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Starts in: Litochoro Village | Available: On selected Saturdays
Guided Tour
Air Conditioned Transport
Accommodation Included
2 days package
English
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$249/ person
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Mount Olympus 2 Day Hiking Tour from Litochoro Village Highlights

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Spend the evening in the Spilios Agapitos mountain hut

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Enjoy both a sunrise and a sunset from atop Mount Olympus

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Marvel at views from Mytikas Peak and the Throne of Zeus

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See the unique flora and fauna that call this region home

Why we chose this tour

Our Mount Olympus 2 Day Hiking Tour from Litochoro Village takes you into the misty wilds of Mount Olympus to explore the rich variety of flora and fauna that dot the mountain, including jackals and wolves that call it home. This is a tour for experienced hikers looking to dive into the untouched nature and mythology of this stunning country on a challenging route through one of Greece's most famous sites. This tour is available on select Saturdays and leaves with guaranteed departures.


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Mount Olympus 2 Day Hiking Tour from Litochoro Village Itinerary

Day 1 - Guided Hike to the Mountain Hut Spilios Agapitos (2100m)
  • Your first day starts in Litochoro's main square, where you'll meet your expert guide and the rest of your hiking group.
  • Continue to Prionia, where you'll start your hike from 1,100 meters and make your way to the Spilio Agapitos mountain hut for a romantic evening under the expansive night sky.
  • This is part of the E4 European Path, and the most popular hiking trail on Mount Olympus, renowned for its beauty and accessibility.
  • Trek through dense forests of pine, beech, and firs, reveling in the tranquility of this ancient mountain's mysticism and beauty.
  • After ascending 1,000 meters, you'll reach your hut for a night of rest and recuperation before another day of stunning hikes.
  • Hiking time: 3-4 hours
  • Overnight in Spilio Agapitos Mountain Hut.
Admire The Beautiful Sunset Over Mt. Olympus When You Reached The Mountain Hut On The Mount Olympus 2 Day Hiking Tour From Litochoro Village

Optional Add-onsYou can buy food that will be provided at the hut for an extra fee, please contact us for full details.

Day 2 - Guided Hike to Skala or Mytikas (2918m)
  • Start your day early with breakfast on the mountain, and then talk to your expert guide about which of the two hiking options you'll take, depending on the weather.
  • Option one is to climb Skala, crossing a narrow ridge and scrambling narrow paths to summit Skolio, rising a total of 800 meters for incredible views of the range below.
  • Option two is to ascend the highest summit of Mytikas, which also requires scrambling through a narrow gorge and a high altitude gain, but also requires good weather or snow conditions.
  • No matter your adventure, follow the same path to the bottom, crossing the summit of Stefani that's often called the Throne of Zeus.
  • Marvel at its size and imposing position before continuing to the Plateau of the Muses and return to Litochoro
  • Hiking time: 8-10 hours
  • During the hike the necessary safety equipment is included
  • (Breakfast can be booked at the accommodation directly for an extra charge.)
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NB - all timings on Mount Olympus 2 Day Hiking Tour from Litochoro Village are approximate
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Important Details

Includes
Local transfers (Litochoro – Prionia – Litochoro)
Fully guided tour
Accommodation in mountain huts
Safety Equipment for the ascent to the summit Mytikas (helmet, harness, rope)
Excludes
Meals, snacks & drinks
Any other services or transfers mentioned
Personal travel insurance
Gratuities
What to Bring
Please try to travel lightly; you must carry all your things the whole hike. *
Large, comfortable backpack (50-60 liters) with padded straps and waist belt, internal frame preferred
Camera
Your own personal water bottle. As part of our environmental policy and action plan, we are committed to eliminating the use of plastic water bottles
Waterproof liner recommended
Head torch if you have one
Walking sticks
Sturdy, worn in trekking shoes
Good waterproof top with hood
Wash bag and simple first aid kit (plasters or blister kit, aspirin or similar, antiseptic)
Warm clothes, both for windy/cold daytime conditions and for the cool evenings (fleece tops or similar)
Shorts and long trousers for walking, preferably quick-drying material (cotton or poly-cotton not denim)
Sweatshirts or T-shirts for walking, at least one with long sleeves and collar (against sun-burn)
Sleeping bag or similar (e.g. duvet cover), for the overnights in the shelter or tent
Sunglasses, towel, sun hat, sun block
Essential Information
In this program we walk, 3-5 hours the first day and 8-10 hours the second day, we mostly follow good forest paths; above the tree-line, the terrain varies from grassy uplands to rocky ridges, with some scrambling required for the peak ascents. A good level of fitness and experience is required to climb the peak and the guide reserves the right to make the final decision if we climb the final peak.
Difficulty level of hike/day: Day 1: difficulty level 3 Day 2: difficulty level 4
The hike on day 2 will not reach or pass Stefani Peak
The minimum age required is 14 years old
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