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Imbros Gorge (ex Chania)

Imbros Gorge (ex Chania)



Let’s escape to the wild nature and to the most mesmerizing places of Crete! Delve into the beauty of the second most visited gorge on the island, Imbros Gorge.  The excursion operates every Thursday, with pick-ups: East of Chania (starting Georgioupolis, Kalyves) and West Chania (Chania town, Kalamaki, Agia Marina, Platanias, Maleme, Tavronitis, Kolymbari). Our excursion includes: Pick-up service at or near your hotel & return, guided tours. Available Tour Languages are: Dutch, English, French, German.


Tour info

1 day
Tour Type:
Walking Tour
Group size:
~50 pax

Accompanied service

Guides Transport Insurance


1st stop: Askifou Plateau / short coffee-break (not incl. in the price). Walk starts from the mountain village Imbros at an altitude of 780 m. and ends at Komitades village, almost at sea level (average walking time is 2 – 3 hours)

2nd stop: A visit to the south coast of Crete for a refreshing swim completes this active and fun excursion-day!

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Imbros Gorge (ex Chania) 


Imbros Gorge Excursion: Let’s escape to the wild nature and to the most mesmerizing places of Crete!

Pick-up’s from:
Kolymbari, Minothiana, Rapaniana, Kamisiana, Tavronitis, Maleme, Kontomari, Gerani (Chania), Platanias (Chania), Agia Marina, Kato Stalos, Kalamaki, Glaros, Kato Daratso, Agioi Apostoloi, Chrissi Akti, Makris Tichos, Kladisos, Chania town, Kalives, Georgioupolis, Kavros. [Check the pick-up table list below to find out which is the most convenient pick-up point & time, near your hotel]

Operating Days:
Every Thursday

Dutch, English, French, German: All days

Tour includes:
Pick-up service at or near your hotel, Escort

Extra Fees (not included in the price)
Extras payable on the spot: Entrance gorge fee € 2.50 per person. No meals included

Tour highlights:
Wild nature, Easy walk gorge, Sfakia

Southwestern Crete

9 hours approximately – 110 km. (depending on where you get on – this estimate is from Chania town)

At the Askifou Plateau, just below the mountain village of Imbros, starts the 8km long trail passing through the gorge, offering a great hiking experience!

After a short coffee break, the walk starts from the mountain village Imbros at an altitude of 780 m. and ends at Komitades village, almost at sea level. The gorge has impressive “gates” and the narrowest spot in the gorge is only 2 m. wide. The path is stony however the walk is not particularly difficult and never steep. The average walking time is 2 – 3 hours. A visit to the south coast of Crete for a refreshing swim completes this active and fun excursion day!

The Imbros canyon is smaller in size than the Samaria gorge but definitely not less impressive with some spectacular sections and offering a fun and unforgettable walking experience.

– Coffee/ meals are not included (tavern at the end of the walk).
– Good health/shape and appropriate shoe wear are required!
– Bring along: a photo camera, a cap, water and a snack, bathing suit+towel

Age Definition:
Adults: Over 11 years old  (Full fare)
Children: 3-11 years old  (Children’s fare)
Infants: 0-2 years old  (Free of charge)

Booking Guiding Lines:
Your Tour Language: Please check in the description which tour languages are available per day, and make sure your desired language is available on your chosen date
Your Pick-up Point: Please check the list with all available pick-up points (and hours) from your area, on the table below
For Bookings less 24hrs: All seats are on request 24hrs prior to the date of the excursion, so, please contact us, in order, to help you book your excursion.

This excursion includes in its price: Your transfer r/t from your hotel, escort tour. The Adult Fare is applied to passengers of any age above 11 years old. The Child Fare applies to children between 3 and 11 years old and the Infant Fare to any child under 3 years old (Free of Charge // No seat reserved).

