Tour overview

Biking Mt. Parnitha is a full day activity in the National Park of Mount Parnitha. .

For the Biking Mt. Parnitha tour, we will pick you up from your hotel in Athens in the morning and drive to the National Park of Mt. Parnitha, just 1 hour away from the center of Athens. Mt. Parnitha is right outside Athens and the only National Park in Europe located so close to a capital (40km). The National Park of Parnitha is a natural wonder. It is home to 42 species of mammals, among them deer, foxes and a wide  variety of birds and Mediterranean plants.

Upon our arrival will have some time to rest and refresh ourselves at our Trekking Hellas base, the Mountain Hut of Bafi. After an equipment check and safety briefing, we hop on our bikes and set off for the mountain trails. Depending on your fitness level and preferences we can plan the ideal route for you! We will make several stops to admire the magnificent view, enjoy the serenity of nature and learn all about the ecosystem of Parnitha.

The tour Biking Mt. Parnitha finishes at the Bafi Mountain Hut. Here we will relax and enjoy a delicious home made Greek meal. Full of memories and new experiences we will return to Athens.

If you like the tranquility of mountains, you can even spend a night or more in the Bafi Mountain Hut. Even more activities like hiking or biking in the Tatoi Royal Estate are available in this area.

Activities

Tour Summary

Duration

6 hours

Period of Operation: All year round

Days of Operation: Monday-Wednesday-Saturday and any other day upon request on a private basis

Price: 85€/pp for min 2 participants


Participation requirements

  • Basic physical condition
  • Biking knowledge

Tour Details

Tour inclusions
  • English speaking Trekking Hellas Guide
  • All necessary equipment for the operation of the activity
  • Greek Mediterranean meal
  • Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off
  • Taxes

FAQ

Meeting point: Your Hotel in Athens

Meeting time: 09.30 am

  • Light hiking shoes or runners
  • Small backpack with bottled water
  • Comfortable clothes (preferably quick-drying material: cotton or polycotton not denim)
  • A long-sleeved t-shirt
  • Hat or beanie, sunglasses,  sunblock
  • Your own personal water bottle. As part of our environmental policy and actions, we are committed to eliminating the use of plastic water bottles.

Itinerary

09:30: departure from your hotel/other accommodation (please send us the name of the Hotel, Airbnb or other)

10:30: arrival at the mountain

Our guides will help us with all the necessary equipment (bike, helmets, etc)

10:30 – 13:30: mountain bike into the forest

13:30-14:30: lunch at the refuge Mpafi

14:30-15.00: free time and rest at the refuge to enjoy the spectacular view

15:00-16.00: departure and arrival to your accommodation in Athens

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