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01/03/2019

SEA CRUISE TO THE INHABITABLE ISLAND OF CHRISI

THE CEDAR FOREST ON THE GOLDEN BEACH OF CHRISI ISLAND - FANTASTIC GREEK ISLAND!
Category: CHRISI ISLAND - Group tour

Included in the price:
  • Transfer service.
  • Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel or any other place within North Heraklion region: Amudara, Analipsi, Anissaras, Gouves, Gournes, Carteros, Kokkini Hani, Hersonissos, Malia, Stalida.
  • Experienced guide, speaking your language.
Exclusions:
  • Ticket entrance Chrisi 1 euro - (up to 18 years old - free).
  • Ticket boat:
  • Adult 17 € / person.
  • Child 8.5 € / person (up to 3 years - free of charge).
  • Lunch: On the ship (7 euros). Attention! If you wish to order lunch - let us know immediately upon purchase of the excursion. If you order dinner already in place, its cost will be 12 euros per person. In the menu: potatoes, kebabs, salad or water. Also, there is a choice of vegetarian menu - stuffed vegetables (without meat), salad and water.
  • For pick-up NOT from Heraklion region, extra charges may apply.
  • Everyday.
  • From 7:00 to 19:00 (depends pick up location).
  • English, German, French, Polish, Italian, Russian.
  • By bus (moving up to 2.5 hours).
  • Pleasure boat, about 60 minutes - one way.
  • Cancellation 48 hours prior to the tour date and earlier - 100% refund.
  • Cancellation 24-48 hours prior to the tour date - 75% refund.
  • No refunds in case of cancellation less than 24 hours prior to the tour date.
  • The island of Chrisi is protected by the state as one of the few "heavenly places" on earth.


    Want to spend an unforgettable day away from the hustle and bustle of cities, in complete relaxation of the soul and body?


    Take a break of your busy life to the most unusual place in Crete!

  • It is officially forbidden to live on Chrissi, but a lot visitors come to the island because of the exceptional natural beauty for relaxation.

  • The unique reserve got its name because of the golden sand that covers the whole island and is formed from fragments of small shells.

  • The island is a fairly narrow strip of land with a length of 5 km, a width of 1 km and an average height above sea level of 10 m. The highest hill of the island is called “Mullet” and has a height of 31 m.

  • The hill offers stunning forest views from Lebanese cedar, perhaps the last such forest in Europe. The density of trees is 28 units per hectare, the average height of one tree is 7 m and the average age is 200 years. It is here that you will find beaches of white shell rock, which gives the water a unique shade.

  • In the west of Hatziwolak beach, traces of the Minoan settlement, which flourished through the trade of purple, were discovered. This precious red dye was obtained from shells and used for dyeing royal clothes. Nearby is a small church of St. Nicholas, the old salt works and the lighthouse of the island.
  • Pick-up from your hotel or any other place within North Heraklion region (for other regions of the island extra charges may apply).

  • Bus tour to the port of Ierapetra on the south coast of Crete.

  • The excursion boat departs daily from Ierapetra in the morning and returns in the evening.

  • A total of 50 minutes' journey is divided from the southern coast of Crete to the only port on Chrysi. There is only one tavern on the island where you can have lunch. All Chrysi can be circumvented in 3-4 hours.

  • After a few minutes of walking on the cedar grove you will find yourself on the most popular beach in the northern part of the island reminding the Caribbean of crystal clear azure water and white golden sand. A shallow entrance to the sea especially attracts tourists with children.

  • In the western area, the more tranquil part of the island, a rocky beach with bicentenary cedars is suitable for a more secluded holiday.

  • And on the opposite east side of the island with a wonderful view of the small island of Micronisi - a haven for migratory birds, stretches the beach making it the ideal spot for swimming with a mask..
  • The sightseeing boat departs from Chrissi at approximately 17:30.

  • Drop-off at your hotel.
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