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Up the gorge and down the mountain: The wilderness of the Cretan mountains provided by Forage Crete

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Up the gorge and down the mountain: The wilderness of the Cretan mountains

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- Wild life refuge within the Psiloritis Natural Park, a UNESCO Geopark - Medium difficulty circular route (400m ascent) - Stunning views of the Amari valley - Small groups (up to 10 people) - Led by a biologist and a local from the area
  • You'll start at
    Marina of Rethymno
    Marina of Rethymno, Greece
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  • 1
    Mount Ida
    Stop: 5 hours
    Walking in a gorge and a mountain side.
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  • You'll end at
    Marina of Rethymno
    Marina of Rethymno, Greece
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Important Information
Departure Point
Marina of Rethymno, Greece
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Lunch
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Mike B
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Bruno M
Beautiful Cretan experience
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Candy M
A memorable experience with the best host, Haris
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Great host with great food
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Ben L
Amazing cultural experience in nature
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Susan H
A fun, informative and authentic experience.
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Great experience!
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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