Samaria Gorge

Samaria Gorge

Starting from 32€

The largest of all the keys , the longest gorge in Europe . Don’t miss the oportunity to visit the Samaria Gorges an the surrounding area that have been declared a National Park protected by the World Network of UNESCO Biosphere Reserves due to the rarity species of flora an fauna unique in the world.

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Tour Description

Embark on a Journey Through Europe’s Longest Gorge

The Samaria Gorge, nestled in the heart of Crete’s White Mountains, offers an unparalleled hiking experience. Stretching over 16 kilometers, it is not only the longest gorge in Europe but also an area of stunning natural beauty, part of a national park and a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. This full-day tour is perfect for nature lovers and adventure seekers, taking you through rugged landscapes, past ancient ruins, and alongside a meandering river, ending at the Libyan Sea.

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Trip Itinerary

  • 1 The Samaria Gorge: Traverse the majestic Samaria Gorge, with its breathtaking vistas, endemic flora and fauna, and the famous "Iron Gates," the narrowest point where the sides of the gorge close in to just four meters apart.
  • 2 Flora and Fauna: Keep an eye out for the kri-kri, Crete's endemic wild goats, and a plethora of unique plant species that make the gorge a botanist's paradise.
  • 3 Agia Roumeli Village: The hike concludes at the remote seaside village of Agia Roumeli, where you can relax on the beach and take a refreshing swim in the Libyan Sea before taking the ferry out of the gorge area.
Samaria Gorge

Price includes

  • 1 Transportation: Round-trip transportation from select pick-up points to the start of the gorge and from the end point back to your hotel
  • 2 Guide: Professional and experienced hiking guides who know the gorge inside out and will ensure your safety while providing fascinating insights into the gorge's history and natural environment.
  • 3 Ferry Ticket: Ferry transport from Agia Roumeli to Sfakia or Sougia, connecting you back to your bus.
  • 4 National Park Entry Fee: Entrance fee to the Samaria Gorge National Park is included.

Price not includes

  • 1 Meals and Drinks: Food and beverages are not included. It's recommended to bring a packed lunch and plenty of water.
  • 2 Personal Expenses: Any personal purchases or rentals (like walking sticks) are not included.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Samaria Gorge