2days and 6 plateau challenge

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Itinerary

Crete is the island of all year riding conditions.The Hub can organise multi day excursions of North coast for October 2018. Join us and ride dirt roads and old trails that have been used from minoan times, 5000 years ago, until our days. See incredible views and villages. Meet the local people.Taste the authentic cretan delicacies. Learn about cretan herbs. Observe wildlife,sleep at  cretan  villages with traditional architecture were the real life of the island is lived.

day 1

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Starting from Malia, we climb 10km of asfalt to the village of Krasi with the oldest  platan tree in southern Europe. We then reach the monastery of Kera and pass by the vilage of Kera with the stunning view of the Aposelemis dam and then reaching Lasithi Plateau. From Lasithi we climb to Katharo Plateau and stop for lunch. We then cross, after Selakano forest, and heat down to the Libyian sea for our stay over night at the village of Amiras. 

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day 2

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 We start in the morning with a climb in the south part of Dikti mountain and we reach the Plateu of Omalos with the renown little lake and small church at the top. We then go downhill through a beuatiful canyon and to the village of Katofigi. We climb again and reach the  Erganos Plateau with several small family vineyards and the ancient dead river. We continue the climb and reach the next of the smaller plateau's, Agios Manolis. We continue the climb for 300m and get to the last of the plateau's, Limnagaros, with an amazing view of Dikti mountain. We then progress downhill back to Lasithi Plateau and go down to Empasa Gorge passing by the vilage of Avdou and then climb the last hill to the village of Mochos were we stop for lunch. The rest is all downhill with fantastic views of the northern coastal areas of Malia and Stalida.

 

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Included in the price

  • accomidation
  • breakfast
  • lunch
  • dinner
  • f/s stereo cube 120  /2017
  • car support

Highlights

day one

  • monastery of kera
  • aposelemis dam
  • lasithi plateau
  • katharo plateau
  • selakano forest
  • sarakina gorge
  • libyan sea
  • myrtos village

 

day two

  • omalos plateau
  • dikti mountain
  • erganos ancient river plateau
  • erganos  plateau
  • agios manolis plateau
  • limnagaros plateaui
  • old traditional cretan villages
  • the wild nature of crete
  • avdou village
  • mohos village

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This MTB Tour is available for booking after a special request. Please contact us to arrange a booking.

Can i bring my own bike?

You are welcome to join with your own bike ( A deduction of 20 euros from each tour will be made ). Vehicle support/transfer can be arranged for you and your bike when needed as well as storage and service / maintenance at our base.

Am I insured?

We highly recommend you have pre-arranged travel insurance covering for outdoor activities as you are required to undertake full responsibility concerning any unexpected accidents.

What happens if I can't keep up ?

We categorize our tours based on the level of difficulty and expertise required in order to avoid such situations. However, anyone can have off-day and not be able to keep up. In this case, a vehicle pick up from the nearest available spot will be made. View difficulty information

What should I bring along on a tour?

Anything appropriate for outdoor sports such as gloves, sunglasses, sun-protection cream, a camera, go-pro, a swimming suit.

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