Crete, Greece

Samaria Long with Boat Ride


One of the highlights of West Crete is the famous Samaria gorge which sprouts on the south side of the Omalos-Plateau in the White Mountain Ranges of Western Crete. Proclaimed a National Park in 1962, it offers a wealth of natural beauty that is recognized far beyond Greece's borders.


Are you ready for this ultimate walking-challenge? The 17kms hike through this very imposing gorge is tough but unforgettable and takes 5 to 6 hours (average time). The landscape at the Samaria gorge is astounding and most impressive you will find the narrowest pass "The Iron Gate", which is only 3m wide and 300 to 700m high from both sides. The w...

It is included

  • Pick-up and drop-off from selected meeting points, according to the selected option.
  • Boat ticket
  • Samaria Gorge admission fee
  • Guide

Important informations

  • A reasonable level of fitness is required for this tour as there are steps into the caves, uneven ground.
    Not suitable for pregnant women or guests with serious health issues, recent surgery or a history of back problems.
  • As this tour involves a fair amount of walking, please wear comfortable shoes.
    Please bring swimming suit, one extra clothes, cash, biodegradable block sun, sunglasses, sandals, hat or cap. We recommend taking warm clothes, a bottle of water and some snacks.
  • It is the traveler's sole responsibility to have all the necessary documentation up to date, so research in advance everything that is required at the destination of your activity.

Care of Covid-19

Remember that with a pandemic, the documentation required may vary from place to place. Confirm what local authorities may require: proof of full vaccination, negative PCR test, and more. Find out what are the requirements of your destination and the location of the activity.

Oh, and don't forget to wear a mask, clean your hands often, and try to maintain social distance.

How to get there

  • Hotel exit:
    • Please note that the hours of pick up and return at your hotel, depends of where you are hosted.
      Please call 72 hours before the start of the tour to confirm the pick-up time and location.

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