Mount Olympus Grand Trail

Mount Olympus / Greece
Group size
2 - 6 people
Experience level
6 days
50 miles
Mount Olympus Long Trail, is the absolute experience for those who seek for a long distance and hut to hut hiking trip. It is a unique and pioneering hiking concept that runs a well scheduled itinerary of 50miles...

About the trip

Mount Olympus Grand Trail, is the absolute experience for long distance hikers and lovers of a hut to hut hiking trip.
It is a unique and pioneering hiking concept of 50 miles on the north east & east side of Mount Olympus, in a great ambiance of sea side, forest and high-altitude trails. This challenging and highly rewarding adventure, is very tight connected with Mediterranean culture and elegant sea views, friendly accommodation and Greek hospitality, quality food, high summits and pure unspoiled nature.
All the well-kept secrets of Mount Olympus will be part of this magnificent hiking trip, on the Mountain of Zeus…
Dream of your next hiking destination in Greece, and live it on Mt Olympus…


Day 1: Hiking Mount Olympus – Stavros to Koromilia Refuge

Meeting with the guests in Litochoro town and transfer towards the trail head.
The pleasant trail, runs the north east slopes through deep forest and gives access to Koromilia Refuge, a true mountain nest on the unspoiled north side of the mountain.
Settle down to the refuge – overnight stay.

Duration: 4 h
Day 2: Hiking Mount Olympus – Koromilia to Petrostrouga Refuge

Breakfast and start hiking towards the trail of the ancient Greek.
Now we aim for the beautiful balcony of Petrosrouga refuge at 1950m altitude.
We will access the refuge before the afternoon and after a short break we will hike towards the Apollo cave... a very well kept secret place, very well connected with the Greek Mythology. Late afternoon return at the refuge - overnight.

Duration: 6h
Vertical ascent: 1000m
Day 3 : Hiking Mount Olympus – Petrostrouga Refuge to Musses Plateau & High Peaks

Breakfast at the refuge and start hiking towards the Musses Plateau.
The impressive Throne of Zeus welcomes the hikers and the magnificent scenery magnetizes even the most demanding guests… After we settle down at the refuge and take a good rest, we will climb the high peaks, included the very top Mitikas 2918m.

Duration: 6 hours
Vertical ascent: 1000m

Dinner – briefing about the next day schedule.
Overnight stay at the refuge
Day 4 : Hiking Mount Olympus – Musses Plateau & High Peaks to Refuge A’

Breakfast at the refuge and start hiking towards the south massive of Mount Olympus.
Today we will hike Skala and Skolion Peak and we will enjoy the magnificent 360 Panorama.
Early afternoon we will access Refuge A – Spilios Agapitos, a true mountain balcony at the most well appreciated position of the east side.

Duration: 6h

Settled down at the refuge – dinner – overnight
Day 5 : Hiking Mount Olympus – Refuge A’ to Enipeas Gorge – Faki Mountain Resort

After breakfast we aim for a long downhill towards the Enipeas Gorge.
During the hike you will discover all the hidden gems of the lower part of Mount Olympus, in a magnificent scenery with rivers, ancient forest and waterfalls.
A short-guided tour at the Medieval Monastery of St Dionisius will transfer us in another era, before we start again the long way to our next overnight stop towards Faki Mountain Resort.

Duration: 7 - 8 h

Access the resort late afternoon – settle down and enjoy a refreshing jump in the swimming pool.
The atmospheric terrace and the huge yard is the ideal place for our dinner
Day 6 : Hiking Mount Olympus – Faki Mountain Resort – Sea Side Trails – Litochoro

Breakfast at the resort yard, with the view of the Mediterranean Sea.

Today we will hike in a low altitude trail, which runs the east side.
Ancient forest, sea views and deep shady trails, all are part of the today hike.
The loop shape hike, ends at the resort.

Duration: 4h

Early afternoon, transfer to Litochoro town center

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Certified Mountain Guide (Hellenic Mountain Guides Association Member HMGA)
One overnight in a mountain hotels/resort in double room
Four overnights in mountain refuges in shared rooms All transfers during the trip (Litochoro - Mt Olympus - Litochoro)
Safety equipment (harness and helmet) for ascent Mount Olympus Peak
Snacks during the hikes

Not included

Lunches and diners
Bottled water and drinks consumption
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