> Conquer the house of the Greek Gods with a qualified guide
> Spend your nights sleeping in mountain Huts
> Enjoy stunning views from the top
Mount Olympus is a world-wide known for being home to the gods of the Ancient Greek Mythology and undoubtedly one of the most spectacular mountains to climb, due to the nature of its landscapes, the rich flora and its endless views to the Aegean sea and the sandy coastlines as far as the eye can see. It was the first official National Park of Greece since 1938 and a World's Biosphere Reserve. Its paths are tied to myths and legends and hiking it will be a magical experience.
This hiking vacation package is addressed to the real mountain lovers who will enjoy a daily 3-8 hours trekking on the pathways of the mountain and will be accommodated in the mountain refuges.
Litochoro village will be the starting point of our hiking tour to Olympus. Easy to reach from Thessaloniki or Athens by train or bus. We will hike Mt. Olympus for 3-8 hours per day and will follow good forest paths mostly; above the tree – line, the terrain varies from grassy uplands to rocky ridges, with some scrambling required for the peak ascents. A good level of fitness and experience is required to climb the peak. Please keep in mind that our guide reserves the right to make the final decision if the group will climb to the final peak.
All necessary transfers (bus, taxi, private transport, etc.) as described in the itinerary are included.
During your trek, you stay in refuges. These are simple in nature but fully equipped. Do not expect too much luxury.
During your trek, you will at all times be accompanied by an English speaking guide.
The cost of permits to enter the national park during your trek is included in the price.
This trip does not include costs for transportation (flights, bus travel, etc.) to your destination.
Meals are not included in the price of this trek.
Gratuities for the guide are not covered by the trek's price. The amount to tip is at your discretion, yet if you've received excellent service from your guide, considering a generous tip is appreciated.
Your international travel insurance is your own responsibility. It is important that your travel insurance also covers adventures at a high altitude. Discuss your itinerary with the insurance company before your trek.
Before and after the trek you have to take care of your own accommodation.
Personal expenses such as souvenirs, drinks at the bar and other similar expenses are your own responsibility.