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Crete: Hiking Tour in Samaria Gorge

Product ID: 56068
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On the tour of Crete, enjoy a fascinating hike through Europe's longest gorge and bathe in the pristine waters of the Libyan Sea. Take a boat trip along the south coast of Crete and admire the cliffs.
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Duration: 14 hours
Starting time 5:00 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the incredible landscape of Crete and take a hiking tour of the white peaks of the Omalos Plateau
  • Tour the longest gorge in Europe and relax in the small, idyllic fishing town of Agia Roumeli
  • Visit traditional taverns, swim in the crystal clear sea, and enjoy a boat ride along the South coast
Full description
Experience the Samaria Gorge and descend from the Omalos Plateau. Descend into the gorge, measuring 18 kilometers long, 4 by 150 meters wide, and up to 700 meters deep. The exploration will take from 4 to 6 hours.  

Hike through the longest gorge in Europe and admire the beauty and diversity of nature. The smallest section of the gorge is only approximately 4 meters wide and the cliffs reach heights of 350 meters — enjoy this incredible sight. At midday, stop in the fishing village of Agia Roumeli on the Libyan Sea and relax in the taverns or take a dip in the crystal clear blue waters.

In the late afternoon, take a 1-hour boat tour from Agia Roumeli, past the mighty rocks of the south coast of Crete to Hora Sfakion. A bus will be waiting there to take you back to your accommodation.
Includes
  • Bus transfer
  • Tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Entry to the Samaria Gorge (5€ per person)
  • Boat tour ticket (11€ per person)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Open-toed shoes
Know before you go
• This tour is offered from Heraklion, Gouves, Gournes, Kokkini Chani, Analypsis, Anissaras, Hersonissos, Malia and Stalida
• Remember to wear sturdy shoes or hiking boots, and bring a camera, light jacket, sunscreen, a hat, bathing suit and lunch
• This tour is not suitable for persons with disabilities

From US$ 73.55 per person

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Product ID: 56068