Two-day excursion to the Samaria Gorge

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Overview

Whether we’ve been there before or are visiting it for the first time, this amazing wild place fills our minds and hearts. We will think about these last minute decisions a little later and we will monologue: “Maybe life is not worth it for its puppets”
Τhis beautiful excursion gives us the opportunity to enter the gorge relaxed, having spent the night in Omalos.
We can also choose the “Samaria Easy Way”, which allows us to participate in the excursion, without having to cross the second largest gorge in Europe after the Vermont Gorge in France …

Itinerary

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Day 1 :
Departure
Departure from Heraklion.
The duration of our trip will be 3.5 hours with a stopover. Arrival at the Omalos Plateau. Overnight in Omalos.
Breakfast 07:00 and for those who cross the gorge of Samaria boarding the bus and departure for Xyloskalo, from where the entrance of the gorge is located.
Famous as the longest gorge in Europe, it is also at the top of the list for nature lovers. Huge variety of herbs and flowers, known only in Crete, is a must for botanists and bird watchers who will not leave disappointed. It is also an area of ​​great interest for photographers.
The path is difficult but the sense of achievement in the end is that it was worth it. The 18 km last about 5 hours ending in the beautiful bay of Agia Roumeli, where the beautiful view of the beach or the local tavern, will relax you.
In the afternoon, boarding the ship and departure for Sfakion, to get back to Heraklion. A big, but extremely satisfying day comes to an end with arrival in Heraklion.
Covid-19 protection

Passengers are required to enter without a fever and with a personal mask

Necessary for the trip

Walking or suitable shoes necessary, sports socks not summer.
Have sun protection (hat & sunscreen)
You should keep something to eat with you, as the shops inside the gorge are closed.
You should have water with you, but as there are several springs in the gorge, you will be able to refill your bottle there.
Cross the gorge slowly with many stops.
Have a backpack with the necessary: ​​1 change of clothes, swimsuit, towel, personal hygiene items, mask.
Keep your ticket snippet, you will be asked at the exit.

From €160.00
/ Adult
From €120.00
/ Teenager
From €100.00
/ Child
From €30.00
/ Infant
  • Not suitable for people with fitness or mobility problems
  • Heraklion
  • English - Greek

Contact Info

Phone:  +30 2810 822426

Email: info@crete-travel.gr

Ammoudara, Gazi
Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Weather Forecast

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