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Plakias: A short journey to the Earth processes that created Crete

Easy trekking in paths of geological interest (fault of Plakias, Sellia etc.) in gorges and other sites of interest in the South Rethimnon & swimming in the famous beach of Preveli with the 2nd most extended palm-tree of Crete.

Description

Hiking-Geological, guided by a Geologist

The one day trip to Plakias offers the visitor the opportunity to meet the imprints of the Earth processes that created Crete!

Such processes include deep and steeped cliff gorges, elevated old coastlines and other similar coastal formations, fresh vertical breathtaking tall fault walls and sea elevated rocks and other tectonic landforms, not to mention the unique metamorphic rocks of Sellia and Preveli.

Comprising both a road trip and short but impressive seaside trek walks this journey combines the scientific knowledge with recreation.

It includes swimming at one of the most renowned beaches of Crete, beach Preveli, as well as dinning in the traditional Cretan way!
 

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  • E-mail: info@destinationcrete.gr
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Plakias: A short journey to the Earth processes that created Crete

Details

Type
Hiking, Guided Trips/Tours
Activities
Hiking,Geology
Tags
Cretan beaches, Geology, Nature
location
Plakias region, South coast of Rethymno, Rethymno
Languages
Greek. English

Prices & Rates (per person/per group)

Indicative Price (Total)
€120 per person
Costs

9-12 persons: €85
6-8 persons:   €110
3-5 persons:   €120
2 persons:      €160
1 person:       €280

Minimum No. of persons
1
Maximum No. of persons
12

Difficulty Level & Required Equipment

Difficulty Level
1 (Very Easy)
Difficulty Level Notes

Level of difficulty / Risk factor: 1A – M**

Personal Equipment

Shoes for trekking / Trekking poles / Sun-screen oil, hat, sunglasses / Windproof jacket / Small rucksack

Duration/Timetable & Pick up Services

Duration
1 days
Notes

10:00 - 18:00 (one day activity)

On Request
Yes, No
Schedule
EVERY  1st & 3rd SATURDAY & SUNDAY: 10.00 – 18.00 (May– October)
Upon Request: A trip can be also organized on request with at least 4 days’ notice and an extra charge for the transfer

Services

All inclusive
Yes
Included Services

Presentation of Trip's theme

  • Specialist: Geologist
  • A manual in English for each traveler (with references, texts, photos, maps etc)

Personnel

  • Extra Guide (for more than 5 people)
  • Driver
  • Translator (upon request)

Food/Accommodation

  • Branch
  • Meal
  • Beverage (Water)

Transfer

  • Transfer to the starting point of the trips & return
  • Transportation to the sites of the trip

Other

  • Personal Insurance
  • Rucksack (upon request)
Not Included Services
  •  Personal expenses, tips, visa’s cost, taxes
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