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If you want to get know Mount Olympus, definitely you should first visit and hike Enipeas gorge. A day familiarization with Olympus flaura and its hidden gems, history, mythology and picturesque scenery! Our day will start with a sort visiting at exhibition center of the National Park with an inspirational guiding where all the beauties of the mountain will be unfolded in front of us! More than 1700 plant species have been counted on Olympus, representing 25% of the Greek flora, of which 23 are endemic species with the species Jankaea heldreichii being a plant relic coming from the ice age.

Highlights: Enipeas river, wooden bridges, waterfalls, ponds, saint Dionysos monastery, holy cave, Jankea Heldreichii plant

Profile of the trail:

Hiking hours: 5 - 6 hours with breaks and stops for tours

Distance: 6.5km

Starting point: 1060 meters

Ending point: 830 meters

Gain altitude: 50 meters

Difficulty: 1/5

Child friendly: Yes (10+)

Operation period: All year round

During the day we will have the opportunity to get to know Olympus and its biodiversity through the unique museum of the National Park. The museum challenges the visitor to a "virtual climb" from the foothills to its highest peaks. After our tour of the exhibition center we will head to our starting poing, of course we will stop in places with panoramic view towards Olympus Riviera and to the summits! We will hike into a unique trail with tremendous changes in both flora and fauna as well as in its altitudes.  On our hiking we will come across with the astonished waterfall of Lito an incredible waterfall with dense riparian vegetation. We will pass from the holy cave, the place where Aghios Dionysios lived ascetic and we will end up at the old monastery Ag. Dionysiou that was builted in 1542 and its founder is Ag. Dionysios, and we will also highlights near the monastery there is the cave where St. Dionysios lived ascetic.

  • Guided tour on the exhibition center of the National Park
  • Guided tour during the hiking (history, mythology)
  • Mountain leader
  • Transfer
  • snack pack with sandwich or local delicies
  • water
  • "Full package" includes a meal in a local tavern (main course, salad shared by two, side dishe shared by two)
  • In "Basic package" the meal is excluded
  • Personal expenses and consumption
  • Beverages and alcohol drinks
  • Expenses that may arise due to early departure
  • Gratuites (optional)
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Generally, wear comfortable clothes and have extra pair clothes with you to change where we will stop or after activity. We suggest snicker NO open shoes, and long trouser. Below you can find a suggest list depending on the activity. Do not hesitate to speak with us for an extra consultation.

rain jacket (just in case)
long trouser
extra T-shirt
fleece or pullover
extra dry clothes

one small backpack (15lt)
one flask to fill up fresh water from a spring
personal drugs
poles and carry mat if you have
In case that you need equipment, we will be happy to serve you, just ask!

It is good for the shoe to have a "tractor" sole so that it does not slip. However, you can also come with your snickers, but you should be careful in some wet places or after rain

We will bring for you water and snack, that includes a sandwich with feta cheese, tomato, cucumber, or other local snack like pie. Let us know about special dietary needs. Of course, feel free to bring your own favorite snack with you

Our pace is adapted to the average person and can be followed by anyone, even children over 10 years old safely and without resentment. During the excursion we will definitely take some short breaks for photos in the most beautiful places

In the most excursions is permitted to swim on the river. Especially on the excursion of Waterfun and Thermal bath this is the core of the excursion. Restriction is only applying at Enipeas river where is the core of a National Park. The best period for an open cold water is from end of May till end of September, depending on the weather condition also. Thermal baths you can visited all year round and the feeling and the scenery is more beautiful in autumn and wintertime! You choose…

Most of our excursions are suitable all year round. Of course for ski touring we need snow and some other excursion are more enjoyable in spring, summer and autumn

long pants
towel, slippers, bag for the wet clothes
extra clothes
personal medicines
if you are allergic let us know
tell us about a health problem that may affect your activity
dietary preferences (vegeterian, vegan, religious restrictions) in case the trip includes food

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