Full day hiking trip to Imbros Gorge with professional local travel Guide
type: hiking private tour, up to 6 people,
duration: 7–8 hours;
At the island of Crete, we have a lot of gorges with different levels of difficulty and distances. We would like to give you the experience to walk a gorge with a low/middle level of difficulty into the White mountains. Walking distance 7 km. and walking time depending on you, approximately 2.5/3 hours.
Your hotel in the Chania region. Other regions on request.
O8.00 Pick up from accommodation.
09.30 Start hiking.
13.00 departure to Francokastello.
13.20 Arrival at Francokastello for swimming
15.30 departure to Chania.
17.30 Arrival at the accommodation.
The minibus will take you from you accommodation. Traveling time to the village Imbros will be about 1.5 hours. De first half-hour on highway –there is no other road- and then we are slowly climbing into the mountains through the magical beauty of the mountain landscape. We can make a photo stop at the valley of Askifou where you have a perfect view al over the aria. After another 20 min. we will arrive in the village of Imbros which is situated at 700 m. from sea level. At the entrance of the gorge, there is possibility to drink a coffee and use the bathroom.
We are descending on the walking path at de first km. we mostly walk in the shadow. Halfway we meet a kind of kiosk, there we find the safety guard, and it is also a nice resting place. The second half of the gorge is more sunny. At the exit of the gorge, the driver will be waiting on the road. Again, possibility to eat/drink something at a restaurant.
Then we go for a 15 min. bus trip to the village of Francokastello at the seaside, where you can take a refreshing dive into the Libyan sea. The return route will be half-hour longer because we will drive up to 700 m. again around the gorge. This route is one of the most beautiful of West Crete. A curvy road is going up like a snake with an unbelievable nice landscape view! We will make a photo stop at the point where you can look straight into the gorge you walked in the morning time. After this stop, we will return to your accommodation.
The clients must wear walking/ sport shoes.
Take a bottle of water/ small snack.
At this excursion can not participate people with knee or other serious health problems.
Meals and drinks are not included.
The travel agency is –without charge- providing walking sticks/buttons.
DO NOT FORGET YOUR SWIMMING SUITS!
If the weather becomes unsuitable during any day trip, the tour leader has the authority to make any alterations to the program to best suit the needs of the group depending on the current weather conditions. The original program is followed as closely as possible.
If any participant suffers from any severe allergy (e.g. to bee stings, food allergies/intolerances) or has medical/health issues we need to be aware of, it is important to let us know in advance. This is clearly a safety measure, personal information is by no means violated, and we exercise all discretion.
Moysidis Travel is covered by Professional Liability Insurance.
Each participant is advised to take out health/travel insurance before traveling to Crete.
In order to sign up for the private tour Imbros Gorge Sfakia, please contact Moysidis Travel at: +30 699 280 0329, +49 1577 559 3278 or write to e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.