7 days ski touring
Olympus - Velouchi
1st day: airport - Elassona
Transfer from the airport to Elassona. Overnight in hotel at Elassona.
2nd day: Elassona - Mount Olympus
Transfer by mini bus to the military base at Vrisopoules area in 1800m. It’s time to put our skins on and continue skiing until we reach the refuge. First we climb up to Agios Antonios peak (2814m) and then to two more peaks, Skolio (2912m) and Skala peak (2866m).
Overnight at the refuge of Vrisopoules.
3rd day: Mount Olympus
We climb up to Xristaki (2714m)and Metamorfosi (2699m). In the afternoon, we go to Elassona and settle in our hotel. Overnight in hotel at Elassona.
4th day: Elassona - Karpenisi
Transfer to Karpenisi. We have the chance to take a walk in the picturesque village of Karpenisi until the afternoon, when, we will continue by our mini bus to mount Velouchi. Overnight at the refuge of ski center.
5th day: Mount Velouchi
Breakfast at the refuge and enjoy the view of Karpenisi village. Later, we start climbing up to the Velouchi peak (2315m). Overnight at the refuge.
6th day: Mount Kaliakouda
Transfer to Megalo Xorio by mini bus. We are ready to continue walking and skiing to the Kaliakouda peak (2094m). Overnight in hotel at Karpenisi.
7th day: Transfer to the airport.
The cost from1175 euros / per person
All accommodations, all meals from breakfast on day 2 through breakfast on day 7, all picnic lunches, group transfers from and to the airport, all transportations throughout the trip, luggage transportations, services of the tour leader - guide, 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 January to April .
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 or refuges 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: Ski touring (3)
The routes offer very nice ascents and a lot of coloirs for riding with a maximum of 5-7 hours. Participants should be in good physical condition with a little of experience.