Explore the Nature of Crete

Outdoor Activities in Western Lefkada

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Explore the Nature of Crete includes the areas of Rethimno - Imbros Gorge* - Chora Sfakion - Komitades - Fragokastelo - Rodakino - Myrthios - Preveli Monastery - Rethimno (B-L-D)
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Chora Sfakion. Arrival at Imbros Gorge**. Imbros Gorge is the second most known gorge in Crete after Samaria Gorge. Its length is about 8km of spectacular views and takes no longer than 2,5 hours. The path is not particularly difficult to walk. The gorge is fairly narrow with plenty of trees, so you will have shade most of the time. After a 2 hour walk you will end up at the village of Komitades where you will meet the bus to continue the tour to Fragokastelo, Rodakino and the village of Myrthios for lunch, overlooking the Libyan sea. After lunch you will visit the famous Byzantine Monastery of Preveli (10th Century) near the southern coast of Crete. The Monastery has a glorious history due to the active and leading involvement of its fellow monks in all national endeavours for freedom and education of our people. Thus, it merits specific recognition and respect throughout the island of Crete. After visiting Preveli we return to Rethimno for dinner and overnight.*sturdy walking shoes are necessary**In case you do not wish to walk through the Gorge, while other members of the group are hiking, you can continue with the bus to visit Chora Sfakion (Sfakia) for a few hours of relaxing, shopping and a swim at “Vrissi” (the Spring), a well organized sandy beach with crystal-clear waters, sunbeds and umbrellas, at the western end of Sfakia.

What’s included

  • Air-conditioned Motorcoach
  • 1 Lunch at local restaurant
  • Professional guide on Thursday is included
  • VAT and all legal taxes included

What’s not included

  • Entrance fee at the Samaria Gorge
  • Entrance fee at the Imbros Gorge
  • The pick-up and drop off from your hotel is not included in the price. From Heraklion and Rethymno there is no extra charge, but from other pick-up points (depending on the location), there may be an extra charge.
  • Drinks and beverages during lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Porterage service
  • Anything that is not specified in the program as included

Highlights

  • Lunch included
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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