• Duration: 3 hours
  • Easy
  • Electronic Voucher

  • Meet on location
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Description

On this tour, we hike through the rural typical landscapes of Mykonos towards the unspoiled Merchia beach, following a single track and a quiet paved road. Our way back to the vineyard is almost entirely through an abandoned donkey path (single track). The participants experience the other side of Mykonos in its pure and untouched condition.


Beach Time

  • At the beach of Merchia we can spend up to 1 hour.
  • During our beach break, we offer guests homemade lemonade with a snack and have free time to select beach activities, as described further below.


Optional Beach Activities

  • Swimming
  • The tour leader becomes the participants’ personal photographer, shooting unique and fun underwater photos
  • Sunbathing
  • Extra hike to the neighbouring beach


Pricelist

  • Adults: 40 euros per person.
  • Children (6-12): 30 euros per person.

Itinerary

A route mostrly through donkey paths among pastures with uneven, rocky terrain

What's included

  • Bottles of water
  • Underwater photo shooting if the weather is good
  • Homemade lemonade and a snack during day rides
  • First aid kit carried along by the guide
  • A cultural and natural heritage interpretation

What's excluded

  • Transfer is not included in the tour fees

What do I need to bring

  • Comfortable clothes and hiking shoes or trainers with a good grip
  • Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, and, optionally, goggles. Please also make sure children have sunglasses wherever possible
  • If the weather is good for swimming, a bathing suit, extra underwear, and a light towel. And, optionally, beach shoes for the pebble beach
  • A backpack for your personal items
  • A jacket in case of cold weather (If the weather is bad please bring a waterproof jacket)
  • You will be supplied water if you have your own reusable bottle

Important information

Tour Info

  • Level of difficulty: 2 / 5
  • Total duration: 3 hours
  • Hiking time: 2 hours
  • Distance: 6.2 km (3.9 miles)
  • Minimum participation is 3 persons.
  • Minors under 18 years old must be accompanied by an attending adult.
  • The start and endpoint are at Mykonos Vioma Organic farm. When you make your booking your ticket will include a Google Map with the exact location.
  • Part of the trail might be inaccessible due to flooding between March-May.
  • Thick vegetation in the donkey path might require participants to wear pants.


Advantages of this hiking tour 

  • Circular route, offering a wide variety of landscapes and images
  • Visit a traditional family chapel on the way
  • Hiking on single tracks (donkey paths) away from cars and noise
  • The shaded resting area under the trees at the back of the Merchia beach
  • Merchia is a distant and pristine beach, favoured by the locals
  • We walk past the entrance of the abandoned barite mine, taking the chance to discuss the mining activity and this past aspect of locals’ life


Cancellation Policy

  • An administration charge of 30% applies for cancellations occurring at least 3 weeks before the tour date
  • If cancellation occurs 3-21 days prior to the departure date, 50% of the payment is held
  • No refund is made for cancellations with only 2 days’ notice (48 hours) or less

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure

Categories

  • ADVENTURE
  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS
  • NATURE
  • ADRENALINE AND EXTREME
  • PHOTOGRAPHY
  • SHORT BREAK
  • SIGHTSEEING
  • HIKING

Guided Language

  • English
  • Francaise

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