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Long Pelion trail!

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The long Pelion trail

Long Pelion trail! The time has come to share with you the beauties of Pelion.

The inspiration and idea of the Long Pelion Trail came from Nikolaos Maggitsis. The long Pelion trail has created its own identity through all the intense work done, for the past 2 years and this year it is ready for you to explore and get to know it.

8 days of hiking between beautiful scenery with greenery between the two seas, enjoying the beauty of this land, by getting to know people with common love and interests for these unique paths and off roads, that are covered with high acute along the way.

The hike can be characterized overall, starting from sea, continuing to the mountain peaks and ending to sea, by crossing areas with dense greenery with acute. The unique beauty of the southern part consists of vegetation from a lower altitude, were most of the hike takes place among the coolness of shade.

The mountain offers the opportunity to hold safe distances during the whole hike, were it makes it possible to enjoy this amazing hike in the times that we are facing.

Program:

Day 1: Kamari – Veneto

Your guide meets you at Volos port and after two hours driving, we arrive in Kamari village, the northest village of Pelion Penisnula. From here we start our trail to Veneto through Keramidi village where you will experience quite a large section of kalderimi. The paths are mostly through natural forest at an altitude of approximately 150 – 250 meters, ending finally in Veneto. Overnight stay in hotel at Veneto

Duration 4,5 hrs + 450m, -300m

Day 2: Veneto – Makrinitsa

We wake up with the sunrise and after our breakfast we are ready for our longest hike from one village to another. On our way, we pass from the monasteries of Flamouri and Sourvia and over the stone bridge of Leschiani. Vegetation is varied: kermes oak, maquis, oak, chestnut, beech and holm oak forest. The best part of the walk is undoubtedly the beautiful beech forest between Sourvia and Flamouri monasteries. We end our trail heading to Makrinitsa village (which the local people call the Balcony of Pelion) where the purple sunset will close day 2 accompanied by the amazing view of Pagasitc gulf which lays in front of the city of Volos

Overnight stay in hostel in Makrinitsa.

Duration 8 hrs +2000m, -1000m

Day 3: Makrinitsa – Chania

Today we will follow the path where in Greek mythology the Centaurs took, Centaurs in Greek mythology were half men half horses. After a short part on the main road to Portaria the path will lead us to the village of Chania which is the highest village of Pelion peninsula. Here we will see some traditional tavernas and hotels hidden by beech trees. Overnight stay in hotel at Chania.

Duration 4 hrs +500m, -100m

Day 4: Chania – Damouchari

Waking up and enjoying our breakfast at 1220 m with the cold and fresh breeze of the mountain we start on the main asphalt road to the ski center and follow the slopes we reach the path to Mouresi. Our route takes place on fabulous path in beech forest where the last part is on a path in chestnut forest until Mouresi village.

From here we walk down on cobbled stone path (kalderimi) until we reach our destination of Damouchari. Overnight stay in hotel at the small port of Damouchari.

Duration 7 hrs +550m, -1000m

Day 5: Damouchari (Resting Day)

Duration 1,5hrs (optional evening walk towards the village of Agios Ioannis)

Day 6: Damouchari – Milies

On today’s hike we cross Mount Pelion from the East side and the Aegean Sea to the West side and the Pagasitic gulf. We start walking for about 5 minutes before we start to ascend one of the most beautiful old stone paths in Greece.

From the trail heading to Tsangarada village we will hear the stories from the oldest plane tree 12 centuries old – we will have our break in one of the three squares of the village.

From the third square of Agios Taxiarxhes we will take the kalderimi (stone paved path) and passing over the riverbed of Milopotamos by crossing over the wonderful old stone bridge.

We then head to Ksourichti via forest road through chestnut trees. We will continue our hike to the picturesque village of Milies and visit the famous train station, the old library and the church with the amazing paintings which are located in the square of the village. Overnight stay at traditional hotel in Milies.

Duration 6,5 hrs +900m, -250m

Day 7: Milies – Afissos

Having our breakfast in the quite village of Milies we start our day heading to Abovos beach at Afissos, through the ravine of Chalorema, where we will be crossing several other streams on our way.

Passing through Afetes village, we should have in mind that the village in question has always been called Niaou, a Slavic name meaning ”pen, corral”, until in 1955 the authorities decided to rename it as Afetes. We will have a short break with Greek coffee in the square where after we will be taking the path that ends to the beach of the village. Overnight stay at hotel in Afissos.

Duration 4,5 hrs +330m, – 600m

Day 8: Afissos – Laukos

We will be taking our breakfast with the sea breeze near the beach. We will start our day by taking the main road to Lefokastro, where after 45 min we meet an old spring water drinking fountain, built in 1777 according to the inscription before our first ascend. After crossing the beautiful stone arched bridge of Rodia, and the small stream of Pnevmatikos, we start to see the first houses of Argalasti.

Having our break in Argalasti square under the shade of plane tree, we will get ready for last part of the trail to Lafkos, a hike through olive trees fields, by passing from the spring of Chatzi.

We will reach the village of Lafkos, to enjoy the sunset that will give us the peacefulness and energy from this such beautiful place. Overnight stay at hotel in Lafkos

Duration 5,5 hrs +700m, -400m

Day 9: Laukos – Platania

Last day today of the Pelion trail and we are not in a hurry. Walking through the graveyard out of the village of Lafkos as we continue and visit the chapel of Ai. Giannis, where for a short stop we will enjoy the beauty and peace of this place.

