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Imbros Gorge Hiking from Chania

Chania, GR
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Imbros Gorge Hiking from Chania

Chania, GR
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Embark on a thrilling hiking adventure through the stunning Imbros Gorge in Crete! This tour offers an easy hiking experience, perfect for nature lovers of all levels. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the gorge as you traverse its narrowest point, where you can touch both sides of the towering walls. Marvel at the incredible rock formations and be captivated by the unique flora and fauna that surround you. After a 3-hour hike, you'll reach the picturesque village of Komitades, where you can indulge in a quick lunch. The tour then takes you to the charming village of Chora Sfakion, where you can choose to relax with a swim or enjoy a coffee/lunch break. Finally, as the tour concludes, you'll be driven back to Chania, leaving you with unforgettable memories of this breathtaking natural wonder. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to explore the Imbros Gorge and create lifelong memories!

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Not Included
  • 10 hours
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Small Group Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Easy and picturesque hiking experience
  • Incredible rock formations and unique beauty
  • Opportunity to swim in crystal clear waters
  • Option for a quick lunch in a traditional taverna
  • Free time to relax and enjoy the village of Chora sfakion
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Mountain Guide
  • Breakfast
  • Entrance Fee ( 2,50 euros )

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Introduction

Discover the natural wonders of Crete on the Imbros Gorge Hiking tour from Chania. This picturesque gorge is renowned as the second most popular in Crete and offers a thrilling and easy hiking experience for nature lovers. Immerse yourself in the stunning rock formations, vibrant flora, and fascinating fauna as you embark on a memorable journey through this narrow gorge.

What to expect?

During this tour, you can anticipate a total duration of 600 minutes filled with awe-inspiring sights and invigorating activities. The typical itinerary begins with a meeting point at the Imbros Gorge, where you'll start the hike with an experienced guide. The gorge spans approximately 8 km, taking around 3 hours to complete at a leisurely pace. Throughout the hike, you'll be surrounded by towering walls reaching up to 300m, with the narrowest point measuring just 1.60m. As you emerge from the gorge, you'll arrive at the charming village of Komitades for a quick lunch break. Afterwards, a short 15-minute drive will take you to the serene village of Chora Sfakion, offering an hour of free time to relax, swim, or enjoy a coffee or lunch.

Who is this for?

The Imbros Gorge Hiking tour is designed for adventurers of all levels who crave an immersive experience with nature. Whether you're a seasoned hiker or a beginner seeking an introduction to the wonders of Crete, this tour is perfect for all. Families, friends, and solo travelers are all welcome to enjoy the beauty of the gorge and its surrounds.

Why book this?

Embarking on the Imbros Gorge Hiking tour offers you a remarkable opportunity to witness the breathtaking landscapes and geological formations that make Crete so unique. As an experienced traveler and content writer with extensive knowledge of destinations worldwide, our 25-year old female writer knows all the inside tips to make this tour truly unforgettable. The Imbros Gorge offers a hike that is both accessible and enchanting, immersing you in nature's beauty as you make your way through the narrow gorge. This tour also provides the chance to enjoy a swim in the crystalline waters of the Libyan Sea and savor a delicious lunch at a traditional taverna. By booking this tour, you'll create lasting memories and gain a deeper appreciation for the natural wonders of Crete.

Good to know

As you embark on the Imbros Gorge Hiking tour, it's important to note that the total duration of the experience is approximately 600 minutes. The tour begins with a bus ride to the entrance of the gorge, where you'll have the option to enjoy a traditional Cretan breakfast before starting the hike. It is recommended to wear comfortable walking shoes and bring sunscreen, a hat, and plenty of water. For those interested in swimming or enjoying a meal by the sea, Chora Sfakion provides the perfect location. Delight in the crystal clear waters and indulge in local delicacies at your leisure.

Reviews

Previous participants of the Imbros Gorge Hiking tour have shared their remarkable experiences and overall satisfaction. Many have marveled at the incredible natural beauty and unique rock formations found throughout the gorge. The ease of the hike allows hikers of various fitness levels to enjoy the adventure. Reviewers have also praised the knowledgeable guides who provide interesting insights into the flora, fauna, and history of the area. The opportunity to swim in the Libyan Sea and relax in Chora Sfakion was highly appreciated by many, making this tour a well-rounded adventure for all. Don't miss out on this captivating experience amidst the beauty of Crete's Imbros Gorge.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Imbros Gorge

Upon entering the bus and starting our tour we will need about 2 hours until the entrance of the Imbros gorge. There you will have an optional breakfast stop for half an hour to taste some traditional cretan snacks. At about 11:00 a.m you will entrer the gorge with our guide and start the hike. The beautiful gorge of Imbros is about 8 km long and you will need about 3 hours at an easy pace to end your hike. At the end of the Gorge you will reach the village of Komitades where you have also 45 minutes to have a quick lunch. We will continue after with a 15 minute drive to the village of Chora sfakion for some relaxed time to either have a swim or coffee/lunch. The time there will be 1 hour free time. Finally , we will drive back to Chania for 2 hours drive.

Admission Not Included

2024-04-18 08:15