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Hiking -Trekking


Hiking or trekking on mountain routes is generally characterized by compatible outdoor activity and presents no technical difficulties during the route. It is the crossing of landmarks and exploring the mountainous nature and terrain, not necessarily interested in the ascent to the peaks. It combines mild aerobic exercise with mental relaxation and enjoyment of nature on the mountainous countryside. Join us and you will hike in historic spots, old cobblestone streets or just trails through the woods, while you will have the magnificent views of the mountains. We offer mountain day trips and multiple days trekking plans. There are degrees of difficulty for each route and a beginner should start with mild routes.
 

Routes at Ymittos mountain

​Prices upon demand

Activity duration : 4-5 hours depending on the route.

 

Description : Ymittos is a mountain range in Athens stretching from the north to the south of the city. In antiquity there was a sanctuary to Zeus Ombrios (Zeus the Rain God) on the summit with numerous offerings dating especially to the 8th-7th centuries BC. Almost all of Athens, its eastern suburbs and the new airport can be seen from the mountain top along with the mountains of Parnitha to its north-west, Penteli to its north and Aegaleo to its west. The valley areas that create the lowest passes are mostly to the south. The mountain offers great hiking trails on pine tree forest with great view, more than 60 caves and cave systems, byzantine monasteries, a botanic collection mountain garden, mountain huts and even a lake.

What's included :

-Expert local guide.

-Plan route.

-Mountain first aid kit.

-Vat and taxes.

 

What you should bring :

- Light and warm mountain clothing, mountain boots or similar, extra t-shirt.

Routes at Parnitha mountain

Activity duration : 5-6 hours depending on the route.

Description: Mt. Parnitha is the closest mountain to Athens and the only National Park in Europe so close to a capital (40km). The National Park of Parnitha hides many secrets that few people know. So close to the city of Athens find refuge 42 mammals among them wolves, deer, wild boar, foxes and many kinds of reptiles and birds. The flora is mainly forests of pine trees and fir trees along with herbs and bushes along the routes. There are numerous hiking trails on the mountain of varied difficulty that are suitable for every hiker and adventurer.

Activity duration : 5-6 hours depending on the route.

What's included :

-Expert local guide. 

-Plan route.

-Mountain first aid kit.

-Vat and taxes.

What you should bring :

- Light and warm mountain clothing, mountain boots or similar, extra t-shirt..