Reaching the riverbed (the stream is called Koumani rema (Koumanorema) where landscape changes in many ways. The path ends to the wide bed of a stream (Chalorema). Following the stream, we soon reach the picturesque tourist beach of Platanias.

The Long Pelion Trail comes to an end, where a swim in the crystal waters is the only way to celebrate this project. Overnight stay at hotel in Platanias.

Duration 3 hrs +200m, -580m

Cost for 9 days: 845€ / pp

Cost for 4 days: 445€ / pp (1st day-4th day or 6th-day-9th day)

Dates 4days: 17th – 21st of September & 8th-12th of October

Included: 

4 or 8 accommodation in hotels with breakfast and dinner.

All the transfers to the villages and all the logistics with our luggage (we carry only a daily backpack in our hiking time)

Trekking guide for all the days of LONG PELION TRAIL

Personal accident insurance.

* the extra cost for single room is 65€/pp

Trekking equipment:

  1. Duffel Bag
  2. Hiking boots or trail running shoes
  3. Sandals or flip flop
  4. 4-5  socks
  5. 4-5 Dry fit t-shirt
  6. 2-3 hiking trousers or shorts
  7. swimming suit 
  8. small wash towel
  9. fleece jacket or pullover
  10. waterproof shell jacket (preferably breathable fabric)
  11. sun hat or scarf
  12. Sunglasses
  13. daypack 30 lit
  14. hiking poles
  15. sun cream
  16. water bottles (1.5lt)
  17. snack for your hiking time
  18. Head torch & batteries
  19. mosquito repellent spray
  20. Basic First Aid Kit                                                                                                            

Have fun and enjoy it

For the company:

Raios Georgios

Manager and Outdoor Activities Guide
True Adventure

6 days Trekking
Mount Olympus

Thesaloniki airport – Litochoro

Transfer from the airport to Litochoro Port.
Spend overnight in a hostel at Litochoro.

 Explore Litochoro & Walk to Refuge Christos Kakkalos alt. 2700 m.

Transfer to Gorgia (1114m), from where our hike begins towards Petrostrougra Refuge. After the break, we continue to the the plato of the Mouses – an alpine plato at an altitude of 2700m, where a small but cozy refuge will accommodate us.
Overnight at the refuge .

Peak ascents – Refuge Sphlios Agaphtos (2100 m)

Breakfast and backpacking our stuff. From here we have two options depending on the group’s fitness and on the weather’s conditions: We either cross the Zonaria area and climb first Skala at 2.882 meters and then cross a narrow ridge and finally climb to the summit of Skolio at 2.911meters, or, if the weather permits it and there is no snow, we ascent to the main summit – Mytikas (2.917meters), Greece’s highest peak, following a nice couloir (it involves about 150m of scrambling). After the high summits, we follow a zig-zag path going down to Refuge Sphlios Agaphtos(2100m), where we spend our night.

Overnight at the refuge.

Refuge A- Sphlios Agaphtos A (2100m)-Prionia (1100m)-Enipeas Gorge-Litochoro

This is a demanding day, as we go down to Prionia(1100m). The route Spilios Agapitos Refuge to Prionia is the most frequented hiking path on Mount Olympus and is a part of the E4. Most of the hike is through a thick forest of pine, beech and fir trees and the path is in a good condition. After an initial sheepish descent, we enter the Enippeas Gorge, passing a cave-chapel and the monastery of St. Dionysus, as well as taking advantage of the several swimming opportunities en route in river pools. After about seven hours of walking, the Gorge opens up on the outskirts of Litochoro. The route is quite tiring, but the varied geological features, the small lakes with the crystal clear water and the sheer mountain slopes provide us with a rare beauty and are entirely rewarding. Overnight in hostel at Litochoro port.

Litochoro – Thessaloniki

Transfer to Thessaloniki. Weand we have two options: transfer to the airport or we can stay one day more and enjoy the sightseeing’s of the second biggest town in Greece.

Overnight in hostel at Thessaloniki.

The cost from 685 euros / per person

Included:

All accommodations, all meals (breakfast on day 2 – breakfast on day 6), 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.

 

Trip Details

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 April to October .

Transportation: We travel by our own mini-bus, or local buses, which  continues with our baggage, during our hike, to the next place where we will stay for the night.

Accommodation: Hotels in the cities, village pensions or youth hostels 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 a local tavern. (Vegetarians are welcome on the trips, too).

Group Size: 6-14 participants

Difficulty Level: Hike (3)

The hikes offer a moderate trek with a maximum of 5-7 hours walk on rocky terrain. Participants should be in good physical condition with a little of experience.

Enjoy your holidays in Greece!

7 days sailing - hiking Sporades islands
Skiathos - Skopelos - Alonisos

1st day: Arrival at the port of Volos. Welcome aboard to the sailing yacht. Meet the skipper and the hostess, plan the trip with a welcome drink. Settle in your cabins, while the crew gets the supplies for the trip. (Departure at 6 p.m).
Our destination is the third island of Sporades Alonisos where we arrive early in the morning. Estimated arrival : 6 a.m. (Night trip). It is a peaceful island with many places worth to see. We dock in Patitiri, the main port of Alonissos.

