Melidaou Peak

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Melidaou peak from west side
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Close to initial hiking point, Poria
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Close to initial hiking point,Vigli
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View to the southwest from initial hiking point
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In action
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Close to the starting hiking point
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Kallergis refuge, the next stop after hiking
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Omalos plateau view from Kallergis refuge
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Samaria gorge entrance
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Xiloskalo, Samaria Gorge entrance
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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 4wd 7 seater Mitsubishi Pajero, English speaking guide - driver, English speaking trekking guide, 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.
Must be able to step in and out of a 7 seater Mitsubishi Pajero jeep. This adventures is not recommended for people with mobility or kinetic problems, fear of heights, back issues, overweight that can’t afford to have a normal seat in car or can’t access in a 3rd row of seats in a Mitsubishi Pajero Jeep , nor people taller than 190cm (74 in) for comfort reasons.
If you need more information about this tour, call us or send us an email.

Whole Year Round
On Request
Adventure Duration
9 - 10 Hours

hiking time
Hiking Duration
3 Hours
130 Km
2133 meters

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

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