Day trip

Heraklion: Samaria Gorge Easy Way Short Hike Day Trip

Heraklion: Samaria Gorge Easy Way Short Hike Day Trip

From US$ 45.38 per person

If you don't want to hike the whole 16km long route of Samaria Gorge, you can join this day trip which takes you directly to Agia Roumel. From Agia Roumel, hike for 3km to Samaria Gorge.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 12 - 13 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Dutch, German, French
Pickup included
Pickup for this option is only from the areas of Ligaria, Agia Pelagia, and Fodele Beach. Pickup begins earlier than the stated starting time and is from your hotel or the closest point accessible by a vehicle. You'll receive specific pickup information in a separate email from the local partner (please check your spam folder).


  • Admire the stunning natural beauty on a drive to the White Mountains
  • Explore the village of Agia Roumeli
  • Hike inside Samaria Gorge
  • Enjoy a short boat cruise from Sfakia
Full description
Be picked up at your accommodation and head to Sfakia. Board a ferry to Agia Roumeli, where you’ll begin your hike to Samaria Gorge. Walk for 3km until you reach the national park entrance. Continue your walk to Samaria Gorge. Once at Samaria Gorge, you can choose where you want to explore and for how long. After the walk to Samaria Gorge, walk back to Agia Roumeli. In Agia Roumeli, you can go for a swim, enjoy some coffee or try some local food. Catch the ferry back to Sfakia at the end of the day. Once in Sfakia, take the bus back to your accommodation.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off in Malia, Stalis, Hersonisos, Anissaras, Analypsi, Gouves, Gournes,Heraklio, Ammoudara, Agia Pelagia/Lygaria, and Fodele
  • Bus tickets
  • Guide
  • Souvlaki, pita and soft drink.
  • Entrance to Samaria (€5)
  • Boat ticket (€13 adult and €7.50 child)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear

Know before you go

  • Infants will be seated with their parents on the bus and will not have their own seat
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Product ID: 399970