Just to help you see which pick-up suits you best, here’s a table of hotel accommodations and their nearest pick-ups:

Places Pick up points Pick up time
Grand Bay at the Statue 07:40
Avra Imperial Beach, Spilia Village Avra Hotel 07:40
Chryssana Beach Main road bridge 07:40
Euphoria Resort Euphoria Market (main road) 07:40
Chrispy World, Selini Suites Selini Suites (main road) 07:40
Cavo Spada Main road church 07:40
Kastalia, St. Nikolas Kastalia (main raod) 07:40
Katsikoulakis Apt, Mari Helen at corner main road = across Zacharakis 07:40
Lycasti Apt, Landhouse Elia, Antilia Pharmacy in center Tavronitis 07:40
Creta Princess Hotel’s main road 07:45
Bella Pais, Maleme Mare, Castro Supermarket SYNKA 07:45
Carisa Summer Lodge (main road) 07:45
Asterion, Solimar Aquamarine, Ilion Beach Solimar Aquamarine (main road) 07:45
Enorme Eanthia Beach Front of the hotel 07:45
Silver Beach at the bridge, next to “Small Paradise Restaurant” 07:45
Geraniotis Supermarket LIDL (main road) 07:45
Minoa Palace, Sunset Suites, Panos Beach, Villa Giorgos Minoa Palace (main road) 07:50
Alkionides Apts Santa Helena 07:50
Indigo Mare, Lolas, Lambrinos Suites Indigo Mare (main road) 07:50
Porto Platanias Beach+Village, Troulakis Village, Villa Dora Porto Platanias Beach (main road) 07:50
Sunrise Apts Oscar Suites (main road) 07:50
Troulakis Beach Thalassa Beach 07:50
Odysseus, Marina Sands, Epimenidis Haris (main road) 07:55
Solimar Turquoise (=ex Canea Mare) Canea Mare (main road) 07:55
Alexandros Apts, Minos Village Silk gas station 07:55
Amalthia Hotel (main road) 07:55
Chryssida, Eleftheria, Alexandros Houses Ross, Ekavi, Minerva Dore ,Santa Marina Plaza Bus Stop across Alexandra Beach 07:55
Elotis Suites, Relax, Orion Star, Iolida Beach Elotis Suites (main road) 07:55
Santa Marina Beach Hotel (main road) 07:55
CTS Office Main road 07:55
Creta Palm, Koukouras Creta Palm (main road) 07:55
Pegasus hotel “Maria’s” restaurant 07:55
Cretan Dream Royal Hotel (main road) 07:55
Panorama Hotel (main road) 07:55
Kalamaki, Ikaros Htl Bus Stop Pizzeria “Nisaki” 08:00
Kalliston Hotel (main road) 08:00
Domes Noruz Bakery (main road) 08:00
Sirios Village, Mediterranea BMW car dealer (main road corner) 08:00
Elea, Elotia Htl, Airis Boutique Htl Supermarket SYNKA (corner traffic lights) 08:00
Golden Sand Pharmacy across Moderno 08:00
Kladisos area Bus stop across Psillakis gas station 08:05
Christina Htl, Chania Flair by Corissia, Nea Chora Christina hotel 08:00*
Casa Delfino Suites, Casa Veneta Alpha Bank (1866 Sq. – Halidon Str. Corner) 07:50*
Porto Veneziano, Kriti, Ionas, Halepa, Avra City Htl Agora = Municipal market square 07:50*
Stavros Area from Kladisos by our meeting point bus 08:05
Kiani Beach Main road corner 08:20
Kalives Apts Apartments (main road) 08:20
Artemis Apts Supermarket SYNKA 08:20
Kalyves Beach Laundry corner 08:25
Vamos, Almyrida Meet us at Kalives Laundry bus pick up 08:25
Georgioupolis Café Grigoris (on the National road) 08:40*
Kavros Kavros Beach, Vantaris Beach or Mare Monte 08:35*

*: Available only when 2 or more people from the pick-up point

LET US HELP! Please don’t hesitate to contact us, in order to help you out choose the best pick-up that suits you best!

1. Customers who for any reason fail to participate in our excursions are obliged to inform us at least 24 hours in advance. Otherwise, no refund will be given. Cancelling at least 24 hours prior to departure, 100% full refund!
2. reserves the right to alter or cancel any tour, due to adverse weather conditions or, insufficient passenger number or, force majeure.

► We do return money in case of bad weather (when the excursion is cancelled by the organizer tour operator).
► IMPORTANT: You need to be at least 10 minutes prior to your pick-up time at your pick-up point.
► COVID-19: All passengers are required to wear masks at all times when in boats and busses or in indoor areas.


For further information or bookings please call at telephone No. (+30) 2810341560


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This excursion is eligible for the Summer 2022 Special Offer Discount! Special Offer Summer 2021

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