Meteora Half Day Hiking Tour

Meteora Half Day Hiking Tour

Starts in: Kalampaka and Kastraki Available: Every day
Guided Tour
Air Conditioned Transport
4.5 hour tour
$49per person
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Meteora Half Day Hiking Tour Highlights


Explore the famous Ypapanti Monastery


Avoid crowds and explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site by foot through the forest


Discover hidden spots, off the beaten path


Enter the stunning Great Meteoron Monastery, or Varlaam on the days that the monastery is closed

Why we chose this tour

Immerse yourself in unspoiled nature and ancient history with our Meteora Half Day Hiking Tour. You'll trek through Meteora's majestic rock forest in an intimate group, accompanied by an expert guide. Journey back in time and walk in the footsteps of the first monks to arrive at this UNESCO World Heritage Site more than 15 centuries ago.
Our Meteora Half Day Hiking Tour invites you to experience this unique destination through the eyes of a local - venturing to secret spots and delving deep into the rich culture and history of this spectacular site.

Our Meteora Half Day Hiking Tour is available daily – literally taking you off the beaten path to discover the secrets of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. In small groups of no more than 12, accompanied by an expert local guide, you’ll get to experience the highlights of Meteora in an intimate atmosphere – with plenty of time for questions!

You’ll visit the renovated monastery of Ypapanti and walk through the majestic Meteora forest. Then explore the grand monastery of Great Meteoron – or Varlaam on days when the monastery is closed. You’ll leave with an in-depth understanding of the site’s fascinating history and spectacular photographs!

The Meteora Half Day Hiking Tour starts and ends in Kalampaka and Kastraki with guaranteed departures.

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Meteora Half Day Hiking Tour Itinerary

8:30 - 9:00 Pickup from Kalampaka and Kastraki
  • You will be picked up from centralized pick-up locations. Please note that the pick-up time depends on the hour of the sunset, and will take about 30 minutes!
Guided hiking tour of Meteora
  • Enjoy a guided hiking tour and explore some hidden spots with your experienced local guide
13:00 Drop off in Kalampaka and Kastraki
  • You will be dropped off at the same location you were picked up from
NB - all timings on Meteora Half Day Hiking Tour are approximate
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Important Details

Transportation to and from Kalampaka and Kastraki
Professional English speaking guide
0.5L bottle of water 
Taxes and service fees
Entrance fees (3 euros per person per monastery) - the Ypapanti monastery has no entrance fee!
Meals and drinks not mentioned
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Hiking shoes
Cash for entrance fees
Essential Information
Dresscode: sleeveless clothing and shorts over the knee for men are prohibited. For women, skirts below the knee are required in order to enter the monasteries
The minimum age required for the tour is 7 years
The Ypapanti Monastery is open Monday-Friday from April-October
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