Jeep Safari to Sarakina Gorge

Kritsa Village-Katharo Plateau-Sarakina Gorge
9 hours

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Available Languages

Weekly Schedule


Through this jeep safari to Sarakina gorge we explore the southeastern Crete. We use only the best Land Rover jeeps and tour guides for our activities. The villages we will cross are famous for the grape varieties and their wines.

Kritsa Village

We head to Agios Nikolaos and stop in the traditional village of Kritsa. Kritsa is one of the most famous villages of Crete with its narrow picturesque alleys and its traditional shops.

Afterwards we ascend through a beautiful route with magnificent views and end up at the Katharos Plateau at an altitude of 1250 meters where we stop for coffee in a traditional cafe.

Later on we cross the forest of Selakano and end up in the Sarakina Gorge. It will surprise you with its beauty. Continuing and after our amazing meal, we reach , the village of ISTRON with its amazing beach where you can have a swim in the crystal clear waters of Myrtos beach.

Returning through a very beautiful route we arrive at your hotel.

The Jeep Safari to Sarakina Gorge will leave you with the very best memories.

Distance: 170Km

Altitude: 1250m

Sarakina Gorge

Sarakina Gorge, nestled in the eastern part of Crete, Greece. It is a natural wonder that captivates visitors with its breathtaking beauty and rugged terrain. Carved over millennia by the Sarakina River, this narrow gorge winds its way through towering limestone cliffs.

Pick-Up Locations

Hersonissos (Chersonissos), Koutouloufari, Piskopiano, Malia, Stalida (Stalis), Anissaras, Agkisaras, Analipsi, Gouves, Gournes, Kokkini Hani, Karteros, Heraklion, Ammoudara, and Sissi. For better understanding of our pick up points please visit the following page: Pick Up Points.


We are very careful with our pricing. What you read is what you get. The Jeep Safari to Sarakina Gorge price is €85 for an adult, and €60 for a child between the age of 4 to 11.99 years old. Infants are free.

Schedule - Days and Languages


08:00: Jeep Safari departure.

Stop: Kritsa village – 40 min stop.

Stop: Arrival at the Katharo Plateau – 40 min stop for coffee.

Stop: The entrance of Sarakina Gorge. Beginning of the walk. 30 minutes walk to reach the south coast.

Stop: Myrtos Beach. Time for swimming and sunbathing. 1 hour and 10 minutes.

Stop:  Lunch stop. 1 hour.

17:00 – 18:00: Arrive back.

Days and Languages:

Wednesday: English, French, German.

Sunday: English, French, German.


✅ Hotel pick up and drop off area. Transportation by Land Rover jeeps.

✅ Lunch.

The meal is not predetermined, but during the journey after driver’s question, can each choose his lunch. For example, there are vegetarians, as there are people who do not eat pork and so on.

So everybody can choose the meal they wish.

Food menu includes:

4-5 first dishes

Main dish



Raki and unlimited wine

✅ Professional tour guide/driver (live).

✅ Free time for swimming.

✅ Insurance cover.

✅ Easy cancellation.


❌ Entrance tickets to places of interest.

Not Suitable:

This tour is not suitable for people with walking difficulties.

What to Bring With You:

Walking shoes with rubber soles for good grip.

A swimming suit, a towel, a hat, sunglasses, and sun cream.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Full refund if cancelled 24 hours before start time.
  • Weather-dependent; if cancelled due to bad weather, choose a new date or get a full refund.

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