, thus creating the unique landscapes and lakes. Every mythical serpent lake, bears the name of the monstert that made it.

These lakes are in difficult to-reach areas , for the most part on the Pindus mountain extend at Epirus and West Macedonia. Nature lovers appreciate their exceptional magnificence, however researchers –believe that they are remainders of the Ice Age – are attracted to the lakes to study their intriguing blend of minerals that can be found in their waters and additionally to investigate their unusual ecosystems.

Plan a trekking holiday and discover the unique beauties of the Greek alpine landscape!


Important tips

  • Travel Bite date and/or time might be modified or cancelled due to weather conditions and in this event the option of an alternative date or full refund will be given.
  • Running/trekking shoes and comfortable training clothing is required for all activities. For river rafting and river trekking travelers are advised to carry waterproof shoes.

Tips & Useful Info

Starting point: Papingo, Ioannina, Greece
Languages: English, Greek
Included Amenities: Fully certified instructors/guides, necessary equipment, transfers from/to the meeting points, Liability Insurance and local Taxes
Excluded Amenities: Personal Travel & Health Insurance not included, Transports to the meeting point
Minimum number of guests needed: 2
Maximum number of guests: 6
Physical Level: Difficult. Previous experience is not required. Advance level of fitness is highly recommended but not required for travel bite enjoyment.

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