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One of the most important streams of Olympus as it is connected with the god of modern music, Orpheus. The river was called Elikonas but nowadays it called Orlias named after Orpheus' screams when Mainades, Muses from Pieria mountain, murdered him in this canyon. After their act, they try to wash their hands in the pure water to atone for their sin, and the river was stained with the blood of Orpheus.

Highlights: The gorge of the god of modern music Orpheus, visit a unique waterfall, Koromilia shelter

Duration of activity: 6 hours with breaks and stops for tours

Distance: 5.2km, one way

Starting point: 310 meters

Highest point: 1100 meters

Positive altitude: 800 meters

Difficulty: 2/5

Child friendly: YES (12+)

We will ascend to a gorge of unique beauty rich in strange trees called arbutus (strawberry trees) next to the stream and we will pass by the unique waterfall of Kokkinos vrachos, where we will have our big stop for a swimming, rest and snack. Continuing we will ascend to the refuge of Koromilia with incredible panoramic view, where we will enjoy our meal in its wonderful cool environment. Our return will be either by car from a dirt road or again by hiking down from the same path.

  • Guided tour during the hiking (history, mythology)
  • Mountain leader
  • Transfer
  • snack pack with sandwich or local delicies
  • water
  • “Full package” includes a meal in the refuge of Koromilia or 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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  • Pricing Name
    Group (Min-Max)
  • Pricing Name Basic package (Activity, snackpack, water, transfer)
    3 - 8 Pax
    Available Seats: 8

    Adult ( 3 - 8 Pax ) 85,00 0,00 /Person

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  • Pricing Name Full package (Activity, snack pack, water, meal, transfer)
    1 - 8 Pax
    Available Seats: 8

    Adult ( 1 - 8 Pax ) 100,00 0,00 /Person

    - +

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

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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