We have breakfast on board with the sun comes out. Early in the afternoon we take the traditional path going to Chora, is the old capital on the hill, a picturesque village, recognized as a world capital heritage site by the UNESCO.

2nd day: We leave Alonisos behind and set sail to the small island Kyra Panagia. It’s time to enjoy the silence and the crystal clear waters for swimming. Lunch on board and relaxing under the sounds of the sea. In the evening we can go for walking to the monastery which the island took its name.

3rd day: Departure for Steni Vala (Alonnisos) you can have your breakfast while sailing, as our arrival at the picturesque, small port of Steni Vala. The place is perfect for walking coast to coast to the Leftos Gialos bay.
In the evening we can go swimming at a beach located 5 minutes away from our mooring point and enjoy fresh fish in any of the tavernas in the small port for our dinner.

4th day: We set sail to the main port of Isl.Skopelos, to the northwest side of the island.If weather permitting, we can visit the rock of St.John, which featured in the film “Mamma Mia” at the famous wedding scene.
The place will offer you the opportunity to take amazing shots. We stop to Stafulos beach for swim, here the pine woods reach into crystal clear waters and offer you their shade.

It is a well known beach with beach bar.
In the evening we arrive to the main port of Isl. Skopelos. It is the second island and the most verdant in the Aegean Sea.
Free time to visit Chora and enjoy the night life of the island.

5th day:We sail through the Skopelos and stop for swim to Island Tsougria, an uninhabited island full of pine trees only a yacht can reach with a beach bar is a famous yacht destination.
In the evening we dock in the port of Skiathos which has great historical and cultural interest with a great variety in day and night entertainment. Skiathos is also ideal for night life, offering you a vast choice of restaurants, bars, pubs and cafes that are scattered in a labyrinth of narrow streets in the picturesque old town centre.

6th day: After the breakfast and before the sun comes up we can go by foot to monastery Metamorfosi.Enjoy the nice view we take energy to continue our day by yacht to Koukounaries beach has been voted as the third most beautiful beach in the world.
There, you can enjoy swimming and sunbathing on the sandy beach and do any water sport you fancy and can think of (canoeing, kayaking, jet skiing, water-skiing, to name just a few). You can also enjoy a cold beer and dance to the music played at the beach bar.
We ll continue our trip headed for Pagasitikos Gulf and the quiet and small island of Trikeri

7th day: Departure for the port of Volos. Arrival in the port of Volos with a lot of experiences.

The cost is 1080€/pp for 6 – 8 participants

Include:

8 days sailing boat with skipper, trekking guide, fuel, SUP boards, snorkeling equipment, 7 breakfast and dinner meals, group transfers from and to the airport, all taxes and VAT.

TRIP DETAILS
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 April to October.

Transportation: We travel by our own mini-bus or Taxi.

Accommodation: Inthis program all the accoodation is on board. (all with private facilities). Food: Every morning we have breakfast on board and dinner at local tavern. (Vegetarians are welcome on the trips)

Group Size: 6 – 8 participants.

Difficulty Level: Hike (2) ,
The hikes offer a moderate trek with a maximum of 3-4 hours walk on rocky terrain. Participants should be in good physical condition with a little of experience.

Enjoy your holidays in Greece!

7 days trekking Sporades
Skiathos - Skopelos - Alonisos

1st day: Volos

Arrival at Volos international airport, Nea Anchialos, where we meet with our guide. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay in Volos.

2nd day: Skiathos

Breakfast at the hotel and departure by boat to Skiathos. After 3 hours on the boat, enjoying the nice view of the Pagasetic gulf and mountain Pelion, we arrive at Skiathos port. Lunch and sort afternoon walk to Koukounaries beach for swimming and relaxation. We stay overnight in a hotel at Skiathos.

3rd day: Skiathos Town – Kastro

Breakfast combined with the nicest view. On our way to Kastro we visit the fountain of Agios Dimitrios and the ksoklisi of Agios Apostolos. After 2 ½ hours of walking, we arrive at the entrance of Kastro. Picnic at the Kastro beach. In the afternoon, we take the way back to Skiathos Town.  We stay overnight in a hotel in Skiathos.

4th day: Skiathos – Skopelos

Depature by taxi-boat or ferry boat for Skopelos port and arrival at our Hotel (Skopelos Town). After checking in, we start our walk to Agnontas beach and spend there all day, having lunch or picnic and swimming under the greek sun. In the afternoon we return to Skopelos Town. We stay overnight in a hotel in Skopelos .

5th day: Skopelos – Alonnisos

It’s time to visit the Patitiri port, in Alonnisos Island, the third of the Sporades islands and the most tranquil. We check our rooms in Rousoum Yalos and walk to Hora, where we enjoy our lunch. In the afternoon we visit Mikros Mourtias beach for swimming. Returning to our hotel from the same paths.  We stay overnight in a hotel in Alonisos.

6th day: Alonnisos

We travel by boat to the National Park, natural habitat of the Mediterranean seal Monachus monachus, and we take a short walk on the island of Kyra Panagia and Peristera. We stay overnight in a hotel in Alonnisos.

