Askifou - Goni - Asfendou

Askifou plateau from East side
Askifou in winter time
Goats at Asfendou village
Another goat!
Imbros and Lefka Ori view from Akones
Turns to Kallikratis village and a nice view to Gavdos island
Driving North to Asi Gonia village
Asi Gonia village from South
Argiroupoli village
A small church at Argiroupoli village
Kournas, small lake
Geese at Kournas lake
We walk along the old path - which was used up to the mid 20th century to connect the villages of Askyfou and Asfentou. We enjoy the spectacular view of "Gavdos" island which is the southernmost tip of Europe.

Join us, the Jeep Safari & Hiking adventure begins!

Goni: It is the easternmost neighborhood of Askifou village built amid three hills. That’s where the path starts. The route is beautiful, typical of the nature of Sfakia area. Lambs and goats roam across the path at all times. Cedars, asfendos trees and low bush are all over the area. The village Asfendou got its name from the trees in the area.
Asfendou: This is a tiny village where our jeeps will pick you up. After a short rest we drive south to enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Libyan sea (South Cretan Sea) and the island of "Gavdos".
Kallikratis - Asi Gonia villages: Now we drive Northwards to pass through these historical villages which are built in the mountainous terrain. Their inhabitants are mainly stock breeders.
Argiroupoli village: Lunch in the shade of plane trees. This beautiful locality has lots of water springs.
Return trip: On our way back to Chania we drive westwards and go through the small natural lake of "Kournas", which is unique in Crete.
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Price includes: Hotel “door to door” pick up and drop off, liability insurance and local taxes, tour in 7 seat Mitsubishi Pajero, English speaking guide - driver, lunch with traditional food and wine.
Items to bring:bottle of water, back bag, sunglasses, hat, sun cream, a jacket (depending on the weather conditions). Hiking shoes recommended.
Remember to inform us if you or another member of your group is vegetarian or if there is a food allergy. If you do, we may arrange a different menu for them.
This adventure is not recommended for people, with mobility problems, suffering from car sickness, don’t like being in bumpy roads and for persons with fear of heights.
If you need more information about this tour, call us or send us an email.

schedule
Schedule
Whole Year Round
On Request
duration
Adventure Duration
8 - 9 Hours

hiking time
Hiking Duration
2.5 Hours
distance
Distance
185 Km
altitude
Altitude
900 meters

difficulty
Difficulty
Level 2/5
price
Prices
Over 12 years old
115€
The prices are for group participation (min 4 persons)
Pick up Places and Times
Upon Request

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