Hidden Villages of Northern Greece

The Vikos Gorge, Meteora, and the Abode of Zeus


Here are the Trip Leaders scheduled for this journey (please note that leader assignments are subject to change).

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Apostolis Demertzis

Apostolis was born in Patras, Greece, and grew up in Ioannina. His love for the mountains began in 1993 after he experienced the German and Austrian Alps for the first time, and he has been an active member of the Alpine Club Ioannina and the Hellenic Federation of ...

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Karolos Merlin

Departure Dates: October 1-12, 2023

Karolos Merlin, or “Charles” as his English friends call him, has been leading treks through the Greek countryside for more than 20 years. Born to an Austrian mother and Greek father of English origin, he lived in Austria until he was 7, when his family ...

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Kostas Vasileiou

Kostas Vasileiou was born and raised in Ioannina, Greece, and now lives in the historic village of Kipi in the Vikos Gorge. He holds a professional mountain guide's license from the Alpine Club of Greece and has also led trekking expeditions in Nepal. "Being a Trip ...

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Vasili Vasileiou

Departure Dates: October 1-12, 2023

Vasili Vasileiou was born and raised in Ioannina, Greece, and followed in the footsteps of his father and uncle in the trekking business from a young age. After attending college in Thessaloniki, he began working as a trek leader, and in his desire to experience even ...