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This is perhaps one of the most famous and most beautiful cycling routes in Greece. The Lake Pamvotis tour in Ioannina is a unique opportunity for someone to experience the city of Ioannina and the surrounding area. In order to further enhance the beauty of this route, we have added 2 options to our tour. The first choice is to ride our e-bikes and visit the martyric village of Liggiades; the second option is to enjoy the unique experience of bird watching along the lakeshore. No matter which option you choose, you will definitely spend an unforgettable day full of unique pictures of the area...

Ioannina - Lake
Ioannina - Lake
Ioannina - Lake
  • Booking price:
    with an electric bike: 50 €
  • Duration: 5 Hours
  • Distance: 42 Km.
  • Minimum attendance: 4 persons

This is perhaps one of the most famous and most beautiful cycling routes in Greece. The Lake Pamvotis tour in Ioannina is a unique opportunity for someone to experience the city of Ioannina and the surrounding area. In order to further enhance the beauty of this route, we have added 2 options to our tour. The first choice is to ride our e-bikes and visit the martyric village of Liggiades; the second option is to enjoy the unique experience of bird watching along the lakeshore. No matter which option you choose, you will definitely spend an unforgettable day full of unique pictures of the area.

Our meeting point will be Mavili Square and our first destination will be Perama and Amphithea. For those who wish to visit Liggiades villages, this is the point where the most demanding but also the most beautiful part of our tour starts. As we pedal uphill on our e- bikes towards Mitsikeli mountain we feel astonished by the view to Ioannina city and the lake with the little island. Once we reach the village, we will have a stop for coffee, tea and homemade cakes. Afterwards, we will head back for Amphithea, we will ride our e-bikes along the lake to Durachani Monastery and finish at the city of Ioannina. If you prefer the second option, we will cross Amphithea village and head for Durahani Monastery. There, we will take a short stop at the historic monastery and continue pedaling through rural settlements until we reach the lakeside and meet Tonia and Nikos of Plegadis birding tour company, who will initiate us to the observation and recognition of well-known and unknown birds species living at the lake, such as great crested grepes, cormorants, ferrruginous ducks, lesser kestrel. Afterwards, we will pedal along the lakeshore and we will say farewell feeling overwhelmed by enthusiasm and excitement generated by the unique pictures and knowledge gained throughout this tour.

General Tour Map

What is included in the price?

  • E-bike CUBE Touring Hybrid ONE 500 (Bosch Drive Unit Active Plus - Bosch PowerPack 500Wh)
  • Local guide responsible for the tours.
  • An accompanying van with a host guide during the entire tour.
  • Helmet, water bottle, gloves, sunglasses, windproof, waterproof, bike bag and additional cycling equipment.
  • Home-made local traditional foods and drinks, water, coffee, tea, snacks, nutrition bars etc. during excursions.
  • Bird watching guide
  • Renting of bird watching equipment (binoculars, telescopes)
  • Traveler's insurance.
  • VAT

 

What is NOT included in the price?

  • Transfer from and to airports (or bus stations).
  • Transfer to the departure point.
  • Overnight stays before and after the tour.
  • Buying traditional beverages and souvenirs in the area.
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Upon request, we can plan your tour in the city of Ioannina based on your needs and your interests. Our guide will always be available to accompany you.

  • For additional transfers from and / to airports or to the starting point of the tour, please contact us.
  • The program of each tour / day can be tailored to your needs always having your pleasure and fun as our top priority.

1. How many persons can participate at the tour?

4-10 persons can participate at the tours. In case you are less than 4 persons, there will be an extra charge which will be agreed prior to the tour.

2. How many stops are there during the tours?

During each tour there are stops every 10-15km depending on the sites of interest and the route difficulty. Of course more stops can be done, in case this is necessary.

3. What happens in case of rain?

In case of light rain, BIKEWISE provide waterproof jackets and we keep on pedaling. In case of heavy rain, there is always the option of the accompanying van.

4. Can I rent a bike and make the tour without the guide?

Unfortunately not! All our tours have be accompanied by a guide and a van.

5. Can children participate at the tour?

Children over 16 years old can participate at the tour accompanied by an adult.

6. What piece of equipment do I have to bring with me at the tours?

BIKEWISE provides helmets, protection grasses, gloves, waterproofs. Of course, you can bring your own cycling equipment and we will adjust it to our bikes.

7. How can I pay for the tour?

We can pay for your tour either by bank transfer or by Paypal or by Revolut. In any case, you need to deposit the total amount prior to the tour.

8. The price included museums and archaeological sites entrances?

The price does not include any entrances at museums and archaeological sites.

9. Are there any snacks provided during the tour?

During your tour we will be offered water and you can choose among a variety of snacks: fresh fruits, isotonic drinks, energy bars as well as local traditional products.

10. Can I participate at the tour with a conventional bike?

Of course! Nevertheless, we suggest the e-bike so as to enjoy the tour and the unique landscape in the most relaxed way.

11. Can I participate at the tour with my own bike?

You can participate at the tour after necessary arrangements with BIKEWISE.

12. Can a friend of mine be at the accompanying van?

Of course! All you need to do is to complete the corresponding fields at the reservation form.

13. Can my pet be at the accompanying van?

Of course! It will be our pleasure to take care of your pet. All you need to do is to inform us bout it prior to the tour.

Make your reservation for the tour: Ioannina - Lake

* Note: After completing the above form, we will contact you for additional details of your booking.

** Note: For one-day tours, you must notify us 5 days before the desired date.