Explore Europe's most majestic gorge. Follow the route of the ancient Taras River and experience one of the most spectacular treks in Crete.
- Hike through a vast canyon to the sea
- Explore the abandoned village of Samaria
- Enjoy a boat trip along the south coast of Crete
Enjoy breakfast at Rethymno, the first stop on this 17-hour Samaria Gorge excursion. Begin your trek at Xiloskalo, where you'll enter the vast, 18-kilometer canyon.
Hike along a path that follows the route of the ancient Taras River. Admire the caves that formed a natural shelter for the Cretans in war times and now are home to wild goats.
See the abandoned village of Samaria before reaching the Iron Gates, 3 kilometers before the end of the gorge.
Rest and enjoy lunch (at your own expense) at the small fishing village of Agia Roumeli. Cool off with a refreshing swim in the Libyan Sea before boarding the ship that takes you back to the village of Sfakia.
- Round-trip bus transportation
- Multilingual tour guide
- Pick-up at the main road near your hotel