Reach the Summit of Mount Olympus in 2 Days
Reach the Summit of Mount Olympus in 2 Days
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
    Intermediate
  • Spoken languages
    English, Greek
  • Duration
    2-3 days
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

Experience a wonderful 2 days trip in Mount Olympus. Walk  the international mountain path E4 in the heart of Mafrolongou region, enjoy the view of the towering peaks of the mountain and feel its superiority.

The sleepover at 2.100 m. altitude in conjunction with the towering peaks of Mytikas and Stefani is a breath-taking experience that any mountain lover will adore! 

The Itinerary

Meeting point: Central Square in Litohoro at 08:00 a.m.

Starting point: Prionia (1100 m.)

Sleepover point: Agapitos Refuge (2100 m.)

Altitude difference: 1000 m.

Distance: 10 km. (6.4 miles)

Departure for the location Prionia in 1.100 altitude which is the starting point of the hike.

You will start hiking on the international mountain path E4 that will guide you after 3-4 hours in the refuge of Spilios Agapitos at 2.100 m. altitude. There you will stop for a light snack, rest and of course you will have some time to enjoy the view.

Then you will continue on the E4 up to location Triethnes, where you will follow the famous path "Zonaria", that traversing Mytikas and Stefani, will guide you after 2.5 to 3 hours in the Plateau of the Muses. In the refuge you will enjoy a dinner at 2100 m. altitude.

2nd Day

Starting point: Agapitos (2.100 m.)

Peak point: Mytikas (2.918 m.)

Distance up to the top: 2.5 km. (1.98 miles)

Distance to Prionia : 13 km. (8.15 miles)

Altitude difference: 218 m.

It’s Summit Day, and you will wake up early in the morning, at 06:00 am. You will have a quick breakfast and get ready for Mytikas. On the basis of Mytikas you will put on the equipment and the guides will lead you to the highest peak of Greece in 4 to 5 hours.

You will stand on the highest peak of Greece - Mytikas- at 2917m. You will stay on the top for a while to enjoy the view and take some photos.
 
After a quick break you will descent to Prionia region where you will complete the descent within 4-6 hours.

For the ascent to Mytikas the guide decides on the spot based on weather conditions and the physical condition of the group.

minimum 16 y/o
Starting time: 8:00 am,
Cancellation policy: 
flexible1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% refund

3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
→ No refund will be made
Offer Description

- You will meet with your guide in the central square of Litochoro village, and then you will get transferred to Prionia where you will start ascending

- Duration of the activity: 2 days 

 

Activity requirements

Don't forget to bring with you: 

Backpack 40-50lt
Hiking shoes (preferably boots)
Shorts for hiking (long for the night)
Fleece or Cotton cardigan
Waterproof-windproof jacket
Thermal or 2 long-sleeved shirts
Underwear-socks
Sunglasses-sun cream- hat
Sanitary appliances
Headlamps
Hiking sticks (upon request we offer them to you)
Flask least 1,5lt
Chocolates –pastelia- power gel

In case of cold weather:

Thin gloves-cap-scarf
Isothermal
Waterproof boots

Included
  • All necessary equipment for the hike
  • Professional guides
  • Accommodation
  • Transfer Litochoro – Prionia - Litochoro
Excluded
  • Transport from Athens or other towns to / from Litochoro
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals
Do not forget to bring
Do not forget to bring
  • Comfortable clothing and climbing boots/shoes
  • Towels
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Backpack and anything else you may need
  • Drinks and beverages
Meeting point
Central Square Litochoro village Get directions

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Great Olympus hike
  • 5 / 5
Posted

Great activity, very well organised. We had a lot of fun and at the same time felt always safe.

Olympus summit
  • 5 / 5
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Ran very smoothly, felt 100% in safe hands - reached the summit no problem at all. Highly recommended.

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