The Mountain Of The Gods
Mt. Olympus is officially known from Greek mythology as the home of the Twelve Gods. The shape created by the rain and wind, which helped elevate a secluded chateau in 2918m (Mytikas). Counts many peaks and an almost circular shape. It is undoubtedly the most popular mountain in Greece. The impressive height, the mythical charm and easy accessibility make it an attraction for thousands of visitors from every corner of the world. Roads and trails crossing the mountain gives the opportunity to the hikers and visitors to get to know closely varieties of flora and fauna but also its natural beauty.
One of the hidden beauties of Mt. Olympus is the waterfall of Red Rock. A natural scenery unaffected from human interventions waits to be explored. The clear cold waters are lost on a deep hall several meters below surface. The astonished rocks created the impressing waterfall high enough to surprise us.
Description: We have our meeting from 08:00 to start our tour. If you stay to a nearby hotel picking up can be provided upon request. From there you will board on an off-road minibus towards to the church of St. Vasilios of Dion. There we will get ready for our walk in a forest trail with our first stop in the natural spring of the area, a few meters from the running water of the gorge. We continue our path until we reach the Red Rock waterfall. There we will swim in the natural pool and have a break for our snack. Return from the same path until we reach another natural pool for swimming and jumping at the base of the canyon Ourlias. Our return is just minutes away to depart for our destinations.
We offer: We provide guidance with an experienced mountain guide, your transportation, photos and video.
You should have the following: Suitable hiking shoes, Small backpack, Snack, Swimsuit, Towel.
Requirements: Suitable for all ages. Parental consent is required for minors under 18 years old. Minimum number of participants is 6.
Cost and Payment: The cost of the activity amounts to 38€ per participant. Payments can be made with Wire transfer, PayPal or cash.
Departure location: Neoi Poroi, Pieria
Duration of Activity: 4 hours
Activity Period: All year.