Mt. Olympus – Summer Trip
Visit the ancient Roman city of Dion which owes its name to the important sanctuary dedicated to Zeus (Dias) leader of the gods who dwelt on Mount Olympus. Dion was the “sacred place” of the Macedonians and the ruins of the ancient city lie on the foothills of the mountain.
- Walk between tiny fishing ports, medieval fortresses, and lively harbors
- Follow local, expert guides who bring Mt.Olympus to life
- See life in rustic refuges, taste fresh cuisine, and relax by the sea in charming coves
Note on Itinerary
Although we do our best to stick to the schedule listed, this itinerary could be subject to change for reasons beyond our control. The final activity selection is left up to the trip leader due to weather or other conditions.
All accommodations and meals as noted in the daily itinerary; all transfers on location by private bus or transits; half-day sightseeing tour with a professional guide; skilled bi-lingual trip leaders; skilled bi-lingual mountain guides.
Airfare to Thessaloniki Greece; airport transfers; optional side trips; excess baggage charges; airport taxes; trip cancellation insurance; alcoholic beverages; optional gratuities to guide(s) and items of a personal nature.
Consider as you sign up
Airline tickets - Please check with us before purchasing your airline tickets to ensure your trip is confirmed with the minimum number of participants required to operate.
Travel Insurance – To protect your travel investment, we highly recommend the purchase of travel insurance.
Single room supplement - $800
In the city, single accomodations can be made available. On the mountain all accomodations are shared.
There is no single room supplement if you are willing to share accommodations with a same-gender roommate. If you do not wish to share and request single accommodations, you will be required to pay the single room supplement fee. Please note and be advised that there are a limited number of single accommodations available.
Cancellation and Transfer Policy
A refundable deposit of $400 is required at time of booking to secure space.
Full payment is required 60 days before departure date.
If you decide to cancel your trip, the following fees apply and are due when we receive notice of your cancellation:
90 days prior to departure = 0
61-90 days = $400
31-60 days prior to departure = 50% of the total trip cost is non-refundable
0-30 days prior to departure = 100% of the trip cost is non- refundable
If you opt to transfer to another trip, the following fees are due at the time of the request:
61+ day prior to departure = $0
31 to 60 days = $400
0 o 30 days prior to departure = 100% of the trip costs is non-refundable
Spring, summer and early fall are sunny in Northern Greece. Daytime temperatures average 70-80 F although temperatures can go in the 90’s especially in July and August. Rain showers are rare. The summer months typically experience a prevailing northern wind called “meltemi” that can be quite strong. Good sun protection is always very important. Mountain microclimate can vary.
Long Sleeve Shirts
Hiking Pants/shorts (convertible, quick-dry, lightweight)
Hiking socks (synthetic or wool)
Water bottles or Hydration system
Day Pack (21L -35L)
Money belt or pouch
Hooded jacket, breathable
Sun block and Lip balm
Sunglasses and accessories
Casual clothing for travel and town wear (lightweight, comfortable, smart)
Casual shoes for travel and free time
Personal first aid Kit/medications
Luggage (1 piece)
Personal Bathroom kit; personal wipes, hand cleaner
Flip-flops or water shoes.
Electrical adapter and converter
Airline Tickets (confirmation and itinerary)
Final Schedule – emailed prior to departure date.
This trip is subject to the booking information set in the current VISTA Travel Adventures reservation information. Additional trip information will be provided upon sign up.
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Day 1:Arrival in Thessaloniki
Day 2: Departure from Thessaloniki
Day 3: Early departure from location 'Koromilia'
Day 4: Depending on weather conditions
Day 5: Depart for location 'Prionia'
Day 6: Swimming in the Aegean sea
Day 7: Thessaloniki free day
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