Samaria Gorge National Park hike
- One of the wildest places in Europe
- National park included in the World Network of Biosphere Reserves of UNESCO
- Rare plants and birds
- Impressive views and beautiful rock formations
- Caves once inhabited by people
- The abandoned village of Santa Maria
- The longest canon in Europe
- The fishing village of Agia Roumeli
- Swimming in the Libyan Sea
All about the trip
Go for a hike in the most virgin and unique place in Europe. Admire the dramatic scenery of stunning rock formations and the untouched beauty of wild nature rich in rare plants and birds. Enjoy the breathtaking views and refresh yourself in the crystal clear waters of the Libyan Sea at the end of the hike.
We will set off on our journey early in the morning and take an air-conditioned luxury bus to the gorge stopping on the way to have a breakfast. Our hike starts at Xiloskalo where we enter the canyon and start our 6 to 7-hour hike that ends at the sea shore.
Our path follows the river Taras and we will see caves there once inhabited by people. Wild goats are now taking shelter there.
Halfway through the hike we will come to the abandoned village of Santa Maria and then continue to the Iron Gates. Just a few meters wide, this impressive rock gate is 300 meters high and it is an amazing experience to pass through this majestic exit of Samaria Gorge.
At the end of our hike we can have lunch at the fishing village of Agia Roumeli and refresh ourselves by swimming in the deep blue waters of the Libyan Sea.What Wikipedia Says
What is included in the price
- Pick-up and drop-off in hotels between Agia Pelagia and Malia
- Transfers with air-conditioned bus
- Multilingual tour guide
What is not included in the price
- Pick-up and drop-off in hotels outside of the area between Agia Pelagia and Malia
- Entrance to Samaria Gorge (€5.00)
- Boat ticket from Agia Roumeli to Sfakia (adult €11.00, child €6,00)
This tour is not suitable for persons with disabilities.
Pick-up time and location near your hotel will be specified to you after the booking. Please note that it may be up to several hours sooner than the actual tour start.
This activity is organised by SOFIA MARKATATOU & SIA OE (Tourline), Kapodistriou Street 7, Heraklion, 71306, Greece, +30 2810 210908, email@example.com.
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