|Departures||April to October 2018|
|Hotel||Rate per person|
1st day: Airport – Kala Nera village
Meeting with the guide at the airport. He accompanies you to the hotel which is located in the village of Kala Nera, 30 km away from Volos. Once you have checked in, you can walk around, enjoy the sea and visit the local shops in Kala Nera. Overnight stay in Kala Nera.
2nd day: Kala Nera – Lechonia – Agios Laurentios – Agios Vlasios – Agios Georgios
Transfer from Kala Nera to Lechonia. It’s time to beggin our adventure by walking to Agios Laurentios village, famous for its picturesque square. We continue our walk inside the small gorge between Agios Laurentios and Agios Vlasios villages, grabbing the opportunity to drink from the Agios Ioannis natural springs. After that, we traverse until Agios Georgios village with the terrific view of the Pagasetic Gulf. With our batteries fully recharged, we head for the great lunch waiting under the shadow of the platanus trees. Transfer to Kala Nera by mini bus and overnight stay there.
3rd day: Vizitsa – Milies – Ksourichti – Tsangarada – Damouchari
On today’s hike we cross Mount Pelion from West to East and from the Pagasetic Gulf to the Aegean sea. We start walking for about 5 minutes until we meet the traditional path, heading to the picturesque village of Milies. Once we arrive there, we can visit the famous train station, the old library and the church with the magnificent paintings, in the square of the village. We then head to Ksourichti village via the forest road (at the beginning of the path) under the shadow of the chestnut trees. Before we continue our hike to Tsangarada village and learn the stories about the oldest plane tree in Greece (more than 1200 years old), we will have lunch in a traditional tavern, in one of the three squares of the village. Later, we will descend to the white-rocky beach of Damouchari, following one of the most beautiful old stone paths. Overnight stay in traditional hotel at Damouchari.
4th day: Damouchari – Fakistra – Damouchari
It’s time to beggin our day following the coastal path which leads us to the Fakistra beach, famous for its crystal clear water, in order to have a picnic and enjoy swimming. During the walk we have a magnificent view of the Aegean Sea. Visit to the Old school. Late in the afternoon we walk along the same path to Damouchari. Overnight in traditional hotel at Damouchari.
5th day: Damouchari – Agios Ioannis – Kissos – Chania
We start from Damouchari, in the opposite direction, towards Agios Ioannis village, following the path along the shore. Agios Ioannis’s famous beach, Papa Nero, is on our way. On route we will pass Mouresi village and we will enjoy a coffee there. Nedxt stop – Kissos village, where we will have our lunch in a traditional tavern. Refreshed and full of experiences, we climb up to Chania, where ouir hard, but rewarding day comes to an end. Overnight in hotel at Chania.
6th day: Chania – Makrinitsa
Today we will follow the path that in Greek mythology was used by the Centaurs, who were half men half horses. This leads us to the village of Portaria and then we continue along the road to graphical Makrinitsa, which the local people call the Balcony of Pelion. Here we’ll see the old traditional houses and the best view of the Pagasetic Gulf lying in front of the city of Volos. Overnight in traditional hotel at Makrinitsa.
7th day: Makrinitsa – Ano Volos
Last day is a piece of cake. Following the path that, according to greek mythologythat, the centaurus used to follow to the old city of Volos (known as Iolkos), we arrive at Volos center where we finish our trip. Overnight in hotel at Volos.
8th ay: Volos-Airport
Full of experiences, we travel from Volos to the airport.
All accommodations, all meals from breakfast on day 2 through breakfast on day 8, all picnic lunches, group transfers from and to the airport, all transportations throughout the trip, luggage transportations, services of the tour leader – guide, all taxes and VAT.
Insurance: Participants should be covered by their own personal travel-health insurance and prior to the trip. The personal insurance must at least cover medical expenses as well as air rescue and the cost of repatriation. Our Agency is not responsible for any accidents or mishaps directly or indirectly related to the tour.
Transportation : We travel by our own mini-bus or local buses which leaves us to walk and continues, with our baggage, to the next place where we will stay for the night. Accommodation: Hotels in the cities, village pensions or refuges throughout the trip (all with private facilities). The trip prices are based on double occupancy.
Food: Every morning we have breakfast in the hotels, picnic lunch en route and a dinner at local tavern. (Vegetarians are welcome on the trips)
Group Size: 6-14 participants.
Difficulty Level: Hike (2) , The hikes offer a moderate trek with a maximum of 5-7 hours walk on rocky terrain. Participants should be in good physical condition with a little of experience
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