7th day: Alonnisos – Volos

Return to Volos city by ferry boat. Arrival at the port of Volos (5 hours). Checking in to the hotel. It’s time to enjoy our selfs in the beautiful city of Volos (Ancient city of Iolkos). Volos port is the third biggest port of Greece, and also the port from where Jason and the Argonauts sailed with Argo, in order to go to Colchis and reclaim the Golden Fleece, according to greek mythology. We stay overnight in a hotel in Volos.

8th day: Transfer to the airport for the flight home.

The cost from 1140 euros / per person

Included:
All accommodations, all meals (breakfast on day 2 – breakfast on day 8), all picnic lunches, group transfers from and to the airport, all transportations throughout the trip, luggage transportations, services of the tour leader – guide, entrance fees in the Monasteries all taxes and VAT.

 

TRIP DETAILS

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 April to October .

Transportation: We travel by our own mini-bus or local buses which  continues with our baggage, during our trip, to the next place where we will stay for the night.

Accommodation: Hotels in the cities, village pensions throughout the trip (all with private facilities).
The trip prices are based on double occupancy.

Food: Every morning we take breakfast in the hotels, picnic lunch en route and a dinner at a local tavern. (Vegetarians are welcome on the trips, too)

Group Size: 6-14 participants

Difficulty Level: Hike (2) ,
The hikes offer a moderate trek with a maximum of 5-7 hours walk on rocky terrain. Participants should be in good physical condition with a little of experience.

Enjoy your holidays in Greece!

7 days Trekking
Pelion

1st day: Airport – Kala Nera village

Meeting with the guide at the airport. He accompanies you to the hotel which is located in the village of Kala Nera, 30 km away from Volos. Once you have checked in, you can walk around, enjoy the sea and visit the local shops in Kala Nera.  Overnight stay in Kala Nera.

2nd day: Kala Nera – Lechonia – Agios Laurentios – Agios Vlasios – Agios Georgios 

Transfer from Kala Nera to Lechonia. It’s time to beggin our adventure by walking to Agios Laurentios village, famous for its picturesque square. We continue our walk inside the small gorge between Agios Laurentios and Agios Vlasios villages, grabbing the opportunity to drink from the Agios Ioannis natural springs. After that, we traverse until Agios Georgios village with the terrific view of the Pagasetic Gulf. With our batteries fully recharged, we head for the great lunch waiting under the shadow of the platanus trees. Transfer to Kala Nera by mini bus and overnight stay there.

3rd day: Vizitsa – Milies – Ksourichti – Tsangarada – Damouchari

On today’s hike we cross Mount Pelion from West to East and from the Pagasetic Gulf to the Aegean sea. We start walking for about 5 minutes until we meet the traditional path, heading to the picturesque village of Milies. Once we arrive there, we can visit the famous train station, the old library and the church with the magnificent paintings, in the square of the village. We then head to Ksourichti village via the forest road (at the beginning of the path) under the shadow of the chestnut trees. Before we continue our hike to Tsangarada village and learn the stories about the oldest plane tree in Greece (more than 1200 years old), we will have lunch in a traditional tavern, in one of the three squares of the village. Later, we will descend to the white-rocky beach of Damouchari, following one of the most beautiful old stone paths. Overnight stay in traditional hotel at Damouchari.

4th day: Damouchari – Fakistra – Damouchari

It’s time to beggin our day following the coastal path which leads us to the Fakistra beach, famous for its crystal clear water, in order to have a picnic and enjoy swimming. During the walk we have a magnificent view of the Aegean Sea. Visit to the Old school. Late in the afternoon we walk along the same path to Damouchari.  Overnight in traditional hotel at Damouchari.

5th day: Damouchari – Agios Ioannis – Kissos – Chania

We start from Damouchari, in the opposite direction, towards Agios Ioannis village, following the path along the shore. Agios Ioannis’s famous beach, Papa Nero, is on our way. On route we will pass Mouresi village and we will enjoy a coffee there. Nedxt stop – Kissos village, where we will have our lunch in a traditional tavern. Refreshed and full of experiences, we climb up to Chania, where ouir hard, but rewarding day comes to an end. Overnight in hotel at Chania.

6th day: Chania – Makrinitsa

Today we will follow the path that in Greek mythology was used by the Centaurs, who were half men half horses. This leads us to the village of Portaria and then we continue along the road to graphical Makrinitsa, which the local people call the Balcony of Pelion. Here we’ll see the old traditional houses and the best view of the Pagasetic Gulf lying in front of the city of Volos. Overnight in traditional hotel at Makrinitsa.

7th day: Makrinitsa – Ano Volos

Last day is a piece of cake. Following the path that, according to greek mythologythat, the centaurus used to follow to the old city of Volos (known as Iolkos), we arrive at Volos center where we finish our trip. Overnight in hotel at Volos.

8th ay: Volos-Airport

Full of experiences, we travel from Volos to the airport.

The cost from 990 euros / per person

Included:
All accommodations, all meals from breakfast on day 2 through breakfast on day 8, all picnic lunches, group transfers from and to the airport, all transportations throughout the trip, luggage transportations, services of the tour leader – guide, entrance fees in the Monasteries all taxes and VAT.

 

TRIP DETAILS

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 April to October .

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 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, too)

Group Size: 6-14 participants.

