Six Day Tour of Mystical Epirus

01 – 06 JULY 2019

Tour Description

Epirus is a county in the northwest of Greece full of spectacular scenery. Gorges, rivers, lakes, cave systems, stone-built villages, monasteries and twisty roads will accompany us on our journey. Our tour is carefully planned to offer fantastic routes, amazing scenery, wonderful lodging and traditional dining.

The Tour at a Glance

Start - Finish

Athens

Duration

5 Riding days + 1 Rest day

Distance

Approximately 1.600 km(1000mi)

Riding Hours

6-8 hours

Lodging & Dining

5 nights 3*- 4* Hotel 5 breakfasts 6 brunches 5dinners

Participants

4 – 8 riders

Difficulty

Intermediate. Experience in provincial roads with tight bends.

Roads

100% paved. National & provincial roads.

  • Meteora: UNESCO Global Heritage monument.
  • Baros Pass: One of the oldest mountain passes connecting Thessaly and Epirus.
  • Sirako/Kalarites/Zagorohoria: Villages of Ioannina region where the stone-built housing method can still be seen.
  • Valia Calda: “Warm Valley”, Inside the Pindos National Park on a 1400m altitude surrounded by mountains reaching 2000m. A majestic scenery of cliffs, thick forests and rushing torrents.
  • Acheron River: The mythical river that served as a gateway to the Underworld.
Day 1Athens – Ioannina510 km via National & Provincial roads
Day 2Tour of Zagorohoria140 km via Provincial roads
Day 3Metsovo, Valia Calda330 km via Provincial roads
Day 4Acheron River – Dodoni – Zitsa180 km via Provincial roads
Day 5Rest day Ioannina sightseeing20 km inner city tour
Day 6Ioannina – Athens490 km via National & Provincial roads
Twin bed sharing1.450,00 € *
Single occupancy1.750,00 € *
Twin bed2.100,00 € *

 

*price includes 6-day rental for CB500X.

Rates per model is:

  • +65,00 € for CB650F
  • +100,00 € for NC750X
  • +265,00 € γfor α VFR800X
  • +345,00 € for CRF1000L (Africa Twin)
  • +455,00 € for VFR1200X DCT

 

(10% discount has been applied to the regular rental rates)

A refundable security deposit is committed through credit card only, according to motorcycle model.

Included in the tour
  • Planning and organization of the tour as well as daily briefing prior to the departure
  • 6-day motorcycle rental
  • Tour guide with own motorcycle (English speaking)
  • 5-night accommodation in 3*-4* hotel
  • 5 breakfasts
  • 6 brunches
  • 5 dinners
  • Photos and/or video of the tour
  • Map of the covered area
  • VAT 24%

 

NOT included in the tour

  • Fuel and tolls
  • Hotel city tax
  • Entrance fees to archaeological sites, daily excursions etc.
  • Snacks, beverages etc.
  • Tips
  • Everything else that is mentioned as Optional

 

Motorcycle rental includes:

  • Top box
  • Third party and theft insurance
  • Road-side assistance
  • Safety vest
  • Helmet
  • Safety lock for the motorcycle

 

Optional with surcharge:

  • Travel insurance
  • Pick up from Hotel or Airport and drop off accordingly
  • Hotel booking in Athens prior and/or after the tour
  • Side panniers
  • Motorcycle global positioning system (GPS)
  • Action Camera (GoPro, Sony) or similar
  • Support vehicle
  • Photographer with own equipment

 

All our tours and routes can be altered depending on weather conditions having as first priority the safety of the group.

DIFFICULTY: LEVEL 3

Routes are usually on asphalt-paved roads, however these may be in a bad condition, with quite a lot of potholes and challenging weather conditions, or they may entail heavy traffic, especially during the summer months (seaside resorts or large city centres).

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