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Samaria Gorge National Park

Old National Road Chanion-Kissamou | Lefka Ori, Sfakia, Crete 730 05, Greece
+30 2821 045570
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Full Day Samaria Gorge 10-Mile Walking Tour from Chania
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Samaria Gorge Tour from Chania - The Longest Gorge in Europe
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Believed to be one of the most scenic national parks in Europe, this gorge stretches more than 10 miles to the south coastal region and offers many hiking trails.
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Old National Road Chanion-Kissamou | Lefka Ori, Sfakia, Crete 730 05, Greece
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"agia roumeli"
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Reviewed today via mobile

This arduous 13km walk is amazing. We started at 10.00 and completed the walk five hours later. It was magnificent. Wear sturdy shoes and be prepared to sweat a bit! The views are breathtaking as are the smells and sounds of Crete. A wonderful day...More

Thank Samboii
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I did this trip with friends. We took the bus package from Chania. The walk was long but downhill all the way. The scenery especially 8000 feet up in the Omalos was breathtaking!. The countryside was stunning. It was a great experience and one you...More

Thank Brendan D
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We booked a day trip with Klados Travel. Our guide was excellent, he gave us a detailed map with water stops clearly marked and approximate times to arrive at each point. We had dinner at the harbour on arrival at our destination and then a...More

1  Thank rosiewNIreland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Start early - 7 a.m. Birds and solitude at the bottom of the gorge. Get to the old village by lunch - beat the crowds to the WC. Eat lunch while the hordes pass, then maybe an hour of congested trail. Then you're back to...More

Thank hikingprof2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband decided to do this while we were staying in Crete, I wimped out and had a day on the beach. He got the early, 7.45, bus from Chania bus station. This took him to the start of the walk, climb, scramble. There are...More

Thank smag3
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all, some of the reviews here make the gorge sound like it is some kind of incredible Herculean feat. While it isn't the most leisurely walk in the park, it is achievable. Husband and I decided to take the bus from Chania town...More

2  Thank Valentina M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Important to note that this is a difficult, mostly downhill, hike. However, it is very very worth it! So beautiful, very fun day. Bring enough water and even a snack or two. The Samarian Gorge walk took us about 5 hours with a small guided...More

1  Thank sivandana96
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We where a little concerned about the walk the night before we attempted it after reading a number of reviews on TA, my partner and I both come from the apple isle (Tasmania) and do a fair bit of walking here and had a fair...More

3  Thank Harry F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first 2km are the hardest, all down hill and its quite easy to slip. After this it gets much easier and more enjoyable. We started the walk at 12:15 after getting there late and finished just before 5. I would recommend getting there earlier...More

Thank Rianne A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an incredible journey. It felt like a pilgrimage as thousands of hikers, of various ages, nationalities, and preparedness, made our way down, down, down the long and rugged path to the sea. DO wear appropriate, broken-in hiking shoes. It is quite rocky in some...More

1  Thank Joanna W
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KerenElise
19 June 2018|
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Response from Rianne A | Reviewed this property |
I think younger children might struggle a bit as it is 10 miles and is rarely a flat, easy walk and the first 2km is a steep downhill.. but it depends on the children. If they are positive adventurous children they might... More
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Evagoras E
6 June 2018|
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Response from Phill J | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but if you email the company I mentioned they should be able to help you.
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