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Amazing Hiking at Itamos Mountain

Amazing Hiking at Itamos Mountain

Product Code : 7894


  • Great outdoor activity in a dense green forest

  • Amazing views of the Sithonia peninsula coastline

Total Duration

  • 4 hours

Full description

The Sithonia peninsula in Halkidiki, is renowned for its stunning beaches. However, if you truly want to appreciate the beauty of the coastline, there’s no better way than hiking and witnessing the breathtaking views from above. Join Sea Kayak Halkidiki on a captivating Hiking Trip that takes you through the hidden trails of Mt. Itamos, a majestic mountain that stretches across the entire peninsula and derives its name from the enchanting pinewood trees that populate its slopes.

Our Hiking Trip lasts approximately 4 hours, guiding you along the paths that wind through the mountain’s verdant pinewoods. You’ll traverse a network of wide paths and small roads, exploring the most captivating and unspoiled routes of Sithonia. As a protected reserve with remarkable flora and fauna, the forest is an idyllic setting for a memorable walk. Throughout the journey, you’ll be treated to awe-inspiring panoramic views of the Sithonia peninsula, while our knowledgeable guides share insights into the mountain’s history and unique wildlife. Take advantage of brief breaks to capture photographs and reflect on the majesty of the surrounding landscapes.

Environmental Data:

  • Height: 823m
  • Designation: National Reserve
  • Main Trees in the Forest: Common pine trees and some black pine trees
  • Important Birds and Animals: 105 species
  • Important Plants: 44 species

Please note that the specific details of the trip are subject to weather conditions and the composition of the group. In the event of unfavorable weather, alternative trips of equal value will be offered or a full refund will be provided.

Basic Info:

  • Trail Distance: 8 Km
  • Route Type: Unidirectional
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Suitability: Suitable for all, but a relatively good physical condition is required
  • Transportation: Transport available upon request. Additional fees apply.

Preparation: 17:30 – 18:00

Our trip begins with a short preparation session, during which we discuss the various aspects of our journey.

Hiking: 18:00 – 18:30

We embark on our walk, crossing Sithonia’s main road and ascending from one of the entrances in Vourvourou to Mt. Itamos. Leaving behind the last houses of Vourvourou settlement, we follow a forest path that leads to the mountain’s interior.

Rest Stop: 18:30 – 18:45

Upon reaching the main trail that will guide us for the remainder of our hike, we pause for a brief rest. Catch your breath and marvel at the mesmerizing panoramic views of Sithonia’s coastline.

Hiking: 18:45 – 19:45

We continue our journey, traversing the network of trails that wind through the mountain’s pine-clad slopes. This hidden network offers some of Sithonia’s most beautiful and unexplored routes, within the protected reserve teeming with extraordinary flora and fauna. The forest provides an ideal setting for walking, and throughout most of the trip, you’ll be treated to marvelous vistas of Sithonia’s peninsula and Toronaios Gulf. Keep an eye out for wildlife encounters, as the mountain is home to mammals such as wolves, foxes, rabbits, wild boars, and roe deer. During this part of the trip, our guides will share fascinating insights into the region’s culture, history, and traditions.

Free Time – Snack: 19:45 – 20:45

As we near the end of our hike, we’ll arrive at a hidden rest kiosk, thoughtfully established by the local authorities. Here, we’ll take a well-deserved break, indulging in refreshing cold beverages, fresh fruits, and snacks. Don’t forget to have your cameras ready to capture the mesmerizing sunset panorama!

Hiking: 20:45 – 21:30

We embark on the short journey back to our base, concluding an unforgettable 4-hour hiking experience on Sithonia’s most captivating mountain.

Children 7-12 years old: 50% off (if accompanied by at least 1 adult)

What to Bring

  • Comfortable athletic clothing

  • Hiking Shoes

  • Hat

  • Sunglasses

  • Sunscreen


  • English speaking guides

  • Fresh fruits, snack

  • Liability insurance

  • All taxes

  • Trip planning and sightseeing

  • Bottle of Water

  • Complimentary photographs

  • Private Parking


  • Minimum 4 participants


  • Preparation : 17:30 - 18:00
  • Hiking : 18:00 - 18:30
  • Rest Stop : 18:30 - 18:45
  • Hiking : 18:45 - 19:45
  • Free Time - Snack : 19:45 - 20:45
  • Hiking : 20:45 - 21:30

Meeting point

Vourvourou, Halkidiki

Cancellation Policy - Flexible

  • Whenever you cancel 4 days or earlier than the confirmed activity starting date, your fee will be refunded for the entire activity charge.
  • In case of cancellation within 48 and 96 hours before the scheduled activity starting date, you'll get 50% reimbursed.
  • Those who cancel 48 hours or beyond are considered last-minute cancellations. There will be no refunds

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