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From EUR 200

Imbros Gorge is located in province Sfakia and is the second largest gorge in Crete, following Samaria Gorge. The picturesque scenery and its wilderness in combination with the low difficulty make Imbros ideal for families with children.

Details of your trip

The trip will start from your hotel and the drive from Platanias area to Imbros village will take approximately 1,5h. The walking length of the gorge is 9 km and the course lasts about 2,5 hours. You can walk to the gorge all year round and it is definitely worth seeing. Imbros is considered as an easy hike and is suitable for all ages.

During your descent you will meet various famous locations such as the “Airplane”, “Stenada”, “Mesofarango” and “Xepitira Arch”. The gorge was the escape route for thousands of allied troops retreating from the north of the island. During the period of the battle of Crete in 1941 the troops headed for Chora Sfakion to be collected by ships.

After approximately 1 hour of walk into the gorge, you will reach the narrowest point of the gorge. The walls of the gorge are less than 2 meters apart and tower 300 m. above. At the end of the gorge you will reach “Komitades” village, where you will be picked up.

Please notice that the duration for the trip is 7 hours and depending on time used for walking other stops on the way are possible. You can choose to have only transfer service or guided tour in English as well. With an additional payment you can also extend your trip.


From EUR 200

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English speaking guide (with additional payment)

Not Included:

Entrance Fee 2,5€, (children up to 10,99yrs FREE)
Food abd drinks

Pick Up time:

Pick up time and location is at ticket. 

In case of delay, call + 306973666270

Tips & Don't Forget:

Sun cream
Long-sleeved shirt for sensitive skin
Good hiking or running shoes
Bottle of water, light snack (fruits etc.)

Please note that the following are prohibited inside the gorge: radios, singing, excessive noise, disposal of rubbish in places other than those provided, smoking anywhere other than the rest points, consumption of alcohol.


2nd Largest Gorge in Crete (9 km)
Very nice for hikers, even beginners!
Flexible schedule
Private experience

Cancellation Policy:

Reservations must be made no later 24 hours prior to departure. Any cancellation must be made 24 hours prior trip. In case of late cancellations, no refund will be made.

If a trip is cancelled due to insufficient participants or adverse weather conditions, we will refund 100% of made payments. 

Important! In case of any changes in the excursion program Destination Platanias will send you a sms. Please make sure your phone is on and charged.

For more information, please read Terms & condition.

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  1. Start of Gorge, IMBROS
  2. End of gorge, KOMITADES