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Kalives - West Crete

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The small sea side village Kalives is located in western Crete, 21 km eastwards from the old town of Chania-City, in Souda Bay. There are some taverns in the village square and in the narrow river bank streets. The long sandy beach was always a magnet for town dwellers with Chania only about 20 km away. Tourists and locals mix well together.
Kalives is a cozy little coastal town with a green hinterland and a small sandy bay. The trademark of Kalives are the white lime-washed houses. Small coastal road surrounded by taverns, cafes and a few small side streets. There are some good shops, a bar and a club in the village. From the beach you can see two small offshore islands. Due to the bad bus connection, a rental car is necessary.
After your hotel-booking you´ll get insinder-tipps and tours from us, the travel professionals for Crete.

Lean back and be relaxed, because now you´ll see the best ideas for your holidays on Crete made by the Crete-Experts Kreta.com Our links to many of the local activities and sights are well worth a look, all prices with no extra reservation costs! Our stars are the owner-managed small hotels, the historic hotels in Crete, and the special hospitality of the best luxury hotels and villas in Crete.
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Take advantage of our organised day tours we are offering from the village Kalives to explore the natural beauty of western Crete. After booking you ´ll get suggestions for our day-tours e.g. 1. hiking trough Samaria Gorge( Cretes National Park, 2. The Lagoon Elafonissi, 3. The Pirate-Tour ( day cruise with live music) in the Souda Bay with ( perfect for families!), 3. Kournas Lake, 4. day-tour to the south coast to the Palm gorge Preveli and more........
We deeply respect all of you who wish to live your dream in Greece with our provided services, so our aim is to meet your expectations. All from one source: domestic flights wthin Greece, private airport-transfers, hire car, excursions and daily boat – trips. All which can enable the most enjoyable vacation.
We ensure getting the most out of your holiday without worry. We wish you a enjoyable time in our interactive site.

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The small sea side village Kalives is located in western Crete, 21 km eastwards from the old town of Chania-City, in Souda Bay. There are some taverns in the village square and in the narrow river bank streets. The long sandy beach was always a magnet for town dwellers with Chania only about 20 km away. Tourists and locals mix well together.
Kalives is a cozy little coastal town with a green hinterland and a small sandy bay. The trademark of Kalives are the white lime-
washed houses. Small coastal road surrounded by taverns, cafes and a few small side streets. There are some good shops, a bar and a club in the village. From the beach you can see two small offshore islands. Due to the bad bus connection, a rental car is necessary.
After your hotel-booking you´ll get insinder-tipps and tours from us, the travel professionals for Crete.

Lean back and be relaxed, because now you´ll see the best ideas for your holidays on Crete made by the Crete-Experts Kreta.com Our links to many of the local activities and sights are well worth a look, all prices with no extra reservation costs! Our stars are the owner-managed small hotels, the historic hotels in Crete, and the special hospitality of the best luxury hotels and villas in Crete.
Exploring Crete with our information links before got to Crete!
Take advantage of our organised day tours we are offering from the village Kalives to explore the natural beauty of western Crete. After booking you ´ll get suggestions for our day-tours e.g. 1. hiking trough Samaria Gorge( Cretes National Park, 2. The Lagoon Elafonissi, 3. The Pirate-Tour ( day cruise with live music) in the Souda Bay with ( perfect for families!), 3. Kournas Lake, 4. day-tour to the south coast to the Palm gorge Preveli and more........
We deeply respect all of you who wish to live your dream in Greece with our provided services, so our aim is to meet your expectations. All from one source: domestic flights wthin Greece, private airport-transfers, hire car, excursions and daily boat – trips. All which can enable the most enjoyable vacation.
We ensure getting the most out of your holiday without worry. We wish you a enjoyable time in our interactive site.
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Book in advance HIKING THROUGH THE NATIONAL PARK OF CRETE SAMARIA GORGE:
Full day experience
Things to know before you go most of our tours provide round-trip transport from your accommodation in western Crete.
This tour is carried out by the company Haidemenakis.

Helping you explore Crete, with the whole family in tow this offered excursion in western Crete will be a real adventure. We offer this tour only with pick up points from the northwest coast, as the transfer from the eastcoast is too long. When you have a hotel at the east coast and you want to pass the Agia Irini Gorge we recommend to book an overnight in Chania-City. We can arrange this for you, we can offer a package 1 night in Chania plus the transfer to the Gorge: info@kreta.com

Departure Time 05:50 AM, Returns to original departure point / pick up point.
This hiking tour will lead you through sceneries of uncommon beauty and of exceptional wilderness.
Ride in an air-conditioned bus comfortably through the white mountains and enjoy the stunnig views. Your guide tells you about the area’s history about flora & fauna.
The tour will take place in almost every weather condition - the organizer will take the final decision in case of very bad weather conditions. In this case you´ll be informed from us and the tour will be moved to another day or cancelled. In case of cancellation on our part you´ll get your money back.

Not suited for the elderly and for people with cardiovascular disorders.

The National Park Samaria Gorge is the largest and oldest nature reserve in Crete.

With a length of 17 km Samaria Gorge is the longest canyon in Europe. This tour is a classic day hike, one of the highlights in western Crete, and a must to see for everyone interested in nature.
You need to be in good health and have no heart or circulatory problems. Good shoes, headgear and a bottle of water should be your equipment, then you can start. There are water sources in the gorge where you can refill your bottle.

We have various pick-up points on the west coast, which are located on the coastal road. You will find the time of pick-up and the meeting point later in the booking process. First you have to tick off your date, then pick up point and number of guests to book will follow.
The starting time depends on the pick up point. Usualy the time is from around 05:30 - 06:00 a.m. (earliest pick-up point). Return to the pick-up point around 8:00 p.m.
Most hotels provide guests with a breakfast package (if meals have been booked), please ask for a day before your tour to arrange this.

This guided tour takes you to the table land Omalos to the entry of the Samaria Gorge. The entry is reknown Xyloskalo (entrance to the Samaria Gorge 1250 meters above sea level), the tour guide collects the entrance fees. Per person = 5 euros. Then you get started.

At the end of the trip, the tour guide is waiting for you in a tavern at the coastal village Agia Roumeli ( End of Samaria Gorge) and he will handing out the boat ticket. Extra Cost for this ticket per person € 10. from Agia Roumeli you ´ll go by ferry-boat to the next coastal Village Sfakia or Sougia( it depence on date), as the village Agia Roumeli at the end of the Samaria Gorge is a carfree zone. Coming from the ferry boat the bus will be waiting there, which will take you back to the pick-up point /Hotel.

This tour is exhausting, but can also be carried out with well-trained children from the age of 9.
Kreta.com - We work with professional managers, to ensure higher quality and reliability. This tour is carried out from the company Haidemenakis S.A.
Kreta.com- We are the stuff of special memories and authentic emotions contact us: info@kreta.com Please bear in mind that this excursion is non-refundable. If you must cancel this tour you won´t get money back. You can book this tour till 48 hours before arrival ( subject to availability), payment with credit-card. After booking you´ll get an email-voucher from us with all information needed.
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