2013/14 Standard Itinerary
Chartered & local bus/Ferry.
Approx 16 -
Explore Tour Leader, drivers and boatmen.
We walk for 4 days for an average of 5-6 hours each day (including one optional day). We generally trek on mountain trails with some occasional short, steep ascents. We have graded this trek as moderate.
Walking In Crete | Walking Holiday In Crete
On this holiday we explore the coastal and mountain villages of Crete. We discover isolated beaches, secluded coves and impressive canyons. We walk in the White Mountains, hike through the Samaria and Zaros Gorges and experience rural Cretan hospitality.
- Omalos Plateau - Variety of walks in the White Mountains.
- Samaria Gorge - Hike through Europe’s longest gorge.
- Ayia Roumeli - Scenic ferry journey along the coast.
- Loutro - Traffic-free traditional coastal village.
- Preveli - Cliff-top monastery.
- Zaros - Beautiful gorge walk in Idi Mountains.
What we say
Staff Member Cat Morrissey travelled on this tour in 2012.
"Sun, sea and sand – along with some good food, good company and excellent choices of walks. It would be hard not to love this week away that has everything. Do as much or as little as you want."
Explore Staff on Tour - Explore's Cat Morrissey tried out this tour. Read about how she got on.
Itinerary [+] Detailed Itinerary
Join tour Khania
Walking tour of Khania; drive to Omalos Plateau
Optional walks in the White Mountains
Hike Samaria Gorge; ferry to Loutro
Morning relaxing; ferry to Khora Sfakion; drive to Zaros
Hiking Zaros Gorge
Drive to Heraklion airport where tour ends