13 days TREKKING
1st day: Athens Acropolis - Museum
Arrival at Athens airport. Meeting with the guide. Visit the Acropoli’s archeological museum and the Thisio area.
Overnight stay in a hotel in Athens .
2nd day: Athens - Delphi
Transfer from Athens to Delphi. Delphi is one of the most beautiful ancient sites in Greece, famouw for the ancient oracle. We spend the day admiring the archaeological sites, visiting the museum and the old stadium. Overnight stay in a hotel at Delphi.
3rd day: Livadeia Parnassou - Delphi
Transfer to Livadeia Parnassou by mini bus. We continue to Delphi on foot. First, we visit the Korikion Andron, the cave of Pausanias, and later, we follow the path to Delphi. Overnight stay in a hotel at Delphi.
4th day: Delphi – Kastraki
Transfer to Kastraki by bus. Arrival at Kastraki, the traditional village at the base of the Meteora Rocks. In the afternoon, we can visit the Kalambaka town.
Overnight stay in a traditional rooms in Kastraki .
5th day: (Kastraki ) Walk and monasteries visit
Walk around the western Meteora, following the same old paths the monks used to follow. These paths head up to the rocks of Meteora and lead us to the cliff top monasteries, the high places of the Greek-orthodox spirituality. We will have enough time to visit two of the most important ones: Megalo Meteoro and Varlaam. Overnight stay in traditional rooms in Kastraki. (4 hours)
6th day: Kastraki Walk around the Meteora Rocks
It's a day to enjoy Meteora rocks. Overnight stay in a traditional rooms in Kastraki.
7th day: Kastraki-Litochoro
Transfer from Kalambaka to Litochoro .
Overnight stay in traditional hotel in Litochoro.
8th day: Ennipeas Gorge
Transfer to Prionia, where our hike begins, at an altitude of 1.100 meters. We enter the Enippeas Gorge, passing a cave-chapel and the monastery of St. Dionysus. We will be able to swim in several river pools during our hike. Time for picnic. After seven hours of walking, we arrive at Litochoro. Overnight stay in traditional hotel in Litochoro.
9th day: Walk from Prionia,(1100m) to Refuge - Spilios Agapitos,( 2.100 m)
Transfer to Prioniawhere our hike begins, at an altitude of 1.100 meters. The route from Prionia to Spilios Agapitos Refuge is the most famous hiking path on Mount Olympus (part of the E4). Prionia is the highest point, which can be reached by car. Most of the hike route is through a thick forest of pine, beech and fir trees and the path is in good condition. We reach the refuge (2.100m alt). Overnight in the refuge.
10th day: Peak ascents Skala(2.882 m), Skolio (2.911m), Mytikas (2.917m)
From the refuge, a zig zaging path will bring us just under the mountains main summits. It's time to choose, according to group’s fitness and weather conditions, whether we will climb first Skala at 2.882 meters and then cross a narrow ridge climb to the summit of Skolio at 2.911meters, or, if weather permits and there is no snow, we ascend to the main summit - Mytikas (2.917meters), Greece’s highest peak, following a narrow gorge ( it involves about 150 m of scrambling ) ! ( 4-5 hrs walking on narrow paths – some scrambling involved – altitude gain of 800m ). After reaching the summit we descend by the same way to our refuge . Overnight in the refuge.
11th day: Refuge A - Spilios Agapitos, (2.100 m)- Prionia (1.100m)-Litochoro
An easier day is beggining. Following the same path we walked two days ago, we finish our walk in our starting point in Prionia. Transfer in Litochoro by mini bus or taxi. Afternoon is free for swimming and relaxing in the beach. Overnight in traditional hotel in Litochoro.
12th day: Litochoro
Visit the archaeological area of Dion and the beach of Litochoro for swimming and relaxation. Overnight in a traditional hotel in Litochoro .
13th day: Transfer to the airpor
The cost from 1565 euros / per person
All accommodations, all meals from breakfast on day 2 through breakfast on day 13, all picnic lunches, group transfers from and to the airport, all transportations throughout the trip, luggage transportations, services of the tour leader - guide, entrance fees in the Monasteries all taxes and VAT.
Insurance: Participants should be covered by their own personal travel-health insurance and prior to the trip. The personal insurance must at least cover medical expenses as well as air rescue and the cost of repatriation.
True Adventure is not responsible for any accidents or mishaps directly or indirectly related to the tour.
Period: From April to October .
Transportation: We travel by our own mini-bus or local buses which leaves us to walk and continues, with our baggage, to the next place where we will stay for the night.
Accommodation: Hotels in the cities, village pensions throughout the trip (all with private facilities).
The trip prices are based on double occupancy.
Food: Every morning we have breakfast in the hotels, picnic lunch en route and a dinner at local tavern. (Vegetarians are welcome on the trips)
Group Size: 6-14 participants.
Difficulty Level: Hike (2) ,
The hikes offer a moderate trek with a maximum of 5-7 hours walk on rocky terrain. Participants should be in good physical condition with a little of experience