The Fakistra canyon has a group of waterfalls, surrounded by an abundance of nature and habitat for countless birds. Look closely and you may spot the mystical and elusive small owl, a magnificent orange bird found only in this type of environment.
- The stone one-arch bridge of Tsagarada.
- The gorge of Mylopotamos.
- The chapel of Panagias of Megalomatas (17th century) with stalactite decoration.
- The secret (concealed) school is actually built inside a cave.
- Traditional mansions, great examples of Pelion architecture, and the thousand of years old plane trees.
- The Byzantine old castle, next to the beach of Fakistra.
- The wildest beach of Pelion, Fakistra.
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Price per person:
€ 80 per person
Group or individual: Group (excursion)
Outdoor or indoor: Outdoor
Difference in altitude: 408m
Startpoint: Tsagarada, Magnisia, Griekenland
Endpoint: Fakistra Beach
Bring your own: Extra clothes, Towel, USB for taking home your Geotours digital photos, Specific medical Drug if needed, Waterproof camera, Your ticket if applicable.
Opening daysEvery day
Canyoning trip duration: 7-8 hrs
ICOpro CAI training course: 30-40 min.
Approching hiking: 5 min.
Descent canyon: 4 hrs approximately depending on the group
Return hiking: 10 min.
● Good spirit of adventure
● Be in good health and able to swim 25 m
● All participant must provide weight, height, size of shoes at the booking time
Depending on where you stay in Pelion, location can be changed in consultation with you.
Activity start: 9:30 in the morning
Description Fakistra’s canyon sporty descent
This Canyon A + B descent is the ultimate adrenaline adventure. This trip brings the canyoning experience to a whole new level. Set amidst the waters and pleasant temperature of Pelions Mediterranean old wild forests! Fakistra’s Canyon A + B descent offers a system of waterfalls requiring participants to combine several skills. Be prepared to rappel, swim and walk your way through this unique natural environment.
Gearing up at Tsagarada and getting excited during the drive to the canyon is how we start the day. Upon arrival our instructor gives a comprehensive safety and instruction briefing and then we begin with the first abseiling of 6 meters. The number of rappels are 12 from the top of the falls to the 18 meter mark. Our journey ends with another waterfall, this one is about 18 meters. Ready for you to rappel and jump again, either repeating the fun or just playing in the pool! Arriving at Fakistra beach you will admire the craggy rocks and the beach with the aquamarine waters. An unforgettable day within the wild nature of Pelion.
Having worked up an appetite after such an exciting day you may want to enjoy the delicious Pelion cuisine in the adjacent Damouchari beach!
If you have never practiced before, Fakistra sporty A + B descent will make you addicted to sporty descents outdoor leisure. If you are already experienced, Fakistra sporty descent is a good start to enjoy the Greek canyons.
Our instructors are highly trained, qualified andd certified by the international organization Canyoning ICOPRO. Practise and learn with ICOpro – they will teach you the techniques of repelling so that you can feel safe while showing off your new skills.
Clients are locked in at all times before and during the rappel to cables wrapped around trees far from the canyon edges, to eliminate risk from erosion.
This activity can be found in Tsagarada, the following can be found here:
Beaches in the area:
Villages in the area:
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On the website there are some suggestions for trips. In addition to this you may already have your own wishes and ideas, or perhaps not at all. With our local knowledge we may well optimize your ideas with you to create the trip of your dreams. Well thought-out itineraries, locations and then arranged everything to perfection. If you are traveling alone, as a couple, with a group or as a family, tell us your ideas and wishes, personally, via Skype or telephone, just when it suits you best.
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