Difficulty Level: Hike (2) ,
The hikes offer a moderate trek with a maximum of 5-7 hours walk on rocky terrain. Participants should be in good physical condition with a little of experience.

Enjoy your holidays in Greece!

7 days Trekking
Zagori

 1st day: Ioannina – Tsepelovo

Arrival at Ioannina airport. Meeting with the guide. Transfer by bus to Tsepelovo, where we spend the night.

2nd  day: Tsepelovo – Vradeto – Beloi – Tsepelovo

From Tsepelovo (1050 m) we start walking on an ascending path towards the highest Zagori village called Vradeto (1450m). Following a beautiful path, overlooking the riverbed of the Vikos Gorge, we arrive at the Beloy viewpoint (1650m). From there we can admire almost the entire Vikos Gorge and observe the beautiful paths, which we will follow the next day. We return to the village of Vradeto and continue downhill to the village of Kapesovo. We walk down the famous Vradeto Steps (a stonepath built in the 16th century at the slopes of Vikos Gorge) and then we are transfered back to Tsepelovo. Overnight stay in a traditional pension in Tsepelovo. (4 hours)

3rd day: Tsepelovo – Kipi – Koukouli – Vitsa

We descend to the trailhead of the Vikos Gorge, marked by a stone bridge built in the year 980 A.D., called “Paliogefyra”. We continue  through a forest of beech and pine trees, where we will have the opportunity to observe traces of bears passing on our path. We will end our walk in the village of Kipi and have lunch at the local taverna. From Kipi we will walk up the stairs of Koukouli (stone steps like in Vradeto) and visit the center of this picturesque village. We walk down into the Vikos Gorge again, crossing the “Misiou” bridge and we take the old Vitsa steps up, in order to reach the villages of Vitsa and Monodendri, build right on the edge of the gorge wall. Overnight stay in a traditional pension in Vitsa. (5 hours)

4th day: Vitsa village – Vikos village

Early in the morning, we descend the old Vitsa stairs into the Vikos Gorge. Walking on the riverbed we will admire the rare varieties of wild birds and flowers, that have found shelter in the gorge. Right above our heads stand the impressive walls of the gorge, rising steeply and majestically to 1.000 or more vertical metres. After about 4 hours of walking, we will reach the Voidomatis river springs. Early in the afternoon we will arrive in Vikos where we will spend the night in a hotel. (7 hours)

5th day: Vikos – Papigo

Following the old ascending path, we will be able to view the beautiful ravines around Papigo, in the distance. Above us the “Towers of Papigo” are rising abruptly to treacherous heights. At the natural swimming pool of the village we will have the chance to swim and then have a rest. Overnight stay in a traditional pension. (4 hours)

6th day: Papigo-Refuge-Dragon Lake-Papigo

We follow the mule trail, through juniper scrubs, above the tree line, to some flat countryside, continuing from there up to the hut on the Astraka Col (3 hours). Northward lie the Albanian mountains. After having lunch at the refuge, an optional walk will take place to the Tsoumani (Sarakatsani) sheepfolds and pastures up to the scenic Dragon Lake (2100m), perched on the edge of the northern escarpment of Mt Gamila (2497 m), one of the great peaks of the Pindos mountain range (narrow, rough, up hill stone paths) or/and return back to Papigo. Overnight stay in a traditional pension. Dinner at a local taverna.

7th day: Papigo – Ioannina

Transfer from Papigo to Ioannina. Free day in Ioannina city to visit the unique island, which “floats” in the lake of Pamvotida. The lake features small fishing ports and a boating port. There is a regular boat service to the Ioannina island. Don’t forget to pay a visit to the museums. Overnight stay in hotel in Ioannina.

8th day:

Transfer to the Ioannina airport. Departure.

Enjoy your holidays in Greece!

The cost from 980 euros / per person

Included:
All accommodations, all meals from breakfast on day 2 through breakfast on day 8, all picnic lunches, group transfers from and to the airport, all transportations throughout the trip, luggage transportations, services of the tour leader – guide, entrance fees in the Monasteries all taxes and VAT.

TRIP DETAILS

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 April to October .

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 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: Hike (2) ,
The hikes offer a moderate trek with a maximum of 5-7 hours walk on rocky terrain. Participants should be in good physical condition with a little of experience

7 days trekking
Meteora - Olympus

1st day: Athens – Meteora

Arrival at the Athens airport. Meeting with the guide. Transfer by bus to Kastraki, where we spend the night.

2nd day: (Kastraki ) Walk and monasteries visit

Walk around the western Meteora, following the same old paths the monks used to follow. These paths head up to the rocks of Meteora and lead us to the cliff top monasteries, the high places of the Greek-orthodox spirituality. We will have enough time to visit two of the most important ones:  the Megalo Meteoro and the Varlaam. Overnight stay in traditional rooms in Kastraki. (4 hours)

3rd day: Short walk and transfer to Litochoro

Short walk in Kastraki.  Transfer from Kalambaka to Litochoro. Overnight stay in traditional hotel in Litochoro.

4th day: Ennipeas Gorge

Transfer to Prionia, where we begin our hike, at an altitude of 1.100 meters. We enter the Enippeas Gorge, passing a cave-chapel and the monastery of St. Dionysus, as well as taking the advantage of several swimming opportunities en route in river pools and looking for a nice place for our picnic. After about seven hours walking, the Gorge opens up the Litochoro. Overnight stay in traditional hotel in Litochoro.

