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Explore the Untouched Beauty of Meteora with Our Hiking Tour
Experience the beauty and majesty of Meteora in a whole new way with our Meteora Hiking Tour! This morning tour takes you on a journey through the stunning ‘rock forest’ of Meteora, where you’ll see the best monasteries and experience captivating views of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Our expert local mountain guides will lead you through hidden trails that only locals know, sharing the history and legends of the area as you walk in the footsteps of the first monks who arrived here over 15 centuries ago. You’ll hike among the gigantic rock pillars of Meteora, enjoying truly breathtaking views that are perfect for small-size groups, families, and nature enthusiasts alike.
With comfortable transportation from your hotel and knowledgeable guides, our Meteora Hiking Tour is the perfect way to enjoy this unique geological phenomenon and learn about the history of this incredible site. Don’t miss out on this amazing guided hiking tour – book your spot today and experience the wonders of Meteora for yourself!
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Meteora Hiking Tour
Departure: from Kalampaka or Kastraki
Adults: 35 EUR
Couples: 60 EUR
Families / Small Groups: 25 EUR
Price varies by group size
Why to book the Hiking Tour with us
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Just a few of the beautiful sights you’ll see during your tour
The hike begins from the foothills of Doupiani rock, beneath the old ruins of the Pantokrator monastery. Then crosses through the immense rock formations to reach the northern side of Meteora. Over that side, you’ll discover the hidden monastery of Ypapanti and the ruins of St. Dimitrios. Listen to the stories and the legends behind each place you pass along the trail and the thousand years of history will become alive through the exciting narrative of our local mountain guides. You will enter the hidden monastery of Ypapanti (only Monday to Friday), which opened for hikers. Afterward, you will visit the monasteries of Great Meteoron or Varlaam and then you’ll walk down the old footpath monks used for centuries before the construction of roads for the last part of this marvelous hike.
This tour requires reasonable physical and mental health on behalf of all participants!
Please wear hiking or sports shoes. No sandals or flip-flops.
The tour does not overlap with our Meteora Sunset Tour.
- 100% refund if you cancel your reservation up to 24 hours prior to the start time of the tour
- Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
Frequently Asked Questions About This Tour
We pick up clients from AirBNBs on our tours. If you are staying in one then please also include your phone number on your booking details in order for us to be able to reach you.
Trikala is a city about 21km away from Kalampaka. Because of that, we do not offer pick up from there. You can catch the local bus to Kalampaka, which runs regularly and come by our offices here to start the tour.
First of all, keep in mind that, since every monastery closes on some days of the week, we do not visit the same monasteries every day. The monasteries we usually visit though are the following: Meteora Half-day Tour: Great Meteoron, Varlamm and Rousssanou Sunset Sunset Tour: St. Stephen Meteora Hiking Tour: Great Meteoron, Ypapanti
All our bus tours run regardless of weather. If we are forced to cancel an activity because of extreme weather conditions, you have the option to change date or switch activity or cancel and receive a refund.
The pick-up time for all our tours is the same as the meeting time, indicated on your vouchers and our website. Please note that there may be a slight difference of 5-10 minutes between that time and the actual pick up time, depending on the number of pickups we have scheduled. Please be ready 10 minutes prior to your trip in order to facilitate that.
You can make a booking with us literally at the last minute! Just keep in mind that there may be no seats left on the tour if you do that! We recommend booking at least one week in advance, in order to have the best chances of finding availability.
We have split our tours tom morning and afternoon ones. Furthermore, all our tours visit different places at Meteora. This way, you can combine any morning tour with any afternoon tour you wish! All all-time-classic combination is the Meteora Hiking Tour in the morning and the Meteora Sunset Tour in the afternoon.