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The Samaria Gorge is the most famous trekking gorge in Europe! Thousands of tourists flock here daily in the summer season to walk from the top to the bottom. For many visitors, it is the sole purpose of their visit to Crete. The length of the gorge reaches 14.5km and takes almost 5-7 hours to hike from Xyloskalo at Omalos plateau to Agia Roumeli beach.

The Samaria Gorge is the most famous trekking gorge in Europe! Thousands of tourists flock here daily in the summer season to walk from the top to the bottom. For many visitors, it is the sole purpose of their visit to Crete. The length of the gorge reaches 14.5km and takes almost 5-7 hours to hike from Xyloskalo at Omalos plateau to Agia Roumeli...

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Excursion Schedule

 

1st stop: Before Rethymno for rest, breakfast. About 25'.

 

2nd stop: The plateau of Omalos. Our last stop before entering the gorge for last supplies to buy before the gorge.

 

3rd stop: Samaria gorge. The impressive gorge, the longest in Europe will give you many beautiful views of the surrounding White mountains, the small river that runs through the gorge and the Cretan wild goats kri-kri. It's 18km long and takes around 4-hours to walk, always with our guide.

 

4th stop: Agia Roumeli, at the exit of the gorge by the Libyan sea. A beautiful isolated village lying between the huge rocks of Samaria gorge and the Libyan sea. There will be enough time for clients to enjoy a relaxing and refreshing swim in the Libyan sea and lunch at one of the local small tavernas. From Agia Roumeli the boat departs to the village Chora Sfakion.

5th stop: Arrival at Chora Sfakion, after a 1hour boat trip, embarkation onto the buses and return to the resorts.

6th stop: One last stop on the way back for rest for about 20'.

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