Richtis Gorge -Trekking


Cross one of the most impressive, in terms of natural beauty gorges of Crete. Walk through dense vegetation, relax under the shade of the trees and swim in the natural waterfall that adorns the area.


The gorge of Richtis is located between Agios Nikolaos and Sitia on the north side of the Prefecture of Lassithi. The path that crosses it, starts northeast from the village of “Exo Mouliana” and ends at the beach of Richtis. The gorge has enough water all year round.

Our route starts from the parking lot on the side of the main road. Following a cement road to the stone arched bridge of Lachanas where the paved road ends, a beautiful path begins. The trail follows the river and the verdant landscape. Plane trees, oleander and sage are countless, and the fragrancies of the aromatic plants are constantly present.

Along the way, we will also meet old, abandoned watermills, and then head towards the highlight of our excursion. The beautiful, 20-meter-high waterfall of Richtis, forms a pond at its base and gives its name to the entire gorge. At this point, we will rest and cool off by swimming in the cool water of the waterfall. Once we have rested, we will return to the starting point of our excursion by following the same route.


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Richtis Gorge -Trekking”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


  • The crossing of the impressive gorge of Richtis
  • The refreshing swim in the waterfall
  • The rich vegetation of the gorge


Distance: 3 km

Altitude difference: 350m

Hiking time: 3 hours

PricePrice includesPrice excludesWhat to bring
Minimum number of participants, 3 persons
• Experienced, English speaking trekking 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)
•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
• Swimsuit
• Towel

Designated Pickup area

Pickup from any hotel within the highlighted area


This site is registered on as a development site.