Samaria Gorge - Kallergis Refuge

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Approaching Poria area
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Gigilos and Volakias peaks
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The old entrance of Samaria Gorge
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Melidau Peak from west side
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Vigli point at Poria area
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I am a model!
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Goats are everywhere!
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Kallergis refuge, west side
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Kallergis refuge, south side
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View from Kallergis refuge
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Pajero in action
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"koumos" at Kallergis refuge entrance
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Omalos plateau at 1100m altitude
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Xiloskalo:Samaria gorge entrance at 1250m altitude
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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 in small groups, up to 6 guests per guide, the Jeep Safari tour 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 (5500ft). The view of the surrounding peaks and the seas of both North (Aegean sea) and South Crete (Libyan sea), 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 (3900ft) altitude. It is time for some commemorative photos, using the beauty of “Lefka Ori” as background.
Omalos Plateau - Lakkoi - Meskla - Zourva: 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 memorable.
Therisso: Lunch time! Taste Greek cuisine, wine and hospitality in a picturesque village, a turning point in the local history. The Cretan revolution started right here, in 1905!
Venizelos Gorge: Our last stop, is in that amazing gorge. Admire and take plenty of photos of wild landscape nature.
During the guided safari tour you will be informed about life in Cretan villages, olives pick, olive oil production, cheese & honey production, distillation of "raki" - "tsikoudia", and Cretan cuisine, culture, history and tradition.
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Price includes: Hotel "door to door" pick up and drop off, Liability insurance and local taxes, Tour in 7 seater 4wd vehicles full A/C, English speaking local guide - driver, a cup of mountain tea with honey, a cup of coffee or an orange juice, 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.
Must be able to step in and out of a 7 seater 4wd vehicle. 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 4wd vehicle , nor people taller than 190cm (6,23 ft) for comfort reasons to the 3rd row of seats.
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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