Melidaou Peak

Melidaou peak from west side
Close to initial hiking point, Poria
Close to initial hiking point,Vigli
View to the southwest from initial hiking point
In action
Close to the starting hiking point
Kallergis refuge, the next stop after hiking
Omalos plateau view from Kallergis refuge
Samaria gorge entrance
Xiloskalo, Samaria Gorge entrance
Area map on a stone
Let your look sail from Chania up to Kisamos from 2133m. Let your senses free to guide you through the beauty of the nature.

Join us, the Jeep Safari & Hiking adventure begins!

Chania - Lakkoi - Fokies: Quickly we leave behind us the urban landscape and as we reach “Lakkoi” village the view becomes more wild.
Fokies - Poria: We offer you an off road adventure which requires demanding driving and a chance to try our jeeps power! Adrenaline rises.
Starting Hiking Point: We are close to 1500m altitude and we can feel the mountain energy. The peaks Psari and Melidaou in altitude more than 2000 m are close to us.
Melidaou Peak: Following the sign path will be at our destination after 1h and 45 minutes. Will enjoy the view to Chania town and Cretan sea to the north from 2133 m. Kaloros and Psari peaks are visible and close. Before our return will check the Kallergis refuge which is our next destination.
Kallergis Refuge: We are now at an altitude of 1680m, at the most famous refuge at Lefka Ori mountain. The view of the surrounding peaks and the seas of both North and South Crete, is breathtaking.
Xiloskalo: After an off road route will be at the entrance point of one of the longest ravines in Europe, the Samaria gorge, at 1200m altitude. It is time for some commemorative photos, using the beauty of “Lefka Ori” as background.
Omalos Plateau: Local tavernas have a reputation for preserving the authendicity of Cretan cuisine. It is time for to verify it.
Karanou - Skines - Chania: Continue driving North to Chania, the beauty of nature changes in every turn. More tree groves, small rivers and more green colour in general around us. Picturesque villages make our route, down to Chania town memorable.
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Price includes: 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
9 - 10 Hours

hiking time
Hiking Duration
3 Hours
distance
Distance
130 Km
altitude
Altitude
2133 meters

difficulty
Difficulty
Level 2/5
price
Prices
Over 12 years old
120€
The prices are for group participation (min 4 persons)
Pick up Places and Times
Upon Request

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