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A Cretan adventure

Cost

from £1,310 pp

(ex international flights)

Duration

8 days

If you seek adventure in Crete and want to discover pure Cretan rural life that not many tourists often experience, then we think this one-week tour is perfect for you. Crete’s unique terrain of impressive mountain ranges and dramatic-shaped gorges, long coastline with astonishing beaches, and strong culture will wake up your inner Indiana Jones. Highlights of this tour include: ➣ Traverse Samaria Gorge, one of the longest Europe’s gorges and a marvel of nature as well, trek through other thrilling Cretan gorges ➣ Discover whitewashed isolated car-free villages of Southern Crete ➣ Conquer emblematic fortress islet of Spinaloga with a speedboat ➣ Drive on a dirt road to Gramvousa peninsula, admire breathtaking views of the heavenly Balos Lagoon and dive into the turquoise exotic waters ➣ Visit remote villages, discover abandoned monasteries and participate in a farm-to-table hands-on cooking class by making your own traditional organic meal ➣ Time travel through layers of Crete’s history as you explore the labyrinth-like medieval Rethymno City and listen to the myths and tales of the area ➣ Discover the Palace of Knossos, the most important Minoan archeological site Depending on your arrival entry, the following itinerary can be arranged to start from Heraklion or Chania airport

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Heraklion

Day 1 - Heraklion

  • Transfer from Heraklion airport to your hotel
  • At leisure in Heraklion
Heraklion

Day 2 - Heraklion

  • "Crete from Gorge to Gulf” Day tour to Eastern Side of Crete
Rethymnon, Chania

Day 3 - Rethymnon, Chania

  • "Bygone Crete Adventure" Day tour
Chania

Day 4 - Chania

  • Dive into breathtaking Balos Lagoon
  • Free evening in Chania
Chania

Day 5 - Chania

  • Samaria Gorge Trekking & Isolated South Villages tour
Chania

Day 6 - Chania

  • Free morning in Chania
  • Bohemian Sunset Tour
Rethymnon, Heraklion

Day 7 - Rethymnon, Heraklion

  • Transfer from Chania to Rethymnon
  • Optional Explore the City of Rethymnon (4 hours tour)
  • Transfer from Rethymnon to Heraklio
  • Guided tour of Knossos Palace

Day 8

  • Transfer from Heraklion city to Heraklion/Chania airport