Mountaineering in Olympus (2 nights)

Mount Olympus Greece view
Mount Olympus Greece
top of Olympus Greece
Greece mount Olympus refuge
Mount Olympus Greece view
Mount Olympus Greece
top of Olympus Greece
Greece mount Olympus refuge

Mountaineering in Olympus (2 nights)


This is a fascinating 3 day (2 night) getaway from Athens to the home of Greek Gods, Olympus.

Visiting Places: Mt Olympus (Mitika or Skolio peeks), Mouses plateau, monastery of St Dionysus in Enipea.
Duration: 3 days

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Activity Description

Join this once in a lifetime experience up the highest mountain in Greece and home of the Greek Gods, with one of the most experienced guides in the country. 
Your guide will drive you from Athens to the village of Litohoro (about 4.5 hours ride). Litohoro is the starting point to the path that lead to the tops of Mt Olympus.  
Trip begins with departure at noon, afternoon ascent up the first shelter where you will stay for an overnight sleep. The next day starts early with a morning ascent to the top (Skolio or Mitika peeks), a second overnight stay in the world famous Muses plateau, downhill, visit to the monastery of St Dionysus in Epinea and return back to Athens.

Special Features

  • Renowned Greek expert guide.
  • World famous visiting spots.
  • Door-to-door experience (including all transfers).

Why we like it

A visit to the mountain of Greek Gods is a once in a lifetime experience that should not be missed! The team reaches some of the most beautiful summits of the mountain and the guides are experienced and fun.

Activity Snapshot

Start Date | Time: Daily, June, July, Sep, Oct | Departure 8am from Athens.

Duration: Three Full Days (including two stays in refuge).

Meeting Point: Hotel pickup upon arrangement.

Group size:  This is a private tour of min. 2 - max. 8 persons. More persons may be accommodated upon request. 

Pace: Moderate, car/mini-van, trekking and climbing as described. Suitable for adults in basic physical condition. 

Spoken Language: English (French and Italian upon request, subject to availability).

Included: Transfer by car/van, accommodation in refuge, light lunch packs, licensed mountain guide. 

Excluded: Meals and refreshments other than those specified, gratuities (optional)

Note:  Equipment required: Backpack, shoes suitable for trekking or sports, warm jacket, fleece jumper, long trousers, warm cap/hat, water, snacks, extra clothes in case of bad weather and rain. Ascent to Mytikas summit (2917m) available only after special arrangement and only for experienced hikers. Itineraries may be subject to minor changes depending on weather conditions.

Young Travellers: Suitable for children over 10 years old, in the mood to hike.

Vendor: Milias Camps

Cancellation Policy

Full refund up to 21 days prior activity date. 50% refund up to 7 days before the activity date, thereafter no refund.

Additional Info

  • Confirmation to be received as soon as possible (within 24 hours from booking)  
  • You can present either a print out or an electronic booking confirmation for this activity
  • Complete information on Vendor, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be sent with your Booking Confirmation. The TravelPorter hand-picks the most remarkable, experienced and reliable vetted professionals for a pleasant experience from booking to completion. 

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