About this holiday
This holiday is the ultimate choice for people who seek something alternative for their holidays, and want to combine their leisure with activities and nature and to explore Greece in a different way. Nowhere else in Greece will you find a holiday package offering such a diversity of activities in beautiful surroundings in sea and mountain, combined with a 3000 years old history! Ideal for everyone, including families, couples, singles and youth groups as this package is designed to be easy enough and at the same time interesting for everyone.
Your destination is Nafplio and Tripoli, in the central and north-east Peloponnese, in the heart of the ancient world, where the blessed and beautiful mountains meet the Greek seas and its famous beaches. Tripoli was the capital of Peloponnese during the Ottoman Empire, which is nowadays a small town that managed to maintain the pure Greek way of living, avoiding mass-tourism. No need to say much about the famous city of Nafplio. A truly magical place, surrounded by plenty of natural beauties and unique beaches and indeed an important historical city of the modern history of Greece (Palamidi Castle known for the 999 steps)
In this trip you will have the opportunity to participate in activities such as hiking, biking, rafting, sea kayiaking and water sports (or scuba diving) get to know the Greek history and culture, and of course relax on the beach and enjoy the sea and sun! In your free time you can also arrange a day-trip to some of the famous archeological sites of the area such as Acropolis of Athens, ancient Olympia, Mycenae, Epidaurus and Sparta or just enjoy the Greek beach.
You can even create your own program of day-trips and activities suited to your budget or length of holidays.
Why choose this holiday?
The uniqueness of this holiday is due to the unique combination of activities, nature (mountains, rivers and sea), history and culture that our area offers (as described above). The flexibility of our program allows adjustments to weather conditions. It also gives the visitor the chance to enjoy the Greek beach and the sea on free time. As Peloponnese is a blessed destination, it is a great choice for the traveller who is looking for a complete holiday with strong experiences!
Finally, a big advantage of our area, is the possibility of arranging a day-trip to any one of the many archeological sites in the surrounding area, in case that the weather requires a postponement of an outdoor activity day or just on a free day.
Small group holiday
Typically you will be sharing your experience with 3-15 like-minded travelers (depending on dates and how many others are booked on the trip) and you’ll have a group leader with you. Whether you are travelling alone or with friends it is a great value and a great way to meet new people! While itineraries are pre-planned there is some flexibility and you’ll have plenty of privacy. This trip will appeal to travelers of all ages who enjoy an authentic multi-activity experience as well as meeting new people and seeing new places.
Responsible travel holiday
Responsible travel is a new way of travelling for all those who prefer authenticity of experiences, life and culture instead of mass tourism. It’s about respecting and benefiting local people and the environment – but it’s about far more than that. Responsible travel is about bringing you closer to local cultures and environments by involving local people in tourism. It’s about doing this in a fair way that helps ensure that they will give you an even warmer welcome. For example, a local guide from the destination will open your eyes to their cultures and ways of life far better than an expat guide could ever do.
The responsible travelers want to get a little bit more out of their travels, and to give a little bit back to the special places and people that they encounter. They want deeper and more real travel experiences. The responsible traveler values authenticity β experiences integral to local people’s traditions, cultures and rituals – rather than those created for tourism, or those whose existing meanings and uses have become lost as they have been packaged up for tourism. No more ‘Greek nights’ in resorts with the only Greek people there to serve food please!
Choosing our holidays, you choose responsible holidays. One of our biggest concerns is to secure that tourism will not affect negatively our area in ecological and also socio-cultural way, and also that the locals will mostly benefit from your travel. Our company which is the organizer and operator of this package is local-based and all our guides and employees are locals too. In this trip, you will be given printed material about how to apply maximum responsibility during your holidays. We also, as a company, offer 1% of the total price per participant of this holiday for the environment, for offsetting the carbon emissions caused by this trip. This money is going to be used, in cooperation with the local Forestry Office, the Greek Climbing Club of Tripoli and the Tripoli Ecologist Club, for reforestation in our mountains, which have been hit by great fires in the summer of 2007.