5th day: Walk from Prionia (1100m) to Refuge  – Spilios Agapitosm (2.100 m)

Transfer to Prionia, from where we begin our hike, at an altitude of 1.100 meters. The route from Prionia to Spilios Agapitos Refuge is the most famous hiking path on Mount Olympus (part of the E4). Prionia is the highest point, which can be reached by car. Most of the hike is through a thick forest of pine, beech and fir trees and the path is in good condition. We make our way up to 2.100m alt. and reach the refuge. Overnight  in the refuge.

6th day: Peak ascents Skala (2.882 m), Skolio (2.911m), Mytikas (2.917m)

From the refuge, a zig zaging path will bring us just under the mountains main summits.  It’s time to choose, according to  group’s fitness and weather conditions, whether we will climb first Skala at 2.882 meters and then cross a narrow ridge climb to the summit of  Skolio at 2.911meters, or, if weather permits and there is no snow, we ascend to the main summit – Mytikas (2.917meters), Greece’s highest peak, following a narrow gorge ( it involves about 150 m of scrambling ) ! ( 4-5 hrs walking on narrow paths – some scrambling involved – altitude gain of 800m ). After reaching the summit we descend by the same way to our refuge . Overnight in the refuge.

7th day: Refuge A – Spilios Agapitos (2.100 m) – Prionia (1.100m) – Litochoro

An easier day is beggining. Following the same path we walked two days ago, we finish our walk in our starting point in Prionia. Transfer in Litochoro by mini bus or taxi. Afternoon is free for swimming and relaxing in the beach. Overnight in traditional hotel in Litochoro.

8th day: Tansfer to the airport

Transfer from Litochoro to the airport. Departure.

The cost from 980 euros / per person

Included:
All accommodations, all meals from breakfast on day 2 through breakfast on day 8, all picnic lunches, group transfers from and to the airport, all transportations throughout the trip, luggage transportations, services of the tour leader – guide, entrance fees in the Monasteries all taxes and VAT.

 

TRIP DETAILS

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 April to October .

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 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).

Enjoy your holidays in Greece!

7 days ski touring
Parnassos - Velouchi

1st day: airport – Delfi  

Transfer from the airport to Delfi (ancient oracle) and short walk to the archaeological area of Delfi.
Overnight in hotel at Delfi.

2nd day: Delfi – Mount Parnassos 
Transfer by mini bus to the ski senter of Parnassos (Gerontovraxos). Arrival at refuge Defner (1825 m). Time to put our skins on and start a short walk (with skis ) to the Gerontovrachos Peak (2395m). Overnight at the refuge.

3rd day: Mount Parnassos 
We are ready to climb up to Toumporaxi Peak (2435m) and Liakoura (2459m), the highest point of Mount Parnassos. Enjoy the fantastic view of Delfi valley. Overnight at the refuge.

4th day: Mount Parnassos- Karpenhsi 
Transfer to Karpenhsi, walk around the village. In the afternoon we continue by mini bus in mount Velouchi. Overnight at the refuge of ski senter.

5th day: Mount Velouchi
Breakfast at the refuge. It’s time to climb to the Velouchi peak (2315m). Overnight at the refuge.

6th day: Mount kaliakouda 
Transfer to Megalo Xorio by mini bus. Walking and skiing to the Kaliakouda peak (2094m) .Overnight in hotel at Karpenhsi.

7th day: Transfer to the airport.

The cost from 1180 euros / per person

Included:
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.

 

TRIP DETAILS

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.

Enjoy your holidays in Greece!

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 from 1175 euros / per person

Included:
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.

 

TRIP DETAILS

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.

Enjoy your holidays in Greece!

13 days TREKKING
Delfi - Meteora - Olympus

1st day: Athens Acropolis – Museum

Arrival at Athens airport. Meeting with the guide. Visit the Acropoli’s archeological museum and the Thisio area.
Overnight stay in a hotel in Athens .

2nd day: Athens – Delphi

Transfer from Athens to Delphi. Delphi is one of the most beautiful ancient sites in Greece, famouw for the ancient oracle. We spend the day admiring the archaeological sites, visiting  the museum and the old stadium. Overnight stay in a hotel at Delphi.

3rd day: Livadeia Parnassou – Delphi

Transfer to Livadeia Parnassou by mini bus. We continue to Delphi on foot. First, we visit the Korikion Andron, the cave of Pausanias, and later, we follow the path to Delphi. Overnight stay in a hotel at Delphi.

4th day: Delphi – Kastraki

Transfer to Kastraki by bus. Arrival at Kastraki, the traditional village at the base of the Meteora Rocks. In the afternoon, we can visit the Kalambaka town.
Overnight stay in a traditional rooms in Kastraki .

5th day: (Kastraki ) Walk and monasteries visit

Walk around the western Meteora, following the same old paths the monks used to follow. These paths head up to the rocks of Meteora and lead us to the cliff top monasteries, the high places of the Greek-orthodox spirituality. We will have enough time to visit two of the most important ones: Megalo Meteoro and Varlaam. Overnight stay in traditional rooms in Kastraki. (4 hours)

6th day: Kastraki Walk around the Meteora Rocks

It’s a day to enjoy Meteora rocks. Overnight stay in a traditional rooms in Kastraki.

