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  • Location: Heraklion, Greece
  • Duration:  16 hours (approx.)
Enjoy this excursion to the prized national forest of Crete, the Samaria Gorge - the longest and most beautiful gorge in Europe.

Highlights

  • Samaria Gorge day tour from Heraklion
  • Explore Europe’s longest and most famous gorge
  • 11 mile (18km) hike from Omalos to Aghia Roumeli
  • Spot goats, wildflowers and birds
  • Sail to the village of Chora
  • Professional local guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off included

What You Can Expect

Full Day Tour to Samaria Gorge

Samaria Gorge, Crete

Walk through the gorge, approximately 11 miles (18 kilometers) which begins at the plateau of Omalos.

Cross through the White Mountains and finish at the tiny village of Aghia Roumeli on the Libyan Sea. The route is enriched with flowers, herbs and trees, little fountains, abandoned settlements and wild goats known as Kri-Kri, as well as birds of prey.

From the secluded village of Aghia Roumeli, take the boat to the village of Chora Sfakion to meet the coach for return trip to Heraklion.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

From the bus pickup in front of our hotel to the very professional and skilled guides, this was a great way to do this hike.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

We enjoyed it greatly and encourage everyone pondering this idea to go ahead. You won't regret it! Our guide Thomas was very helpful, giving us valuable advice and at the same time, amusing us greatly.

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