'Fairy' Cave Hiking Day Trip on Mt Parnassos

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'Fairy' Cave Hiking Day Trip on Mt Parnassos


Join this exclusive hiking adventure on mount Parnassos up to a grand, beautiful cave off-the-beaten track. 

Visiting Places: Mt Parnassos, Neraidospilia cave.
Duration: 1 day

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Why we like it

This is a very exclusive excursion for those who love walking and adventure and you seek off-the-beaten-path experiences. 

Activity Description

About 2.5 hours drive from central Athens lies mount Parnassos, the starting point of this hiking adventure, which will last about 3 hours.
Once you reach mt Parnassos from Athens, your expert guide will drive you for another 30 minutes off road to the starting point of your hike. He will then lead you amid Greek fauna to a stunning cave called Neraidospilia, also known as the 'cave of fairies'. This cave is a rare finding and definitely an off-the-beaten-track attraction, because of the difficult and steep path that leads to it. Your guide has equipped the path with a safety rope for the selective few to be able to visit safely this incredible and totally virgin spot. Interesting fact: the cave is full of water and shallow lakes until the beginning of June. 
No special speleological equipment is required to visit this beautiful cave. 
Following this 3 hour hike, your guide will take you to a local taverna to relax and energise before your return back to Athens. 

Special Features

  • Renowned Greek expert guide.
  • Off-the-beaten path spot only for selective few.
  • Door-to-door experience (including all transfers). 


Activity Snapshot

Start Date | Time: Daily, All Year | Departure 8am from Athens.

Duration: Full Day, hiking duration: 3 hours (easy walking) depending on pace.

Meeting Point: Hotel pickup upon arrangement.

Group Size:  This is a private tour of min. 2 - max. 8 persons. More persons may be accommodated upon request.

Pace: Moderate, car/mini-van and hiking as described. Suitable for adults in basic/good physical condition. 

Spoken Language: English (French and Italian subject to availability upon request).

Included: Transfer by car/van, licensed guide and equipment (helmets), light lunch pack. 

Excluded: Meal in nearby taverna following the hike, all refreshments and gratuities (optional)

Note:  Equipment required: Backpack, shoes suitable for trekking or sports, warm jacket, fleece jumper, long trousers, warm cap/hat, water, snacks, extra clothes in case of bad weather and rain, flashlight. Shorts or swimsuits and towels are highly recommended for the crossings of small lakes (with knee-high water) which form usually during winter and spring. Itineraries may be subject to minor changes depending on weather conditions.

Young Travellers: Suitable for children over 10 years old, in the mood to hike.

Vendor: Milias Camps

Cancellation Policy

Full refund up to 21 days prior activity date. 50% refund up to 7 days before the activity date, thereafter no refund.  

Additional Info

  • Confirmation to be received as soon as possible (within 24 hours from booking)  
  • You can present either a print out or an electronic booking confirmation for this activity
  • Complete information on Vendor, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be sent with your Booking Confirmation. The TravelPorter hand-picks the most remarkable, experienced and reliable vetted professionals for a pleasant experience from booking to completion. 

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