7th day: Kastraki-Litochoro

Transfer from Kalambaka to Litochoro .
Overnight stay in traditional hotel in Litochoro.

8th day: Ennipeas Gorge

Transfer to Prionia, where our hike begins, at an altitude of 1.100 meters. We enter the Enippeas Gorge, passing a cave-chapel and the monastery of St. Dionysus. We will be able to swim in several river pools during our hike. Time for picnic. After seven hours of walking, we arrive at Litochoro. Overnight stay in traditional hotel in Litochoro.

9th day: Walk from Prionia,(1100m)  to Refuge  – Spilios Agapitos,( 2.100 m)

Transfer to Prioniawhere our hike begins, at an altitude of 1.100 meters. The route from Prionia to Spilios Agapitos Refuge is the most famous hiking path on Mount Olympus (part of the E4). Prionia is the highest point, which can be reached by car. Most of the hike route is through a thick forest of pine, beech and fir trees and the path is in good condition. We reach the refuge (2.100m alt).  Overnight  in the refuge.

10th day: Peak ascents Skala(2.882 m), Skolio (2.911m), Mytikas (2.917m)

From the refuge, a zig zaging path will bring us just under the mountains main summits.  It’s time to choose, according to  group’s fitness and weather conditions, whether we will climb first Skala at 2.882 meters and then cross a narrow ridge climb to the summit of  Skolio at 2.911meters, or, if weather permits and there is no snow, we ascend to the main summit – Mytikas (2.917meters), Greece’s highest peak, following a narrow gorge ( it involves about 150 m of scrambling ) ! ( 4-5 hrs walking on narrow paths – some scrambling involved – altitude gain of 800m ). After reaching the summit we descend by the same way to our refuge . Overnight in the refuge.

11th day: Refuge A – Spilios Agapitos, (2.100 m)- Prionia (1.100m)-Litochoro

An easier day is beggining. Following the same path we walked two days ago, we finish our walk in our starting point in Prionia. Transfer in Litochoro by mini bus or taxi. Afternoon is free for swimming and relaxing in the beach. Overnight in traditional hotel in Litochoro.

12th day: Litochoro 

Visit the archaeological area of Dion and the beach of Litochoro for swimming and relaxation. Overnight in a traditional hotel in Litochoro .

13th day: Transfer to the airport

The cost from 1565 euros / per person

Included:
All accommodations, all meals from breakfast on day 2 through breakfast on day 13, all picnic lunches, group transfers from and to the airport, all transportations throughout the trip, luggage transportations, services of the tour leader – guide, entrance fees in the Monasteries all taxes and VAT.

 

TRIP DETAILS

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 April to October .

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 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: Hike (2) ,
The hikes offer a moderate trek with a maximum of 5-7 hours walk on rocky terrain. Participants should be in good physical condition with a little of experience.

Enjoy your holidays in Greece!

15 days TREKKING
Pelion - Olympus - Meteora

1st day: Airport – Kala Nera

Meeting with the guide at the airport. He accompanies you to the hotel which is located in the village of Kala Nera, 30 km away from Volos. Once you have checked in, you can walk around, enjoy the sea and visit the local shops in Kala Nera.  Overnight stay in Kala Nera.

2nd day: Kala Nera – Milies – Ksourichti – Tsangarada – Damouchari

On today’s hike we cross Mount Pelion from West to East and from the Pagasitikos Gulf to the Aegean sea. After a 5-minute walk, we reach the traditional path heading to the village of Milies, where we can visit the train station, the old library and the church with magnificent paintings, in the square of the village . We then head to Ksourichti via the forest road (at the beginning of the path) passing through the chestnut trees. Before we continue our hike to Tsangarada village and learn the stories about the oldest plane tree in Greece (more than 1200 years old), we will have lunch in a traditional tavern, in one of the three squares of the village. Later, we will descend to the white-rocky beach of Damouchari, following one of the most beautiful old stone paths. Overnight stay in traditional hotel at Damouchari.

3rd day: Damouchari – Agios Ioannis – Kissos – Chania

We start from Damouchari, in the opposite direction, towards Agios Ioannis village, following the path along the shore. Agios Ioannis’s famous beach, Papa Nero, is on our way. On route we will pass Mouresi village and we will enjoy a coffee there. Nedxt stop – Kissos village, where we will have our lunch in a traditional tavern. Refreshed and full of experiences, we climb up to Chania, where ouir hard, but rewarding day comes to an end. Overnight in hotel at Chania.

4th day: Chania – Makrinitsa

Today we will follow the path that in Greek mythology was used by the Centaurs, who were half men half horses. This leads us to the village of Portaria and then we continue along the road to graphical Makrinitsa, which the local people call the Balcony of Pelion. Here we’ll see the old traditional houses and the best view of the Pagasetic Gulf lying in front of the city of Volos. Overnight in traditional hotel at Makrinitsa.

5th day: Makrinitsa- Litoxoro
Transfer from Makrinitsa to Lytoxoro (2 hours). Once you have checked in, you can walk around and enjoy the highest mountain of Greece, Olympus (2918m).  
Overnight in hotel at Litoxoro.

