1st Day: Arrival
Arrival at the Airport (Thessaloniki/Anchialos). Bus transfer to Larissa. Check in at Metropol Hotel.
2nd Day: Hiking
Olympus – Mytikas in 1 day
On the Elassona side, in one day we can conquer one of the world’s only peaks, Mytikas!! Meeting point Elassona. The route begins with the destination of Kalyvia village and then to the new shelter of Christaki located at 2.450 meters. A special but difficult route for 16km (about 40min) which give us a beautiful trip at the center of Olympus. Canyons, steep slopes, wild goats and horses on our way to the shelter! At the shelter we will drink fresh Greek tea and after that we will start to go to Skala place (1,5-2 hours) and then to the highest peak of Olympus (Mytikas) about 1,5hour. This ascent gives us the feeling that we are embracing the whole Greece! The descent to the shelter is about 1,5-2 hours and we will have plenty of choices to eat and also we can take a bath at the beach.
High difficult level/ Good physical condition
3rd Day: Trekking – Swimming
Trekk Kalypso – Swimming at the canyon lakes – Bath in the thermal baths in Kokkino Nero
Start at Kokkino Nero and with the bus of Trekking Hellas we will go to the canyon. With a small hiking, about 30 minutes we will arrive at the big waterfall and it’s beautiful lake for swimming. After there we will go to “Dimosia” for pic nic. Then we will cross the path for about 1.20 hour and we will reach in the thermal baths of Kokkino Nero for bath and mud bath!! If someone don’t want to hike he can leave with the bus of Trekking Hellas.
It includes: local transfers, experienced guides, pic nic and insurance of urban responsibility.
Meeting point Trekking Hellas East Thessaly base or Kokkino Nero
4rth Day: Multi activities
Former Royal Forest/ Forest of Polidendri
A royal path with trekking-small rappel-crossing a ravine and swimming .In the centre of Fables, Traditions and History, the former Royal forest of Polidendri, extent of thirty-five thousands of acres, causes his visitors to participate in a wonderful “travel” in the green Mavrovouni. The beautiful Polydendri Forest, is one of the most organized forests of our country (marked paths, bicycle paths, picnic areas), where there are still wild boars, deer, hares, wild cats and where in 1991 the rare feline species Lyxx was observed. The variety of its flora and fauna and the mild general slopes of the soil makes it a place of great interest, offering for pleasure, relaxation, rejuvenation and numerous activities.
With start the forest we will take a path for 1,5 hours and we will reach at Mpoyrmpoylithra’s stream. We will wear neopren clothes and get inside for swimming and a small rapel in that beautiful landscape. 500 meters away we will visit a farmhouse where will create our lunch and with our experiential participation in milking we will create our own sweet-cream. At the same time during our stay in the estate we can indulge in the sport of archery.
5th Day: Sailing
Sailing at the mythical Sea Caves and Ntamouchari
A daily get away leaving from the harbor of Agiokampos going towards Mt Pelion where we can swim in the blue crystal clear waters and explore the water caves of Veneto. Snorkeling is also available at the beautiful beach of Flabouri. There you can experience the unique phenomenon of the natural frizer!!! On our way to and back from the Veneto Caves you can see and photograph the King’s fields, the old powder mill and other smallest accessible beaches. On our way back home we stop at Kamari beach, where we can eat or have a coffee.
As a second option we can approach to Ntamouxari, a beautiful, natural port, at Pelion where you can taste traditional drink and food.
6th Day: Bus Tour
Explore Kissavos / Hiking to the peak
We will cross the mountain with Trekking Hellas bus along our way we’ll find river walks, forest roads, we’ll visit the mansions, monasteries and other sights of the area. At the place where the mountain blends with the sea, history with legend, culture with tradition. we will travel among Kissavos (Ossa mountain), we will see the beauty, the flora and fauna of the area.
Indicative route: Velika-Agiokampos-Agia-Metaxoxhori-Megalovryso-Anatoli(Coffee break at the monastery)-Spilia-Kanalos-Arioprino-Karitsa-Kokkino Nero(bath at the springs)-Koytsoypia-Palioyria-Velika
At Kanalos we will visit the mountain shelter where we’ll start our hiking (1,5 hours) to the peak of mountain (1978m).
Alternative route: Kokkino Nero-Kanalos-peak of Kissavos-Spilia-Anatoli-Metaxochori-Velika-Kokkino Nero
7th Day: Rafting
Rafting at the Valley of Tempi
Descend of rivers with inflatable boats (RAFT) for 8 individuals and a professional driver Raft. A way of exceptional beauty in one of the most important natural monuments of our place with wealth of fables, the Valley of Tempi. We will enjoy the nature in all the greatness, ancient trees where find shelter many species of birds, stahtotsikniades, herons, flamingos, cormorants. We will pass under the famous bridge of the Valley of Tempi. We will pass also near ancient places of adoration.
Here the god Apollo chases the nymph Laurel, Venus comes each time when she wants to recover her chastity and the Likeios Apollo overcomes in the river the Dark, while the Muses select Penaeus for their residence.
An ideal activity for families, beginners, children and everyone, with 1st and 2nd difficulty level. At the end we will do archery and have lunch by the river.
Duration: 4-5 hours
It includes: local transfers, organization, escort, insurance of urban responsibility, all necessary equipment.
8th Day Departure
After breakfast, we depart for Thessaloniki, Macedonia Airport or Aghialos Airport in Thessaly to catch our return flight