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Olympus Mountain Biking

Olympus Mountain Biking

Product Code : 5229

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

Discover the Beauty of Mount Olympus on a Thrilling Mountain Bike Tour

Embark on a captivating 4-hour escape into the enchanting world of Mount Olympus, where a unique environment awaits you, brimming with lush oak, majestic fir, and towering pine trees. Immerse yourself in the natural splendor of this picturesque landscape as you set off on an exhilarating mountain biking adventure.

Our journey begins with a meeting at 08:30, where you’ll meet our experienced guides and fellow biking enthusiasts. After an hour-long drive, we arrive at our starting point, ready to delve into the heart of this extraordinary mountain.

The tour takes you on a mesmerizing circular ride, seamlessly blending country roads and thrilling off-road trails. As you pedal your way through this diverse terrain, you’ll encounter an array of natural wonders that will leave you in awe. From glistening natural springs to hidden gems like the mountain’s serene and pristine lake, there’s a world of exploration awaiting your discovery.

Reaching an elevation of 1350 meters, the mountain’s shimmering lake serves as the tour’s crowning jewel. As you navigate the 3 hours of biking towards this breathtaking destination, you’ll find yourself surrounded by a dense forest teeming with fragrant fir, majestic oak, and towering pine trees. The intoxicating scent of nature envelops you, and the melodic sounds of chirping birds create a symphony in the air.

Upon arrival at the lake, take a moment to catch your breath, soak in the stunning panoramic views, and capture unforgettable memories with your camera. The tranquil ambiance invites you to relax, rejuvenate, and savor the beauty of your surroundings before embarking on the return journey.

Our mountain biking trails are carefully curated to showcase the most captivating sections of Mount Olympus. Whether you’re an experienced rider seeking an adrenaline-fueled challenge or a novice cyclist looking to immerse yourself in the wonders of nature, we offer a range of rides to cater to all skill levels. Our knowledgeable guides, intimately familiar with the mountain’s every nook and cranny, are dedicated to ensuring an unforgettable experience that will exceed your expectations.

Join us on this unforgettable mountain bike tour and let the mystique of Mount Olympus captivate your senses. Discover the beauty of this natural paradise, embrace the spirit of adventure, and create lasting memories as you pedal through forests, conquer trails, and bask in the glory of nature’s masterpiece.

Suitable Season: Immerse yourself in this thrilling mountain bike tour from May to October, when the beauty of Mount Olympus is at its peak, and nature beckons you to explore its wonders.

All seasons are convenient to cycle at the most beautiful sections of Mount Olympus. East and North Olympus Trails offer some of the best rides. Join in small or big guided groups and enjoy the mythical mountain.

What to Bring

  • Suitable sports shoes.

  • Snack and water.

Includes

  • Guidance with experienced mountain guides.

  • Pick up from nearby hotels and train stations.

  • Complete bikes (hardtails with hydraulic disk brakes) & 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 all ages and for minors from 12 years old.
  • Parents are responsible for their kids with their presence or with a responsible statement.

Itinerary

  • Starting Time 09:00
  • Ending Time 13:00

Meeting point

Leof. Megas Alexandros 44, Nei Pori 600 63, Greece

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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