Hiking in Peloponnese vacation, Parnon Mountain
595 excluding flights
Description of Hiking in Peloponnese vacation, Parnon Mountain
2021: 23 Oct, 30 Oct
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PlanetAs this is a hiking tour, it has really low impact on the environment, on the flora and fauna ,on the local residents and communities that we visit. Pollution, threatening the wildlife and nature, will not be an issue as all the paths that the tour passes by are already pre-planned.
In order to keep the environment clean, our travelers are encouraged to bring reusable water bottles with them that they can fill them up with clear and clean water from springs that will pass by.
The wildlife of the area is really rich, and our travelers are informed to keep their environment safe and not disturb the animals.
The guesthouses that will accommodate our travelers, are run and owned by locals. This tour support the family-businesses run in these areas.
Most of the days, the food served during breakfast is homemade with seasonally grown fruits and vegetables from their own gardens. This helps the guesthouse owners to cut down on food supplies travel time and miles.
In this hiking tour, there are only few transfers needed, which are short-distance. Most of the days, the travelers will only walk and that replaces the need for car movement.
PeopleThe operating company totally supports the local businesses that are in the areas that will be visited. All the guesthouses, all the restaurants & cafeterias, the transfer drivers and even the instructors to any agrotourism activities are all locals.
Regarding our travelers meals, breakfast served in the guesthouses is fully made with local home-made products. Lunch, dinner, picnics and other meals are all made by local cooks, using local products and even give the chance to the traveler to collect his/her fruits or vegetables to cook a traditional meal.
As these areas are considered villages, there are no big chain super-market shops or big brand supplying stores. All the shops and stores are owned by local residents. Our travelers are encouraged to support the local community by buying food or snacks supplies from the local shops and stores, or even equipment that might be needed during their trip before starting each day of their tour.