Welcome to Samaria Gorge

A breathtaking natural wonder nestled in the heart of Crete, Greece. Embark on an unforgettable adventure through rugged terrain, towering cliffs, and pristine wilderness, as you explore one of Europe’s most iconic gorges.

Samaria Gorge: Nature’s Masterpiece

Stretching over 16 kilometers in length and reaching depths of up to 300 meters, Samaria Gorge is renowned for its awe-inspiring beauty and unparalleled hiking opportunities. Traverse the winding pathways, cross wooden bridges, and marvel at the dramatic rock formations carved by the rushing waters of the Tarraios River.

Experience the Diversity of Flora and Fauna

Samaria Gorge is home to a diverse array of flora and fauna, including rare species of wildflowers, herbs, and birds. Encounter the native Cretan wild goat, known as the kri-kri, as it roams freely amidst the rugged landscape. Keep your eyes peeled for the elusive Bearded Vulture soaring high above the canyon walls, adding to the allure of this pristine wilderness.

Journey Through History

As you hike through Samaria Gorge, you’ll pass by remnants of ancient civilizations, including abandoned settlements and archaeological sites. Marvel at the resilience of the people who once called this rugged terrain home, and imagine what life must have been like in this remote corner of Crete.

Plan Your Adventure

Samaria Gorge is open to visitors from May to October, with peak season typically occurring during the summer months. It’s recommended to start your hike early in the morning to avoid the midday heat and crowds.

Book Your Tour Today

Embark on an unforgettable journey through Samaria Gorge with our guided tours. Led by experienced guides, our tours offer insights into the history, geology, and ecology of the gorge, ensuring a memorable and informative experience for all. Contact us now to reserve your spot and embark on a journey of discovery through one of Europe’s most spectacular natural landscapes. Whether you’re a seasoned hiker or a nature enthusiast, Samaria Gorge promises an adventure that will leave you inspired and rejuvenated.

Duration: 12-14 hours

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Your Next Excursion

Begin your Samaria Gorge adventure with ease,
as a private transfer picks you up directly from your accommodation in Crete. Enjoy a
comfortable journey to the starting point of the tour, ensuring convenience and
relaxation from the get-go.

Explore one of Europe’s most breathtaking
natural attractions, Samaria Gorge, as you trek through rugged terrain, towering
cliffs, and pristine wilderness. Marvel at the dramatic rock formations and crystal-
clear waters that characterize this awe-inspiring gorge.

Embark on an exhilarating hike through the heart of
Samaria Gorge, surrounded by stunning vistas of the Cretan landscape. Traverse
wooden bridges, meandering pathways, and rocky terrain, immersing yourself in the
untouched beauty of the gorge.

Discover the rich biodiversity of Samaria
Gorge as you encounter a variety of native plant and animal species along the way.
Keep an eye out for rare wildflowers, herbs, and birds that call this natural habitat

Learn about the history and significance of
Samaria Gorge as you journey through its ancient pathways. Gain insight into the
geological formation of the gorge and the cultural importance it holds for the people
of Crete.

After an exhilarating day of hiking and exploration,
relax on your private transfer back to your accommodation, allowing you to unwind
and reflect on the unforgettable experiences of your tour.

Embark on a memorable journey through the natural
wonders of Samaria Gorge, leaving you with cherished memories and a deeper
appreciation for the beauty of Crete’s wilderness. Book your private transfer-inclusive
Samaria Gorge tour today and embark on an adventure of a lifetime.

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