Tour overview

A less known beautiful route to reach Mt. Olympus summit in just one day!

Our guide meets you in Elassona town and with his 4×4 vehicle you drive up to Christakis refugee.

The first 20 Kms until Kalivia Elassonas are tarmac and then dirt road for another 22Km’s (about 1 hour drive) until we reach the refuge at 2,430 meters altitude.

We start our ascend (approximately 60-70 minutes), initially on an uphill, part of the E4 (European Trail) path, traversing the peak of Skolio (2,912 m) and reaching Skala from where starts the most difficult part of ascend.

We then follow Kakoskala, including a scramble climb until the peak of Mytikas (2,917 m).

The total duration of this part depends on the number of participants and their experience and may last between 2-4 hours).

Activities

Tour Summary

Duration

10 hours

Period of Operation: June  to Mid October

Price:

  • 145€/pp for 5-6 participants
  • 150€/pp for  min 4 participants
  • 170€/pp for  min 3 participants
  • 215€/pp for  min 2 participants (for less or more participants please contact us)

Participation requirements

  • Good physical condition

Tour Details

Tour inclusions
  • All necessary local transfers for the operation of the activity by 4×4 vehicle
  • All necessary equipment for the operation of the activity
  • Greek traditional snack
  • English speaking Trekking Hellas Guide
  • Taxes

FAQ

Meeting Point: Elassona Town (either in your hotel or central square outside the church)

Meeting Time: 07.00 am / Return Time: 18.00 pm

  • Climbing shoes (recommended) or runners
  • Small backpack with bottled water
  • Comfortable clothes (preferably quick-drying material : cotton or polycotton not denim)
  • A long sleeved t- shirt and a second T-shirt
  • Hat or beanie sunglasses  sunblock

Itinerary

07:00: Meeting in Elassona with your guide and welcome briefing

07:15: Transfer to Christakis Emergency Refuge (2400m)  2 hours driving dirt road

09:30: Trekking begins

11:30: Arrival in Kakoskala small Plateau (2860m) for snack

13:00: Arrival in Mytikas Peak (2918m)

16:00: Arrival in Christakis Refuge (2400m),
18:00:  Arival in Elassona  end of activity

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