A day trip to Kerkini Lake, one of Greece's ten most valued wetland environments, is great for nature observation of around 300 birds and unusual animal species. Admire the gorgeous flamingos and magnificent buffalos, which are inextricably linked to the Greek fauna. All of this, combined with the breathtaking views of Mount Beles and the lush Serres Valley, creates an alternative tourism paradise. It's a great adventure for nature enthusiasts, as you can take a boat trip through the National Park's lake. Don't miss out this opportunity!
About this activity
Duration: 10-hour private tour
Tour type: Private - Kerkini Lake: Boating and Horse Riding Experience
Points of interest: Kerkini Lake, Ano Poroia
Starting point: From Thessaloniki (your hotel, airport, port)
Tour Escort or Licensed Guide: Upon request (extra charge)
Type of vehicle: Luxury Mercedes-Benz Minibus/Minivan/Sedan fully A/C
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before activity starts
You will enjoy the landscape’s natural beauty and experience an up-close interaction with the water buffalos. Meet the local fishermen, learn about their unique relationship with the flamingos and be part of their daily routine with the birds. In our boat trip on the lake’s calm waters you will have the chance to take several photos and admire its rare flora and bird fauna.
Furthermore, visit a local buffalo's farm, where the impressive buffalos will walk near you. The most adventurous travelers will have the opportunity to explore the area on a horse ride.
Get an unforgettable horse riding experience at the enchanting, green forest of Belles. The journey begins in the Ano Poroia village. With a guide's help, explore the mountain's old routes while taking in the lush foliage, the gurgling waterways, and, with any luck, the wild animals that prowl amid the trees.
The excursion is completed with exquisite meals of local dishes, such as buffalo meat and trout and visits to the nearby picturesque villages.
* Please note that the above sample itinerary can and will be tailored according to your preferences and needs in order to include or exclude additional spots as long as the total duration of our tour remains up to 10 hours. Upon demand, you may as well extend your tour-schedule. So whether you have something in mind or would like your driver- guide to take the lead and make recommendations, feel free to make a request about it – Your wish is our command!!
** Please keep in mind that anytime you feel hungry there will always be a place in the course of our tour to grab a snack. Otherwise, our tour may incorporate a lunch break at a local restaurant to taste and experience the traditional food.
Basic travel insurance
Bottle of water
Mobile phone charger
Entrance fees to attractions (if any), but can be purchased on the spot
Wine Tasting (optional)
Multilanguage escort (upon request)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Infant baby seats available
Most travelers can participate
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