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Agia Irini Gorge Private Tour

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$395.07

If you are looking for a light hiking tour away from the crowds, this would be the ideal tour for you! Agia Irini gorge is located on the western Lefka Ori mountains and it's 7,5km long. For an average hiker it will take 3-4 hours to cross. After pick up from Chania area we head down to Agia Irini village where the gorge starts. Will hike and then drive back to Chania. Most of the gorge is in the shade with pine and plane trees. There is a small stream which is dry in the summer so it's good to have a sufficient supply of water. Agia Irini gorge is the second best gorge to hike in Chania area if the Samaria gorge 6-hour hike is too long for you. Agia Irini is breathtaking, ideal for nature lovers and wildlife watchers.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- In case of traveller's serious health problems or other medical concerns please notify us
- Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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Stop At: Agia Irini Gorge, Sougia, Crete 73009 Greece

Agia Irini Gorge is located in the south west of Crete, located 43 km from Chania Town. The gorge starts at the village of Agia Irini in Selinou and is 7 km long. The extended walk of 12 km ends at the village of Sougia, a blissful small coastal village on the southern side of Crete. The scenery is full of rocks and boulders and the steep sides of the mountains will guide us to walk along the rocky river bed. The plane trees, cyprus pines and maple trees contrasted with the pink flowers of the oleanders make a landscape beyond human imagination. There are several other endemic species in the gorge and surrounding area, as well as many other species of flowers, birds and also the rare Cretan wild goat (kri kri). There numerous of signs and there are rest stops along the way. Be sure to take plenty of water. There is a café at the start of the walk. Allow a good 3-4hours for the walk, which would allow for stops and delight in the scenery and photographing of nature.
The Additional Tour to Sougia
In case you want to visit the village of Sougia which is located after the Agia Irini Gorge on the coast, we could stay 2 hours longer at Sougia for a swim or eat in a restaurant. The village is beautiful and it has lots of great eateries with an outstanding scenery by the sea!

Duration: 4 hours

Departure:

Departure point:

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from Chania town, its port or in any other site upon request. If the location is outside the town of Chania, there is an extra transportation cost.

Ports

  • Souda port


Departure time:

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Agia Irini Gorge Private Tour 8/8/2019 - 1/28/2021

Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Additional visit to Sougia 8/8/2019 - 1/28/2021
Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Duration:

6 to 7 hours

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Terms and Conditions:

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Agia Irini Gorge Private Tour
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If you are looking for a light hiking tour away from the crowds, this would be the ideal tour for you! Agia Irini gorge is located on the western Lefka Ori mountains and it's 7,5km long. For an average hiker it will take 3-4 hours to cross. After pick up from Chania area we head down to Agia Irini village where the gorge starts. Will hike and then drive back to Chania. Most of the gorge is in the shade with pine and plane trees. There is a small stream which is dry in the summer so it's good to have a sufficient supply of water. Agia Irini gorge is the second best gorge to hike in Chania area if the Samaria gorge 6-hour hike is too long for you. Agia Irini is breathtaking, ideal for nature lovers and wildlife watchers.

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$395.07

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