Way of the Gods

Theme: Sport, Nature, Extreme/adventure

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  • Grèce
  • Litochoro
  • Piérie
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  • Litochoro, Piérie, Grèce

  • Litochoro, Piérie, Grèce

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Very few mountains have maintained their ancient names through history:one of them is Mount Olympus. The peak full of history and myths stands at 2917m just a few kilometers from the sea. This is a fantastic route up the east side of the mountain.  Mt. Olympus is the talles, most alpine and one of the most beautiful mountains in Greece.

 Day 1 We leave from Litochoro to Gortsia and start our hike, first to Petrostruga refuge and then to MusesPlateau for overnight at the refuge. 5-7 h.

Day 2 Breakfast early in the morning, and then we climb Myticas or Profitis ilias (highest orthodox church in Balkans) and descend to Gortsia or alternatively to Prionia via Refuge A. Drive back to Litochoro. 6-8 hours

Day 1
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Regions: North Greece – Mt. Olympus 2.917m Objects: Myticas (2917m) Activities: Hiking- Mountaineering Program’s difficulty: 2 (technical 2 + physical 2) Dates: Days 2/ Nights 1
Group size: from 4 persons or individuals after request Trip overview Litochoro – Gortsia – Petrostruga – Muses plateau (OVERNIGHT) – Myticas 2917m or Profitis Ilias – Refuge A – Prionia – Litochoro. Why we go there? Very few mountains have kept through history their ancient names: Olympus, Fujiyama, Vesuvius, Demavend, Elbrus and Mt.Khan Tengri. The peak full of history and myths stands at 2917m just only few kilometers from the sea. This is a classic but fantastic route through the east side of the mountain. All the way has a charming touch and the sense of between sea and summit. Undoubtedly, Mt. Olympus is the highest, most alpine and one of the most beautiful mountains in Greece. Itinerary Day 1 We drive from Litochoro to Gortsia and starting our hiking first to Petrostruga refuge and then to muses plateau for overnight at the refuge. 5-7 h. Day 2 Breakfast early in the morning, and then we climb Myticas or Profitis ilias (highest orthodox church in Balkans) and descent to Gortsia or alternatively to Prionia via Refuge A. Drive back to Litochoro. 6-8 hours

 

Day 2
Arrive in Day 2

Regions: North Greece – Mt. Olympus 2.917m Objects: Myticas (2917m) Activities: Hiking- Mountaineering Program’s difficulty: 2 (technical 2 + physical 2) Dates: Days 2/ Nights 1
Group size: from 4 persons or individuals after request Trip overview Litochoro – Gortsia – Petrostruga – Muses plateau (OVERNIGHT) – Myticas 2917m or Profitis Ilias – Refuge A – Prionia – Litochoro. Why we go there? Very few mountains have kept through history their ancient names: Olympus, Fujiyama, Vesuvius, Demavend, Elbrus and Mt.Khan Tengri. The peak full of history and myths stands at 2917m just only few kilometers from the sea. This is a classic but fantastic route through the east side of the mountain. All the way has a charming touch and the sense of between sea and summit. Undoubtedly, Mt. Olympus is the highest, most alpine and one of the most beautiful mountains in Greece. Itinerary Day 1 We drive from Litochoro to Gortsia and starting our hiking first to Petrostruga refuge and then to muses plateau for overnight at the refuge. 5-7 h. Day 2 Breakfast early in the morning, and then we climb Myticas or Profitis ilias (highest orthodox church in Balkans) and descent to Gortsia or alternatively to Prionia via Refuge A. Drive back to Litochoro. 6-8 hours

 

Theme

  • Sport
  • Nature
  • Extreme/adventure

Additional Information

The guide will have a first aid kit and we advise bringing your own medicines you might need.

Mountain weather is quite unpredictable, but June to September is the best period for ascent.

Price includes mountain guide from HFMC, 1 night at the refuge, 1 breakfast and 1 meal, basic security equipment, short distance walkies-talkies

Price does not include personal climbing equipment, medical insurance, additional meals and drinks

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Duration: 2 Days
Language: English, Ελληνικά
Suitable for Children:
Maximum number of participants: 15

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