T11 Pelion Self - guided Hiking Tour


Difficulty level: Easy / moderate
Group size: Min 2 persons
Duration: 8 days – 7 nights
Price per person: € 550 (Prices are based on double occupancy. Single supplement € 140)
Price for solo travelers: € 800

Explore Mt. Pelion on your own pace

Walk on cobbled stone paths, visit historically traditional villages built by the best stone masons and craftsmen of 19th century Greece, cross orchards, olive groves, beech and chestnut forests, while enjoying the amazing views towards the Aegean Sea and swim in brilliant blue crystal clear waters at unique beaches.




Day 1. Volos – Milies

Upon arrival in the city / airport of Volos on your own* you will meet with a member of our team. We will then transfer you to the picturesque village of Milies.

Meals:            Overnight stay in Milies

Day 2. Milies – Kala Nera – Milies

On your first hike you will walk on an old stone path and follow the old steam engine train route from Milies to the train station of Pinakates. You will continue your way for the village of Kala Nera. As you hike through olive orchards you will have a stunning view of the Pagasitikos Bay. Upon arrival in Kala Nera you can swim and have lunch at a restaurant by the seaside before hiking back to Milies.
Meals: Breakfast , Lunch box                 Overnight stay in Milies
Hiking Time: 5 hours                     Difficulty Level: Easy

Hiking altitude: 385m – sea level – 385m


Day 3: Milies – Tsagarada 

Today’s hike will take you to the opposite side of the mountain. From Milies, which is on the south west side of the mountain, you will travel northeasterly to Tsagarada forest road teeming with tall chestnut trees and other greenery. In Tsagarada you will admire the oldest plane tree in Europe which is more than 1800 years old.
Meals: Breakfast , Lunch box   . Overnight stay at  Tsagarada.

Trekking altitude:  385m – 850m – 420m 
Trekking time: 6 hours 
Trekking difficulty level: Moderate


Day 4, Fakistra – Damouchari
Your destination on today’s hike is the isolated beach of Fakistra, the beach with crystal clear blue green water. Following the coastal path with magnificent views of the Aegean Sea, you will enjoy a refreshing swim at this captivating beach. After  your swim  , you will return to  Damouchari , a  lovely seaside village which may be already familiar to those who have seen the movie “Mama Mia” since many scenes from the movie were filmed here in 2007.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch box     Overnight stay at Damouchari

Trekking altitude: Sea level – 190m – sea level
Trekking time: 5 hours
Trekking difficulty level: Easy


Day 5, Damouchari – Papa Nero – Mouresi –  Kissos – Chania

Today’s hike begins at Damouchari taking the shoreline path to  the breathtakingly white sandy beach of Papa Nero. It would be a crime not to leave ample time for a splash into the turquoise colored waters of Papa Nero before embarking upon your ascent to Kissos  in through Mouresi village. From there we will transfer you by car to Chania.
Meals: Breakfast , Lunch box    Overnight stay in Chania.

Trekking altitude: Sea level – 380m – 530m
Trekking time: 4
Trekking Difficulty Level: Moderate

Day 6, Chania – Agriolefkes – Chania

Today you will hike in a mountainous terrain around the ski center of Pelion, in a loop. Your walk to the ski center of Pelion, which is at an altitude of 1470 m, starts from your hotel. Once you get there you’ll enjoy the beautiful views of the Pagasitikos Bay. You continue your walk through a shady forest of beech trees and return back to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast , Lunch box     Overnight stay in Chania.

Trekking altitude:  1200 – 1580m – 1200m
Trekking time: 5 hours
Trekking Difficulty Level: Moderate


Day 7, Chania – Portaria (Makrinitsa)

Today you will follow the same path that was used by the Centaurs – the half-horse half-human creatures of Greek Mythology. The best known Centaur, Chiron, was the tutor of Achilles and Asclepius.
This path, which begins in Chania at an altitude of approximately 1200 meters and overflowing with Mediterranean vegetation, will lead you to the village of Portaria.

In the afternoon you can discover yet another incredibly beautiful village of Pelion – that of Makrinitsa referred to by the locals as “the balcony of Pelion”. With its historic old mansions and stunning view of the Pagasitikos Bay and the city of Volos below, the beauty of Makrinitsa will become etched in your memory forever.
Meals: Breakfast , Lunch box    Overnight stay in Portaria.

Trekking altitude: 1200m – 610m
Trekking time: 6 hours (Optional walk to Makrinitsa approx. 45 min. one way)
Trekking Difficulty Level: Easy


Day 8: Departure

After breakfast, we transfer you to the city of Volos.

– Meals: Breakfast.


Please note that this tour is subject to change , according to local and weather conditions or circumstances beyond our control.


* Transfers from other airports / cities can be arranged with an additional cost.



Price includes:

Luggage transfer

Transfer from and to the city / airport  of Volos

Transfer from Kissos village to Chania

7 night accommodation in local guest houses, based on double occupancy with en-suite facilities

7 breakfasts and 6 Lunch boxes

Hiking map of the area with daily hiking descriptions
Stand by person.

Local taxes



Airfare or other travelling fees from host country

Single room occupancy

Dinners and drinks

Personal expenses

Travel and personal accident insurance

Anything which is not mentioned in the program


OPTIONAL (additional costs)

Transfer from other cities than Volos


T11 Pelion Self – guided Hiking Tour

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