Poria - Kallergis Refuge - Samaria Gorge

Approaching Poria area
Gigilos and Volakias peaks
The old entrance of Samaria Gorge
Melidau Peak from west side
Vigli point at Poria area
I am a model!
Goats are everywhere!
Kallergis refuge, west side
Kallergis refuge, south side
View from Kallergis refuge
Pajero in action
"koumos" at Kallergis refuge entrance
Omalos plateau at 1100m altitude
Xiloskalo:Samaria gorge entrance at 1250m altitude
Area map on a stone
Feel the warmth and the friendly environment of the most popular mountain refuge in “Lefka Ori”. Let your look sail from Samaria gorge down to the Libyan Sea. Let your senses free to guide you through the beauty of the nature.

Join us, the Jeep Safari 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 Jeep Safari adventure which requires demanding driving and a chance to try our jeeps power! Adrenaline rises. On “Poria” we have a short break to rest for a while.
Kallergis Refuge: We are now at an altitude of 1680m. The view of the surrounding peaks and the seas of both North and South Crete, is breathtaking.
Xiloskalo: After an off road route we will are 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 authenticity 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 Safari route, down to Chania town memorable.
During the guided safari tour you will be informed about life in Cretan villages, olives pick, olive oil production, cheese production, honey production, distillation of "raki" - "tsikoudia", and Cretan cuisine, culture, history and tradition.
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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, sunglasses, hat, sun cream, a jacket (depending on the weather conditions). Sport or 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, and don’t like being in bumpy roads and in persons with fear of heights.
If you need more information about this tour, call us or send us an email.

Whole Year Round
On Request
Adventure Duration
7-8 Hours
130 Km
1680 meters
Over 12 years old
8-12 years old
The prices are for group participation (min 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children)
Pick up Places and Times
Upon Request

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