HOW TO GET THERE
Renting a car of your choice/budget makes your life easier/flexible. You can choose the time to start the hike and return in a comfortable way with your friends/family back.
PLEASE NOTE : IF YOU COME WITH YOUR OWN/RENTED CAR THE ONLY WAY BACK TO XYLOSKALO IS FROM SOUGIA
Christoforos Baladimas, owner and founder of Terra Petra Trekking, is a local mountaineer, caver, certified trekking guide, and outdoor activities fascilitator. Being a mountain refuge manager for several years, along with personal expeditions abroad, gave him the inspiration to create this small company, in order to share the passion for activities and getting in touch with nature.
Pari Vigli is a local certified guide, organizing Private Hiking Adventures in Chania Crete.send email
PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU COME WITH YOUR OWN/RENTED CAR THE ONLY WAY BACK TO XYLOSKALO IS FROM SOUGIA
If you want to hike Samaria Gorge and you travel by Public Bus you have two options.
After the hike, in Agia Roumeli village (1) you either take the boat to Sougia which is cheaper and faster, or (2) you take the boat to Chora Sfakion.
Either way you can look up the prices bellow.
The alternative to the boat and the Public Bus is the taxi boat, and the taxi accordingly or any combination with the boat and the Public Buses.
SOUGIA - XYLOSKALO - CHANIA TIMETABLE
EVERY DAY 18:15*
DEPARTURE AFTER THE ARRIVAL OF THE FERRY BOAT FROM AGIA ROUMELI
The cost is up to 100€ and you can hire one at the main port of Agia Roumeli.
You can call +306984664687 for arrangement. The name of the owner is Vasilis.