Olympus Hiking Tour

See yourself at the old habitation of the Greek Gods in this memorable hiking tour.

Tour Details

Join this Olympus Hiking tour and see yourself at the old habitation of the Greek Gods in a memorable day! Start from Litochoro and reach an altitude of 2,100m, enjoying breathtaking views!

In 1938, Olympus, the highest Greek mountain, the residence of the twelve ancient gods, was the first area which was declared as a National Park. About 50 years ago a special regime was enforced to protect this unique part of our country.

Into the Enipeas gorge and start from the Prionia place, you walk one of the most famous paths in Mount Olympus. This path is a part of the famous E4 paths. The E4 European long distance path or E4 path is one of the European long-distance paths starting in Spain at its westernmost point and finishing in Greece. After 3 hours walk, we climb to the Spilios Agapitos Refuge in 2.100m altitude. From there we enjoy the view to the highest pick of Greece, Mytikas 2.918m.

From 1400 to 2500 m we have the cold-hardy conifers zone in which the conifers start to appear with the rare pine Pinus heldreichii being the most predominant. It appears from 1100 m, replaces the black pine gradually and creates an unmixed with any other trees forest up to 2000 m.

In this particular zone, we also have shrubs and grass plants, while the flora includes many endemic species of the Balkans.

This tour requires a physical and mental health.

Difficulty level class 2.

Inclusions

  • English speaking Mountain Guide
  • 6-7 hours of pure enjoyment in nature

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Information

Departure time: 8:00am (arrive strictly at 7:45am). Departure point: Central square of Litochoro. Duration: 6 hours (approx.) Distance: 10 km. Return details: Returns to original departure point.Minimum persons required for this activity: 1. Confirmation will be received after booking, subject to availability. NO UNDER 10 years old Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately Suitable walking shoes required – no flip-flops. Suggestions: walking boots or sneakers, closed toe shoes with non-slip soles. Backpack and trekking poles (we can provide on request). Voucher info:You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Knowledgable guide. Incredible history and views. A+

Recommend especially the church and learning about its 25 century history. The views and the natural beauty were mesmerising

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Excellent! Excellent! Excellent!

Great hiking tour in french with an amazing guide!!! Flora and history. Greatly appreciated by the teens!!! They did not miss their electronic devices! ???? Thank you to our guide who made this experience unique!

Sallad-Days

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Half day tour of monasteries

Picked up from hotel, extremely informative guide about not only the history of the monasteries but also geological information about the rock formations. Visited 4 monasteries and dropped off right at the entrances, enjoyed the smaller bus seated only 12. So much more personal

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Highly recommend the hiking tour with Visit Meteora Travel! The tour lasts approximately 4 hours and relatively mild in terms of difficulty, it does get tiring if you’re not used to hiking but was paced well so all could do it. Overall about 3 hours...

Useful Information

  • Duration: 6-7 hours
  • Starting Time: 8:00am
  • Adult Price: 236€
  • Couples Price: 250€
  • Pick up : Central square of Litochoro

Reasons to Book

  • Hike the Enipeas gorge
  • Walk one of the most famous path in mount Olympus

Contact Details

+30 24320 23820

info@visitmeteora.travel

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