Trip to Mt. Olympous
Day 1: 22/06.2019
Arrival to Litochoro. Overnight in Litochoro. You need to arrange your accommodation in the village before and after the climb.
After breakfast we will meet at the square of Litochoro then we will be transferred to Prionia, from where we begin our hike, at an altitude of 1.100 meters. The route from Prionia to Spilios Agapitos at 2100m. will take 3,00 to 3,30 hours. Most of the hike is through a thick forest of pine, beech and fir trees, and the path is in good condition. We make our way up to 2.100m alt. and reach the refuge. (B/L/D)
Total hiking time 3, 00 to 3, 30 hours. < Reasonably easy to medium. >
Altitudes climb 1000m.
Day 3: 24/06/2019
From the refuge, a zig zaging path will bring us just under the mountains’ main summit. If weather permits and there is no snow, we ascent to the main summit – Mytikas (2.917meters) and then to the plateau of Mouson.
And finaly at 10.30, we will arrive on the pick through Louki rout.
About half an hour we are staying at the top for photos and enjoyment of this unique experience of being on the highest peak of the divine mountain before we go down the path to continue on the Mouson plateau where we will arrive around 12:30 to 13 : 00.
We will have completed a fantastic climb that lead us to a literally fantastic place called Dias shadow ” Throne of Zeus “! Here we have 1,00 ‘to 1,30’ hours to relax and eat something at one of the shelters of the plateau at around 2750m before we take the road back from a different path than we went up from Shelter A ‘(2.00’ hours) and from there to Prionia (2.30 ‘hours). We will reach in the village of Prionia at around 7pm.
Altitude ascension covered , 650m. from the shelter A ‘to the Mouson Plateau and 280m uphill from the path to the top and back to the path.
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- Arrival & Preparation
- Arrival to Litochoro. Overnight in Litochoro.
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- Hiking Day
- 3:30 hours Hiking from Prionia
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- Hiking & Climbing Day
- 3:30 hours Hiking