A program of activities in the two Signature Mountains of Greek mythology – Pelion, the mountain of Centaurs and Olympus, the mountain of gods.
The Pelion activities include hiking in paths ending in magical crystal beaches, kayaking in the sea, canyoning, via ferrata and leisure time tours. In Olympus, the program includes hiking to the peak, canyoning, a visit to the archaeological site and relaxing on beautiful beaches.
Hellas Canyon will make all the transfers and will welcome the team at Volos bus station, which is also the departure location.
The daily routine includes a 4 to 7 hour activity starting after breakfast time. After the activity and according to the wishes of the group, there will be a break for the main meal and a guided tour in the area.
The level of difficulty of the program is Sport.
The program might be altered in the event of unpredictable weather conditions, taking the safety of the team into absolute consideration.
|Region||Central Greece. Pelion and Olympos|
|Activities||Hiking, canyoning, boat tour, climbing, swimming in the sea|
|number of persons||From 6 to 12|
|The price includes|| All transfers from the meeting point
Car tours during leisure time
5 overnights with breakfast in selected hotels in double and triple rooms (3 in Pelion and 2 in Olympus)
1 overnight with one meal at the Olympus mountain shelter
Goodbye feast with traditional food
|The price does NOT include|| Airplane tickets
ingle room, which is optional upon request
Anything not mentioned in the program
Changes in the program are possible according to the team’s desires. Hellas Canyon is more than willing to meet the expectations of the team with modifications, such as altering to more difficult or easier activities within the margins of the team level.
Deposit of 200€ upon participation request. The rest of the payment is realized the day of the meeting.
Day 1 Day of arrival
Arrival at Volos bus station and welcome. Departure to Pelion and Check in. Getting to know the team and the area.
Day 2 Via ferrata and Canyoning
Hiking, via ferrata and canyoning for 4 hours. Snack break during the activity. Tour around the area and free time for swimming at the beautiful beaches.
Day 3 Sea Kayaking
A day of sea kayaking with stops at beautiful Pelion beaches and locations that are not approachable by the road. Snack break during the activity.
Day 4 Hiking
Departure for Olympus. A 6 hour hiking from “Prionia” at 1075m towards the shelter at 2650m and overnight.
Day 5 Hiking
Optional 4 hour hiking from the shelter towards the peak at 2917m. Return to “Prionia” (duration 5 hours). Snack break and rest at a shelter at 2100m. Check-in at the hotel in Litochoro.
Day 6 Canyoning
Canyoning for 5 hours. Snack break during the activity. A goodbye feast with traditional food.
Day 7 Return
Departure for Volos.
Equipment you need to have with you:
Three pairs of shoes
- One pair of shoes for the canyoning with anti-slip sole and ankle protection
- Hiking shoes
- Shoes or flip-flops for leisure time
- Bath towel, swimsuit, shorts or leggings, dry fit hiking jerseys, hiking socks, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, light jacket, day backpack, flashlight, water, anti-mosquito bite.
- A bag of about 50 liters for climbing Mount Olympus, baton, warm clothing for the shelter, sleeping bag.
Equipment provided by Hellas canyon:
Helmet, safety belt, neoprene suit, canyoning bag, waterproof plastic container.