Hike To The Top of Chios

Hike To The Top of Chios

About the Experience

Average Hike / Mountaineering
Duration: 5 Hours
Distance: 7 km
Elevation Gain: 910 m
English speaking Guide

At a Glance

Hike to the highest peak of the island. Conquer the top of Pelineo Mount (1297 m.) the third higher pick in the Aegean. One of the most beautiful hiking tours in captivating scenery and alternate landscapes.

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Description

Hike to the highest peak of the island. Conquer the top of Pelineo Mount (1297 m.) the third higher pick in the Aegean. One of the most beautiful hiking tours in captivating scenery and alternate landscapes.

Highlights

  • Conquer the third higher mountain of the Aegean
  • Walk along the Oriona’s and Artemida footprints and find out about the legends related to the mountain
  • Hike in the captivating Pelineo landscape and introduce yourself to its mythical world
  • Admire the rare flora and wild orchids found in the area
  • Pick herbs and the famous tea of the region
  • Observe the rich avifauna of the area

Full Description

Spend your day on the mountain, explore Pelineo and conquer its Peak. On the way up you will see crevices, huge rocks, sheep sheds, small churches and lush vegetation. The short stopovers and the nutrition snacks offered will enable you to go on hiking to the Top.

Hiking starts from Viki, a small mountainous village in Northern Chios, built on the Pelineo slope, 40 kilometers away from the town Chios.During the 3-hour hike up you will discover the fantastic Nature and you will learn about the local culture and the everyday life on the island. Relish the opportunity to admire a view that takes your breath away and experience the legends associated with the mountain.

After 20-minute stopover at the Top, you start descending to where the experience has started. And this will last approximately 2 hours. It is an average hiking tour suitable for beginners either hikers or mountaineers but it is demanding and challenging. Put on your hiking shoes and get ready for a unique ascent to the Top of the Aegean.

Included

  • English speaking Guide
  • A variety of light nutritious snacks
  • Individualized guidance
  • Snapshots of the experience
  • Souvenirs
  • Liability insurance
  • All taxes, VAT

Not Included

  • Picnic (5€)

Know before you go

Hiking shoes or sneakers, comfortable clothes, windproof jacket, long-sleeved shirt, sun-screen, sunglasses, tissues, 1 liter of water, are recommended for this hiking tour. We also suggest that you get extra clothes in case of sweating.

Starting Point

Viki village

A/A Price / Person Total Price
1 170 170
2 90 180
3 65 195
4 56 224
5 51 255
6 48 288
7 47 329
8 45 360
9 45 405
10 45 450

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