Gigilos summit

Gigilos summit

10km 7 Hours 2+ People ★★★☆☆

The Cretan Matterhorn!

The island of Crete, except than famous gorges, is also a land of mountains! Μ. Gigilos, is the most impressive summit of Crete ,offering a truly alpine experience and a unique view of Samaria gorge! 

Our ascent starts from Omalos plateau at 1200m altitude. Instead of going down We entering the stony path and after  1.30 hour of walking it will lead us under a dolomites area in the heart of the mountain. Here, close to a natural spring , Is a place of rest where we could eat something. In about 2.30 hours later we will approach the summit at 2000 meters where you will be able to admire the range of White mountains!  Return from the same way.

**The hike is recommended only for experienced hikers and people in good shape- No health problems** 


Pick Up

6.00 am: Pick up from your hotel

Omalos Plateau

8.00 am: Short stop at Omalos for breakfast and coffee- Hike starts

High point

12 pm: Reach the summit at 2080m. Time for photos and snacks

Return to plateau

15.00 pm Back to Omalos and to our cars!

Drop Off

18.00 pm: Drop off at your hotel.

What's Included?


Transportation from and to your hotel!

Enjoy Nature

Fresh juice & omelette at Omalos plateau


Hiking poles, Vhf and rock helmets.

Safety first

Team pharmacy & local guide

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