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Mount Olympus Canyoning- Level 2

Mount Olympus Canyoning- Level 2

Product Code : 5196

About The Place

Nestled in the heart of Greece, Mount Olympus stands as an iconic symbol of both the nation’s natural beauty and its rich mythological heritage. This awe-inspiring mountain range is renowned not only for its towering peaks but also for the enchanting canyons that cut through its rugged terrain, adding an extra layer of intrigue to its allure.

Rising to an impressive elevation of 2,917 meters (9,570 feet), Mount Olympus proudly claims the title of Greece’s highest peak. Its majestic silhouette dominates the landscape, towering above the surrounding region and casting a shadow that stretches far and wide. Its snow-capped peaks, even in the summer months, create a stunning contrast against the deep blue skies, making it a photographer’s dream and a hiker’s paradise.

Mount Olympus is not merely a physical wonder; it’s a place deeply steeped in Greek mythology. According to ancient legends, this was the abode of the twelve Olympian gods, including Zeus, Hera, Athena, and Apollo. The mystique of this mountain has captured the imagination of poets, writers, and thinkers for centuries, inspiring countless works of art and literature.

While the peaks of Mount Olympus are its crowning glory, the canyons that scar its slopes offer a unique perspective on this natural wonder. Among the most famous of these canyons is the Enipeas Canyon, a stunning geological formation carved by the meandering Enipeas River. As you traverse the Enipeas Canyon, you’ll be treated to a mesmerizing array of rock formations, waterfalls, and lush vegetation, creating an enchanting and otherworldly atmosphere.

Another notable canyon is the Dionysius Canyon, named after Dionysius, the god of wine and celebration. This canyon, like the others, is a testament to the power of nature, as it has been sculpted by the forces of water and time. Its steep cliffs, punctuated by narrow gorges and cascading streams, offer intrepid adventurers a thrilling opportunity to explore its depths.

For those with a sense of adventure, Mount Olympus and its canyons provide an ideal playground. Hiking trails crisscross the region, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in the untamed beauty of the landscape. As you trek through the canyons and ascend the peaks, you’ll be rewarded with breathtaking vistas of the surrounding valleys and the Aegean Sea in the distance.

To protect the unique ecological and cultural heritage of Mount Olympus and its canyons, the area has been designated as a National Park. This designation ensures that future generations will have the opportunity to experience the wonder and magic of this remarkable place.

In conclusion, Mount Olympus and its canyons stand as a testament to the timeless beauty and cultural significance of Greece. From its towering peaks to its enchanting canyons, this natural wonder continues to captivate the hearts and minds of all who have the privilege of exploring its depths and gazing upon its majesty.

Total Duration

  • 4 Hours

Full description

Experience canyoning in Mount Olympus

Our tour begins with a meeting at 12:30, ready to embark on an exciting canyoning adventure. After a short 30-minute drive, we arrive at the canyon where we will prepare our equipment and receive a thorough safety briefing. The journey starts with a scenic 30-minute hike along a forested trail, immersing you in the natural beauty of the surroundings.

Some prior climbing experience is necessary to participate in this thrilling activity. We will start with a series of short canyoning treks until we reach our training spot. Our experienced guides will provide instruction on essential skills such as abseiling, movement techniques, jumps, and slides.

Once you have mastered these new techniques, you will embark on a thrilling 3-hour descent into the heart of the canyon. Along the way, you will encounter stunning natural pools and breathtaking views. Prepare for an exhilarating experience as we begin with a waterfall abseil and navigate through long natural waterslides, taking daring jumps along the way. The adventure continues with a journey through the snake’s hall and concludes with a refreshing splash as we make our final exit.

A Canyoning for those who really want to be part of the sport. Long abseils up to 22m, steep slides, and high jumps over 7m. Essential training on the way down when needed.

This canyoning activity is suitable to enjoy from May until October, allowing you to experience the beauty of Mount Olympus in the perfect season.

What to Bring

  • Suitable sports shoes or water shoes.

  • Swimsuit.

  • Towel.

  • Snack and water.

Includes

  • Guidance with experienced mountain guides.

  • Pick up from nearby hotels and train stations.

  • Complete safety equipment.

  • Photos, video.

  • Extras (Upon request) : If you don’t have appropriate shoes tell us to get them for you.

  • Extras (Upon request) : Something else as water, snacks etc.

Limitations

  • Closed group up to 8 with a minimum number of participants of 2.
  • This tour is suitable for ages from 18 years old.

Itinerary

  • Starting Time 12:30
  • Ending Time 16:30

Meeting point

Dion Village

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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Sold By: Xtremeway Outdoors

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