Kritsa Gorge -Trekking

125.00

Discover hidden beauties and enchanting landscapes by crossing the small but impressive gorge of Kritsa. Complete the trekking route and reach the homonymous village to admire the traditional architecture and to explore the picturesque alleyways of the area.

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Our hike starts from the historic and traditional village of Kritsa. Kritsa is one of the largest villages of Crete, located in the prefecture of Lasithi and is built amphitheatrically at the foot of Kastellos Mountain. The village has about 1,300 inhabitants (2011). It is 9 km from Agios Nikolaos.

From the village, we will follow a path that leads us into the homonymous gorge. During the crossing of the gorge, we will be given the opportunity to get in touch with nature, admire the geological diversity of the area and walk among imposing rocks and narrow passages.

Then, we will follow a circular route, towards our starting point, through an ancient path that formerly connected the ancient city of Lato with the port of Agios Nikolaos.

 

Optional:

  • Visit Panagia Kera church.
  • Have a drink or lunch at the village square.

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Highlight

  • Visit the picturesque village of Kritsa
  • Hike through the narrow walls of the homonymous gorge
  • Admire the tense forest of this region

Data

  • Distance: 5 km
  • Hike Duration: 4 hours
  • Family friendly: Yes

*The duration of the excursion depends on weather conditions, participants skills and group size.

PricePrice includesPrice excludesWhat to bring
125€/person
Minimum number of participants, 3 persons
• Certified hiking guide, English speaking
• Free transport from/to your hotel with our vans. (as long as you are within the predefined pick-up area)
• Free Wi-Fi
• Snack pack (water,energy bar, fruits, juice box)
•Trekking equipment (trekking poles, backpack) upon request
• Private expenses (coffees, alcoholic drinks etc.)
• Anything that it is not mentioned at the “Price includes” list
• Trekking shoes
• Windproof jacket
• Camera
• Sun Screen
• Hat – sun glasses

Designated Pickup area

Pickup from any hotel within the highlighted area

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