Yoga & Walking - Crete - 1-8 April 2017

Physical rating: Moderate 

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From 18 years old - Group size: 2-8

Accomodation: Comfort 

Dates : Saturday 1st - Saturday 8th April 2017

Sat. 1st April : Start Chania
Welcome by your guide at Chania airport (Ryanair flight coming from Dublin) and transfer by private transfer to your 3 star hotel Arkadi, ideally located in the centre of Chania. Plenty of good value snacks / restaurants around the hotel to get food if you wish.
Night in Chania. Dinner not included.

Sun. 2nd April : Almirida - moderate walk
After a short transfer (40 minutes) to the traditional and pretty village of Vamos you will start your walking experience in Crete with a good introductory walk. After visiting an old chapel and ancient olive oil factory you will walk along the olive groves all the way to the sea, to finish your walk in Almirida where you can enjoy a swim and a refreshing drink!
Night in Chania. Breakfast included. Lunch & dinner not included.

Mon. 3rd April :  Samaria Gorge Walk & transfer to Hora Sfakion
The Samaria Gorge is Crete’s best known natural feature and certainly the most popular walk on the island.
In the afternoon and after the walk, the group will transfer to Hora Sfakion and the yoga centre “Yoga on Crete” by boat, second base for the second part of the trip.
Night in Hora Sfakion. Breakfast and dinner inc. Lunch not inc.

Tues 4th April : Free Day
For your free day couple of options are possible:
Visits to Frangokastelo to see the old fortress.
You can get to Sweetwater Beach and hour along the coast path west (or accessible by twice-daily boat)
It is possible to visit the Cave of Daskaloyiannis, one of several large caves in the cliffs to the west of Sfakia.
Night in Hora Sfakion. Breakfast included. Lunch & dinner not included.

Wed. 5th April : Anopolis to Loutro
Today one of the best coastal walks in the region will be on the menu.
We will walk to Loutro from where you will get a boat back to Hora Sfakion.
Night in Hora Sfakion. Breakfast and dinner inc. Lunch not inc.

Thurs. 6th April : Aradena Gorges
The Aradena Gorges are located in the region of Sfakia. You will walk from the south part of the white mountains down to Marmara beach on the south coast. These gorges offer a good challenging walk and it is possible to observe vultures flying around. You will like the quietness of these gorges, much less busy than Samaria!
Transfer back to Hora Sfakion by boat.
Night in Hora Sfakion. Breakfast and dinner inc. Lunch not inc.

Fri. 7th April : Walk the Imbros Gorges
The Imbros Gorges are the most popular gorges in Crete after Samaria Gorges. This is due to the easy access and also some spectacular sections offered. Easy walk for a nice relaxing day.
Night in Hora Sfakion. Breakfast and dinner inc. Lunch not inc.

Sat. 8th April : FAREWELL!
Enjoy the morning in Hora Sfakion at your own pace, before your transfer to Chania airport to match Rynair flight Chania to Dublin.
Breakfast included. Lunch not included.


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