6th day: Walk from Prionia,(1100m)  to Refuge – Spilios Agapitos,( 2.100 m)

Transfer to Prioniawhere our hike begins, at an altitude of 1.100 meters. The route from Prionia to Spilios Agapitos Refuge is the most famous hiking path on Mount Olympus (part of the E4). Prionia is the highest point, which can be reached by car. Most of the hike route is through a thick forest of pine, beech and fir trees and the path is in good condition. We reach the refuge (2.100m alt).  Overnight  in the refuge.

7th day: Peak ascents Skala(2.882 m), Skolio (2.911m), Mytikas (2.917m)

From the refuge, a zig zaging path will bring us just under the mountains main summits.  It’s time to choose, according to  group’s fitness and weather conditions, whether we will climb first Skala at 2.882 meters and then cross a narrow ridge climb to the summit of  Skolio at 2.911meters, or, if weather permits and there is no snow, we ascend to the main summit – Mytikas (2.917meters), Greece’s highest peak, following a narrow gorge ( it involves about 150 m of scrambling ) ! ( 4-5 hrs walking on narrow paths – some scrambling involved – altitude gain of 800m ). After reaching the summit we descend by the same way to our refuge . Overnight in the refuge.

8th day: Refuge A – Spilios Agapitos, (2.100 m)- Prionia (1.100m)-Litochoro-Kastraki

An easier day is beggining. Following the same path we walked two days ago, we finish our walk in our starting point in Prionia. Transfer in Litochoro by mini bus or taxi. Lunch time. Finally, we continue the transfer to Kastraki, the small village under the huge rocks of  Meteora.
Overnight in guest house at Kastraki.

9th day: (Kastraki ) Walk and monasteries visit:

Walk around the western Meteora, following the same old paths the monks used to follow. These paths head up to the rocks of Meteora and lead us to the cliff top monasteries, the high places of the Greek-orthodox spirituality. We will have enough time to visit two of the most important ones: Megalo Meteoro and Varlaam. Overnight stay in traditional rooms in Kastraki. (4 hours)

10th day: Kastraki -Tsepelovo

Transfer by bus to Tsepelovo, where we spend the night.

11th day: Tsepelovo-Kipi-Koukouli-Vitsa

We descend to the trailhead of the Vikos Gorge, marked by a stone bridge built in the year 980 A.D., called “Paliogefyra”. We continue  through a forest of beech and pine trees, where we will have the opportunity to observe traces of bears passing on our path. We will end our walk in the village of Kipi and have lunch at the local taverna. From Kipi we will walk up the stairs of Koukouli (stone steps like in Vradeto) and visit the center of this picturesque village. We walk down into the Vikos Gorge again, crossing the “Misiou” bridge and we take the old Vitsa steps up, in order to reach the villages of Vitsa and Monodendri, build right on the edge of the gorge wall. Overnight stay in a traditional pension in Vitsa. (5 hours)

12th day: Vitsa village-Vikos village

Early in the morning, we descend the old Vitsa stairs into the Vikos Gorge. Walking on the riverbed we will admire the rare varieties of wild birds and flowers, that have found shelter in the gorge. Right above our heads stand the impressive walls of the gorge, rising steeply and majestically to 1.000 or more vertical metres. After about 4 hours of walking, we will reach the Voidomatis river springs. Early in the afternoon we will arrive in Vikos where we will spend the night in a hotel. (7 hours)

13th day: Vikos-Papigo

Following the old ascending path, we will be able to view the beautiful ravines around Papigo, in the distance. Above us the “Towers of Papigo” are rising abruptly to treacherous heights. At the natural swimming pool of the village we will have the chance to swim and then have a rest. Overnight stay in a traditional pension. (4 hours)

14th day: Papigo-Refuge-Dragon Lake-Papigo

We follow the mule trail, through juniper scrubs, above the tree line, to some flat countryside, continuing from there up to the hut on the Astraka Col (3 hours). Northward lie the Albanian mountains. After having lunch at the refuge, an optional walk will take place to the Tsoumani (Sarakatsani) sheepfolds and pastures up to the scenic Dragon Lake (2100m), perched on the edge of the northern escarpment of Mt Gamila (2497 m), one of the great peaks of the Pindos mountain range (narrow, rough, up hill stone paths) or/and return back to Papigo. Overnight stay in a traditional pension. Dinner at a local taverna.

15th day: Papigo-Ioannina

Transfer from Papigo to Ioannina. Free day in Ioannina city to visit the unique island, which “floats” in the lake of Pamvotida. The lake features small fishing ports and a boating port. There is a regular boat service to the Ioannina island. Don’t forget to pay a visit to the museums. Overnight stay in hotel in Ioannina.

The cost from 1785 euros / per person

Included:
All accommodations, all meals from breakfast on day 2 through breakfast on day 8, all picnic lunches, group transfers from and to the airport, all transportations throughout the trip, luggage transportations, services of the tour leader – guide, entrance fees in the Monasteries all taxes and VAT.

 

TRIP DETAILS

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 April to October .

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 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: Hike (2) ,
The hikes offer a moderate trek with a maximum of 5-7 hours walk on rocky terrain. Participants should be in good physical condition with a little of experience.

Enjoy your holidays in Greece!

Enjoy your holidays in Greece!

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