Hiking Daytrip At Akramytis Mt & Monolithos Village - Rhodes

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8am approx. hotel pick up Monday to Sunday Need to be outside the hotel entrance 10 minutes before the start time Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Hotel pick up (within 15klms from Rhodes city located hotels. For hotels located further, pricing upon request).
  • Return Details :
    Hotel drop off (within 15klms from Rhodes city located hotels. For hotels located further, pricing upon request). If hotel pick up & drop off is not selected: Monolithos village school.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Explore the wild west side of the Island on this full day hiking trip. Hike Akramytis Mt, the green mountain with the endless blue view. Make a small stop on the top of the mountain to see the recently restored chapel of St. John with amazing views to the Dam of Apolakkia, the Valley of Kymisala and the nearby Islands of Alimia and Chalki. Pass through the so called Heart of the mountain and the famous cave called Limeri, where Greek rebels were hiding during the German Occupation (1943-1945). After enjoying some stunning views of the Aegean Sea and the nearby islands, visit Monolithos village, a small picturesque mountain village untouched by tourism to enjoy Greek home made dishes at the village tavern. The trip includes hotel pick up and drop off.

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Meet your guide at your hotel to pick you up by a comfy air-conditioned vehicle early in the morning at around 8am. The adventure begins 700m. outside Monolithos village at about 9am. Hike up the slope of Akramytis Mt. that rises to 823 meters and is part of a Natura 2000 area. The walking paths cross through rich pinewoods and dense vegetation offering stunning sea views to Halki and the nearby islands. After about an hour of hiking, have a break at the recently restored chapel of St. John and take some time to relax. Continue hiking until the top of Akramytis Mt., with great views to the Dam of Apolakkia, the Valley of Kymisala and the nearby Islands of Alimia and Chalki, the perfect setup to enjoy a traditional super food snack, made localy,  for extra energy and shoot some amazing photos. Then, pass through the Heart of the mountain and by the famous cave called Limeri, where Greek rebels were hiding during the German Occupation (1943-1945). After  of 3-4 hrs. (approx.) of hiking, visit the village of Monolithos, a small mountain village untouched by tourism where you can enjoy Greek home made dishes at the village tavern. Akramytis Mt. and Monolithos village hiking day trip ends with return transport to your hotel at around 4pm.

Inclusions

  • Local taxes
  • Viator brokerage fee
  • Drinks (one soda or fanta orange, or cola, or one draft beer or one glass of wine per person)
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch with local "mezedes" (dishes) {such as greek salad, feta cheese, eggplant salad, meat balls, stuffed vine leaves (dolmadakia), chickpeas pies (pittaroudia), tzatziki, fresh fried potatoes, pumpkin balls., ALL made by greek olive oil}.
  • Snack localy made by honey and sesame. 
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Private tour / Small-group tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle

Exclusions

  • Hiking equipment

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Not recommended for child aged 12 and under

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Operated by an english and french lingual guide

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

A minimum of two people per booking is required

A maximum of seven people per booking

Not recommended for participants with mobilty limitation

Hiking Difficulty level: Moderate-Difficult

Length: 9, 5 km (4 hours approx. of hiking)

Duration: ~8 hours (totally)

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Sportswear, hiking boots (preferably), sunscreens, hats and a camera to keep the moments vivid!

Season: Recommended from April to end of June & September to early November. July and August are very hot, so it is recommended either very early in the morning or afternoon after 6pm with program adaptations

It can be offered exclusively (privately) upon request for up to seven pax (no extra charges)