Giouhtas Mount explor Trekking


Tags: A beautiful and easy hike just a few kilometers outside of the city of Heraklion. Juktas, the human-head-like mountain (Greek Γιούχτας – Giouhtas) was an important religious site for the Minoans. According to the legend, this is the face of Zeus (the king of the Gods) and the mountain is......

  • Language
Experienced, English speaking
  • Transfer
Free transport from/to your ho
  • Price includes
Free Wi-Fi
  • Price includes
Lunch pack (water,energy bar,
  • Eguipment
Trekking equipment (trekking p

 The hike up to the peak of the mountain (811m altitude), is relatively easy. The trail that crosses the mountain from one side to the other, offers an amazing panoramic view. From the peak where the church of Lord Christ is, you can see Ida (Psiloritis) mountain, Dikti mountain range, the Archanes village with its vineyards and olive groves, the city of Heraklion, and Dia island! The fauna and flora of Juktas are also interesting! Here you can admire the impressive griffon vultures (scient. Gyps Fulvus) flying around, searching for food, and find many herbs!

 The hike takes about 4 hours, and it is family friendly!

Price  Price
Minimum number of participants, 3 persons

Price includes 

• Experienced, English speaking trekking guide
• Free transport from/to your hotel with our vans. (as long as you are within the predefined pick-up area)
• Free Wi-Fi 
• Lunch pack (water,energy bar, fruits, juice box)
•Trekking equipment (trekking poles, backpack) uppon request


• Private expenses (coffees, alcoholic drinks etc.)
• Anything that it is not mentioned at the "Price includes" list

What to bring

• Trekking shoes
• Windproof jacket
• Camera
• Sun Screen
• Hat – sun glasses

•​​​​​ The panoramic view of the sea and Dia island from the top of the mountain.

• Distance:

• Total tour duration 5 hours

• Family friendly: Yes



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