Mount Olympus Trekking week

Itinerary, Prices & Dates

Day 1:
Thessaloniki Int. Airport - Litochoro
On arrival at Thessaloniki Int. Airport you will meet your guide. We will transfer you to Litochoro town on the slopes of Mount Olympus (duration approx. 2 hours). We check into our guesthouse for the overnight stay. A welcome cocktail and a dinner in a local tavern will follow. A member of our team will inform you about the itinerary, the National park and its nature.
Meals: Welcome cocktail and dinner. Accommodation: Guesthouse Papanikolaou

Day 2: Prionia - Refuge A
Today we start our hiking tour following the European walking route E4 up to the peak "Skala" 2866m/9403ft. We continue hiking to the peak "Skolio" 2912m / 9554ft, the second highest peak of the mountain, where we have a lunch break enjoying the magnificent view to the peak "Mytikas" 2918m / 9576ft.
Trekking time: 6 hours.
Meals: None Accommodation: Refuge A
Day 5: Refuge A - Litochoro
Following again the European walking trail E4 we hike back to Prionia. After a lunch break we drive back to our guesthouse. In the afternoon we have our dinner at a local tavern.
Trekking time: 2, 5 hours.
Meals: Dinner. Accommodation: Guesthouse Papanikolaou.

Day 6: Enipeas Gorge
This morning we start walking the Enipeas river gorge. The trekking tour is part of the international E4 hiking trail. There are many picturesque waterfalls, bridges and small lakes to admire as we walk through this beautiful area, crossing the river many times. The length of this trekking tour is 9 km and lasts approximately 5,5 hours. After hiking during the daytime, we will serve you a farewell dinner in a local tavern and have a last party together.
Trekking time: 5,5 hours.
Meals: Breakfast, Packed Lunch, Dinner. Accommodation: Guesthouse Papanikolaou
Day 7: Thessaloniki Int. Airport
After breakfast, we transfer you to Thessaloniki International Airport for your return flight.
Meals: Breakfast

Trekking Difficulty Level:
easy moderate challenging tough

If you have any questions or comments concerning the level of difficulty of the treks, don't hesitate to contact us.

Price / person: € 790,-
Trip prices are based on double occupancy. Single supplement € 50,-

2012 Dates:
30.06 - 06.07, 28.07 - 03.08 & 01.09 - 07.09
and any date upon request between 01.07 and 10.09 (for groups up to 5 persons).

Group size: Minimum group size required is 5 persons and the maximum is 12.
Participants should be in good mental and physical condition with a bit of experience.

Minimum age requirement: 16 years.

Prices include:
• 3 nights on BB basis in double rooms with shower/WC, air conditioning, TV, telephone and internet access.
• 3 nights in refuge, in dormitories.
• 3 breakfasts, 1 picnic lunch and 3 dinners (drinks not included).
• A welcome cocktail.
• All transfers as per itinerary.
• English-speaking tour guide (full escort).
• All hiking tours as per itinerary.
• Personal accident insurance.

Not included:
• Transfer to and from Greece.
• All personal expenses.
• Beverages (except tea, coffee and juices at breakfast).
• Other sites of interest not included in the itinerary.
• Outdoor activities which are not part of this itinerary.
• Meals if not mentioned above.

Recommended equipment:

Backpack 60 to 70l capacity (no suitcase)
Trekking shoes
Walking poles
Waterproof wind jacket
Casual clothing / comfortable clothing
Water bottle
Sun cream
Sun glasses
Insect repellent

Please note that this tour is subject to change at the discretion of the tour leader, according to local and weather conditions.

performed by Green Tours Outdoor & Wildlife Holidays in Greece

After breakfast we drive to "Prionia" 1100m / 3609feet, the starting point of our trekking tour. We walk through the shady forest and reach refuge Α, where we stay overnight (in dormitories).The refuge's well-equipped kitchen is open from 6a.m. to 8p.m. providing breakfast and homemade Greek recipes.
Trekking time: 3, 5 hours.
Meals: Breakfast. Accommodation: Refuge A
Day 3: Refuge A - Peaks
Day 4: Refuge A - Muses Plateau
After breakfast we start to hike heading for the Muses plateau. We walk along the foot of the Peaks "Mytikas" and "Stefani" and we have a break at refuge C based at 2650m / 8694 feet, enjoying the panoramic view. After heading to the peak of Profitis Ilias we walk back to Refuge A.
Trekking time: 5, 5 hours.
Meals: None. Accommodation: Refuge A.
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