Day 1: Climbing at Voulismeno Aloni
« Voulismeno Aloni » literally means a threshing floor that has sunk. According to experts, several hundred years ago, under this area there was a cave. Today, it is a Karstic cavity (doline) that was formed after the collapse of the roof of the cave. Once we get there, under the instructions of our experienced guide, you will climb a popular climbing Rock, which offers routes of various levels, suitable for beginners, families or experienced climbers who want to test themselves with some really challenging rocks! It is a beautiful area where you can climb all day and feel the excitement and satisfaction that climbing offers.
Day 2: Climbing at Agiofarago
Agiofarago, which literally means the gorge of the Saints, is a short, but picturesque gorge, which was formerly used as a refuge by the monks of the Odigitria monastery. It is located approximately 70 km south of Heraklion and it is one of the destinations that one should undoubtedly visit when in Crete!As a climbing destination, Agiofarago is probably the best location in Crete. With over than 120 secured routes, ranging from easy to extremely difficult, Agiofarago is suitable for climbing, from children and beginners to advanced climbers! The rock is limestone with excellent grip! Moreover, the view from the cliff is amazing, making Agiofarago an ideal destination for climbers who want to enjoy the incredible scenery of Crete.
Day 3: Climbing at Kapetaniana
Kapetaniana is probably the most historic, in terms of climbing history, area of Crete. Rock climbing is based around the isolated village of Kapetaniana, and the climbing route was secured by Zbynek Cepela in the ’80. The picturesque, isolated, and wild nature of the Asterousia mountain range offers remote and peaceful rock climbing. However, it is only 75km away from Heraklion, and therefore it is very accessible.
There are over 150 climbing routes spread across the area, with a wide range of grades on solid white limestone rock. Almost all crags offer spectacular views of the Libyan Sea! The most ideal time of the year to visit, is either spring or autumn.
|Price||Price includes||Price excludes||What to bring|
Minimum number of participants, 3 persons
|• Experienced, English speaking climbing guide|
• Free transport from/to your hotel with our vans. (as long as you are within the predefined pick-up area)
• Free Wi-Fi
• Lunch pack (water,energy bar, fruits, juice box)
•Climbing equipment upon request
|• Private expenses (coffees, alcoholic drinks etc.)|
• Anything that it is not mentioned at the « Price includes » list
|• Trekking shoes|
• Windproof jacket
• Sun Screen
• Hat – sun glasses
Pickup from any hotel within the highlighted area